Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)

4.1

Watson to Dilshan, no run, goes for the big cut immediately, this one stays low, and squeezes under the bat

4.2

Watson to Dilshan, FOUR, Crack. Gentle short delivery, wide enough, and Dilshan gives it the treatment square on off side

4.3

Watson to Dilshan, no run, full, into the pads, driven down the ground, finds mid-on

4.4

Watson to Dilshan, no run, stops at him, Dilshan plays this uppishly through short extra cover from where Hussey was just moved to his left to prevent the boundaries that Dilshan has been hitting

4.5

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, steered to third man for a single

4.6

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

Sri Lanka 28/0   SR Watson 1-0-6-0

6.1

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball, on off, Dilshan opens the body up, and drives it with an open face for single to sweeper-cover

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

6.5

Watson to Dilshan, 1 run, opens the face on this fullish delivery, places it between point and cover-point

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   SR Watson 2-0-14-0

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

33.2

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

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   SR Watson 3-0-16-0

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

35.3

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

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   SR Watson 4-0-20-0

47.1

Watson to Kulasekara, no run, slower ball, short outside off, looks to run this down fine, is beaten

47.2

Watson to Kulasekara, 1 run, full, just outside off, Kula clears the front leg, and hits this down to long-on for one

47.3

Watson to BAW Mendis, 1 run, short of a length, punched away to sweeper-cover for one

47.4

Watson to Kulasekara, 1 run, slower short ball, pulled away to deep square leg for one

47.5

Watson to BAW Mendis, FOUR, short and wide, and superbly cut away, suitably late to beat backward point. You won't be able rub that smile off his face

47.6

Watson to BAW Mendis, no run, yorker now, around off, Mendis keeps it out

Sri Lanka 202/9   SR Watson 5-0-27-0

49.1

Watson to Kulasekara, 1 run, looks for the yorker, but it is slightly short of one, Mendia hits it to long-on for one

49.2

Watson to BAW Mendis, 1 run, full toss outside off, driven square for a single

49.3

Watson to Kulasekara, OUT, Clarke takes the catch now. Short of a length, Kula has an almighty heave at it, gets a leading edge, which stays forever in the sky, and Clarke completes a running catch from cover

KMDN Kulasekara c Clarke b Watson 34 (47m 31b 3x4 1x6) SR: 109.67

Sri Lanka 208/10   SR Watson 5.3-0-29-1
Series Results
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Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 20, 2011
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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
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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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