Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)

0.1

Lee to Tharanga, no run, gets a hint of outswing first up, Tharanga pushes this to mid-on. Fullish delivery

0.2

Lee to Tharanga, no run, this one doesn't swing in, but Tharanga plays for it, and ends up pushing inside the line of the ball

0.3

Lee to Tharanga, 1 wide, tries the bouncer, but it is too short and too high

0.3

Lee to Tharanga, no run, back of a length, just outside off, Tharanga pushes it to cover

0.4

Lee to Tharanga, no run, again, plays for the non-existent swing, turning his wrists on this one, gets a leading edge towards point

0.5

Lee to Tharanga, no run, this one swings ina bit, gets the inside edge onto the pad. A stifled appeal ensues

0.6

Lee to Tharanga, no run, defended with an open face, towards point. Just the one wide off the over

Sri Lanka 1/0   WU Tharanga 0* (6b)

2.5

Lee to Tharanga, no run, pushed to cover

2.6

Lee to Tharanga, no run, driven firmly, finds mid-off

Sri Lanka 13/0   WU Tharanga 0* (8b)

3.5

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, slightly short, going down leg, was caught in two minds about playing at that one, looking to turn it into the leg side at first but then opted against it, struck on the pads

3.6

Bollinger to Tharanga, FOUR, nicely timed, picked the gap very well, punched firmly off the front foot, on the up, past extra cover for a boundary

Sri Lanka 22/0   WU Tharanga 4* (10b 1x4)

4.6

Watson to Tharanga, 1 run, pushed wide of mid-on for a single

Sri Lanka 28/0   WU Tharanga 5* (11b 1x4)

5.1

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, full, Tharanga mis-hits the drive to mid-on

5.2

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, short of a length, outside off, left alone

5.3

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, swings in, actually seams in after pitching, Tharanga is hit on the pad, but this is going down the leg side

5.4

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, back of a length, punched to cover

5.5

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, length ball, on the pads, pushed to mid-on

5.6

Bollinger to Tharanga, no run, firm push from Tharanga, on the up, but can't beat mid-on. Maiden over

Sri Lanka 28/0   WU Tharanga 5* (17b 1x4)

6.2

Watson to Tharanga, FOUR, length ball on the pads, not the ball to bowl to subcontinent batsmen with the fine leg in the circle. Tharanga places this wide of the man

6.3

Watson to Tharanga, no run, back of a length, closer to middle now, pushed back to Watson

6.4

Watson to Tharanga, 1 run, gets the width, steers this down to third man

6.6

Watson to Tharanga, 1 run, short of a length, on the pads, Tharanga finds Johnson at short fine leg, but Johnson has trouble finding the ball, and concedes a single

Sri Lanka 36/0   WU Tharanga 11* (21b 2x4)

7.1

Lee to Tharanga, no run, bouncer outside off, Tharanga doesn't play at it

7.2

Lee to Tharanga, 1 run, gets a thick edge on this drive, and a single to third man

Sri Lanka 37/0   WU Tharanga 12* (23b 2x4)

8.1

Johnson to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, this one moves into the batsman, hits Tharanga on the pads. Johnson appeals, but clearly it is going down the leg side

Sri Lanka 38/1   WU Tharanga 12* (24b 2x4)

9.1

Lee to Tharanga, no run, loose drive well away from the body, with no foot movement at all. Is beaten by the away movement

9.2

Lee to Tharanga, no run, fuller, closer to off, can't beat the cover ring

9.3

Lee to Tharanga, no run, full, on the pads, can't beat square leg

9.4

Lee to Tharanga, 1 run, beats the cover ring this time, but there is a sweeper-cover in place

9.6

Lee to Tharanga, no run, this is full and swings away, which makes it quite handy delivery, especially since it is coming from round the stumps. Tharanga is beaten on the drive

Sri Lanka 40/1   WU Tharanga 13* (29b 2x4)

10.2

Johnson to Tharanga, OUT, Johnson strikes. His red-hot form continues. Digs this one in short, outside off, Tharanga looks to sway out of the line, but doesn't quite take the gloves out of the way. The ball doesn't quite rise up, and kisses the glove on the way

WU Tharanga c †Haddin b Johnson 13 (49m 30b 2x4 0x6) SR: 43.33

Sri Lanka 41/2   WU Tharanga 13 (30b 2x4)
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 14, 2011

Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke take a run, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, Hambantota, August 14, 2011

Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke take a run

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Aug 14, 2011

Michael Clarke drives through the offside, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, Hambantota, August 14, 2011

Michael Clarke drives through the offside

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