Sri Lanka players celebrate the fall of an Australian wicket.© AFP

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 4th ODI Highlights: Sri Lanka won the match by four runs to take unassailable 3-1 led in the series. After setting Australia a 259-run target, the hosts took wickets at regular intervals until 19 was needed off the last over. Matthew Kuhnemann made things interesting by hitting three fours in the over to bring down the equation five need off the last ball. However, Dasun Shanaka dismissed the Australian batter to help his script a four-win win. to Earlier, Charith Asalanka hit his maiden one-day century and rescued Sri Lanka from a top order collapse before Australia bowled out his side for 258 in Tuesday’s fourth ODI match. The hosts slipped to 34-3 after being put into bat first, with fast bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Marsh and spinner Matthew Kuhnemann each taking two wickets. Glenn Maxwell struck first with his off-spin to get wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella stumped for one in the second over of the innings. Cummins soon sent back Kusal Mendis for 14 and previous match hero Pathum Nissanka fell for 13 off Marsh. But a 101-run partnership between the left-handed Asalanka (110) and Dhananjaya de Silva (60) brought their team back to a respectable total with a mix of caution and aggression. (SCORECARD)

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Sri Lanka:Niroshan Dickwella(w), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Jeffrey Vandersay, Maheesh Theekshana


Australia:Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Alex Carey(w), Glenn Maxwell, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins, Matthew Kuhnemann, Josh Hazlewood

Here are the Highlights from the 4th ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia, straight from R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo

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