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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.

Having been outsmarted in the opening ODI of the five-match series at Colombo, Sri Lanka will be keen to fight back when they take on Australia in the second one-dayer at the same venue on Wednesday.

On Sunday, during the first ODI between Australia and Sri Lanka at Colombo, left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc became the fastest bowler to reach the 100-wicket mark

ri Lanka went into the first ODI of the series against Australia at Colombo as favourites, having thrashed the Aussies

Having been whitewashed 3-0 in the Test matches, Australia will be looking to save some face as they take on Sri Lanka in the first one-dayer at Colombo

Sri Lanka thrashed Australia 3-0 in the recently concluded series. As expected a lot of players from the hosts dominated the statistics. Here’s a closer look at the top performers from the series

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