Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 1st ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket (with 34 balls remaining)

35.3

Randiv to Smith, no run, defends a flat offbreak back to Randiv. Slightly opened up, expecting an offbreak

35.4

Randiv to Smith, no run, another forward defensive

35.5

Randiv to Smith, 1 run, too straight, worked away around the corner

Australia 156/5   SPD Smith 1* (3b)

36.3

Dilshan to Smith, no run, stays on the crease to defend an offbreak

36.4

Dilshan to Smith, 1 run, worked past midwicket for another single

Australia 159/5   SPD Smith 2* (5b)

37.2

Randiv to Smith, 1 run, swept away from outside off

Australia 162/5   SPD Smith 3* (6b)

38.3

Muralitharan to Smith, 1 run, flighted delivery, from wide of the crease, hit down to long-on for a single

38.5

Muralitharan to Smith, 2 runs, nicely worked away, wide of long-on, for an easy couple

38.6

Muralitharan to Smith, 1 run, pushes this wide of cover for a single

Australia 171/5   SPD Smith 7* (9b)

39.1

Randiv to Smith, no run, straighter one, Smith recovers and doesn't go too hard at the cut shot

39.2

Randiv to Smith, no run, full and fast, on the pads, deflected to short fine

39.3

Randiv to Smith, 1 run, much slower through the air, 86ks, drops and runs, cover swoops in but they are quick enough

39.5

Randiv to Smith, FOUR, nicely played! First boundary in 23.3 overs! Is looking for the big hit, but then changes his mind and goes for the late cut, places it fine of short third. Malinga gives the change, gets around it, then misfields. Lets it slip through his right hand

39.6

Randiv to Smith, no run, nudged to short fine

Australia 177/5   SPD Smith 12* (14b 1x4)

40.2

Perera to Smith, OUT, and Perera strikes almost immediately! He gas this knack of cutting the ball just enough. Lovely legcutter again. Short of a length, around off, making him play, then moving away enough to take the edge

SPD Smith c †Sangakkara b Perera 12 (19m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Australia 178/6   SPD Smith 12 (15b 1x4)
Series Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Nov 7, 2010
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 170 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Nov 5, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 29 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Nov 3, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket (with 34 balls remaining)
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Photos

Nov 3, 2010

Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews strike a winning pose, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Melbourne, November 3, 2010

Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews strike a winning pose

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Nov 3, 2010

Angelo Mathews his hoisted on his team-mates' shoulders, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Melbourne, November 3, 2010

Angelo Mathews his hoisted on his team-mates' shoulders

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