On October 16, 2023, the two teams faced off in Lucknow, India, in a must-win match for both sides. Sri Lanka won the toss and tagged to club first.

Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Perera got off to a flying start, putting on a 122-run opening partnership. However, Australia's bowlers fought back, taking eight wickets for 52 runs to bowl Sri Lanka out for 209.

Adam Zampa was the pick of the Australian bowlers, with four wickets to his name.

Marsh was eventually dismissed for 61, but Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis put on a 70-run partnership to guide Australia to victory.

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, were eliminated from the tournament.

Sri Lanka started well, but they collapsed in the middle order.

The match was also a testament to the importance of all-round performances in the World Cup.

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, were disappointed to be eliminated from the tournament.

However, they can take pride in the fact that they fought hard until the end.