History made as Australia extend ODI winning run to 18 matches

  • Australia win Sri Lanka series 3-0 in Brisbane
  • Alyssa Healy hits third career ODI century

Australia romped to a world record 18th consecutive one-day international victory behind another brilliant Alyssa Healy century in Brisbane. The hosts chased Sri Lanka’s 195-8 with ease on Wednesday at Allan Border Field, losing just one wicket as they reached the target in the 27th over.

Healy (112no from 76 balls) brought up her third ODI hundred, but first on home soil, in 71 balls while last-game century maker Rachael Haynes (63 from 74) stuck with her in a 159-run opening stand. The wicketkeeper sealed the contest with a cleanly-hit six over long-on to cap a dominant run against the tourists, highlighted by a T20 record unbeaten 148 off just 61 balls last week in Sydney.

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