Melbourne, Jan 11 (IANS) Australia beat Sri Lanka by 107 runs in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the Commonwealth Bank Series here Friday.
Australia put on a dominant batting show after skipper George Bailey won the toss and elected to bat.
Phil Hughes became the first Australian ODI player to score a ton on debut, notching up an impressive 112.
Bailey (89) and David Hussey (60 not out) both contributed to the run tally, with Australia posting 305/5 in 50 overs.
In reply, Sri Lanka were all out for 198 in the 40th over.
Hughes was named the Man of the Match.
The second of the five ODIs will be played in Adelaide Sunday.