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

0.4

Kulasekara to Hughes, 1 run, pitched up outside off, gets forward and pushes that firmly towards mid-off, there's time for a single

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   KMDN Kulasekara 1-0-2-0

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   KMDN Kulasekara 2-0-4-0

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

4.6

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, slightly short on middle, gets across to that straight one and turns it towards midwicket

Australia 9/1   KMDN Kulasekara 3-0-5-0

6.1

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, slightly short on the off, gets on the back foot and pats it in front of cover

6.2

Kulasekara to Hughes, 1 wide, lots of width on that one and Hughes has to reach it to try to cut it, but misses, called a wide

6.2

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, short of a good length, gets on the back foot and guides that one towards point

6.3

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushes it towards cover off the front foot now

6.4

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, ooh, moves away after pitching on leg and appeared to square him up just a little, gets forward and taps it towards cover

6.5

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, shortish on middle, gets front and across and works it towards midwicket

6.6

Kulasekara to Hughes, OUT, appeal for lbw and he's given, Hughes has called for a review, he showed his bat immediately after it struck him on the pads, seemed like it landed on leg and Hughes tried to work it square, missed, no impact with the bat at all, Hot Spot doesn't capture anything, and it would have gone on to hit middle and off, that's plumb, Erasmus has made the right call

PJ Hughes lbw b Kulasekara 3 (32m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

Australia 12/2   KMDN Kulasekara 4-0-6-1

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   KMDN Kulasekara 5-0-8-1

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   KMDN Kulasekara 6-0-10-1

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

38.6

Kulasekara to Haddin, 1 run, short of a length outside off and that's eased through point and cover for a single

Australia 139/6   KMDN Kulasekara 7-0-14-1

42.1

Kulasekara to Haddin, 2 runs, slower one bowled outside off, Haddin moves away and lofts it over mid-off for a few runs

42.2

Kulasekara to Haddin, 1 run, pitched up on middle, drives it down to long-on for a single

42.3

Kulasekara to Doherty, no run, bowled on a length outside off, drives it down towards mid-off from the crease

42.4

Kulasekara to Doherty, no run, short of a good length outside off, nips away and he flirts with that one, beaten

42.5

Kulasekara to Doherty, no run, straight on middle and it's pushed back to the bowler

42.6

Kulasekara to Doherty, no run, steps forward and taps that towards cover

Australia 149/9   KMDN Kulasekara 8-0-17-1

45.1

Kulasekara to Haddin, 1 run, full toss outside off, a low full toss, drives it wide of extra cover for a single

45.2

Kulasekara to Doherty, 1 run, a fumble at mid-off after Doherty called for a single, pushed it past the bowler and raced off

45.3

Kulasekara to Haddin, no run, Haddin made some room and Kulasekara chased him, Haddin dug that one out back to the bowler

45.4

Kulasekara to Haddin, FOUR, streaky but he'll take it, full outside outside off, more width on this time, Haddin moved away to crack that through point, got a thick edge wide of the diving keeper for a boundary

45.5

Kulasekara to Haddin, 1 run, low full toss on middle, drives that to long-on for a single

45.6

Kulasekara to Doherty, no run, short of a length outside off and that one has been left alone

Australia 166/9   KMDN Kulasekara 9-0-24-1
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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