ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

0.6

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, length delivery on the pads, he fails to get bat on that. It hits the pads and rolls towards square leg

Sri Lanka 9/1   TM Dilshan 0* (1b)

1.5

McKay to Dilshan, FOUR, he tests Dilshan with a full and wide delivery but the batsman is an expert in dealing with these, drives it hard through cover point for a four

1.6

McKay to Dilshan, 3 runs, and through that same gap again, this time off a short of length delivery just outside off. The batsman went to the back foot and punched it in the gap. The fielder from third man runs around to cut off the boundary

Sri Lanka 18/1   TM Dilshan 7* (3b 1x4)

2.1

Johnson to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length delivery on the middle stump, the batsman drops it in front towards off side and calls for a quick single

2.5

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, length delivery going across the right-hander, left alone by Dilshan

2.6

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, goes fuller around off and middle line, but doesn't get that inswing. Dilshan drives it to straight to midwicket

Sri Lanka 20/1   TM Dilshan 8* (6b 1x4)

4.1

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, fuller length delivery on off stump, 145 kph, Dilshan takes a forward stride and defends it back to the bowler

4.2

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, length delivery just outside off, the batsman comes forward again and pushes inside the line. the ball goes through to the keeper

4.3

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, wider this time, keeps it full again and Dilshan has had enough of defending, he goes for an on the up drive and is beaten

4.4

Johnson to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length delivery on the leg stump line, the batsman whips it off his hips to fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 21/2   TM Dilshan 9* (10b 1x4)

6.1

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, back of length delivery on the off stump, the batsman comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

6.2

Johnson to Dilshan, 1 run, he comes forward to drive seeing the fuller length, but it was a slower one - 132 kph - and Dilshan gets a thick outside edge to third man for a single

6.6

Johnson to Dilshan, no run, he goes very full just outside off, Dilshan tries to drive it, but manages to just block it out to cover

Sri Lanka 30/2   TM Dilshan 10* (13b 1x4)

7.2

McKay to Dilshan, 3 runs, this time it's on Dilshan's pads and he easily flicks it past square leg for a couple of runs

Sri Lanka 34/2   TM Dilshan 13* (14b 1x4)

8.1

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, he bowls back of length on off stump, the batsman defends it off the back foot

8.2

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, short of length delivery on off stump and Dilshan tries to pull it over midwicket, but gets an inside edge on to his body

8.3

Faulkner to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery on the pads, the batsman works it to deep square leg for a single

8.5

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, length delivery just outside off, Dilshan comes forward and punches it to mid off

8.6

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, length delivery just outside off, moves a touch away after pitching and Dilshan was beaten as he played inside the line

Sri Lanka 36/2   TM Dilshan 14* (19b 1x4)

9.4

Watson to Dilshan, no run, he goes on the back foot to this length delivery and punches it straight to the cover fielder

9.5

Watson to Dilshan, 2 runs, length delivery on the middle stump line, Dilshan goes on the back foot and punches it through the gap at midwicket for a couple of runs

9.6

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, he pushes this one softly to midwicket again for an easy single

Sri Lanka 40/2   TM Dilshan 17* (22b 1x4)

10.1

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, length delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to cover

10.2

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, back of length delivery on off, bounces a touch extra, Dilshan goes on the back foot and defends it to point

10.3

Faulkner to Dilshan, 1 run, slightly short on off stump, and at that pace, the batsman slaps it easily to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 41/2   TM Dilshan 18* (25b 1x4)

11.1

Watson to Dilshan, no run, back of length delivery honing in on off stump, the batsman punches it to cover off the back foot

11.2

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length delivery on the pads, the batsman easily whips to fine leg to bring up Sri Lanka's fifty

11.4

Watson to Dilshan, no run, fuller length delivery on off, the batsman belatedly comes forward and pushes it to mid on

11.5

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball angling in on to the pads, the batsman clips it to fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 52/2   TM Dilshan 20* (29b 1x4)

12.1

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, back of length delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and defends it to cover point

12.2

Faulkner to Dilshan, no run, beautiful delivery! This was on a length, bowled with a scrambled seam and it just evades the outside edge as Dilshan comes forward to drive it

12.3

Faulkner to Dilshan, 1 run, fuller this time, and Dilshan calls for a single as soon as he punches it towards mid-off. Voges dives across and stops the ball, but had he done it cleanly, it would have surely caused some confusion

12.5

Faulkner to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery on the middle, Dilshan comes forward and works it away to deep midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 55/2   TM Dilshan 22* (33b 1x4)

13.1

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery on the middle stump line, Dilshan clips it to deep midwicket off the back foot and thinks about a second, but is rightly sent back

Sri Lanka 56/2   TM Dilshan 23* (34b 1x4)

14.1

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, fires one in on the pads, the batsman drives it cover

14.2

Doherty to Dilshan, 1 run, slower this time, outside off, the batsman comes forward and drives it hard to deep extra cover

14.6

Doherty to Dilshan, 1 run, short and on off stump line, the batsman goes on the back foot and punches it hard to deep cover

Sri Lanka 63/2   TM Dilshan 25* (37b 1x4)

15.1

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length delivery on the pads, easily clipped away to fine leg for a single

15.4

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery that comes in after hitting the deck, the batsman was shaping for a backfoot punch through cover, but adjust well to chop it towards backward point

15.6

Watson to Dilshan, no run, another length ball comes in after pitching, the batsman defends it towards the leg side this time

Sri Lanka 67/2   TM Dilshan 27* (40b 1x4)

16.3

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and drives it straight to cover

16.4

Doherty to Dilshan, 2 runs, slower and flighted, drifts in from round the wicket, the batsman gets an outside edge through point as he tries to drive it

16.5

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, tossed up and on the pads, the batsman comes forward and tries to work it away to leg side, gets hit on the pads though

16.6

Doherty to Dilshan, 1 run, quicker and shorter outside off, the batsman waits on the back foot and punches it through point

Sri Lanka 71/2   TM Dilshan 30* (44b 1x4)

17.1

Marsh to Dilshan, no run, starts off with a short of length delivery outside off, the batsman whacks it off the back foot, but straight to point

17.2

Marsh to Dilshan, no run, fuller length delivery on the middle, the batsman drives it straight to the deepish mid on fielder

17.3

Marsh to Dilshan, 1 run, he goes full this time, but the direction is all wrong. it's on the pads and it's flicked to fine leg with ease

17.6

Marsh to Dilshan, no run, fullish delivery on the off stump, the batsman comes forward and drives it to mid-on

Sri Lanka 73/2   TM Dilshan 31* (48b 1x4)

18.2

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, beautiful delivery, tossed up and it spun a bit to beat the batsman's intended drive

18.3

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, now he fires this one on the pads. Dilshan is unlucky to miss this sweep

18.4

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, flatter and quicker on off, the batsman comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

18.5

Doherty to Dilshan, 1 run, tossed up, slower and on a length, the batsman waits and then pushes it to the left of cover for a quick single

Sri Lanka 75/2   TM Dilshan 32* (52b 1x4)

20.1

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, nicely bowled again! Tossed up and slower outside off, Dilshan is beaten as he tries to wristily push it through off

20.2

Doherty to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed through on the pads, the batsman turns it to square leg for a single

20.6

Doherty to Dilshan, no run, tossed up and slower, it drifts in to the batsman, who drives it back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 88/2   TM Dilshan 33* (55b 1x4)

21.2

Maxwell to Dilshan, 1 run, he comes forward and pushes it towards cover with soft hands and calls for a quick single

21.6

Maxwell to Dilshan, no run, tossed up delivery on the middle and leg line, driven straight to midwicket

Sri Lanka 91/2   TM Dilshan 34* (57b 1x4)

22.2

Doherty to Dilshan, OUT, caught at slip! What a catch by Watson, diving to his right, he picked this one low and one-handed! Doherty has been bowling well to Dilshan, he floats this one on the middle and leg line and gets it to turn just a touch, enough to beat batsman's whippy drive to the on side. Dilshan got a leading edge and Watson did the rest completing an excellent catch

TM Dilshan c Watson b Doherty 34 (93m 58b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.62

Sri Lanka 92/3   TM Dilshan 34 (58b 1x4)
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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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