Australia beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in their ICC World Cup match here on Monday.

Sent in to bowl, Australia dismissed Sri Lanka for 209 in 43.3 overs and then returned to overhaul the target in 35.2 overs, scoring 215 for five in a match that was briefly interrupted by rain.This was Australia’s first win of the ongoing tournament.

Opener Mitchell Marsh scored a 51-ball 52 but Australia lost two quick wickets to slip to 81 for three.

Marnus Labuschagne (40) and Josh Inglis (58) added 77 runs to revive the chase.