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)

Eranga to Hughes, FOUR, Hughes nearly bowled first ball, that wasn't too far outside off but he still goes for the cut, bottom edges it past the stumps for a streaky boundary

Australia 9/0   PJ Hughes 4* (1b 1x4)

Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, short of length ball on off stump, Hughes gets behind the line and defends


Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, pegged back in the crease, looking to work the ball to the leg side, edges it towards cover


Kulasekara to Hughes, no run, length ball just outside off, a good-looking drive towards short cover

Australia 11/1   PJ Hughes 4* (4b 1x4)

Eranga to Hughes, no run, length ball outside off, Hughes goes for his favourite cut, and he is late on it, mistimes it to the off side


Eranga to Hughes, no run, a touch shorter and on leg stump, Hughes looks ungainly as he blocks that to the leg side

Australia 14/1   PJ Hughes 4* (6b 1x4)

Eranga to Hughes, FOUR, someone tell Hughes where the middle of the bat is, all edges here, this time a French cut for four, he was looking to drive that through the covers, that ball was well outside off, ends up as four runs for Australia


Eranga to Hughes, 1 run, dabbed behind point for a single

Australia 33/1   PJ Hughes 9* (8b 2x4)

Kulasekara to Hughes, FOUR, Hughes finally connects properly with the cut, gets well forward and chops that past point for four more


Kulasekara to Hughes, OUT, what sort of shot is that? Hughes guides that off the middle of the bat to the keeper, looking to steer that to third man but he doesn't get enough on it, Australia lose their second, it was a back of a length ball outside off, Hughes tried to be too cute and paid the price

PJ Hughes c †Sangakkara b Kulasekara 13 (23m 10b 3x4 0x6) SR: 130.00

Australia 45/2   PJ Hughes 13 (10b 3x4)





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