Australia and Sri Lanka play out a cliff-hunger with the hosts edged past the Lankans in their Pool B encounter at the SCG. On a day when 688 runs were scored on a day for the 18 wickets, the Aussies cruised home by 64 runs. With this win, Australia are set to finish number 2 from Pool A while Sri Lanka number at number 3. Glenn Maxwell was named the Man of the Match for his 53 ball 102.

Briefscores: Australia 376 for 9 (Glenn Maxwell 102, Steve Smith 72, Michael Clarke 68, Shane Watson 67) beat Sri Lanka 312 (Kumar Sangakkara 104, TM Dilshan 62, Dinesh  Chandimal 52 retired hurt, James Faulkner 3-48) by 64 runs.

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