ICC World Cup 2023 Match Recap: Sri Lanka vs Australia on October 16

In the thrilling encounter of the ICC World Cup 2023, Sri Lanka and Australia clashed in Match 14 at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.


Sri Lanka, despite a promising 125-run opening partnership, suffered a crushing defeat due to their faltering batting performance. Their innings took a nosedive, and they surrendered all ten wickets for a mere 84 runs, courtesy of an impressive display by Adam Zampa, who dismantled their batting order.


On the flip side, the Australian team pursued their target with grace, and they clinched victory with several overs to spare. Mitchell Marsh and Josh Inglis played pivotal roles, both amassing more than fifty runs, contributing significantly to their successful chase. Although they encountered a minor hiccup in losing a few early wickets, Australia managed to secure their first win in the competition.


Match Summary:


ICC World Cup 2023 Match 14: Sri Lanka vs Australia

Score: Sri Lanka: 209 all out in 43.3 overs (Kusal Perera 78, Pathum Nissanka 61; Adam Zampa 4/47)

Australia: 215/5 in 35.2 overs (Josh Inglis 58, Mitchell Marsh 52; Dilshan Madushanka 3/38)

Captains: Kusal Mendis (SL), Pat Cummins (AUS)

Key Performances:


Who scored the most runs in yesterday's Match?


Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera led the charge with a remarkable 78 runs, the highest individual score in the match.

Who picked up the most wickets in yesterday's match?


Australian spinner Adam Zampa was the star with the ball, claiming 4 wickets in his spell of 8 overs, finishing with figures of 4/47.

In a memorable clash, Australia emerged victorious, thanks to stellar individual performances and a well-coordinated team effort.