Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

3.4

Mathews to Bailey, no run, in the channel outside off, moving away and he leaves that one alone

3.5

Mathews to Bailey, 1 run, a slight inside edge on that one as he steps forward to defend, he's off the mark

Australia 8/1   GJ Bailey 1* (2b)

4.1

Kulasekara to Bailey, no run, pitches that up on middle and it's driven soundly down the ground, towards mid-on, no run on offer though

4.2

Kulasekara to Bailey, no run, short of a good length on the off, rocks back and taps it in front of extra cover

4.3

Kulasekara to Bailey, no run, bowls it on a length outside off, moving in just a hint and he leaves that one be

4.4

Kulasekara to Bailey, no run, bowls it on a good length outside off, holds its line, leaves it alone

4.5

Kulasekara to Bailey, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, pushes it past cover for a single

Australia 9/1   GJ Bailey 2* (7b)

5.1

Mathews to Bailey, no run, teasing away-swing on that one from Mathews and Bailey leaves that one through to the keeper

5.2

Mathews to Bailey, no run, again, a little closer to the stumps and tempting driving length, leaves it alone

5.3

Mathews to Bailey, no run

5.4

Mathews to Bailey, no run, goodish length on the off, gets forward and pushes it towards extra cover

5.5

Mathews to Bailey, 2 runs, dropped, tough chance at extra cover, Jeevan Mendis is the man, pushed on a good length and it's driven loosely again, tries to get it over the fielder and manages to do so but just about, Mendis jumped, got his right hand to it, but couldn't hold on

5.6

Mathews to Bailey, no run, steps forward and knocks that one down into the off side

Australia 11/1   GJ Bailey 4* (13b)

7.1

Mathews to Bailey, no run, in the channel outside off stump and he's left that one alone to the keeper

7.2

Mathews to Bailey, no run, fullish on the off and that's driven neatly towards mid-off off the front foot

7.3

Mathews to Bailey, no run, pitched up on the off and he leans forward to drive that but does so straight to mid-off

7.4

Mathews to Bailey, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and pushes it towards cover

7.5

Mathews to Bailey, 1 run, moved well across to that one, clipped that one towards fine leg for a single

Australia 13/2   GJ Bailey 5* (18b)

9.1

Mathews to Bailey, no run, slightly short on middle, gets on the back foot and pushes it down the pitch to the bowler

9.2

Mathews to Bailey, no run, short of a good length outside off, tries to crack it past point, gets an inside edge towards the keeper

9.3

Mathews to Bailey, no run, short of a good length, gets on the back foot and pushes it towards cover from the crease

9.4

Mathews to Bailey, 1 wide, slides that one down the leg side and it's called a wide

9.4

Mathews to Bailey, no run, shortish on the off, tries to punch it through the off side, gets a thick inside edge towards square leg

9.5

Mathews to Bailey, FOUR, nicely timed, angling in towards middle and he just punches it down the pitch, firmly done, and Malinga who gives chase from mid-on has no chance

9.6

Mathews to Bailey, no run, angling in towards off and middle, pushes it back towards the bowler

Australia 21/2   GJ Bailey 9* (24b 1x4)

11.1

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, short of a length outside off and Bailey gets back to crunch it towards point

11.2

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, short again and it's cut again but straight to Dilshan at point

11.3

NLTC Perera to Bailey, 1 wide, too wide and it's called by the umpire, way beyond the line

11.3

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, shortish and this comes back in sharply, short of a good length and it nipped back in to beat him through the gate, Bailey just missed that as he tried to whip it square

11.4

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, good carry to the keeper this time and it leaves the right hander, lets that one go through

11.5

NLTC Perera to Bailey, FOUR, there are two slips in place, short and wide and Bailey cuts hard, not quite dropped, gets a thick edge does Bailey and Jayawardene at second slip got a finger to it as he leapt, Ajantha Mendis at third man slid to his left but couldn't drag it back in

11.6

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, hitting a good length and it's been pushed towards mid-off

Australia 28/2   GJ Bailey 13* (30b 2x4)

12.4

Malinga to Bailey, no run, pushed into the off side off the front foot

12.5

Malinga to Bailey, no run, on a good length outside off and he guides that one towards point from the crease

12.6

Malinga to Bailey, 1 run, pushed in front of mid-on who's a little deep and they scramble through for a single, a direct hit at the non-striker's end but he's in

Australia 30/2   GJ Bailey 14* (33b 2x4)

13.1

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, slightly short outside off and that's been punched towards mid-on from the crease

13.2

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and stabs it to cover

13.3

NLTC Perera to Bailey, SIX, where did that come from? Bailey looks for a release and gets it, slightly short outside off and he swings it hard over the deep midwicket boundary to be caught well by a spectator sitting in the front row, well done

13.4

NLTC Perera to Bailey, 2 runs, guides that one behind point, wide of third man, for a couple of runs

13.5

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, gets on the back foot and pushes that one towards mid-on

13.6

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, shortish outside off, tries to chop that towards point, gets an under-edge

Australia 38/2   GJ Bailey 22* (39b 2x4 1x6)

14.4

Malinga to Bailey, 1 run, on middle and leg and that's been clipped behind square for a single

Australia 48/2   GJ Bailey 23* (40b 2x4 1x6)

15.1

NLTC Perera to Bailey, no run, beaten through the gate, slight movement back in towards the batsman and Bailey was caught just trying to drive down straight, but a little outside the line, didn't miss the off stump by much

15.2

NLTC Perera to Bailey, 1 run, thick outside edge to third man as he tries to drive a full delivery through the covers

Australia 49/2   GJ Bailey 24* (42b 2x4 1x6)

16.1

Malinga to Bailey, no run, slightly short on the off, gets on the back foot and taps it into the off side

16.2

Malinga to Bailey, 2 runs, shortish on middle, worked through midwicket into the deep for a couple of runs, Australia have brought up their half-century

16.3

Malinga to Bailey, no run, slightly short on the off, gets on the back foot and punches it towards cover

16.4

Malinga to Bailey, OUT, Well taken at midwicket by Thirimanne, short and it was nicely picked by Bailey, seized the length early and pulled it well but found Thirimanne, who leapt, timed his jump right, intercepted it and took a sharp one. The umpire was checking for a no-ball and replays show Malinga had a tiny part of his foot behind the line at the time of landing, so all good there, Australia have lost ther third

GJ Bailey c Thirimanne b Malinga 26 (56m 46b 2x4 1x6) SR: 56.52

Australia 51/3   GJ Bailey 26 (46b 2x4 1x6)
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Australia won by 32 runs
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No result
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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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