ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

25.1

Herath to McKay, no run, pushed through on the middle stump, the batsman defends it off the back foot

25.2

Herath to McKay, 1 wide, pushes it down the leg side, called a wide

25.2

Herath to McKay, no run, flatter delivery on the middle and leg line, more back foot defence

25.3

Herath to McKay, no run, slower this time, on the pads, the batsman is unable to get any bat on that and gets hit on the pads

25.4

Herath to McKay, no run, slower again, the batsman pushes it to midwicket off the back foot

25.5

Herath to McKay, no run, more slowness from Herath, defended off the back foot

25.6

Herath to McKay, no run, now he fires it full on off stump, the batsman takes a forward step and drives it to cover

Australia 169/8   CJ McKay 0* (6b)

26.2

Eranga to McKay, no run, full and honing in on off stump, the batsman drives it back to the bowler

26.3

Eranga to McKay, 1 wide, short of length delivery, but this one slides down the leg side

26.3

Eranga to McKay, no run, slower offcutter outside off, the batsman dabs it to point and leaves the crease. Dilshan from point fires it at the non-striker's end, hits the stumps, but Voges is just in

26.4

Eranga to McKay, no run, he almost drives it back to the bowler! He bowled it slightly slower and it hit the bat a little high as the batsman came forward to push it

26.5

Eranga to McKay, 1 run, he comes forward and drives the length ball on the up to deep cover

Australia 172/8   CJ McKay 1* (10b)

27.1

Herath to McKay, 1 run, flatter delivery on the pads, the batsman punches it to deep midwicket for a single

27.2

Herath to McKay, 1 run, tossed up delivery on the pads, the batsman tucks it to square leg for a single

27.4

Herath to McKay, no run, he goes back to a length ball, and gets hit on the pads, but that was heading down the leg side

27.5

Herath to McKay, 1 run, he comes forward and pushes the full delivery towards mid on for a single

Australia 179/8   CJ McKay 4* (14b)

28.3

Eranga to McKay, no run, he bowls a short delivery, but this one is outside off and the batsman easily ducks under it

28.4

Eranga to McKay, no run, another short delivery, this time it is better directed and beats the bat as the batsman misses his pull

28.5

Eranga to McKay, no run, length delivery on off, the batsman drives it on the up, but straight to cover

28.6

Eranga to McKay, no run, he bowls a yorker which the batsman drives it back to him

Australia 185/8   CJ McKay 4* (18b)

29.3

Malinga to McKay, no run, he bowls a slower delivery just outside off, hangs in the air before coming down, it beats the batsman

29.4

Malinga to McKay, no run, another yorker, McKay calmly digs it out back to the bowler

29.5

Malinga to McKay, 2 runs, bowls a full toss on the pads, McKay calmly tucks it to deep square leg for an easy couple

29.6

Malinga to McKay, no run, another attempted yorker, but this could have been expensive. McKay flicked that well, but straight to the man at midwicket

Australia 192/8   CJ McKay 6* (22b)

30.5

Herath to McKay, no run, he goes back and defends the length delivery down the pitch

30.6

Herath to McKay, no run, pushed further up, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to cover

Australia 193/9   CJ McKay 6* (24b)

31.4

Malinga to McKay, 1 run, short of length delivery, the batsman hops and tucks it to behind square on the leg side for a single

31.6

Malinga to McKay, 1 run, fires a quick length delivery on the pads, Mckay tucks it to square leg off the back foot

Australia 198/9   CJ McKay 8* (26b)

32.1

Herath to McKay, 1 run, tossed up delivery on the middle, the batsman eases it to long off for a single

32.6

Herath to McKay, no run, bowls the slider on off stump, the batsman defends it easily off the back foot

Australia 200/9   CJ McKay 9* (28b)

33.3

Malinga to McKay, no run, bowls a sharp bouncer this time, but it's outside off and the batsman safely stays out of the way

33.4

Malinga to McKay, no run, another short ball outside off, this time McKay sways away from the line

33.5

Malinga to McKay, FOUR, oh that is a shot that would have done a lot of players proud. It was a length delivery and McKay so calmly drives it over mid-off, sheer timing in that one

33.6

Malinga to McKay, 1 run, menacing yorker aimed at the boot, McKay digs this out to backward square leg with ease too

Australia 206/9   CJ McKay 14* (32b 1x4)

34.1

Herath to McKay, 2 runs, he bowls it slow and short, it allows the batsman to go back and punch it past midwicket for a single

34.2

Herath to McKay, 1 run, another one that is slow and slightly short, the batsman goes back and punches it to long on

34.4

Herath to McKay, 2 runs, full and on the leg stump, the batsman tries to drive it to midwicket but gets an inside edge fine on the leg side

34.5

Herath to McKay, no run, he comes forward and defends the flatter delivery to the off

34.6

Herath to McKay, FOUR, the bowler gives it some air, the batsman gives it more air by smashing it to the cow corner for a one bounce four

Australia 216/9   CJ McKay 23* (37b 2x4)

36.1

Dilshan to McKay, no run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman pushes it back to the right of the bowler

36.2

Dilshan to McKay, no run, full and flighted, driven back to the bowler

36.3

Dilshan to McKay, 1 run, pushed through on the middle stump line, the batsman tucks it to midwicket for a single

36.6

Dilshan to McKay, 2 runs, pushed through outside off, the batsman gets an outside edge for a couple..Sanga appeals, Dilshan joins him later... Appeal? Seriously? for an outside edge?

Australia 220/9   CJ McKay 26* (41b 2x4)

37.4

Eranga to McKay, 1 run, length delivery on off, McKay pushes it softly to mid-off and runs for an easy single. There was a wild throw from Malinga and could have been an overthrow had the midwicket fielder not dived to stop that

Australia 222/9   CJ McKay 27* (42b 2x4)

38.5

Dilshan to McKay, 1 run, fuller delivery on the pads, it is easily nudged to deep square leg for a single

Australia 225/9   CJ McKay 28* (43b 2x4)

39.1

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, he bowls it on back of length, McKay defends it easily to the off side

39.2

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, he bowls a good yorker on off stump, but McKay, without any pressure here, digs it out like a top-order batsman

39.3

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery on the pads, the batsman defends it to the leg side this time

39.4

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to cover

39.5

Kulasekara to McKay, 1 wide, he bowls a short delivery, bounces well over the batsman and it's another run...

39.5

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman stays in the crease and punches it to point..

39.6

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery on off, McKay wristily drives it to midwicket

Australia 226/9   CJ McKay 28* (49b 2x4)

40.3

Dilshan to McKay, no run, flatter delivery on a length, McKay pushes it to the off side, but no run

40.4

Dilshan to McKay, 1 run, on the pads, McKay goes back and nudges it to deep square leg for a single

Australia 228/9   CJ McKay 29* (51b 2x4)

41.1

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery just outside off, defended towards point

41.2

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, he goes full on off stump, McKay digs it out easily to mid on

41.3

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery on off, the batsman takes a forward step and pushes it to cover

41.4

Kulasekara to McKay, 1 run, he bowls a good slower delivery on the middle stump, but this is again easily dealt with, pushed to long on for a single

41.6

Kulasekara to McKay, no run, length delivery on off, the batsman comes solidly behind it to push it back to the bowler

Australia 232/9   CJ McKay 30* (56b 2x4)

42.2

Dilshan to McKay, no run, he drove it almost back to the bowler! Almost.. just a metre ahead of him.. Dilshan smiles..

42.3

Dilshan to McKay, OUT, he catches it this time! Absolute blinder by Dilshan to set off wild celebrations on the ground. The crowd has found its voice! It was another flatter delivery, shorter too and the batsman punched it back.. Dilshan was moving to his right, but the ball was hit to his left at a comfortable height, but he quickly changed direction and plucked it out from nowhere, it was drifting away from him all the time.. Special catch to finally end Australia's resistance

CJ McKay c & b Dilshan 30 (72m 58b 2x4 0x6) SR: 51.72

Australia 233/10   CJ McKay 30 (58b 2x4)
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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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