Sri Lanka, Australia make peace after on-field clash

The Australian and Sri Lankan players officially made peace following a fiery end to their second and final Twenty20 International won by Sri Lanka off the last ball, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday (January 29).

There were angry exchanges between both teams at the end of the second T20I, as they walked off the pitch after Sri Lanka won by two runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method. Cricket Australia admitted the rain-hit match finished with “ugly scenes” but stressed that “both teams apologised”.

Trouble erupted when Glenn Maxwell, the Australian all-rounder, needing four runs from the final ball to clinch victory for Australia, told the Sri Lankans, in no uncertain terms, to get on with it.Read more
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