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   B Lee 1-0-1-0

2.1

Lee to Dilshan, FOUR, top shot, meets this back-of-a-length delivery with a full face, timing it well, between the bowler and mid-on

2.2

Lee to Dilshan, FOUR, if the last ball was persuaded, this has been forced for four. Makes room and crashes this through covers. Beats the short extra cover

2.3

Lee to Dilshan, 2 runs, smart work from Watson, not so smart from Lee. Dilshan has hit this powerfully, straight to Watson at short extra cover, who throws down the non-striker's stump direct. Tharanga is back in, but Lee just has a nothing flick back at Dilshan, who gets out of the way and lets the ball go for two overthrows

2.4

Lee to Dilshan, 1 run, placed wide of mid-on for one

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   B Lee 2-0-12-0

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

7.3

Lee to Dilshan, no run, full, but swinging in, Dilshan is a touch late into the drive, finds mid-off

7.4

Lee to Dilshan, OUT, Inswinger. Timber. Dilshan has been a touch late with the fuller deliveries, and this one is slightly shorter than the driving length, and sneaks in through the big gap between bat and pad. Middle stump is out, Lee is thrilled

TM Dilshan b Lee 24 (35m 23b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.34

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   B Lee 3-0-13-1

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

9.5

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

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   B Lee 4-0-15-1

11.1

Lee to Jayawardene, 2 wides, slightly dozey by Haddin, this is down the leg side, but not too wide, Haddin gets both his gloves to it, but it bounces out. Holds the hand up in apology immediately

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   B Lee 5-0-19-1

37.1

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

37.2

Lee to BMAJ Mendis, no run, pushed to straight midwicket, he wants the single, Mathews doesn't. Clarke had to field in his right hand, then spin around, and throw with his left, which allowed Mendis the time get back. Nearly took Lee out with the throw, though

37.3

Lee to BMAJ Mendis, 1 run, angled in, helped away for a single to deep square leg

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

37.6

Lee to BMAJ Mendis, no run, full and straight, pushed back towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 145/5   B Lee 6-0-22-1

39.1

Lee to BMAJ Mendis, 1 run, driven on the up, to deep cover for just one

39.2

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

39.3

Lee to BMAJ Mendis, OUT, Lovely slower bouncer, 121ks, well directed too, cramps him up. Mendis goes for the pull, gets just a tame top edge, and short fine leg does the rest

BMAJ Mendis c Bollinger b Lee 5 (15m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

39.4

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, full and straight, pushed to extra cover

39.5

Lee to Kulasekara, 1 run, short one, into the ribs, Kula drops it to on, goes for a late and potentially suicidal single. Smith from square leg misses the stumps

39.6

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

Sri Lanka 153/6   B Lee 7-0-26-2

41.1

Lee to Kulasekara, SIX, that's what you do when you call for a Powerplay. Pick a spot where the field is up, and hit over those men. Length ball, Kula opens the front leg a touch, and lofts this over mid-on

41.2

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, yorker now, middle and leg, can't do much with those

41.3

Lee to Kulasekara, 2 runs, full, on the pads, flicked away for a couple, wide of deep square

41.4

Lee to Kulasekara, FOUR, Nice shot. Kula sees the short one, backs away, and - from outside leg - places this between point and short third man. Sri Lanka finally get a move on, but is this too little and too late?

41.5

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, another yorker on middle stump, Kula digs this out

41.6

Lee to Kulasekara, 1 run, low full toss, pushed just wide of mid-on for one

Sri Lanka 172/7   B Lee 8-0-39-2

43.1

Lee to Herath, no run, short ball, Herath flicks at it from outside off, it falls well short of mid-on, although it does go uppishly

43.2

Lee to Herath, 1 run, slower bouncer, Herath has time to face it, manages to awkwardly keeps it down for a single

43.3

Lee to Kulasekara, FOUR, goes for the wide yorker, Kula swings at it, gets the toe edge for a fine fine deflection for four

43.4

Lee to Kulasekara, 1 run, full toss outside off, driven to sweeper-cover for one

43.5

Lee to Herath, no run, full, angled in towards middle and leg, Herath keeps it out

43.6

Lee to Herath, 2 runs, highish full toss, pushed wide of extra cover, and they can come back for two

Sri Lanka 182/8   B Lee 9-0-47-2

45.1

Lee to Herath, 1 run, another short one for Herath, who pulls this to fine leg for one

45.2

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, wide yorker, beats Kula's attempt to squeeze it past point

45.3

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, length ball, wide of off, but Kula hits it to straight extra cover

45.4

Lee to Kulasekara, 2 runs, this yorker goes wrong, and he check-drives this low full toss straight of long-on for two

45.5

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, slower ball, wide outside off, squirted square on the off side, but Ponting at point keeps them from taking the single

45.6

Lee to Kulasekara, no run, short outside off, punched away stylishly, but straight to extra cover

Sri Lanka 191/8   B Lee 10-0-50-2
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Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 16, 2011
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Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 14, 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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