Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 1st ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

22.1

Randiv to Marsh, no run, angling into the pads, no turn, kisses the pad

22.2

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, again no turn, and he works it around the corner for one

22.3

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

22.4

Randiv to Marsh, no run, flights this one nicely, pitches middle and off, ad holds its line. Marsh defends

22.5

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, nudges this into the on side for a single

22.6

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

Australia 102/4   S Randiv 1-0-4-0

24.1

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, guides an offbreak past point for a single

24.2

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

24.3

Randiv to Marsh, no run, defended back to the bowler

24.4

Randiv to Marsh, no run, offreak, pitching leg and middle, and turning away slightly, defended

24.5

Randiv to Marsh, no run, another big shout for lbw, Marsh beaten on the sweep, and they all go up right away. They seem convinced, Paul Reiffel doesn't. Did he get himself outside the line of off? Yes he did. Good call from Paul

24.6

Randiv to Marsh, no run, defended to cover

Australia 108/4   S Randiv 2-0-6-0

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

26.3

Randiv to Marsh, no run, shimmies down the track, is cramped up for room, and gets it as far as midwicket

26.4

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, angled into the pads, and worked away to fine leg

26.5

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

26.6

Randiv to Marsh, no run, slower through the air, Marsh checks his shot, defends it back to the bowler

Australia 116/4   S Randiv 3-0-9-0

29.1

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

29.2

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, full and wide, driven through covers again

29.3

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

29.4

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, shortish, cut away behind square

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   S Randiv 4-0-13-0

31.1

Randiv to Marsh, 2 runs, swept from well outside off, powerfully, in the gap between fine leg and deep square. Malinga's dive denies them the boundary

31.2

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, swept in front of square, gets a single

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

31.5

Randiv to Marsh, no run, tossed-up delivery, defended to cover

31.6

Randiv to Marsh, no run, looks to force this through the off side, but it is too close to him. Ends up dabbing it into the ground, and then on towards slip

Australia 139/4   S Randiv 5-0-17-0

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

33.5

Randiv to Marsh, no run, looks for the late-cut, is beaten, and then lifts his head to see there is a slip too. Not the cleverest of shots

33.6

Randiv to Marsh, 1 run, pays the regulation cut and gets a single to sweeper-cover

Australia 150/4   S Randiv 6-0-23-0

35.1

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

35.2

Randiv to Marsh, OUT, again Sri Lanka break through just when Australia look to get on to a threatening partnership. Extra bounce for Randiv there. The ball is there to be cut, at least it seems so until it kicks and bounces, and takes a thick edge that Sanga hangs on to really well

SE Marsh c †Sangakkara b Randiv 31 (57m 53b 0x4 0x6) SR: 58.49

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

35.6

Randiv to Hussey, 1 run, nudged past short fine

Australia 157/5   S Randiv 7-0-26-1

37.1

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

37.2

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

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   S Randiv 8-0-29-1

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

39.4

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

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   S Randiv 9-0-35-1
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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