Sri Lanka crush Australia by eight wickets in 2nd ODI

Lahiru Thirimanne smashed his maiden one day International century helped Sri Lanka levelled the five match one day series against Australia with  eight wickets win on Sunday.

Sri Lanka put the hosts in to bat after rain delayed the start at the Adelaide Oval and the bowlers utilized  on cloud cover and moisture in the pitch to restrict Australia to 170 all out.

In the Sri Lanka reply started poorly when Upal Thuranga was caught behind off Clint McKay for 0 but Thirimanne made unbeaten 102  and Tillakaratne Dilshan (51) dug in to guide Sri Lanka reach 172 for 2 with almost 10 overs remaining.

The series is level at 1-1 after two of the five matches, with the teams next match in Brisbane on Friday.

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