Australia vs Sri Lanka: Hosts overcome a fight to claim 1st final

Nuwan Kulasekara's whirlwind knock worth 73 and a spirited lower-order effort failed to propel Sri Lanka to a win against Australia in the first of three finals of the CB Series, on Sunday. The visitors were bowled out 15 runs short chasing 322.

updated: March 04, 2012 19:29 IST
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David Warner chose a fine time to awaken from his one-day international slumber. His first ODI century set up a 15-run victory in the first final for Australia, who will raise the Commonwealth Bank Series trophy if they repeat their success in Adelaide on Tuesday. But Sri Lanka will enter the second final with some confidence after a remarkable, though ultimately futile, fightback in a chase of 322.


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