Sri Lanka series champs

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Sri Lanka won the first ever series (2-0) in Australia by 29 runs according to the D/L method in the second ODI a short while ago.

The Sri Lankan's scored 213 when rain disrupted play and the Australians were set a target of 244 in 39 over according to the D/L method. 

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  • naz Friday, 05 November 2010 12:58 PM

    Well well well... First we have Bangladesh winning a series against NZ and now Australia losing a series...Cricket at its best...

    Wim Friday, 05 November 2010 01:00 PM

    SL Lions continue their winning habit...

    Congrats..Weldone Sanga,Mahela,Murali,Dilshan,Malinga & Co..We are Proud of you..God bless you..

    Holman Saturday, 06 November 2010 08:55 AM

    Super duper !

    AH Friday, 05 November 2010 01:01 PM

    Congrats!!
    so, proud as it happened in aus it self..

    raja Friday, 05 November 2010 01:02 PM

    Australia 7th defeat in a row... big blow to champions..

    Maha Mudalier Friday, 05 November 2010 10:35 PM

    Enjoy and celebrate beating Australia consistently for a few days. Yet, be humble and never lose the focus on the big prize that is going to be in Asian sub-continent next year. Good luck sons!!!!!

    FAZAL Friday, 05 November 2010 01:18 PM

    well done srilanka ....

    Shantha Perera Friday, 05 November 2010 01:18 PM

    you are correct!!!. this is the start of the down fall of the Aussies in cricket

    Jay Ranaweera Friday, 05 November 2010 01:19 PM

    Thats CRICKET buddy!!!

    prad Saturday, 06 November 2010 12:57 AM

    Thanks for C.B Ratnayake for bringing Aravinda De Silva as coach. Thank you for selecting a balanced team

    Senaka K Friday, 05 November 2010 01:25 PM

    Congrats .. Weldone Sri Lanka...

    Shantha Premaratne Friday, 05 November 2010 01:26 PM

    Our dearest Boys we are pround of you as Sri Lankan over you deserved the victory not a match but a series in the first time in Australia. First match cannot errase in our mind how really you played that. When you all play together as a team you will challenge every match any where in the world is possible. Therefore kindly keep this deserve victory and your spirit of the game until to you win the World Cup in 2011 to take SL into world map in nouvelle Cricket arena once again.

    shakir Friday, 05 November 2010 01:47 PM

    Well done boys! lets smell the WC this time too...we have very good chance to win this time. good team combination. never say die attitude. Keep going. Proud to be a Sri Lankan

    JUNIOR CITIZEN Friday, 05 November 2010 01:48 PM

    Take it easy Bridie, REMEMBER they are descendants of CONVICTS

    Hadi Saturday, 06 November 2010 01:47 AM

    Who let the lions out?

    jey Saturday, 06 November 2010 10:55 AM

    Bala is it oz name.................anything possible,well done boys,my kids love them all,heroes.............

    Nandimithra. Friday, 05 November 2010 02:03 PM

    This is a great team with much spirit and well balanced regarding young & old. Please do not upset this with political stooges coming in (or creeping in) & disrupting this atmosphere.

    Musthafa Friday, 05 November 2010 02:37 PM

    well done boys

    polkiccha Saturday, 06 November 2010 11:55 AM

    Keep dreaming

    cricketlover Saturday, 06 November 2010 11:56 AM

    mmmm rain supported and aus's indian last tour all are the reason for sri lankan win.

    Alfred Friday, 05 November 2010 02:48 PM

    It is dissapointing that no one has mentioned Angelo Mathews & Tissara Perera's names here. They too deserve a compliment.

    sm Friday, 05 November 2010 02:54 PM

    good job lions!!

    Riyazi-Dorking Friday, 05 November 2010 03:03 PM

    Bravo Sri Lanka !

    obama laden Friday, 05 November 2010 03:10 PM

    Well done boys, we expect you to bring the world cup back to home!

    Bala S Friday, 05 November 2010 03:10 PM

    Do not worry.Australia will bounce back and will take revenge on March 5 2011 at Premadasa Peoples Stadium

    Minister Friday, 05 November 2010 03:21 PM

    I wonder whether Ausies will now ask for the urine samples of our boys and the measurements of the right arm of Murali!

    Soba Saturday, 06 November 2010 01:38 PM

    Wim - Why are you excluding the real performers Angelo Mathews 77 not out and 17 not out ( best batter so far ) and Thisara Perera 5 wickets and 2 wickets ( best bowler so far ) from your note ? Mahela has to throw his hand up at the next match. Yet to perform.

    M.H. Mohd Friday, 05 November 2010 03:45 PM

    Well Done Boys.....Keep up the same effort to get the world cup title again...

    True LANKAN Saturday, 06 November 2010 04:52 AM

    Best series ever , hope to win the next too , and i believe , Australian police will take care of Srilankans there from Australians and LTTE supporters with out any Problems .

    Jacky Friday, 05 November 2010 04:45 PM

    SUPER. HIP HIP HOORAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY. Lets give them a CLEAN SWEEP boys. ALL THE BEST!!!

    Tuan Saturday, 06 November 2010 05:16 AM

    Well done and congrat to the team and its support team. Thank god they are not on drugs like recent case in the middle of the ring.

    Rickster Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:07 AM

    Congrats team. It was indeed a gr8 team performance that brought us this glory. Pls continue d good work & a clean sweep will only help Eng to gain confidence fr teh ashes victory!

    KD Friday, 05 November 2010 12:29 PM

    Hurray!!!! Well done boys. you made us proud & proved that nothing is impossible...... WC is ours

    Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 05 November 2010 12:30 PM

    Superb! Fantastic!! Prelude to winning the World Cup !!!

    RPS Jayawardana Friday, 05 November 2010 12:31 PM

    Well Done. Proud to be sri lanka

    Z Fernando Friday, 05 November 2010 12:31 PM

    Congrats......... Ponting, come over for the 2011 world cup. This time no terrorism in Sri Lanka. But you will experience lot of brutality in the middle

    Tharaka Friday, 05 November 2010 12:33 PM

    Conrgats!!! Well done !!!

    Bridie Friday, 05 November 2010 12:37 PM

    Aussies were beaten handsomely. A good build up for the World Cup. Fancy, if some of the readers could read the comments made by some Aussie fans in Herald Sun. I saw some comments lambasting Malinga for throwing. As a matter of fact foolish Aussies never learn!!!

    Ranjith Friday, 05 November 2010 12:38 PM

    Its the best of Sri lanka!. We are regaining our glory!. Well done Sri lankan team.

    Shantha Perera Friday, 05 November 2010 12:41 PM

    I watched the Match, australians were outplayed by great LIONS in all the depatments of the game.

    Ponting has nothing to comments. well done sri lankans!!!!!!

    karu Friday, 05 November 2010 12:43 PM

    Wonderful reactions from Sanga,Murali,Malinga when they realized just won first ever series in Australia after getting last wicket....

    Perera Friday, 05 November 2010 12:46 PM

    Weldone Sri Lanka! Keep up the spirit :)

    pandula Friday, 05 November 2010 12:46 PM

    Great hope for next year world cup. Weldone boys

    kumar Friday, 05 November 2010 12:46 PM

    proud to be a sri lankan.congratulation Boys!

    Abdul Friday, 05 November 2010 12:48 PM

    This is the first bilateral series between these two sides in 26 yrs, Sri Lanka did win the maiden bilateral series between the two in Australia, Amazing Scenes, We are the World No. 2 now

    nilanka Friday, 05 November 2010 12:48 PM

    Sanga,Murali and Malinga well played but it was a luck to have that partership at 8th wicket... so... i would say its talent plus LUCK.

    Jix Friday, 05 November 2010 12:53 PM

    Also, Australia's Luck eke hilakk!!!

    jagath mendis Friday, 05 November 2010 12:57 PM

    good on u boys , U all done well, congratulations, we r so proud of u all


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