Update March 8, 2015

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Australia hold off Sri Lanka to win by 64 runs

Sumel Sarker

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Thrilling encounter … Mahela Jayawardene is run out by Michael Clarke.

08 March 2015, Nirapad News: A heroic run chase from Sri Lanka almost cost Australia victory before the hosts triumphed by 64 runs in their Cricket World Cup pool match at the SCG on Sunday evening.

Australia had set a victory target of 377 and Sri Lanka did its best to chase down the total, with Kumar Sangakkara top scoring with a stylish 104.

Glenn Maxwell had earlier starred for Australia with the bat, stroking a masterful 102 from 53 deliveries.

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