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)
0.1

Eranga to Watson, FOUR, what a start! Watson begins with a sensational drive through the covers for four, that was a length ball outside off, Watson leans into it and puts that away

0.2

Eranga to Watson, no run, shorter this time, closer to off stump, Watson waits in the crease and looks to dab the ball down to third man, beaten

0.3

Eranga to Watson, no run, bit of width, 134kph, shortish ball, slapped firmly towards point but well stopped by Dilshan

0.4

Eranga to Watson, no run, length ball is defended back down the track

0.5

Eranga to Watson, 1 run, length ball outside off, punched solidly back towards the bowler, bounces over the bowler's head, Eranga gets a hand on it but can only deflect it towards mid-off for a single

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   RMS Eranga 1-0-9-0
2.1

Eranga to Maxwell, no run, back of a length ball from Eranga, 137kph, just outside off, Maxwell fishes for it outside off and is beaten

2.2

Eranga to Maxwell, 2 runs, full and on the pads, lofted over mid-on and there's a long chase for Malinga, only two runs result though, should have pushed for three there

2.3

Eranga to Maxwell, no run, Eranga gets the ball to sway away a touch outside off, Maxwell hangs his bat outside off and is beaten once more

2.4

Eranga to Maxwell, 1 leg bye, length ball on the pads, huge appeal for lbw but that looked to be sliding down leg, the ball dribbles in front of square leg

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   RMS Eranga 2-0-11-0
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

4.3

Eranga to Maxwell, no run, short of length ball outside off, Maxwell slaps it back towards the bowler

4.4

Eranga to Maxwell, FOUR, thrashes that through cover, how hard was that hit? Maxwell skips down the track and lashes that short of length ball through the off side for four

4.5

Eranga to Maxwell, FOUR, full ball heading for the leg stump, Maxwell gets his front leg out of the way and drills that wide of mid-on for four, Maxwell gallops to 21

4.6

Eranga to Maxwell, no run, shortish ball just outside off, Maxwell wants to club that over midwicket but he can't connect

Australia 41/1   RMS Eranga 3-0-24-0
24.1

Eranga to Voges, no run, he bowls a quick length delivery on off, the batsman dabs it straight to point

24.2

Eranga to Voges, 1 run, back of length delivery on the middle, the batsman chops it to gully and steals a quick single

24.3

Eranga to Johnson, no run, that was quick and menacing outside off! The batsman is beaten as he plays inside the line

24.4

Eranga to Johnson, no run, he tries to pull this short of length delivery, but plays it without any timing to mid on

24.5

Eranga to Johnson, FOUR, length delivery wide outside off and the batsman drives it on the up straight down the ground for a boundary

24.6

Eranga to Johnson, OUT, another catch for Kula, this one at mid-off. Johnson tries to smash it down the ground again, but this delivery was slightly wider and he didn't reach for it, he got a healthy top-edge and today, Kula is unlikely to make any mistake

MG Johnson c Kulasekara b Eranga 4 (4m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Australia 168/8   RMS Eranga 4-0-29-1
26.1

Eranga to Voges, 1 run, length delivery, the batsman makes room and drives it through off, but the fielder at cover makes a diving stop

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

26.6

Eranga to Voges, no run, makes room, but he is not able to do much as it's an excellent yorker on the leg stump. He is only able to push it back to the bowler

Australia 172/8   RMS Eranga 5-0-32-1
28.1

Eranga to Voges, FOUR, short ball that follows the batsman as he makes room, but Voges slaps it to deep square leg boundary with ease

28.2

Eranga to Voges, 1 run, full delivery on off stump, the batsman drives it down the ground to long on for a single

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   RMS Eranga 6-0-37-1
35.1

Eranga to Doherty, no run, he bowls it full outside off, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to mid-off

35.2

Eranga to Doherty, no run, back of length delivery on off, doesn't bounce that much, the batsman defends it off the back foot

35.3

Eranga to Doherty, no run, another back of length delivery on off, the batsman defends it solidly to the off side

35.4

Eranga to Doherty, no run, fuller delivery outside off, the batsman comes forward and drives it to mid off

35.5

Eranga to Doherty, no run, bowls a slower yorker on leg stump, the batsman was shuffling across, but digs it out somehow

35.6

Eranga to Doherty, no run, another length ball, more resolute defence from Doherty

Australia 216/9   RMS Eranga 7-1-37-1
37.1

Eranga to Doherty, no run, he tries to push the length delivery to off, but chops it very close to the stumps..All safe in the end

37.2

Eranga to Doherty, no run, back of length delivery on off, Doherty defends it off the back foot

37.3

Eranga to Doherty, 1 run, bowls a full delivery on the pads, the batsman flicks it in the air towards fine leg for an easy single

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

37.5

Eranga to Doherty, no run, short delivery, the batsman gets down on his knees to avoid that as it didn't get too high

37.6

Eranga to Doherty, 1 run, slower and fuller, he pushes it to mid-off for a single and it could have been tight if the fielder had not fumbled it...

Australia 223/9   RMS Eranga 8-1-40-1
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