Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

1.1

Mathews to Hughes, no run, short of a good length on middle, Hughes gets on the back foot and pushes it back to the bowler

1.2

Mathews to Hughes, 1 run, swinging in towards middle and leg, clipped through square leg into the deep for a single

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

1.6

Mathews to Hughes, no run, slightly short on middle and off, gets on the back foot and turns it away into the leg side

Australia 4/0   AD Mathews 1-0-2-0

3.1

Mathews to Hughes, no run, sliding on leg stump, Hughes moves across and taps it down towards square leg

3.2

Mathews to Hughes, 1 run, slightly short outside off and that's been cut down towards third man for a single

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

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

3.6

Mathews to Hughes, no run, slightly short on the off, rocks on the back foot and stabs that towards point

Australia 8/1   AD Mathews 2-0-4-1

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   AD Mathews 3-0-6-1

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

7.6

Mathews to Hussey, 1 run, swinging away there, just eased it off the front foot past cover for a single to keep strike

Australia 14/2   AD Mathews 4-0-8-1

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   AD Mathews 5-0-13-1

20.1

Mathews to Hussey, FOUR, short and Hussey cashes in, gets on the back foot and slaps it hard past midwicket, dragged it from outside off, struck it really well

20.2

Mathews to Hussey, 1 run, shortish outside off, punched away towards extra cover from the crease into the deep

20.3

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, beaten, caught walking on that one as he tried to defend, moved away off the pitch to just go past the outside edge

20.4

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, angling in towards off and middle, opens the face as he defends that one to point

20.5

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, angling in towards middle, gets front and across and defends it to cover

20.6

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, back of a length on middle, just knocks that one down into the leg side towards midwicket

Australia 67/4   AD Mathews 6-0-18-1

22.1

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, angling in towards middle, rocks on the back foot and defends it to mid-on

22.2

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, goodish length outside off and Maxwell strikes that to cover off the front foot

22.3

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, goes for the pull, short of a length and the shot was on, tried to go over square leg and missed

22.4

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, short of a good length, gets on the back foot and defends it to cover

22.5

Mathews to Maxwell, no run, beaten, Maxwell's a little iffy here, Angelo pushes it on a length and gets it to deviate away from the batsman, Maxwell goes for the drive and misses

22.6

Mathews to Maxwell, 2 runs, slightly short outside off, opened the face slightly there, a bit of an edge wide of third man and they come back for the second

Australia 73/4   AD Mathews 7-0-20-1

24.1

Mathews to Maxwell, OUT, Six down! Mathews strikes, lovely delivery, just outside off stump, drew the batsman forward with a good length and got it to nip away just a touch, Maxwell was committed to the drive as he walked forward, got a thin edge and Perera made no mistake behind the stumps

GJ Maxwell c †MDKJ Perera b Mathews 8 (22m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

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   AD Mathews 8-1-20-2

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

26.3

Mathews to Haddin, no run, shortish on the off, rocks on the back foot and defends into the off side

26.4

Mathews to Haddin, no run, angling in towards middle, plays it from the crease into the off side now

26.5

Mathews to Haddin, no run, angling in towards middle, head down and solidly defended towards cover

26.6

Mathews to Haddin, no run, in the channel and holds its line, Haddin lets that one go

Australia 90/6   AD Mathews 9-1-21-2

40.1

Mathews to Haddin, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and drops it into the leg side to get a single

40.2

Mathews to McKay, no run, shortish on middle and leg, struck high on the pads as he tries to turn it into the leg side

40.3

Mathews to McKay, 2 runs, short and it's slapped off the back foot wide of deep cover for a couple of runs

40.4

Mathews to McKay, no run, goodish length on the off and it's pushed straight to extra cover

40.5

Mathews to McKay, no run, slightly short on the off, rocks back and punches that one to cover

40.6

Mathews to McKay, no run, short of a good length on the off, rocks back and pushes that to extra cover

Australia 143/8   AD Mathews 10-1-24-2
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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