The devoted Captain of Sri Lankan, Mahela Jayawardene has blamed the top order who let them down in the third final of the Commonwealth Bank Series against Australia which they lost by a narrow margin of 16 runs.
Commonwealth Bank Series 2011-12
Clint McKay delivered a baleful bowling display by grabbing five wickets against Sri Lanka in the 3rd and decisive final of the Commonwealth Bank Series which Australia clinched by 16 runs.
The Australian captain, Michael Clarke was worried after their defeat in the second Final of the Commonwealth Bank Series against Sri Lanka and blamed his team for the debacle.
The best opening stand of 179 runs in the Commonwealth Bank Series by Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene put Australia in the corner as Sri Lanka won the second final by a massive margin of eight wickets.
David Warner hammered 163 runs as Australia clinched the thrilling first final of the Commonwealth Bank Series 2011-12 against Sri Lanka by 15 runs.
Indian hopes for playing the finals of the Commonwealth Bank Series scrambled as Sri won the last thrilling encounter against Australia by nine runs.
Virat Kohli pulled off an impossible victory over Sri Lanka with his smashing innings.
Sloppy fielding, lukewarm bowling and poor, irresponsible batting sunk India in the Commonwealth Bank Series.