ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

0.1

Johnson to Perera, FOUR, gets a gift first ball. It was short and wide and rising, and KJP slaps it over point with some ferocity

0.2

Johnson to Perera, 4 leg byes, now he slips a fuller length delivery down the leg side and all KJP has to do is to get some bat on it. He doesn't get any bat, but gets some pad on that and the ball runs down fine

0.3

Johnson to Perera, OUT, another length ball on the leg stump, it hits the batsman as he is shuffling to play it towards the leg side, he gets hit in front of the leg stump, under the knee roll. The umpire takes some time and then raises his finger. KJP walks up to Dilshan to ask how that looked, but after a lengthy discussion, he is on his way.

MDKJ Perera lbw b Johnson 4 (2m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

0.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short delivery outside off, the batsman gets up on his toes and taps it straight to point

0.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of length delivery on the middle stump, the batsman goes on the back foot and tucks it to fine leg for a single

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   MG Johnson 1-0-5-1

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

2.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short of length delivery just outside off, the batsman drops his wrists and lets this one go through

2.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length delivery outside off, swinging a touch away. Sanga waits in the crease and opens the face to run it to point

2.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, oh that could have been close at the non-striker's end! Would have been out! Sanga drove it to the left of mid-on and set off immediately, but he would have been short by some distance had Doherty hit the stumps

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   MG Johnson 2-0-7-1

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

4.5

Johnson to Thirimanne, 4 byes, short of length outside off, 146 kph, nasty delivery actually as it quickly rose on to the batsman, and it kept rising after Thiri got out of the way and went over the keeper's head

4.6

Johnson to Thirimanne, 1 run, fuller delivery on the pads, clipped fine on the leg side for a single

Sri Lanka 26/2   MG Johnson 3-0-9-1

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

6.3

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, he bowls a back of length delivery on off stump, the batsman defends off the back foot

6.4

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, he goes slightly wide of the crease and bowls a fuller delivery just wide outside off, 145 kph, Thiri comes forward to play a forceful drive but plays inside the line. Excellent delivery

6.5

Johnson to Thirimanne, 1 run, length delivery just outside off, 144.6 kph, this time the batsman just pushes it past backward point down 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   MG Johnson 4-0-11-1

31.1

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, here comes the yorker first up! Aimed at the toes, but Thiri does well to block it out

31.2

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, another one aimed at the toes, Thiri jams it out to mid-on this time

31.3

Johnson to Thirimanne, OUT, short delivery outside off and he has pulled it straight to the fielder at midwicket. He was done in by the pace, 143 kph on that one, and was not in control of that shot. Also, that didn't bounce as high as anyone would have expected it to, Thiri took it just below chest high. A big breakthrough although

HDRL Thirimanne c Watson b Johnson 57 (105m 86b 4x4 0x6) SR: 66.27

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

31.5

Johnson to Jayawardene, FOUR, back of length delivery outside off, Mahela just bends those knees and creams it through point.. No chance for anyone..

31.6

Johnson to Jayawardene, no run, nasty short delivery from round the wicket, hits the batsman on his wrists as he tries to whip it to the leg side.. Serious pace there

Sri Lanka 133/4   MG Johnson 5-0-16-2

33.1

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, fires a short of length delivery that hurries on to the batsman as he tries to pull it, it was in the air for a while, but well short of the man at fine leg

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

33.4

Johnson to Jayawardene, no run, fuller length delivery on off, the batsman pushes it to cover

33.5

Johnson to Jayawardene, no run, falls just short of Watson this time! It was a full delivery angling in and the batsman flicked it in the air, just drops short of Watson..

33.6

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, back of length this time, 145 kph, the batsman tries to defend it off the back foot and gets an inside edge towards square leg

Sri Lanka 138/4   MG Johnson 6-0-18-2

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

35.4

Johnson to Jayawardene, no run, Jayaewardene struggling with the wide angle from which Johnson is delivering, a somewhat round-arm action from round the wicket, Jayawardene jumps awkwardly as he defends that shortish ball from the crease

35.5

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, similar length and outside off, dabbed towards point where Maxwell fields

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

35.6

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, short of length ball just outside off, played with soft hands towards point for a single

Sri Lanka 151/4   MG Johnson 7-0-27-2

41.1

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, he bowls it on a fuller length outside off, the batsman slices it to point

41.2

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, short of length delivery, the batsman goes back and clips it deep square leg for a single

41.3

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, he tries the short delivery at Mahela, who calmly ramps it fine on the off side for a single to third man and bring up his fifty

41.4

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, he sees fuller length and goes down on his knee to drive it to cover

41.5

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, back of length delivery, the batsman stays on the back foot and nudges it to deep midwicket for a single

41.6

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, he bowls a shortish delivery that comes in a touch into the batsman. He was trying to get away from it, but gets hit on the shoulder of the bat and ends up pushing it towards third man

Sri Lanka 186/5   MG Johnson 8-0-32-2

43.1

Johnson to Jayawardene, FOUR, he gets a short of length ball to which he calmly makes room and taps it past gully.. Once it crosses the fielder, it races to the boundary

43.2

Johnson to Jayawardene, no run, he bowls a slower ball, in 130s, and it beats Mahela as he plays his drive too early

43.3

Johnson to Jayawardene, FOUR, he is earning a fortune from this nudges as he as always done, this time he tickles this length ball fine on the leg side

43.4

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, short delivery that doesn't get up too high, Mahela attempts a pull, but gets hit on the body.He takes a leg bye to the left of the keeper

43.5

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, here comes the yorker, it's outside off and it passes under Chandimal's bat

43.6

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, back of length delivery on off, Chandimal runs it down to third man for a single

Sri Lanka 200/5   MG Johnson 9-0-41-2

46.1

Johnson to Chandimal, 2 runs, he bowls a full delivery and Chandimal throws his bat at that targeting that region over extra cover, but doesn't get the timing luckily as it falls short of long off

46.2

Johnson to Chandimal, OUT, caught at mid-on. Tries the big whack again, but it was a slower delivery and although it looked like he had made good connection, he hadn't. That went just high and not long at all. Easily gobbled

LD Chandimal c Hughes b Johnson 31 (38m 32b 1x4 1x6) SR: 96.87

46.3

Johnson to Jayawardene, 1 run, he waits on the back foot and guides the length delivery down to third man for a single

46.4

Johnson to Kulasekara, 2 runs, he gets a low full toss outside off and pushes it to deep cover for a single

46.5

Johnson to Kulasekara, 2 runs, back of length delivery outside off, the batsman chops it down to third man for a couple

46.6

Johnson to Kulasekara, no run, he bowls a short delivery, but the batsman ducks under it and the ball goes down the leg side.. Surprisingly not called a wide

Sri Lanka 229/6   MG Johnson 10-0-48-3
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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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