Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

8.1

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length on leg stump, tries to work it square does Dilshan, gets it high on the pads, bowled at 136.2 kmph

8.2

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, good length on middle, gets front and across and turns the face, ends up being more of a thick inside edge towards fine leg

8.3

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

8.4

Cutting to Dilshan, 2 runs, short of a good length on middle, works it square off the back foot for a well-run two

8.5

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, pushed it full on the off and Dilshan drives that straight to mid-off, that was bowled at 139.3kmph

8.6

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, run-out attempt, short of a good length on the off, pushed towards cover and rushes for the single, an attempt at the striker's end but Thirimanne dives and gets in, would have been close had that hit

Sri Lanka 26/1   BCJ Cutting 1-0-5-0

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

10.3

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and defends him towards square leg

10.4

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, shortish at 138.3kmph and it's pulled, along the ground, through to deep square 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   BCJ Cutting 2-0-7-0

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

12.4

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and plays it back onto the pitch

12.5

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, goodish length on the off and he pushes that towards cover

12.6

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, goodish length again, opens the face and plays it towards point from the crease

Sri Lanka 41/1   BCJ Cutting 3-0-12-0

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   BCJ Cutting 4-0-18-0

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

24.3

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, driven on the up by Dilshan but can't get it past mid-off, short of a good length

24.4

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, slightly short on the off, gets forward and tucks it into the leg side for a 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   BCJ Cutting 5-0-21-0

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

26.6

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, angling in towards middle and he clips it wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 103/1   BCJ Cutting 6-0-26-0

28.1

Cutting to Dilshan, no run

28.2

Cutting to Dilshan, 2 runs, nicely driven, straight on middle and it's crunched past the bowler for a couple of runs

28.3

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, nipped away from a good length outside off and Dilshan wasn't all too comfortable against that one

28.4

Cutting to Dilshan, 1 run, low full toss on the off and he's dragged it through midwicket for a single

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   BCJ Cutting 7-0-33-0

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

31.4

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length outside off, Dilshan has a swoosh and misses

31.5

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, back of a length on the off and that's been tapped to point from the crease

31.6

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, pitched on a length and it's driven through the line towards mid-off

Sri Lanka 129/1   BCJ Cutting 8-0-38-0

33.1

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, goodish length on the off and he gets forward to tap it into the leg side

33.2

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, short of a length outside off, crunched it into the ground towards point

33.3

Cutting to Dilshan, no run, good length on the off, gets front and across and pushes it straight to midwicket

33.4

Cutting to Dilshan, OUT, Dilshan falls, Cutting gets his first ODI wicket, a soft dismissal in the end, gets forward and just spoons a catch to Maxwell at point

TM Dilshan c Maxwell b Cutting 51 (148m 88b 4x4 0x6) SR: 57.95

33.5

Cutting to MDKJ Perera, 1 run, goodish length and he is off the mark immediately, pushes it past point for a single

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   BCJ Cutting 9-0-40-1

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   BCJ Cutting 10-0-42-1
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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