Commonwealth Bank Series, 2nd Match: India v Sri Lanka at Perth, Feb 8, 2012
India won by 4 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
8 February 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
39.5

Ashwin to Mathews, no run, nudged as it bounces on leg, Sachin's throw from short fine leg is wide to Ashwin, and the non-striker is able to get away after having backed up too far

39.6

Ashwin to Mathews, no run, moves across and defends a bouncing delivery on middle

Sri Lanka 172/5   AD Mathews 0* (2b)
40.3

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, back of a length ball dropped in front of point for a single

40.5

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, no run, plays out a bouncing back of a length ball to point

40.6

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, no run, fuller delivery patted back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 177/5   AD Mathews 1* (5b)
41.2

Ashwin to Mathews, 1 run, hit down to long on for another single

Sri Lanka 179/5   AD Mathews 2* (6b)
42.2

Jadeja to Mathews, 1 run, ending on leg stump, easily nudged in front of square leg for one

42.4

Jadeja to Mathews, 1 run, punched through vacant midwicket, Jadeja goes running after it and puts in a slide to keep them to one

Sri Lanka 186/5   AD Mathews 4* (8b)
43.1

Ashwin to Mathews, 1 run, pushed softly towards point for one

Sri Lanka 189/5   AD Mathews 5* (9b)
44.1

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, they take on the bowler after Angelo drops the shortish one close to the crease, Vinay runs hard towards the ball and leaps to lob it towards the stumps, but Thirimanne is in

44.3

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, smacks the pull hard as he gets the short delivery, on the bounce to deep midwicket

44.6

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, FOUR, phooey, that has been smoked past mid off, a walk down the track and an emphatic swing, the ball just disappeared

Sri Lanka 199/6   AD Mathews 11* (12b 1x4)
45.3

Ashwin to Mathews, 1 wide, gets it to bounce down the leg side and hits Dhoni on the thumb and in the stomach, he manages a smile

45.3

Ashwin to Mathews, 1 run, nudged square on the leg side for one, he has got a lot of bounce out of this pitch

Sri Lanka 204/6   AD Mathews 12* (13b 1x4)
46.1

Khan to Mathews, no run, tight line from a good length right away on off stump, tentatively nudged to the leg side, Zaheer runs towards it and fields

46.2

Khan to Mathews, 3 runs, smashes it with the angle through midwicket, Vinay runs to his left in the deep and puts in the slide, manages to parry it away even as he tumbles head-first into the boundary, sees the ball start to trickle onto the rope, and somehow manages to extricate himself from the clutches of the rope and kick the ball back in

46.4

Khan to Mathews, no run, lines up the pull initially, then sees it is angled a long way across him, tries to upper cut it, misses

46.5

Khan to Mathews, 2 runs, tries to swing a pitched up delivery out of the ground, it goes high in the air, towards the long on boundary, Raina runs after it, parries it in on the bounce, another man does the throwing-in, Raina crashes into the boundary boards with all the running, and takes down a security guard with him

46.6

Khan to Mathews, 1 run, worked in front of square leg for one

Sri Lanka 211/7   AD Mathews 18* (18b 1x4)
47.1

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, slower length ball slapped away to deep point

47.4

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, very full and wide outside off, he reaches out and dabs it to point

Sri Lanka 216/7   AD Mathews 20* (20b 1x4)
48.1

Khan to Mathews, 2 runs, goes after a very wide one and slaps it wide of sweeper cover for two

48.2

Khan to Mathews, 1 run, length ball on the pads now, Zaheer lucky it was taken for only one to fine leg

48.4

Khan to Mathews, FOUR, goes for the yorker outside off stump, Angelo stays in the crease and squeezes it fine of the third man fielder

48.5

Khan to Mathews, 1 run, very full and wide outside off again, dabbed straight to point

Sri Lanka 225/7   AD Mathews 28* (24b 2x4)
49.1

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, pitched up ball hit powerfully down to long off, couple of bounces before it flies to him

49.3

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, diving stop from Sehwag at short fine leg saves the boundary, it had been worked well by Angelo and was travelling

49.5

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 2 runs, slower one, he is surprised initially and recovers to flash it wide of third man, the throw is high at Dhoni's end, and Angelo's long drawn-out drive has helped him make the crease

49.6

Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, stopped well by Dhoni, it was headed for four else, Angelo getting a thick edge to a very low full toss

Sri Lanka 233/8   AD Mathews 33* (28b 2x4)
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