ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

0.6

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)

1.4

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

1.5

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

1.6

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)

2.5

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

2.6

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)

4.1

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

4.2

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

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

5.1

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

5.2

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)
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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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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