VB Series, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

VB Series - 1st match

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 116 runs

5.1

Perera to Gilchrist, OUT, Perera to Gilchrist, OUT (LBW)

AC Gilchrist lbw b Perera 13 (23m 14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 92.85

Australia 25/1   SM Katich 11* (17b)   PDRL Perera 2.1-0-11-1

11.6

Perera to Ponting, OUT, Perera to Ponting, OUT, Gone! slower delivery on the middle and leg stump, Ponting charges down the ground and drives it, got beaten completly, ball impacts with stumps, Ponting departs

RT Ponting b Perera 13 (35m 18b 0x4 1x6) SR: 72.22

Australia 58/2   SM Katich 26* (40b 1x4)   PDRL Perera 6-0-18-2

23.4

Vaas to Martyn, OUT, Vaas to Martyn, OUT, that's OUT! slower delivery around the off stump, Martyn pushes it with soft hand to point, Katich calls for a run, Dilshan quick in act, picks the ball and hit the stumps directly, Katich is well short of his crease

SM Katich run out 60 (112m 78b 5x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

Australia 132/3   DR Martyn 38* (34b 3x4)   WPUJC Vaas 6.4-0-42-0

38.2

Fernando to Martyn, OUT, Fernando to Martyn, OUT, bowled him! yorker on the block hole, Martyn swings acorss it and got beaten, ball crashed into the stumps

DR Martyn b Fernando 70 (111m 64b 5x4 2x6) SR: 109.37

Australia 238/4   A Symonds 66* (59b 2x4 4x6)   CRD Fernando 6.2-0-41-1

39.2

Mubarak to Symonds, OUT, Mubarak to Symonds, OUT, Oh dear! unlucky Symonds, flighed delivery on the stump, Symonds drives wide of the bowler in air, ball hit the non-striker Clarke and balloons towards mid wicket, Dilshan complete the catch and Symonds has to walk back

A Symonds c Dilshan b Mubarak 66 (64m 61b 5x4 4x6) SR: 108.19

Australia 238/5   MJ Clarke 0* (4b)   J Mubarak 0.2-0-0-1
Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Feb 14, 2006
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Feb 12, 2006
Australia won by 167 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Feb 10, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 22 runs
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 7, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 76 runs
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Feb 5, 2006
Australia won by 57 runs
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Photos

Jan 13, 2006

James Hopes take a catch off his own bowling to end Mahela Jayawardene's resistance, Australia v Sri Lanka, VB Series, Docklands Stadium, Melbourne, January 13, 2006

James Hopes take a catch off his own bowling to end Mahela Jayawardene's resistance

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Jan 13, 2006

Mahela Jayawardene proved a lone spark in Sri Lanka's innings with 50 off 47 balls, Australia v Sri Lanka, VB Series, Docklands Stadium, Melbourne, January 13, 2006

Mahela Jayawardene proved a lone spark in Sri Lanka's innings with 50 off 47 balls

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