Australia scored 168 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in their alloted 20 overs.
A J Finch made a score of 43 with 2 sixers and 2 boundaries in 34 balls.
Malinga who was injured and came back to the game was able to capture 2 wickets for 29 runs in his 4 overs stunning everybody taking two consecutive wickets in his 4th and 5th balls. However, Malinga was deprived of getting a hatrick by the next batsman who walked in by playing a defensive shot.
Sri Lanka now has to score 169 runs within their alloted 20 overs in order to win the match against Australia.