Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

0.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, bowls that one in the channel outside off and he sees it through to the keeper

0.5

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, slightly short outside off, cut hard through point, uppish but wide of point and he gets the single

Sri Lanka 1/1   HDRL Thirimanne 1* (2b)

1.1

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, slightly short on middle and off and it's pushed back towards the bowler

1.2

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, pushed it a little fuller and it's played in the same region

1.3

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length on the off and it's tapped away into the off side

1.4

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, bowled at 132.6kmph, slightly short and he's played it away towards point

1.5

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, in the channel outside off stump, quicker at 136.2 kmph and it's been left alone to the keeper

1.6

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, shortish on middle and a promising start for Richardson who begins his ODI career with a maiden over, defended on the pitch off the back foot

Sri Lanka 1/1   HDRL Thirimanne 1* (8b)

2.3

McKay to Thirimanne, FOUR, ooh, yorker length outside off, tries to dig it out and he did so, but over Haddin's head, bump ball and over the keeper for a boundary

2.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, goodish length outside off, nips away from a good length and he flirts with that one, misses

2.5

McKay to Thirimanne, no run

2.6

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, pushed it full outside off and that's driven straight to mid-off

Sri Lanka 6/1   HDRL Thirimanne 5* (12b 1x4)

3.2

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, bowls that at 136.2 kmph, short of a good length and it's pushed off the back foot to point

3.3

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and stabs it to point

3.4

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, pushed it full outside off and he goes for an expansive drive but misses

3.5

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, shortish on the off, gets on the back foot and stabs it down into the off side

3.6

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, pitches on a good length and he crunches that one towards cover off the front foot

Sri Lanka 7/1   HDRL Thirimanne 5* (17b 1x4)

4.3

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, goodish length outside off and that's been defended towards point

4.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, short and wide and he goes for the cut, Thirimanne misses, again

4.5

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, goodish length, gets front and across, bowled at 131.5kmph, defended towards mid-off

4.6

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, pitched on a length this time, stylishly driven but straight to mid-off

Sri Lanka 8/1   HDRL Thirimanne 5* (21b 1x4)

5.2

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, goes for it and misses again, bit of width from the bowler and he tries to smash that through extra cover, on the up, doesn't make contact

5.3

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length outside off and he plays it down towards point

5.4

Richardson to Thirimanne, 2 runs, inside edge, tries to drive it through extra cover, came back in just a hint, didn't miss the stumps by much, a couple more to fine leg

5.5

Richardson to Thirimanne, 1 run, slightly short outside off and he guides that one past point for a single

Sri Lanka 12/1   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (25b 1x4)

6.1

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and plays it to the bowler

6.2

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, on middle and leg, gets across and drives it towards midwicket

6.3

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length and it's crunched off the back foot towards point

6.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, on a good length, reaches forward and taps it down towards point

6.5

McKay to Thirimanne, FOUR, over second slip, Hussey couldn't reach it, Thirimanne was getting frustrated, stepped out of the pitch and tried to smash that over extra cover, got a thick edge and it flew over the slips for a boundary

6.6

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, gets across slightly and defends that one towards cover from the crease

Sri Lanka 20/1   HDRL Thirimanne 12* (31b 2x4)

7.6

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, Thirimanne steps outside the line and pushes it down towards mid-on

Sri Lanka 21/1   HDRL Thirimanne 12* (32b 2x4)

8.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, bowled at 137.1kmph, gets forward and pushes it wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 23/1   HDRL Thirimanne 13* (33b 2x4)

10.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length on middle and off from Cutting, gets on the back foot and plays it to point

10.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, drops that one short outside leg stump and he clips it towards fine leg for a single

10.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length outside off, pushed off the back foot towards cover

10.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, good length on middle and off, drives it straight towards extra cover

Sri Lanka 34/1   HDRL Thirimanne 14* (37b 2x4)

11.3

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, bowls that in the channel outside off, a bit of away movement for McKay, that's been left alone to the keeper

11.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, shortish on middle, rocks on the back foot and plays it towards midwicket

11.5

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, pitched on a good length on middle, gets front and across and plays it to mid-off

11.6

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, shortish outside off, runs that one down to third man for a single

Sri Lanka 36/1   HDRL Thirimanne 15* (41b 2x4)

12.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, FOUR, superbly cut, was that out of frustration? Whatever it was, it came out right, short of a length on middle, created room by moving away and slashed it along the ground behind point

12.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, good comeback from Cutting, bowled at 140.2kmph, pushed it full, almost yorker length, defended into the leg side

12.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, goodish length on middle, gets front and across and chips that wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 41/1   HDRL Thirimanne 20* (44b 3x4)

13.1

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, pushes that one down towards long-on for a single

13.3

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, plays that gently down to long-on for one more

13.5

Doherty to Thirimanne, no run, sent back, gets outside the line to that one and turns it towards midwicket

13.6

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, turns in from outside off, gets an inside edge as he tries to open the face, gets a single towards short fine

Sri Lanka 46/1   HDRL Thirimanne 23* (48b 3x4)

14.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, 2 runs, upper-cut from Thirimanne, Cutting bowled that short, made a bit of room and guided it over slip for a couple of runs, third man went across to cut that off

14.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length, gets on the front foot and pushes it to cover

14.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length, covers the line and guides that one towards point

14.4

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, slightly short on middle, gets on the back foot and turns it towards midwicket from the crease

14.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, goodish length on the off, gets forward and drives it towards midwicket

14.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, FOUR, a boundary that raises Sri Lanka's half-century, short of a length, made room to cut that and probably went much finer than he wanted, fetched him four though, third man is a little square

Sri Lanka 52/1   HDRL Thirimanne 29* (54b 4x4)

15.2

Doherty to Thirimanne, no run, gets on the back foot and turns it into the leg side

15.3

Doherty to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up outside off, steps outside the line and plays it back down the pitch

15.4

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, Thirimanne takes it from the off stump and paddles it in the vacant short-fine region for a single

Sri Lanka 54/1   HDRL Thirimanne 30* (57b 4x4)

16.1

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, pitched up outside off and that was driven straight to extra cover

16.2

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, beautifully driven, lovely crunching sound but straight to the extra cover fielder

16.3

Richardson to Thirimanne, no run, excellent fielding at cover by Smith, pitched up again from Richardson and that is cracked hard off the front foot but Smith dived to his left to stop that one and prevent some runs

16.4

Richardson to Thirimanne, FOUR, uppish, pitched up and he leaned forward and sliced that one between cover and point, opened the face but timed it well and in the gap

16.5

Richardson to Thirimanne, 1 run, good length this time from Richardson, Thirimanne gets across and turns it wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 61/1   HDRL Thirimanne 35* (62b 5x4)

17.3

Doherty to Thirimanne, no run, oh, dropped, got across to that quicker delivery from round the wicket, chipped it towards midwicket and Smith dived forward there, may have just got his hands under that one but couldn't hold on, jarred his finger there, a toughie

17.4

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run

Sri Lanka 64/1   HDRL Thirimanne 36* (64b 5x4)

18.1

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up outside off and he pushes it towards extra cover from the crease

18.2

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, floating it on the off, gets across and turns it towards midwicket

18.3

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, flighted on middle, comes down the track and drives it straight to midwicket

18.4

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, the googly, shortish outside off, waits for it, taps it down to short third man

18.5

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, flighted, much more air on this one, comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 65/1   HDRL Thirimanne 37* (69b 5x4)

19.1

Doherty to Thirimanne, no run, round the wicket to the left-hander, shortish on the off, gets on the front foot and plays it back

19.2

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, knocks that one down into the off side for a single

Sri Lanka 66/1   HDRL Thirimanne 38* (71b 5x4)

20.1

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, nicely timed, pitched on a length outside off, cracks it wide of a diving point for a single

20.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run

20.5

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, pitched in the blockhole from McKay and it's been defended into the off side

20.6

McKay to Thirimanne, FOUR, picked the slower one did Thirimanne, came down the track while simultaneously making some room, McKay had dragged it short, Thirimanne dispatched it over mid-on for a boundary

Sri Lanka 72/1   HDRL Thirimanne 43* (75b 6x4)

21.2

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up on middle, comes down the pitch and drives it to long-on for a single

21.5

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, comes down the track, takes it from a length and drives it to long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 76/1   HDRL Thirimanne 45* (77b 6x4)

22.1

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, dropped short by McKay, he rolls his wrists over that one and pulls it down to deep square leg for a single

22.6

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, shortish on leg stump and that's tucked down towards fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 83/1   HDRL Thirimanne 47* (79b 6x4)

23.1

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, tosses it up outside off, comes down the track and plays it to extra cover

23.2

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, flatter on the off stump, taps it away into the off side

23.3

Smith to Thirimanne, 2 runs, tossed up, steps out and converts it into a full toss and drives it wide of deep extra cover for a couple of runs

23.4

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, fifty for Thirimanne, driven down to long-on for a single, that's his fifth fifty in ODIs, started off slowly but is moving along well now

Sri Lanka 86/1   HDRL Thirimanne 50* (83b 6x4)

24.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, bowled at 135.2kmph, pitched full and he drives that straight to extra cover

24.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, falls safe, dropped short on middle, pulled but uppish and it lands safely in front of deep square leg, just the single

24.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, angling in towards the off stump from round the wicket, gets forward and pushes it to mid-on

24.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, dropped short on middle and he plays this one well, pulls it square but was in complete control of the shot, fine leg got to it in time and cut it off, just the single

Sri Lanka 93/1   HDRL Thirimanne 52* (87b 6x4)

25.1

Smith to Thirimanne, no run, beaten through the gate, floated it up on a length outside off and got it to turn in just a hint, Thirimanne defended outside the line to that one and was beaten

25.2

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, gets forward and knocks it into the leg side for a single

25.4

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, takes it from a length and drives it down to long-on for a single

25.6

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, flighted on the off, drives it down to long-on for one more

Sri Lanka 98/1   HDRL Thirimanne 55* (91b 6x4)

26.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, bowled on a length outside off, gets forward and drives it towards cover

26.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, 2 runs, a couple more to Thirimanne, short outside off and he guided it nicely over slip wide of third man, 100 up for Sri Lanka and that's also a century stand between these two

26.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length, bowled at 140kmph, gets on the back foot and taps it to cover

26.4

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 wide, that one's down the leg side and is called a wide

26.4

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, goodish length on the off and he gets across to defend it to point

26.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off and that's driven neatly wide of deep cover for a single

Sri Lanka 102/1   HDRL Thirimanne 58* (96b 6x4)

27.5

Smith to Thirimanne, 1 run, shortish on middle and he drags it through square leg into the deep for a single

Sri Lanka 105/1   HDRL Thirimanne 59* (97b 6x4)

28.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, round the wicket and he drives that square towards point from the crease

28.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, FOUR, too much width there from Cutting, short and wide and Thirimanne thrashes that to the point boundary, no chance there for third man

Sri Lanka 113/1   HDRL Thirimanne 63* (99b 7x4)

29.2

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up on middle, comes down the track and pushes it past the bowler

29.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, good length outside off, stabbed wide of cover for a single

29.6

Maxwell to Thirimanne, FOUR, angling in towards middle, Thirimanne steps out and drives that nicely inside out over extra cover for a boundary, Sri Lanka are coasting now

Sri Lanka 122/1   HDRL Thirimanne 69* (102b 8x4)

30.4

Richardson to Thirimanne, 1 run, fullish outside off and that was sliced past point for a single

Sri Lanka 124/1   HDRL Thirimanne 70* (103b 8x4)

31.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length on middle, gets on the back foot and plays it down in front of the bowler

31.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, FOUR, he's been strong in that region today, short of a length and he made some room to cart that over point for a one bounce four

31.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, this time he guides that towards third man, was the slower one from Cutting

Sri Lanka 129/1   HDRL Thirimanne 75* (106b 9x4)

32.1

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, turns it off the back foot behind square for a single

32.3

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, dropped it short on middle and kept it down did Thirimanne, playing it down to square leg

32.4

McKay to Thirimanne, FOUR, bad ball from McKay, short ball down the leg side and Thirimanne helps it on its way to the fine-leg boundary, Doherty can't stop that

32.5

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, bowls that one short outside off and he lets it through this time

32.6

McKay to Thirimanne, 2 runs, bowls that one short outside off, crunches it off the back foot past point, they scramble back for the second but would have been interesting had that hit direct from the deep, Thirimanne was really trying hard to make it back

Sri Lanka 137/1   HDRL Thirimanne 82* (111b 10x4)

33.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, 1 run, thick outside edge from Thirimanne as he pushes at one outside off, well wide of slip for a single

Sri Lanka 139/2   HDRL Thirimanne 83* (112b 10x4)

34.1

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets forward and taps it towards cover

34.2

McKay to Thirimanne, 2 runs, Thirimanne swings across the line, fetches that from just outside off and drags it uppishly between midwicket and mid-on for a couple of runs

34.3

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, appeal for lbw, there were two noises, there may have been an inside edge, Australia are not going for a review, they can't because they don't have one left, nips back in from a good length, Hot Spot though didn't capture anything, may have hit both pads, ooh, close

34.4

McKay to Thirimanne, no run, stifled appeal for a catch, missed the bat, went off the thigh as he tried to turn that fine, good take by Hughes jumping to his right

34.5

McKay to Thirimanne, 1 run, short on middle and he did a good job keeping it down, playing it down towards deep square leg for a single

Sri Lanka 142/2   HDRL Thirimanne 86* (117b 10x4)

35.1

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, around a good length, trying to knock it down into the off side, gets a thick inside edge towards square leg

35.2

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, sliding on the pads, gets on the back foot to play it to square leg, is struck high on the pads

35.3

Cutting to Thirimanne, 2 runs, beautifully driven down the ground, pitched on a length on middle and he offers a straight bat, past mid-on and mid-off for a couple of runs

35.4

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, beaten, pushing at a tempting delivery outside off, a little inside the line there, was beaten

35.5

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, pitched up on the off, drives it towards mid-off off the front foot

35.6

Cutting to Thirimanne, no run, beaten there, got it to angle in and then nip away, beat the outside edge

Sri Lanka 144/2   HDRL Thirimanne 88* (123b 10x4)

36.2

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, fullish on middle and off and it's defended into the off side

36.3

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up on middle and it's driven back to the bowler down the pitch

36.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, angling it on middle and it's defended watchfully towards cover

36.5

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, made a bit of room, dropped it in front of point for a quick single

Sri Lanka 146/2   HDRL Thirimanne 89* (127b 10x4)

37.1

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, round the wicket, short outside off, crunched past point for a single

37.6

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, slightly short on the off, turns it behind square for a single to keep strike

Sri Lanka 159/2   HDRL Thirimanne 91* (129b 10x4)

38.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up on the off, drives it down the ground to long-off and he takes single

38.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 wide, fires that one down the leg side and it's a wide

38.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, comes down the pitch and takes a single by pushing that towards cover

Sri Lanka 163/2   HDRL Thirimanne 93* (131b 10x4)

39.1

Doherty to Thirimanne, FOUR, Thirimanne takes a chance and gets a boundary, that was tossed up and he came down, got to the pitch and swung it into that gap between long-on and deep midwicket

39.2

Doherty to Thirimanne, 1 run, takes a single, drives it wide of midwicket, a fumble and they have to take a single

Sri Lanka 168/2   HDRL Thirimanne 98* (133b 11x4)

40.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, FOUR, Reaches his century and scores the inning runs as well, short and he makes room to cut that past point to complete the formalities, it's his first List A century, he's relieved, takes off his helmet, acknowledges the applause and then shakes hands with the hosts, the series is level 1-1

Sri Lanka 172/2   HDRL Thirimanne 102* (134b 12x4)
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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