ICC Champions Trophy - 12th match, Group A

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

21.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up and slow outside off, the batsman defends it to off

21.2

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

21.3

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, he comes down the pitch and drives the flighted delivery, but straight to mid-on

21.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, he placed it towards midwicket, but Maxwell ran to the ball quickly and fired a throw towards non-striker's because Dilshan had run a few paces down.. No damage done

21.5

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run

21.6

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

Sri Lanka 91/2   GJ Maxwell 1-0-3-0

23.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, comes down the pitch and pushes the flighted delivery to midwicket

23.2

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, flatter delivery, the batsman pushes it to the gap at cover point for a single

23.3

Maxwell to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up delivery on the middle stump line, the batsman defends it off the front foot

23.4

Maxwell to Jayawardene, 1 run, he comes forward and gets and inside edge past that leg slip fielder for a single

23.5

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up on off stump line, the batsman pushes it to deep cover for a single

23.6

Maxwell to Jayawardene, no run, pushed through on off and middle, the batsman defends. The keeper calls it a "gorgeous length"

Sri Lanka 95/3   GJ Maxwell 2-0-6-0

25.1

Maxwell to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and works it past midwicket for a single

25.2

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 2 runs, oh he is lucky here! He tried a similar inside out shout as Mahela's in the last over, but he got too much height on it..Lucky for him it landed wide of long off

25.3

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, he nudges this one to backward square leg for a single

25.4

Maxwell to Jayawardene, 1 run, he pushes it softly to square leg for a quick single, but a direct hit from the fielder at midwicket would have made that interesting

25.5

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, he comes forward and defends it to off

25.6

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, fuller length, allows the batsman to drive it to deep cover

Sri Lanka 105/3   GJ Maxwell 3-0-12-0

27.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, he dabs it to square leg for an easy single

27.2

Maxwell to Jayawardene, 1 run, reverse sweep from Mahela that almost looked like heading to the boundary, but McKay dives at short third man to prevent the boundary

27.3

Maxwell to Thirimanne, no run, he comes down the pitch and defends as the length is on the shorter side

27.4

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, quicker delivery on off, the batsman goes back and punches it through point for a single

27.5

Maxwell to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

27.6

Maxwell to Jayawardene, no run, he comes down the pitch, but Big Show adjusts his length to a shorter one. Mahela defends it to midwicket

Sri Lanka 113/3   GJ Maxwell 4-0-15-0

29.1

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, quicker and on a length outside off, the batsman pushes it past point for a single

29.2

Maxwell to Jayawardene, FOUR, it's fired on the leg stump, but Mahela is quick to latch on to that, he goes down on his knee and powerfully paddles it past that leg slip fielder

29.3

Maxwell to Jayawardene, FOUR, a reverse-sweep this time, McKay can watch it go past him this time as this one was few meters away from him this time

29.4

Maxwell to Jayawardene, 1 run, slower and on off stump this time, the batsman dabs it to the right of midwicket for a quick single

29.5

Maxwell to Thirimanne, 1 run, he comes down the track and pushes the tossed up delivery to long off

29.6

Maxwell to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up and full outside off, the batsman comes forward and pushes it to midwicket

Sri Lanka 125/3   GJ Maxwell 5-0-26-0
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Photos

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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