Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 170 balls remaining)

13.6

Watson to Mathews, no run, outside off and swinging away, Mathews leaves it alone

Sri Lanka 50/4   AD Mathews 0* (1b)

14.4

Starc to Mathews, 1 run, just outside off at 138kph, cramping the batsman a little, but he manages to nudge a single to mid-on

14.6

Starc to Mathews, 2 runs, swinging in towards leg stump, Mathews clips through square leg for a couple

Sri Lanka 55/4   AD Mathews 3* (3b)

15.5

Watson to Mathews, 1 wide, down leg side, that's a wide

15.5

Watson to Mathews, 1 run, almost played on, a thick inside edge on to the pad and from there it could have gone anywhere - luckily for Mathews that has bounced towards gully to allow a single

Sri Lanka 58/4   AD Mathews 4* (4b)

16.1

Starc to Mathews, 1 run, good inswing from Starc, attacking the stumps and Mathews works it through square leg

Sri Lanka 59/4   AD Mathews 5* (5b)

18.1

Doherty to Mathews, 2 runs, curving in towards the pads, it's worked down to fine leg for a couple of runs

18.2

Doherty to Mathews, no run, defended back down the pitch

18.3

Doherty to Mathews, no run, ah yes, Doherty beats the batsman this time with his first ball that has turned, outside off and Mathews looked to dab it fine

18.4

Doherty to Mathews, no run, pushed to point, can't beat the field

18.5

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, 98kph, that's quick stuff for a spinner, it's driven down towards long-off

Sri Lanka 69/4   AD Mathews 8* (10b)

19.1

Watson to Mathews, no run, good line on off stump at 135kph, Mathews defends

19.2

Watson to Mathews, 1 run, almost inside-edge onto the stumps, it's sneaked past towards square leg to allow him a single

Sri Lanka 70/4   AD Mathews 9* (12b)

21.1

Starc to Mathews, no run, angled across Mathews, who drives to cover

21.2

Starc to Mathews, no run, straighter line now, pushed back defensively to Starc

21.3

Starc to Mathews, 1 wide, sprayed a little too wide of off, and it's called as an extra

21.3

Starc to Mathews, 1 wide, similar ball, this one is also called a wide though I must say that was a bit harsh - it went past the batsman just inside the lines that are meant to guide the umpires

21.3

Starc to Mathews, no run, beaten outside off, good, straighter delivery

21.4

Starc to Mathews, OUT, got him! Starc is ecstatic as he collects his first ODI wicket! Angled across Mathews, who was on the move and trying to drive through off, a thick inside edge rockets back onto the leg stump

AD Mathews b Starc 9 (35m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Sri Lanka 81/5   AD Mathews 9 (16b)
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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Nov 7, 2010

Sri Lanka celebrate their series win, Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane, November 7, 2010

Sri Lanka celebrate their series win

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Nov 7, 2010

Dilhara Fernando runs in to bowl, Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Brisbane, November 7, 2010

Dilhara Fernando runs in to bowl

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