With Australia scratching their way to victory in the third ODI to secure a crucial 2-1 lead, Sri Lanka now find themselves in a do-or-die position as they look to stay alive in the series when they take on the world champions in the fourth match of the five-day series at Dambulla on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka went into the second ODI of the series against Colombo knowing well that they had to win to give themselves a decent chance of ending up triumphant in the series. And, they did so in rather emphatic fashion.
When Australia had cleaned up Sri Lanka for 117 on the opening day of the first Test at Pallekele, little did they know that they would end up being whitewashed 3-0. But, that is how the series ended for them
At the beginning of the series, it was clearly stated that Australia would be favourites to win the series, but also that things could change quickly if Rangana Herath gets his act right. For the third time in the series, at Colombo