Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)

7.6

Mathews to Hussey, 1 run, swinging away there, just eased it off the front foot past cover for a single to keep strike

Australia 14/2   DJ Hussey 1* (1b)

8.1

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, big swing from Kula on that one, landed on middle on a length and Hussey turned it into the leg side towards midwicket

8.2

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, ooh, nipped back in sharply from outside off and Hussey shoulders his arms to that one

8.3

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, steps forward and taps that down into the off side off the front foot

8.4

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, ooh, held it back a little and this one didn't move in as much as Hussey expected, flirts with that one, ends up playing inside the line and is beaten

8.5

Kulasekara to Hussey, 2 runs, plays away form his body slightly, guides it past a diving point, calls for a second and gets it in the end, Malinga at third man throws to the non-striker's end

8.6

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, angling in towards middle, gets on the back foot and defends it to mid-off

Australia 16/2   DJ Hussey 3* (7b)

10.1

Kulasekara to Hussey, 2 runs, whipped off the back foot through square leg and runs hard to come back for the second, busy player is Hussey, like his brother

10.2

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, big swing and he leaves that alone, didn't miss the off stump by much there

10.3

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, knocked away into the off side off the front foot

10.4

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, pitches on a length outside off, gets a thick inside edge towards midwicket as he tries to drive that through the off side

10.5

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, on a good length and it's pushed through to extra cover on the front foot

10.6

Kulasekara to Hussey, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushes it from the crease to point

Australia 23/2   DJ Hussey 5* (13b)

12.1

Malinga to Hussey, no run, edged and well short of slip, some away swing for Malinga right away and Hussey pushed at that one, got a nick but it didn't carry

12.2

Malinga to Hussey, no run, slightly short on the off and that's been pushed towards cover from the crease

12.3

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, missed run-out, there was no way Hussey would have made it, Jeevan Mendis at extra cover did a good job moving to his right, collecting with one hand, he tried to under-arm that onto the non-striker's end but lost his balance a bit there and the throw turned out to be wayward

Australia 29/2   DJ Hussey 6* (16b)

14.1

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, short and wide and that's been crashed through point and cover, dispatched through that gap, plenty of width there

14.2

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, sweetly timed this time, short of a good length and not much width as the first one but he just punches that nicely through the same gap again

14.3

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, a fielder has been pushed back, that's crunched through cover into the deep for a single now

14.5

Malinga to Hussey, no run, shortish on middle, gets on the back foot and works it towards midwicket

14.6

Malinga to Hussey, no run, slightly short on the off, rocks back and crunches it towards extra cover

Australia 48/2   DJ Hussey 15* (21b 2x4)

15.3

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, goodish length on the off, tries to force that through extra cover but checks his shot and ends up playing it towards mid-on

15.4

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, slightly short on the off and it's knocked down into the leg side

15.5

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, pitched on a length on the off, tries to drive it hard through off but the bat turns in his hand there and he ends up playing it to mid-on, no single

15.6

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, short of a length outside off, nips away and he sees that one go through

Australia 49/2   DJ Hussey 15* (25b 2x4)

17.1

NLTC Perera to Hussey, 1 leg bye, stifled appeal for lbw, would have gone down leg, tried to clip it into the leg side and missed

17.5

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, pitches it full on the off and it's driven through the line to mid-off

17.6

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, in the channel outside off and he leaves that one alone to the keeper

Australia 55/3   DJ Hussey 15* (28b 2x4)

18.6

Malinga to Hussey, no run, short of a length and it's pushed into the off side from the crease

Australia 60/3   DJ Hussey 15* (29b 2x4)

20.1

Mathews to Hussey, FOUR, short and Hussey cashes in, gets on the back foot and slaps it hard past midwicket, dragged it from outside off, struck it really well

20.2

Mathews to Hussey, 1 run, shortish outside off, punched away towards extra cover from the crease into the deep

Australia 67/4   DJ Hussey 20* (31b 3x4)

21.1

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, short of a good length and it's punched towards extra cover off the front foot

21.2

NLTC Perera to Hussey, FOUR, Hussey attacks, pitched up outside off and he creams that uppishly, but safely, through extra cover and mid-off

21.3

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, short of a length, has a chance to free his arms there and cuts it towards point

21.4

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, thrashed, but straight to Dilshan at point, short and wide and he went hard at that one but couldn't get it past Dilshan

21.5

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, in the channel outside off and he lets that one go as it holds its line

21.6

NLTC Perera to Hussey, no run, shortish outside off and he has nothing to do with that one, leaves it be

Australia 71/4   DJ Hussey 24* (37b 4x4)

23.1

BAW Mendis to Hussey, FOUR, turns away, a short legspinner and Hussey doesn't spare it, short and wide, moves away and cuts it well through point

23.2

BAW Mendis to Hussey, 1 wide, slides that one down the leg side and it's called a wide, goes straight on, no spin there

23.2

BAW Mendis to Hussey, no run, floating it on middle and it's pushed straight to midwicket

23.3

BAW Mendis to Hussey, 1 run, shortish outside off, punched towards deep extra cover for a single

23.5

BAW Mendis to Hussey, OUT, run-out, turns it into the leg side just a little square of midwicket, Dilshan is the man there, he moved to his right, slid, collected it and threw down the stumps at the non-striker's end, Mendis thought of collecting the throw initially but decided to let it be in the end as it was on its way to the stumps, Hussey is gone, this is a huge blow for Australia, Hussey called for a single, there was some hesitation and he was caught short in the end

DJ Hussey run out 29 (76m 41b 5x4 0x6) SR: 70.73

Australia 82/5   DJ Hussey 29 (41b 5x4)
Series Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Jan 23, 2013
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 20, 2013
No result
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Jan 18, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Jan 13, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Jan 11, 2013
Australia won by 107 runs
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Jan 13, 2013

Lahiru Thirimanne hit the winning runs and completed his century, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Adelaide, January 13, 2013

Lahiru Thirimanne hit the winning runs and completed his century

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Jan 13, 2013

Lahiru Thirimanne is congratulated by Kusal Perera for his century, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Adelaide, January 13, 2013

Lahiru Thirimanne is congratulated by Kusal Perera for his century

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