Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Jayawardene b Malinga
    162
    285
    412
    22
    0
    56.84
    c Jayasuriya b Samaraweera
    117
    184
    275
    14
    2
    63.58
    c Atapattu b Malinga
    22
    27
    32
    3
    0
    81.48
    lbw b Chandana
    97
    123
    160
    13
    0
    78.86
    c Sangakkara b Chandana
    50
    56
    85
    9
    0
    89.28
    b Chandana
    1
    20
    17
    0
    0
    5.00
    c †Kaluwitharana b Malinga
    35
    34
    49
    2
    2
    102.94
    c Samaraweera b Chandana
    2
    7
    9
    0
    0
    28.57
    c †Kaluwitharana b Malinga
    1
    5
    3
    0
    0
    20.00
    c Atapattu b Chandana
    9
    10
    6
    2
    0
    90.00
    not out
    0
    3
    20
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    21 (b 7, lb 3, nb 7, w 4)
    TOTAL
    517 all out (124.2 Overs, RR: 4.15, 539 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-255 (ML Hayden, 64.1 ov), 2-291 (RT Ponting, 70.5 ov), 3-392 (JL Langer, 95.4 ov), 4-454 (DR Martyn, 109.1 ov), 5-462 (SM Katich, 113.5 ov), 6-469 (DS Lehmann, 115.3 ov), 7-474 (SK Warne, 117.2 ov), 8-476 (JN Gillespie, 118.1 ov), 9-485 (MS Kasprowicz, 119.6 ov), 10-517 (AC Gilchrist, 124.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas27210203.7700
    DNT Zoysa1957203.7800
    TT Samaraweera1725513.2300
    SL Malinga29.2214945.0747
    UDU Chandana26210954.1900
    ST Jayasuriya602003.3300
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Hayden b McGrath
    133
    268
    337
    19
    0
    49.62
    c †Gilchrist b Gillespie
    13
    9
    15
    3
    0
    144.44
    c Gillespie b Warne
    74
    115
    160
    8
    0
    64.34
    c & b Kasprowicz
    43
    118
    166
    6
    0
    36.44
    c Ponting b Gillespie
    70
    199
    249
    6
    0
    35.17
    c Kasprowicz b Warne
    35
    61
    86
    5
    0
    57.37
    c Warne b McGrath
    34
    46
    93
    3
    0
    73.91
    st †Gilchrist b Warne
    19
    49
    78
    0
    1
    38.77
    c Ponting b Gillespie
    2
    6
    8
    0
    0
    33.33
    not out
    0
    9
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    run out (Lehmann)
    0
    5
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    32 (b 3, lb 10, nb 17, w 2)
    TOTAL
    455 all out (144.4 Overs, RR: 3.14, 610 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-18 (ST Jayasuriya, 3.2 ov), 2-156 (KC Sangakkara, 43.3 ov), 3-280 (MS Atapattu, 83.2 ov), 4-280 (DPMD Jayawardene, 84.2 ov), 5-345 (TM Dilshan, 103.4 ov), 6-420 (RS Kaluwitharana, 124.1 ov), 7-445 (TT Samaraweera, 140.1 ov), 8-455 (WPUJC Vaas, 142.1 ov), 9-455 (UDU Chandana, 143.1 ov), 10-455 (SL Malinga, 144.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath34107922.3203
    JN Gillespie37.4611633.0720
    MS Kasprowicz32511313.53013
    SK Warne38712933.3901
    DS Lehmann30501.6600

Close of Play

  • Fri, 09 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 370/2 (JL Langer 159*, DR Martyn 56*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 10 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 184/2 (MS Atapattu 75*, DPMD Jayawardene 9*, 53 ov)
  • Sun, 11 Jul - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 411/5 (TT Samaraweera 53*, RS Kaluwitharana 30*, 122 ov)
  • Mon, 12 Jul - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 194/2 (ML Hayden 68*, DR Martyn 52*, 49 ov)
  • Tue, 13 Jul - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 183/8 (85 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Atapattu leads Sri Lankan riposte

    Marvan Atapattu stroked a classy 133 - his 15th Test century - while the middle order chipped in with useful contributions to ensure that Sri Lanka were comfortably placed at close of play on the third day

  • Hayden and Martyn set up a classic finish

    On a day that rained water, wickets and runs, Australia muscled themselves into a strong position in the second Test at Cairns

  • Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cairns

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  • Atapattu and Sangakkara lead the chase to 517

    Marvan Atapattu and Kumar Sangakkara helped Sri Lanka reach 2 for 184 at the end of the second day of the second Test at Cairns

  • Australia stumble to a big total

    Australia lost five wickets this morning, almost all to reckelss shotmaking, as Sri Lanka tried to claw their way back into the match