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Sri Lanka allrounder Thisara Perera was fined 15% of his match fee while Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc received an official reprimand for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in separate incidents during the second ODI in Colombo
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has labeled Mendis the future of the national side after the batsman scored his fifth half-century in his ninth ODI during an 82-run win over Australia on Wednesday
Plays of the day from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo
No. of Australia bowlers to take a hat-trick in ODIs before James Faulkner. He is the second Australia bowler to take one against SL after Daniel Christian.
Century stands for Sri Lanka's sixth wicket in ODIs against Australia. The first one was between Aravinda de Silva and Roshan Mahanama in 1996.
Runs scored by Chandimal between dismissals in ODI v AUS - the 2nd highest by a SL batsman v AUS after Aravinda de Silva's 276 runs across 4 inns in 1996-99
No. of fifties for Kusal Mendis in just nine ODIs. This is his fourth fifty in his last-five ODIs.
No. of instances of Australia spinners going for 20 or more runs in an over in ODIs since 2002 before Travis Head. Head's is the only one inside ten overs.