Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

24.2

Mathews to Cutting, no run, short of a good length outside off, drops that towards cover

24.3

Mathews to Cutting, no run, goodish length outside off, stretches forward and defends him to cover

24.4

Mathews to Cutting, no run, slides that one away from the off stump and gets it to move away, leaves that one alone to the keeper

24.5

Mathews to Cutting, no run, angling in towards the off stump, strides forward and drops it into the off side

24.6

Mathews to Cutting, no run, beaten, almost another Maxwell there, slight deviation away from the batsman off the pitch again, the only difference this time is Cutting, who was also caught walking, didn't get an outside edge

Australia 83/6   BCJ Cutting 0* (5b)

25.2

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, comes down the pitch to that delivery and plays it to midwicket

25.3

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, flighted on middle, pushed down to long-on for one, Cutting is off the mark in international cricket

Australia 85/6   BCJ Cutting 1* (7b)

26.1

Mathews to Cutting, no run, short of a good length outside off, drops it down into the off side

26.2

Mathews to Cutting, 1 run

Australia 90/6   BCJ Cutting 2* (9b)

27.1

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, in the channel outside off, turns away and he leaves that one alone

27.2

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, angling in towards middle, rocks forward and defends it back to the bowler

27.3

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, flighted on middle, steps out of the crease and drives it to long-on

Australia 91/6   BCJ Cutting 3* (12b)

28.1

Malinga to Cutting, no run, in the channel outside off stump, moving away and he lets that one go

28.2

Malinga to Cutting, no run, fullish outside off and that's guided towards point from the crease

28.3

Malinga to Cutting, 1 run, slightly short outside off, guides that one down to third man for a single

Australia 92/6   BCJ Cutting 4* (15b)

29.4

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, fullish, pushed out to the off side

29.5

BAW Mendis to Cutting, FOUR, Cutting gets the boundary now, Mendis going wide outside off with an overpitched one, and Cutting flays it through covers

29.6

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, defended off the front foot

Australia 98/6   BCJ Cutting 8* (18b 1x4)

31.1

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, bowls that one full on the off and pushes it towards mid-off

31.2

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, tossed up on middle, drives it towards midwicket where there's a fumble and they get a single

31.5

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, turns in from outside off, chops that wide of cover for a quick single

Australia 107/6   BCJ Cutting 10* (21b 1x4)

32.1

BMAJ Mendis to Cutting, no run, flighted on middle, gets forward to the pitch and defends that one

32.2

BMAJ Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, drives that one down to long-on for a single

32.6

BMAJ Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, tossed up outside off, reaches forward to defend, gets a thick inside edge and it rolls down towards square leg

Australia 110/6   BCJ Cutting 12* (24b 1x4)

33.1

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, bowled that one flat on the off stump, defends it back towards the bowler

33.2

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, comes down the track and pushes it back down the pitch

33.3

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, on a good length on the off and holds its line, taps it into the off side

33.4

BAW Mendis to Cutting, FOUR, short on middle and there's a yawning gap behind square leg, pulled away with ease for a boundary

33.5

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 2 runs, shortish outside off, chops that one behind point for a single

33.6

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, in the channel outside off, turns away and he leaves that one be

Australia 116/6   BCJ Cutting 18* (30b 2x4)

34.4

BMAJ Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, tossed up on middle, clipped through midwicket into the deep for a single

34.6

BMAJ Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, flighted on middle and he picks a single to long-on

Australia 120/6   BCJ Cutting 20* (32b 2x4)

35.1

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, closer on middle and off and that's been pushed into the off side

35.2

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, sliced through point this time for a single

35.5

BAW Mendis to Cutting, no run, goodish length on middle and off, defended back to the bowler

35.6

BAW Mendis to Cutting, 1 run, shortish on middle, the offspinner this time, mistimes a pull, a thick inside edge wide of short fine leg

Australia 127/6   BCJ Cutting 22* (36b 2x4)

36.1

Malinga to Cutting, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and knocks it down in front of mid-on

36.2

Malinga to Cutting, 1 run, a touch too straight from Malinga there, it's clipped square, fine leg is up, but Thirimanne does a good job in the deep to keep them to a single

Australia 128/6   BCJ Cutting 23* (38b 2x4)

37.1

NLTC Perera to Cutting, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away towards third man for a single

Australia 129/6   BCJ Cutting 24* (39b 2x4)

38.1

Kulasekara to Cutting, no run, goodish length on the off, gets forward and defends it towards cover

38.2

Kulasekara to Cutting, 2 runs, a jab more than a pull but very well timed, short and he gets it wide of midwicket but there is protection in the deep there, a couple more

38.3

Kulasekara to Cutting, no run, a full delivery outside off and he tried to steer that behind point, missed

38.4

Kulasekara to Cutting, no run, shortish outside off, chops it towards cover, no single on offer there

38.5

Kulasekara to Cutting, 1 run, low full toss, comes down the track and drives it wide of deep cover for a single

Australia 138/6   BCJ Cutting 27* (44b 2x4)

39.2

Malinga to Cutting, OUT, gone! Malinga strikes, Perera takes his third catch, pitched up outside off and Cutting tries to drive it through cover, gets a thick edge and Perera dives to his right to snap that one

BCJ Cutting c †MDKJ Perera b Malinga 27 (58m 45b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Australia 140/7   BCJ Cutting 27 (45b 2x4)
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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