ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

30.3

Herath to Doherty, no run, he comes forward to a pushed through delivery, and is lucky to get an inside edge to that

30.4

Herath to Doherty, 1 run, he goes back and tucks the length delivery to square leg for a single

Australia 193/9   XJ Doherty 1* (2b)

31.1

Malinga to Doherty, no run, bowls a length delivery that is angled across the left-hander, he is beaten as he plays inside the line

31.2

Malinga to Doherty, no run, another quick length delivery veering away from the batsman, another play and miss

31.3

Malinga to Doherty, 1 run, length delivery outside off, the batsman steers it to third man for a single

31.5

Malinga to Doherty, 1 wide, tries a yorker on the leg stump, but it's down the leg side

31.5

Malinga to Doherty, 1 run, bowls a slower delivery on the pads, the batsman nudges it to square leg for a single

Australia 197/9   XJ Doherty 3* (6b)

32.2

Herath to Doherty, no run, tossed up outside off, the batsman drives it firmly back to the bowler

32.3

Herath to Doherty, no run, now he takes a forward stride and defends the flighted delivery

32.4

Herath to Doherty, no run, again, takes a forward step and defends it to the leg side

32.5

Herath to Doherty, 1 run, he bowls a quicker one on the middle stump line and the batsman does well to tuck it to backward square leg off the back foot

Australia 200/9   XJ Doherty 4* (10b)

33.1

Malinga to Doherty, no run, bowls it short, but it's not that quick. Doherty easily gets behind that in defence

33.2

Malinga to Doherty, 1 run, bowls a good yorker on off stump, but Doherty squeezes it out towards point

Australia 201/9   XJ Doherty 5* (12b)

34.3

Herath to Doherty, 1 run, tossed up and full on off, the batsman drives it to long-on for a single

Australia 210/9   XJ Doherty 6* (13b)

35.1

Eranga to Doherty, no run, he bowls it full outside off, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to mid-off

35.2

Eranga to Doherty, no run, back of length delivery on off, doesn't bounce that much, the batsman defends it off the back foot

35.3

Eranga to Doherty, no run, another back of length delivery on off, the batsman defends it solidly to the off side

35.4

Eranga to Doherty, no run, fuller delivery outside off, the batsman comes forward and drives it to mid off

35.5

Eranga to Doherty, no run, bowls a slower yorker on leg stump, the batsman was shuffling across, but digs it out somehow

35.6

Eranga to Doherty, no run, another length ball, more resolute defence from Doherty

Australia 216/9   XJ Doherty 6* (19b)

36.4

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, pushed through outside off from round the wicket, Doherty defends

36.5

Dilshan to Doherty, 1 run, full and flighted on the middle, the batsman eases it to long on for a single

Australia 218/9   XJ Doherty 7* (21b)

37.1

Eranga to Doherty, no run, he tries to push the length delivery to off, but chops it very close to the stumps..All safe in the end

37.2

Eranga to Doherty, no run, back of length delivery on off, Doherty defends it off the back foot

37.3

Eranga to Doherty, 1 run, bowls a full delivery on the pads, the batsman flicks it in the air towards fine leg for an easy single

37.5

Eranga to Doherty, no run, short delivery, the batsman gets down on his knees to avoid that as it didn't get too high

37.6

Eranga to Doherty, 1 run, slower and fuller, he pushes it to mid-off for a single and it could have been tight if the fielder had not fumbled it...

Australia 223/9   XJ Doherty 9* (26b)

38.1

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, tossed up full on the leg stump, the batsman digs it out

38.2

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, now he comes forward and solidly defends it to off

38.3

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, pushed through on the middle stump line, more solid defence from Doherty

38.4

Dilshan to Doherty, 1 run, pushed through just outside off, Doherty pushes it in the gap at cover for a single

38.6

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, there is some turn for Dilshan, but the batsman softly plays it towards short third man

Australia 225/9   XJ Doherty 10* (31b)

40.1

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, solid forward defence by Doherty, a slip is waiting for a catch

40.2

Dilshan to Doherty, 1 run, flatter delivery outside off, he waits in the crease and punches it to deep cover for a single

40.5

Dilshan to Doherty, 2 runs, that was the ball and that broke Doherty's concentration! Tossed up and slow, the batsman went for a booming drive, got an outside edge past slip.. Very lucky.. very very lucky

40.6

Dilshan to Doherty, no run, now he goes back into the shell again, defends solidly

Australia 230/9   XJ Doherty 13* (35b)

41.5

Kulasekara to Doherty, 1 run, fuller delivery, it is pushed to mid-on and they take off for a single, Thirimanne fires in a throw and hits the stumps direct at non-strikers end but Doherty looked alright.. Slid his bat along..

Australia 232/9   XJ Doherty 14* (36b)

42.1

Dilshan to Doherty, 1 run, full and flighted on off, Doherty drives that to long off for a single

Australia 233/9   XJ Doherty 15* (37b)
Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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Photos

Jun 17, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan gets chased by his team-mates, Australia v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 17, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan gets chased by his team-mates

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Jun 17, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan took the final wicket, Australia v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 17, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan took the final wicket

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