Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)

14.4

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, off the mark right away with a confident whip off the pads backward of square leg

Sri Lanka 81/3   LD Chandimal 1* (1b)

15.1

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 run, goes back and tucks it in front of square leg

15.6

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 run, fires it in full on leg stump, worked away behind square leg

Sri Lanka 88/3   LD Chandimal 3* (3b)

16.1

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, gets well forward and stretches to squeeze a full and wide one to point

16.2

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, gets on top of a shortish one outside off, and is in the air as he slashes to third man

Sri Lanka 89/3   LD Chandimal 4* (5b)

17.1

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 run, gets down the track, but gets an inside edge past Ponting as he looks to go over midwicket

Sri Lanka 90/4   LD Chandimal 5* (6b)

18.1

Johnson to Chandimal, FOUR, bowls it full around off and Chandimal goes down the ground with a lovely straight followthrough as he eases forward

18.2

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, opens him up with one coming in from short of a length on middle, he blocks in the end on the off side

18.3

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, decides to get well forward to one slanted across him, and defends with an inside edge on the leg side

18.4

Johnson to Chandimal, 2 runs, that could have been close, but he gets bat around front pad to send the pacy fullish ball racing past midwicket with a confident clip

18.5

Johnson to Chandimal, no run, Johnson is bowling consistently full, takes it across and beats him on the forward push

18.6

Johnson to Chandimal, 1 run, could have been close, he got across and pushed a length ball towards point, from where the throw was fired to the non-striker's, he was taking it a bit easy initially bit had to hurry across in the end

Sri Lanka 101/4   LD Chandimal 12* (12b 1x4)

19.1

Bollinger to Chandimal, OUT, what a catch that is from Michael Clarke, Doug slanted a length ball across Chandimal who got too far across and had a poke at it, the edge went between Haddin and Clarke at wide slip who flew to his left and grabbed the ball one-handed at it almost rushed passed him, superb reflexes from the captain, Australia on top

LD Chandimal c Clarke b Bollinger 12 (21m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 92.30

Sri Lanka 101/5   LD Chandimal 12 (13b 1x4)
Series Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 22, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 20, 2011
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 16, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 78 runs
Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 14, 2011
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele - Aug 10, 2011
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)
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Aug 10, 2011

The Sri Lankans congratulate Michael Clarke, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, Pallekele, August 10, 2011

The Sri Lankans congratulate Michael Clarke

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Aug 10, 2011

Ricky Ponting was bowled by Suraj Randiv, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, Pallekele, August 10, 2011

Ricky Ponting was bowled by Suraj Randiv

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