Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 1st ODI: Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Nov 3, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket (with 34 balls remaining)
3 November 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)
16.6

Perera to Hussey, no run, angling across the left-hander who leaves it be

Australia 85/2   MEK Hussey 0* (1b)
17.2

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, Dropped? Missed stumping? Surely one of the two. Like Pied Piper he draws Hussey out of the crease. He drives at it with hard hands. There seems to be an edge but Sanga can't hold onto it, and Jayawardene misses the ricochet too. Anyhow he was outside the crease too

17.3

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, defended into the off side

17.4

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, leaves this alone outside off

17.5

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, comes forward, pushes it to cover

17.6

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, sharp offbreak outside off, leaves it alone

Australia 86/2   MEK Hussey 0* (6b)
18.2

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, seaming into his pads, Hussey works it away for one

Australia 88/2   MEK Hussey 1* (7b)
19.1

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, offbreak outside off, left alone

19.2

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, pushed straight to cover

19.3

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, fuller, closer to him, so he pushes it through covers

Australia 89/4   MEK Hussey 2* (10b)
20.1

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, on target, cutting in towards Hussey, who tucks it away off the hips

20.4

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, looks to open the face on this one, gets it past point for one

Australia 92/4   MEK Hussey 4* (12b)
21.1

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, nicely pushed against the turn, into the vacant on side

21.3

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, shorter, goes deep into the crease, and dabs it against the turn, into the open spaces on the on side

21.6

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, short and wide, and Hussey misses out, cutting it straight to short cover

Australia 98/4   MEK Hussey 6* (15b)
22.3

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, goes deep into the crease, forces this into the on side

22.6

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, nicely worked away towards fine leg for a single

Australia 102/4   MEK Hussey 8* (17b)
23.1

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, flighted delivery, overpitched, but driven straight to extra cover

23.2

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, stretches forward, plays with an open face, gets a single wide of point

23.5

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, flat offbreak outside off, opens the face towards point

23.6

Muralitharan to Hussey, no run, flighted ball outside off, pushed to short cover

Australia 106/4   MEK Hussey 9* (21b)
24.2

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, tips and runs, towards point

Australia 108/4   MEK Hussey 10* (22b)
25.1

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, short and wide for a loosener, cut away to sweeper-cover

25.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, looks to paddle, takes his eyes off it, and is beaten

25.4

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, pushed to sweeper-cover for one

25.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, full delivery, driven to sweeper-cover for one

Australia 113/4   MEK Hussey 13* (26b)
26.1

Randiv to Hussey, no run, blocks out an offbreak

26.2

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, full and flat, driven square for a single

26.5

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, shortish, and they run a single after having hit straight to mid-on

Australia 116/4   MEK Hussey 15* (29b)
27.1

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, overpitched, pushed to long-on for one

27.4

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, goes deep into the crease, works it towards midwicket for one

Australia 121/4   MEK Hussey 17* (31b)
28.3

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, back of a length, pushed to wide of mid-on for a single

28.6

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, tries the bouncer, Hussey pulls it in front of square, along the ground

Australia 126/4   MEK Hussey 19* (33b)
29.1

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, full and flat, driven past extra cover

29.3

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, pushed down to long-off for another single

29.5

Randiv to Hussey, no run, cut away, Mathews fumbles at cover-point, but they don't risk the run off the misfield

29.6

Randiv to Hussey, no run, faster one, played straight to mid-on

Australia 130/4   MEK Hussey 21* (37b)
30.4

Malinga to Hussey, no run, looks to dab it in the point region, but Jayawardene's dive there keeps him in the crease

30.5

Malinga to Hussey, 2 runs, short, and nicely pulled away, keeping it down, square of fine leg, gets a couple

30.6

Malinga to Hussey, 1 wide, goes chasing a wide delivery, beaten by inches - called a wide

30.6

Malinga to Hussey, no run, length ball, middle and leg, defended back to the bowler

Australia 135/4   MEK Hussey 23* (40b)
31.3

Randiv to Hussey, no run, driven with an open face, can't beat the diving Silva at straightish extra cover

31.4

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, angled into the pads, worked away for a single

Australia 139/4   MEK Hussey 24* (42b)
32.1

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, around off, pushed to long-off for a single

32.5

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, back of a length, pushed wide of cover for another single

Australia 142/4   MEK Hussey 26* (44b)
33.1

Randiv to Hussey, 2 runs, full, too full, placed wide of long-on for two

33.2

Randiv to Hussey, no run, looks to cut, can't get it past point

33.3

Randiv to Hussey, 2 runs, pulled away, there is nobody inside the circle on the on side, and hence he can take the risk of pulling one that is not too short. Placed well too. Vast open spaces on the on side

33.4

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, on the pads again, worked away for another single

Australia 149/4   MEK Hussey 31* (48b)
34.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, short, stays low, hit straight to midwicket

34.3

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, arm ball, nearly squeezes through his defence, the bat comes down just in time to get a thick inside edge. Arms go up in the air only to realise there is wood involved

34.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, worked around the corner for another single

Australia 154/4   MEK Hussey 33* (51b)
35.1

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, overpitched, driven to long-off for one

35.6

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, nudged past short fine

Australia 157/5   MEK Hussey 35* (53b)
36.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, flat offbreak, defended to extra cover

36.2

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, short ball, cut away to sweeper-cover

36.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, hit back down the ground, Dilshan makes a diving collection to his left

36.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, worked past square leg for yet another single

Australia 160/5   MEK Hussey 37* (57b)
37.1

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, pushed past point for a single

37.3

Randiv to Hussey, no run, arm ball again, cramps Hussey on the cut shot, Hussey keeps it out

37.4

Randiv to Hussey, no run, not much room again, hit straight to point

37.5

Randiv to Hussey, no run, slower through the air, Hussey defends off the front foot

37.6

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, placed wide of cover-point, another single

Australia 163/5   MEK Hussey 39* (62b)
38.1

Muralitharan to Hussey, 2 runs, nicely flighted, hit just to right of long-off, and they get a fumble out of Malinga by running hard

38.2

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, worked away against the turn, gets a single

38.4

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, offbreak, pushed between between point and cover-point

Australia 168/5   MEK Hussey 43* (65b)
39.4

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, cut away to the left of point, they take a single

Australia 173/5   MEK Hussey 44* (66b)
40.1

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, punched away to sweeper-cover for one

40.5

Perera to Hussey, no run, back of a length, pushed to point

40.6

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, goes down the ground this time, and retains the strike

Australia 180/6   MEK Hussey 46* (69b)
41.1

Kulasekara to Hussey, 2 runs, not his best pull shot, hurries him up a bit, but he places it superbly between the two deep fielders on the leg side

41.2

Kulasekara to Hussey, FOUR, that's his first boundary and also his fifty! A lovely short-arm pull too. Timed perfectly, placed even better, between deep square and deep midwicket. He deserves the big cheer he gets for the fifty

41.3

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, Kula learns his lesson, bowls fuller, gets a thick edge as Hussey drives, but it's all safe

41.5

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, another pull, along the ground this time, gets a single

Australia 189/6   MEK Hussey 54* (73b 1x4)
42.1

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, back of a length, hit to long-off for a single

42.3

Perera to Hussey, no run, short, into the pads, but pushed straight to midwicket

42.4

Perera to Hussey, no run, angled across him, and he is beaten on the cut shot

42.5

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, nips into the left-hander again, Hussey nurdles it for a single into the on side

Australia 193/6   MEK Hussey 56* (77b 1x4)
43.4

Muralitharan to Hussey, 1 run, pushed wide of cover for one

Australia 196/6   MEK Hussey 57* (78b 1x4)
44.3

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, and Hussey flicks a length ball to the same man

44.5

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, slower bouncer, Hussey keeps it down, takes a single to short fine

Australia 203/6   MEK Hussey 59* (80b 1x4)
46.3

Malinga to Hussey, no run, that's the quicker bouncer, 137ks, Hussey is clearly late on the hook

46.4

Malinga to Hussey, 1 wide, goes for the yorker, bowls a big wide down the leg side. Sanga does well

46.4

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, slower yorker, 122ks, gets just a single into the on side

Australia 212/7   MEK Hussey 60* (82b 1x4)
47.1

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, yorker - full and wide - Hussey gets a single to cover

47.3

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, full and wide, with three men on the off-side boundary, concedes just a single

47.5

Kulasekara to Hussey, 2 runs, full toss wide of off, Perera at sweeper-cover seems to have over-run it, but changes direction and dives to keep them to two

47.6

Kulasekara to Hussey, 1 run, the first straight delivery to Hussey from Kula, but he can't beat midwicket

Australia 223/7   MEK Hussey 65* (86b 1x4)
48.1

Malinga to Hussey, 1 leg bye, slower ball on the pads, Huss can get just a single

48.3

Malinga to Hussey, 1 leg bye, slower bouncer, gets Hussey in the shoulder - he is too early into the pull, concedes just the leg-bye

48.6

Malinga to Hussey, 2 runs, comes down the track, hits to deep midwicket, chances Perera's arm, and a combination of a dive and a wide throw gets them the couple

Australia 231/7   MEK Hussey 67* (89b 1x4)
49.2

Perera to Hussey, 3 runs, low full toss, again bowled wide of Hussey, and Tharanga lets it through his legs at extra cover

49.5

Perera to Hussey, 1 run, nearly a yorker, Hussey hits it to long-off for a single

Australia 237/8   MEK Hussey 71* (91b 1x4)
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships