ICC Champions Trophy, 12th Match, Group A: Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 17, 2013
ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
Played at Kennington Oval, London (neutral venue)
17 June 2013 - day/night match (50-over match)
31.4

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, another short delivery, but this one is down the leg side and Angelo pulls it fine on the leg side for a single

Sri Lanka 129/4   AD Mathews 1* (1b)
32.1

McKay to Mathews, no run, bowls a back of length delivery outside off, with a grunt, the batsman defends it from the crease

32.2

McKay to Mathews, no run, another back of length delivery just outside off, the batsman defends it off the back foot this time

32.3

McKay to Mathews, no run, he comes down the pitch and defends the back of length delivery to cover

32.4

McKay to Mathews, no run, he comes forward and drives the length delivery on the up, but straight to mid off

32.5

McKay to Mathews, no run, back of length delivery on off, the batsman goes back and defends it solidly

32.6

McKay to Mathews, 2 runs, it's through the midwicket fielder, Watson there! It was a fuller delivery and the batsman flicked it powerfully for a couple of runs to the deep

Sri Lanka 135/4   AD Mathews 3* (7b)
33.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, Angelo gives him the charge, drives it, but straight to the man at mid off

33.3

Johnson to Mathews, 1 leg bye, back of length delivery of off, the batsman tries to whip it to the leg side but gets hit high on the pads. It rolls towards backward point, from where the fielder fires in a throw at non-striker's. Could have surprised the batsman had he hit

Sri Lanka 137/4   AD Mathews 3* (9b)
34.3

Faulkner to Mathews, no run, just outside off, defended towards point by Mathews

34.4

Faulkner to Mathews, 1 run, strays on to the pads, helped towards short fine leg for a single

34.6

Faulkner to Mathews, 1 run, full ball on middle, driven towards midwicket for the fourth single of the over

Sri Lanka 142/4   AD Mathews 5* (12b)
35.1

Johnson to Mathews, no run, quick ball from wide of the stumps, angling in towards the batsman, who defends to the leg side

35.2

Johnson to Mathews, FOUR, shot! superb hit from Mathews, that was shortish from Johnson, Mathews backs to make room and unleashes a ferocious slap that send the ball racing to the cover boundary

35.3

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, tapped towards point for a single this time

35.6

Johnson to Mathews, (no ball) 1 run, a beamer! Johnson fires in a high full toss, 146.4kph, above waist height, guided down to third man for a single

Sri Lanka 150/4   AD Mathews 11* (16b 1x4)
36.2

Faulkner to Mathews, (no ball) 1 run, this one is full-toss too and has been called a no-ball, but because he had overstepped. the batsman flicked it deep midwicket

36.4

Faulkner to Mathews, no run, slower delivery outside off, the batsman tries to push it to cover, but is beaten

36.5

Faulkner to Mathews, no run, bows a good yorker on off stump, the batsman digs it out. Hits it back to the bowler

36.6

Faulkner to Mathews, OUT, That is bowled! For a few seconds no one had any idea about what was going on! It was a full length delivery and the batsman tried to whip it to the leg side, but it flicked the off stump on its way. The bowler was busy appealing for something (maybe a caught behind as there was a sound).. But it took a while for everyone to realise that the bails were off

AD Mathews b Faulkner 12 (29m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Sri Lanka 159/5   AD Mathews 12 (20b 1x4)
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