Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)

7.5

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, angling into the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

7.6

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, full and wide, Sanga tries to open the face on this one, is a touch early into the shot

Sri Lanka 37/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (2b)

8.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, looks to run this down square and steal a single, but has hit it straight to point

8.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga plays away from the body, on the up, towards point. He seems to trust this pitch, which has been flat

8.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, goes for the yorker, Sanga digs it out in front of leg

8.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, driven on the up again, but finds cover-point

8.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, closer to off, Sanga presses forward and plays this back to Johnson. Another maiden for Australia

Sri Lanka 38/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (7b)

9.5

Lee to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball, angling in, pushed to mid-on, and take the single to Bollinger, who is not the quickest among the Aussies

Sri Lanka 40/1   KC Sangakkara 1* (8b)

10.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, Johnson traps Sanga on the crease, hits his pad with the late movement in, but not before there is an inside edge. They sneak in the single, Ponting has a shy at the non-striker's end, but it is Sanga who hits the stumps with his dive

10.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball outside off, driven on the up, to mid-off

Sri Lanka 46/2   KC Sangakkara 2* (10b)

11.1

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, yorker outside off, Sanga digs it out

11.2

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, pitches middle and off, moves away slightly, Sanga is behind the line in defence

11.3

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, angled across, pushed to cover

11.4

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, pitched on a length, angled across again, Sanga pushes forward to defend

11.5

Lee to Sangakkara, 2 runs, a touch too straight, clipped off the pads, past square leg

11.6

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, slight shape away from Sanga, who is behind the line, and defends

Sri Lanka 50/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (16b)

12.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, full, swinging in late, Sanga pushes it firmly to mid-on

Sri Lanka 53/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (17b)

13.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, this is flatter, angled across, and is pushed to cover

13.3

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, flat again, Sanga moves across a touch, and plays this down to long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 55/2   KC Sangakkara 5* (19b)

14.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sanga is forward and pushes this to cover

14.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower ball, doesn't drop the pace by much, but Sanga punches this on the up, straight down the ground, gets a single by the time mid-on comes around

14.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, full and wide, Sanga leans into the drive, gets a couple by the time sweeper-cover fields and throws

14.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, full and wide outside off, Sanga leaves this alone

Sri Lanka 59/2   KC Sangakkara 8* (23b)

15.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, floater outside off, Sanga defends

15.5

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, shimmies down the ground, gets a single to long-on

Sri Lanka 61/2   KC Sangakkara 9* (25b)

16.4

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 1 run, full and wide to the left-hand batsman too, and he is driven to sweeper-cover again

16.6

Bollinger to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, pitches close to off, seams in a touch, Sanga defends

Sri Lanka 66/2   KC Sangakkara 10* (27b)

17.5

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, driven to cover

17.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on the pads, played late by Sanga, just around the corner for a single

Sri Lanka 68/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (29b)

18.1

Bollinger to Sangakkara, no run, full outside off, Sanga drives it towards point

18.2

Bollinger to Sangakkara, no run

18.3

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball, wide of off, leans forward and drives it to sweeper-cover for one

18.5

Bollinger to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, seams in, Sanga gets an inside edge onto the pad

18.6

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, angling in, guided towards long leg for one

Sri Lanka 71/2   KC Sangakkara 13* (34b)

19.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, drift for Doherty, wide outside off, driven towards sweeper-cover

19.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up outside off, worked away wide of midwicket for one

Sri Lanka 74/2   KC Sangakkara 15* (36b)

21.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted outside off, pushed wide of point for one

21.5

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga dances down the track to get close to the pitch, and gets a single to long-on

Sri Lanka 80/4   KC Sangakkara 17* (38b)

22.1

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 wide, angled down the leg side for a wide

22.1

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up outside off, pushed past point for a single

22.3

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, angled in, defended to silly mid-on

22.4

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, full toss outside off, driven down the ground for a single

22.6

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, this one turns away from Sanga, gets a thick edge for a single

Sri Lanka 86/4   KC Sangakkara 20* (42b)

23.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, short outside off, not short enough to cut, punched to cover-point

23.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, Smith has saved four here. Full and wide, nicely driven, but Smith puts in the dive at extra cover

23.3

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, floated outside off, pushed to point

23.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, slightly flatter, this time Sanga forces this through the cover ring for one

Sri Lanka 87/4   KC Sangakkara 21* (46b)

24.1

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, drifts in towards Sanga, who can't get it past the straight extra cover

24.2

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up outside off, pushed to extra cover

24.3

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, full toss outside off, driven down to long-on for one

Sri Lanka 88/4   KC Sangakkara 22* (49b)

25.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, around off, Sanga defends with soft hands

25.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, come down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and pushes this to long-on for one

25.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, short now, cut away to sweeper-cover for one

25.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga uses his feet well to come down to the pitch of this delivery, pushes this to long-on

Sri Lanka 93/4   KC Sangakkara 25* (53b)

26.1

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, flighted around off, Sanga comes forward and defends

26.2

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, jumps out of the crease again, takes this nearly on the full, gets a single to long-off

26.6

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, full, into the pads, pushed to long-on for one

Sri Lanka 96/4   KC Sangakkara 27* (56b)

27.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven down to long-off for one

27.3

Doherty to Sangakkara, SIX, First boundary since the 11th over, and what a beautiful shot to bring that with... comes down the track, keeps himself slightly short of the itch, and then lets his arms go through this straight loft. The high elbow provides the cherry

27.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, full outside off, good to see he doesn't fire one in after getting hit for six. Defended

27.5

Doherty to Sangakkara, 2 runs, flatter now, Sanga opens the face late, running it fine

27.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, strays on the pads, worked around the corner for one

Sri Lanka 107/4   KC Sangakkara 37* (61b 1x6)

28.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, shortish outside off, runs this to third man for one

28.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short and wide, cut away for one

Sri Lanka 110/4   KC Sangakkara 39* (63b 1x6)

29.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, FOUR, and what a peach... this drifts away from Sanga, and then turns and spits... gets a thin inside edge, and Haddin is nowhere close to the ball. He appeals for something, though. Only he knows what

29.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, quicker, into the pads, worked around the corner

29.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 wide, harsh harsh call... this is drifting in the air, like a good old inswinger, lands on the guide line for wides. And the umpire spreads his arms. Give the bowlers some room, at least when they are beating the batsmen with drift!

29.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, into the pads now, turned to square leg for one

Sri Lanka 120/4   KC Sangakkara 45* (66b 1x4 1x6)

30.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, around off, Sanga pushes this to mid-off

30.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, full, on the pads, Johnson hits him on the pads, but stifles his appeal because he knows this is headed down the leg side

30.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, goes for the full and straight delivery again, worked away for a single square on the on side

30.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, outside off, Sanga comes forward and defends solidly

Sri Lanka 124/4   KC Sangakkara 46* (70b 1x4 1x6)

31.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, drifts outside off for Sanga, who pushes this with an open face for a single

Sri Lanka 126/4   KC Sangakkara 47* (71b 1x4 1x6)

32.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, superb yorker, swinging in late, in front of middle, but Johnson's appeal is stifled. Perhaps because he sees the ball hit the bat. I got a feeling it hit the boot first, though!

32.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, more swing into the pads, worked away for a single this time to bring up the fifty of this stand. Just one boundary in it

32.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short and wide, Sanga looks to run this down, gets a bottom edge well short of Haddin

32.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, bowled from behind the stumps, gets more swing into the left-hand batsman. Sanga pushes with soft hands, gets a single to mid-on

Sri Lanka 131/4   KC Sangakkara 49* (75b 1x4 1x6)

33.1

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, that's fifty for Sanga, through a gentle length ball on the pads, which he flicks away for a single

33.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, full ball, outside off, driven to extra cover. Smith puts in a desperate dive and saves runs, at least one

33.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, angled in, back of a length, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 133/4   KC Sangakkara 50* (78b 1x4 1x6)

34.4

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, flighted outside off, pushed to extra cover

34.5

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, that's tossed up higher, driven square on the off side for one

Sri Lanka 135/4   KC Sangakkara 51* (80b 1x4 1x6)

35.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, stops a touch at him, played towards midwicket

35.2

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, pushed down to long-on

35.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, tries the yorker, around middle and leg, Sanga keeps it out

35.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, driven on the up, straight back, Watson dives and fields in his follow-through

Sri Lanka 139/4   KC Sangakkara 52* (84b 1x4 1x6)

36.2

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, OUT, Full toss! Caught at long-on! Goes for the midwicket boundary, but gets a sort of leading edge/toe end, and skies it to Johnson at long-on. Sanga can't believe it

KC Sangakkara c Johnson b DJ Hussey 52 (121m 85b 1x4 1x6) SR: 61.17

Sri Lanka 140/5   KC Sangakkara 52 (85b 1x4 1x6)
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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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