Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs in World Cup

SYDNEY: Glenn Maxwell hit the second-fastest World Cup century as Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach the quarter-finals on Sunday.
Chasing 377 to win, Sri Lanka finished on 312-9 with Dinesh Chandimal not returning to the field having retired hurt on 52.
Kumar Sangakkara hit a third successive century and passed 14,000 ODI runs but was out for 104 while Tillakaratne Dilshan added 62. Maxwell hit his hundred off 51 balls, and his innings of 102 was also his maiden one-day international hundred.
Maxwell and recalled all-rounder Shane Watson (67) put on 160 for the fifth wicket while Steve Smith (72) and skipper Michael Clarke (68) also hit half-centuries.

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