Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

0.1

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, moves in a hint, bowled on a good length, gets outside the line does Finch and taps it into the off side

0.2

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, pitched fuller this time, curving in, driven firmly but straight into the stumps at the other end

0.3

Kulasekara to Finch, 1 run, missed run-out, suicidal run there, Hughes responded to Finch's call and was running to the danger end, Finch flicked it to square leg and Hughes responded, he was in the middle of the pitch when Dilshan aimed but missed by a mile

0.5

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, curving in again, short of a good length, gets on the back foot and taps it into the leg side

0.6

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, shortish on the off, punched off the back foot to silly mid-on

Australia 2/0   AJ Finch 1* (5b)

1.3

Mathews to Finch, no run, walking into the shot as he plays that, plays that just wide of mid-off there

1.4

Mathews to Finch, no run, shaping away from the right hander, in the channel outside off, leaves that one alone

1.5

Mathews to Finch, 1 run, opens the face on that one and guides him behind point into the deep for a single

Australia 4/0   AJ Finch 2* (8b)

2.1

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, lands on a good length outside off, rocks forward and defends it to cover

2.2

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, swinging in, on a good length it lands, gets outside the line and drives it to silly mid-on

2.3

Kulasekara to Finch, 2 runs, drops that short does Kula and Finch pulls that one over square leg, doesn't strike it as well as he would have liked, a little high on the bat, but two runs as Thirimanne gives chase

2.4

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, short of a good length, knocked away into the off side on the front foot

2.5

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, shortish on the off, crunched off the back foot to the bowler

2.6

Kulasekara to Finch, no run, swinging in, gets across and drives it firmly but straight to midwicket

Australia 6/0   AJ Finch 4* (14b)

3.3

Mathews to Finch, OUT, Finch is gone! A loose shot that, goodish length and he just pushed through uppishly, looped up to extra cover and ends up being an easy catch, Australia have lost one early

AJ Finch c BMAJ Mendis b Mathews 4 (16m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 26.66

Australia 7/1   AJ Finch 4 (15b)
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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Photos

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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