Klau had a tough job of marking the tallest player at the World Cup, Tharjini Sivalingam but the goal shooter didn't move much in the goal circle leaving Sri Lanka with limited options.
The Diamonds were switched-on from the get-go and despite a few messy patches and lazy feeds across the match, dominated the Sri Lankans from goal line to goal line.
Australia's campaign kicks off against Northern Ireland.
Australia now face winless Sri Lanka, who were beaten 67-50 by Northern Ireland, in their final preliminary round match on Sunday.More news: Sanders Campaign Workers Demand $15 Hourly Pay
Joining these teams in the 16-nation tournament are Malawi, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Singapore. She was replaced by Joice Takaidza in the third quarter.
Any turnover in this quarter was to be found either in the centre third or through penalties, and after finally breaking the steady goal-for-goal rhythm that had started the game, Zimbabwe gathered momentum and with that the lead, ending the first quarter 19-14 ahead. We knew that we were going to lose this game so we had to try some new combinations so that everyone gets the exposure needed at global level.
"It's not giving me any headaches at all", she said.
"Layla is an fantastic addition to our team and we are so disappointed that she won't be joining us on court for the rest of this tournament", she said.More news: Security breach at Lagos Airport : FAAN suspends security personnel
"I'm incredibly disappointed. I think we should have won that game". "They came out really well so I am really pleased for them", said Taurua.
Speaking in reference to England's Layla Guscoth, who suffered a tournament-ending injury on Saturday against Scotland which means Tracey Neville's side must finish the tournament with 11 players, Alexander said: "The athletes are so highly trained now and they are extraordinarily fit and so to have to do that level day in, day out, it's going to take its toll. We are ready to take on anyone and we will get as far as we possibly can".
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"We have to be physically fit but we tried to play a clean game". We learned a lot, because these girls are good. Eight members of the gilded Commonwealth team have been included in the squad for this summer's World Cup, which will take place July 12-21. However, in Sunshine Coast Lightning defender Karla Pretorius, South Africa boast one of the world's best players.More news: Xiaomi Mi A3 to make its Asian debut on July 31