Cricket

Australia wins 3rd ODI vs. Sri Lanka, leads series 2-1

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) George Bailey hit 70 and shared two crucial partnerships to help Australia beat Sri Lanka by two wickets in their third one-day international on Sunday and take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Sri Lanka batted after winning the toss and was bowled out for 226 in the final over. Dinesh Chandimal hit his fourth one-day century and held the Sri Lanka innings together amid a flurry of wickets.

Australia faced some early setbacks in the run chase, losing three wickets for 44 runs.

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