Impact Sheet

PLAYER

MATCH IMPACT

Glenn Maxwell

100

Scott Boland

52

Mitchell Starc

46

Travis Head

35

Chamara Kapugedera

23

Dinesh Chandimal

23

Adam Zampa

22

David Warner

21

Usman Khawaja

21

James Faulkner

16

Moises Henriques

14

Sachith Pathirana

14

Sachithra Senanayake

12

Kusal Mendis

11

Thisara Perera

10

Dhananjaya de Silva

9

Kusal Perera

4

Peter Nevill

3

George Bailey

3

Tillakaratne Dilshan

1

Suranga Lakmal

-5

Kasun Rajitha

-12

Note: In a career context, all numbers are restricted between 0 and 5. However, in a match context, the numbers are not restricted. For simplicity, we are changing the scale here in the report and expressing every Match Impact number as a percentage. The maximum percentage (100) is assigned to the highest impact player of the match. All other players in the match are scaled relative to him. Negative Match Impact indicates that not only did the player not contribute in the match, but he also had an adverse effect on his team’s chances.​​

Scorecard

Australia’s all-round effort overwhelmed Sri Lanka in the first T20I in Pallekele, as the visitors marched to a commanding 85-run win on Tuesday (6 Sep).

Glenn Maxwell was the highest impact player, and batsman, of the match for his whirlwind unbeaten 145 (off just 65 balls). And while it was the highest impact performance of his T20I career, across all Twenty20, it was only his third-highest impact T20 innings.

Scott Boland edged Mitchell Starc to finish as the highest impact bowler of the match. Boland claimed three top/middle-order wickets (to Starc’s two) and his spell kept the hosts under pressure. The pair also had the highest Economy Impact in the match.

Chamara Kapugedera was Sri Lanka’s highest impact player for his 25-ball-43.

As many as six Sri Lankans failed this evening, while Australia had only two such players.

 

Karthik Swaminathan