Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)

20.3

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, length ball, seaming away slightly, Mathews is slightly opened up, but keeps it down

20.4

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, bouncer now, Mathews sways out of the line

20.5

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, drives on the up, far away from his body, manages to keep it down

20.6

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, length ball, pitches middle and leg, moves towards off, Mathews defends. Wicket-maiden for Bollinger

Sri Lanka 77/4   AD Mathews 0* (4b)

21.2

Doherty to Mathews, no run, some bite here, Doherty gets it to drift towards middle and left, and it then turns towards off. Defended

21.3

Doherty to Mathews, no run, full on the pads, pushed towards midwicket

21.4

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, short and wide, cut away

21.6

Doherty to Mathews, no run, flighted around middle and off, defended to cover

Sri Lanka 80/4   AD Mathews 1* (8b)

22.2

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, full toss, hit straight, but misfielded by silly mid-off, which lets Mathews get his 1000th run

22.5

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, angling across, Mathews plays with soft hands, and takes a single just wide of cover

Sri Lanka 85/4   AD Mathews 3* (10b)

23.5

Doherty to Mathews, no run, flighted outside off, Mathews drives it firmly to mid-off

23.6

Doherty to Mathews, no run, another firm push, away from the body, towards cover

Sri Lanka 87/4   AD Mathews 3* (12b)

24.4

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, Mathews presses forward and defends around his front pad

24.5

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, full, on the pads, can't get it past midwicket

24.6

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, floated wide outside off, pushed to short extra cover

Sri Lanka 88/4   AD Mathews 3* (15b)

25.3

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, nice nice drift, this was well outside off when it left his hand, then moved in, pitched off, and straightened a touch. Pushed to the left of Doherty, who gets a hand to it, thus beating Smith with the deviation even though he was backing up well

25.5

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, Mathews leaves his crease now, gets a single to long-off

Sri Lanka 92/4   AD Mathews 5* (17b)

26.3

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, tossed up outside off, defended

26.4

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, full on the pads, turns this to midwicket

26.5

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, driven down to long-on for another single

Sri Lanka 95/4   AD Mathews 6* (20b)

27.2

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, too far down the leg side, helped away for a single

Sri Lanka 98/4   AD Mathews 7* (21b)

28.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, length ball, pitches middle and leg, moves away towards off, defended

28.3

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, angled across him, Mathews punches it to sweeper-cover for one

28.5

Johnson to Mathews, 2 runs, full offcutter, gets a thick edge, which goes square of third man, gets them a couple

28.6

Johnson to Mathews, no run, beautiful offcutter, pitches on a length, around off, Mathews plays at it, and is beaten by the movement

Sri Lanka 112/4   AD Mathews 10* (25b)

29.3

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, pushed wide of cover for one

29.5

Doherty to Mathews, no run, more drift for him, Mathews comes forward and defends

29.6

Doherty to Mathews, no run, flatter delivery, pushed to cover

Sri Lanka 120/4   AD Mathews 11* (28b)

30.3

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, worked away off the pads for a single

30.5

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, short ball, quick too, at 142ks, Mathews is tucked up, gets a single to third man

Sri Lanka 124/4   AD Mathews 13* (30b)

31.1

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, the rare short and flat ball from Doherty, punched down to long-off for one

31.3

Doherty to Mathews, no run, lovely drift and dip, Mathews was looking to come down, but saw he was never going to get close to this, and defended

31.4

Doherty to Mathews, no run, stays in his crease and defends this

31.5

Doherty to Mathews, no run, short and wide, but this turns and bounce, and Mathews chooses to play it with soft hands

31.6

Doherty to Mathews, no run, a quick delivery around off to end a good spell for Doherty. Mathews defends

Sri Lanka 126/4   AD Mathews 14* (35b)

32.3

Johnson to Mathews, 2 runs, tucks him up with a short one, guided into the on side for a couple. The fine leg is very square

32.4

Johnson to Mathews, 1 run, bowls a wide full toss, driven square, Ponting gets a hand to it at point, deflecting it towards sweeper-cover

Sri Lanka 130/4   AD Mathews 17* (37b)

33.2

Watson to Mathews, no run, back of a length, moves in a touch, punched to extra cover

33.3

Watson to Mathews, no run, short of a length, just outside off, Mathews can't place this wide of Watson

33.4

Watson to Mathews, 1 run, fuller, into the pads, nudged into the on side for one

Sri Lanka 133/4   AD Mathews 18* (40b)

34.1

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, length ball on the pads, Mathews turns this to square leg, Sanga has to be sent back. Watson's throw is quick, but slightly wide

34.2

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, angled across, guided with an open face, but finds backward point

34.3

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, turns this around the corner for a single

34.6

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, flat on the pads, worked away for one

Sri Lanka 135/4   AD Mathews 19* (44b)

35.3

Watson to Mathews, 2 runs, bouncer, pulled away nicely, keeps it down, gets a couple by the time Hussey runs around from deep square

35.4

Watson to Mathews, 1 run, fuller now, pushed to long-on for an easy single

Sri Lanka 139/4   AD Mathews 22* (46b)

36.1

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, flighted well outside off, pushed to long-off for one

36.4

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, floated outside off, worked across the line, to midwicket

36.5

DJ Hussey to Mathews, no run, presses forward to defend this back to Hussey

36.6

DJ Hussey to Mathews, 1 run, angled across him, placed wide of point for one

Sri Lanka 142/5   AD Mathews 24* (50b)

37.1

Lee to Mathews, 1 run, starts off with a full toss outside off, driven to deep cover for one

37.4

Lee to Mathews, no run, full, just outside off, driven to mid-off

37.5

Lee to Mathews, 1 run, goes for the yorker, ends up overpitching on the pads, concedes just the single to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 145/5   AD Mathews 26* (53b)

38.1

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, angled across him, pushed to point

38.2

Bollinger to Mathews, 1 run, offcutter, Mathews stretches forward and pushes at it, it takes the edge, but third man is fine and keeps them down to one

38.4

Bollinger to Mathews, 1 run, pushed off the back foot, gets a single to deep cover

Sri Lanka 148/5   AD Mathews 28* (56b)

39.2

Lee to Mathews, 1 run, full and straight, flicked to long-on for one

39.6

Lee to Mathews, 1 run, yorker goes wrong, but Mathews only pushes this full toss to mid-off

Sri Lanka 153/6   AD Mathews 30* (58b)

40.1

Bollinger to Mathews, 1 run, tucked away wide of mid-on for one

40.3

Bollinger to Mathews, no run, makes room, cuts, finds Ponting at cover-point

40.4

Bollinger to Mathews, FOUR, bouncer, angling across, pulled by Mathews, into the ground, but Watson from deep square leg has to put in a big chase to prevent it from reaching the midwicket boundary. Even then he touches the rope with the ball in hand, when putting in the slide. First boundary for Mathews

40.5

Bollinger to Mathews, OUT, Another blow to Sri Lanka. Mathews is looking to go over extra cover, but this is pitched short of a length, and is just not the length for that shot. Ends up slicing it square on the off side, where deep cover runs around and takes a safe catch

AD Mathews c MEK Hussey b Bollinger 35 (87m 62b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.45

Sri Lanka 159/7   AD Mathews 35 (62b 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 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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