A scintillating bowling supported by top class batting from Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla put the Proteas in a strong position against Australia in third Test.
Australia knocked down West Indies by 75 runs in the third Test besides a little resistance shown by Darren Sammy in the dying moments of the game.
Matthew Wade lifted Australia by his excellent maiden ton and their bowlers almost ripped through the batting of the West Indies in the first innings.
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.
The dashing opener David Warner hurt himself with a groin injury while thrashing163 in the initial final and might not play the second encounter.
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 bowlers and batsmen failed India again in the first T20 Cricket match against Australia.