Sri Lanka humble Australia

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Updated: January 18, 2013

Nuwan Kulasekara stunned Australia with a superb bowling display stetting up a 4 wicket win for the tourists and a series lead.

Australia’s top and middle order batsmen capitulated before Kulasekara’s inswing while Lasith Malinga 3-22 polished off the tail to bowl out the hosts for 74 in 26.4 overs.

In reply Sri Lanka made had work of getting over the line losing 6 wickets along the way, Mitchell Johnson blowing away the top order with 3-11.

Sri Lanka 6 for 75 (K Perera 22*, Johnson 3-11) beat Australia 74 (Starc 22*, Kulasekara 5-22, Malinga 3-14) by 4 wickets