Sri Lanka in Australia ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

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

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   KW Richardson 1-1-0-0

3.1

Richardson to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, short of a good length on middle, gets across to play it square, seems to strike him high on the pads, on the thigh infact, they get a single

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   KW Richardson 2-2-0-0

5.1

Richardson to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, sliding on the pads is Richardson, at 134.9kmph, tried to flick it square, didn't connect, did with the pads though

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

5.6

Richardson to Dilshan, FOUR, a touch too straight and Dilshan collects his first boundary, angling in towards middle and he drives it hard through mid-on and midwicket for a boundary

Sri Lanka 16/1   KW Richardson 3-2-7-0

7.1

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, pitched on a good length on middle, forces it into the leg side, mistimes it to midwicket

7.2

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, bowled at 135.4kmph, on the pads, missed opportunity he'll think, fullish and he tried to play the on-drive but was struck on the pads

7.3

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, bowled at 140.9kmph, short of a good length and he tried to crack that hard through the off side but didn't connect well enough

7.4

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets forward and turns it towards midwicket

7.5

Richardson to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, slightly short on leg stump, tries to turn it down, think it clipped the pads on the way down to fine leg

7.6

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

Sri Lanka 21/1   KW Richardson 4-3-7-0

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

16.6

Richardson to Dilshan, 1 run, slightly short on middle and Dilshan clips it behind square for a single

Sri Lanka 62/1   KW Richardson 5-3-13-0

30.1

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, that was close, driven straight back to the bowler, Thirimanne was backing up and Richardson got a hand to it as he tried to stop it on his follow through, didn't miss the stumps at the non-striker's end by much

30.2

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, short of a good length outside off, pushed towards point from the crease

30.3

Richardson to Dilshan, 1 run, gets forward and turns it wide of mid-on for a single, Dilshan gets to his half-century

30.4

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

30.5

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, shortish outside off, tries to open the face there and guide it past slip, misses

30.6

Richardson to Dilshan, no run, bowled on a good length, pushes it back down the pitch to the bowler

Sri Lanka 124/1   KW Richardson 6-3-15-0
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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