Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)

13.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, the first ball drifts in nicely, but it is too full, and Mahela takes the easy single into the leg side

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

13.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, Doherty is much better to the right-hand batsman, this drifts in again, and Mahela defends this back

13.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, more drift in towards the right-hander, but yet to see any turn. Mahela defends this outside off

13.6

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, quicker and flatter, defended towards cover

Sri Lanka 55/2   XJ Doherty 1-0-2-0

15.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, angling into Mahela, who defends it back to Doherty

15.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, more drift for Doherty, but no turn, and Mahela plays it back to him

15.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, overpitched, gets an easy single to long-on

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

15.6

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, short and wide, cut away to deep point for a single

Sri Lanka 62/2   XJ Doherty 2-0-5-0

17.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up, around middle and leg, defended to leg

17.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela tries the premeditated paddle, is beaten by the turn, there is an appeal for lbw, but the it is pitched just outside off, and has turned away ever so slightly

17.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, flighted generously again, Mahela comes forward and defends

17.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly flat, guides this past point for a single

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   XJ Doherty 3-0-7-0

19.1

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

19.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, good flight and dip on this one, pitches around off, and holds its line. Mahela defends

19.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, waits for this one and opens the face late for a single

19.4

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

19.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, OUT, Doherty gets his man, he has been frustrating Mahela with his accurate bowling and the drift that has been getting. Mahela goes for the big sweep from outside off, and places it right down deep square leg's throat

DPMD Jayawardene c MEK Hussey b Doherty 17 (41m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.66

19.6

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 wide, more drift here, but this is a wide down the leg side

19.6

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 no ball, oversteps... that's criminal for a spinner in limited-overs cricket... defended off the front foot

19.6

Doherty to Chandimal, 1 run, Chandimal charges at Dhoerty to get off the mark off a free hit, hits this powerfully down the ground, but can't beat long-on

Sri Lanka 77/3   XJ Doherty 4-0-13-1

21.1

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

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

21.5

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

21.6

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

Sri Lanka 80/4   XJ Doherty 5-0-16-1

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

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   XJ Doherty 6-0-17-1

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

25.3

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

25.4

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

25.5

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

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   XJ Doherty 7-0-22-1

27.1

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

27.2

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

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   XJ Doherty 8-0-33-1

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

29.3

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

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

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   XJ Doherty 9-0-41-1

31.1

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

31.2

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

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   XJ Doherty 10-0-43-1
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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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