Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Sri Lanka won by 78 runs

18.1

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, no run, speared in from round the stumps, Dilshan can't do much with that dart and works it to the leg side.

18.2

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 3 runs, the good old Dilscoop. Astounds me every time I see it. He pulls it off, gets it straight over Haddin's head.

18.3

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga is flowing now. Over-pitched outside off, he drills it through the covers for a boundary.

18.4

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, sharp turn here for Hussey, comes in outside off and then breaks away. Tharanga drives it without getting across to the flight.

18.5

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, better from Tharanga, covers the line and defends.

18.6

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 1 run, angles in towards the pads and Tharanga whips through the leg side with a flourish.

Sri Lanka 99/0   DJ Hussey 1-0-8-0

20.1

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, Hussey darts one in on middle and leg, Tharanga can't do much with it.

20.2

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, FOUR, width outside off with a non-turning offbreak, it is meat and drink for subcontinent batsmen. Gorgeous shot from Tharanga, lofting this over the covers into the gap at deep extra cover for four.

20.3

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 2 runs, fired in on the pads this time, Tharanga eases it down the ground for a couple.

20.4

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 1 run, back of a length outside off, Tharanga chops it through the covers for a single.

20.5

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, no run, on Dilshan's pads, he works it to the leg side but can't get the gap.

20.6

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 2 runs, Dilshan has 50 now. Alarm bells for Australia! Neat little paddle sweep, he was ready even as Hussey ran in and just lapped him with the angle and turn through fine leg.

Sri Lanka 117/0   DJ Hussey 2-0-17-0

22.1

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 1 wide, ah, they have conceded a proper extra now. Wide down the leg side.

22.1

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 1 run, Huss spears one on in the pads and Dilshan works it through square leg.

22.2

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, short and turning away, Tharanga cuts straight to point.

22.3

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 1 run, back of a length again, Tharanga pats it into the off side for a single

22.4

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 1 run, you can dart them onto Dilshan's pads all day, and he will keep clipping them for runs. Another single through midwicket.

22.5

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 1 wide, Extras today are like London buses. Another wide down the leg side.

22.5

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, full toss on off stump, Tharanga wastes it. Hits it straight to cover.

22.6

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, and this time he finds the man at midwicket.

Sri Lanka 128/0   DJ Hussey 3-0-22-0

24.1

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 2 runs, SL are turning it on. Tharanga guides softly to the deep point fielder and they scamper back for a couple.

24.2

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, 1 run, whoa, what happened there? Tharanga was looking to carve it over the covers but ended up too close to the ball and popped it in the air over the bowler's head.

24.3

DJ Hussey to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan forces Hussey against the minimal turn through cover-point for a single.

24.4

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, tossed up outside off, Tharanga mistimes the cut for once.

24.5

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, hits the pads and they appeal for lbw, but this was drifting down the leg sid eeasily. Tharanga misses the work to the leg side.

24.6

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, defends a stock ball straightening outside off into the off side.

Sri Lanka 139/0   DJ Hussey 4-0-26-0

26.1

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 2 runs, tossed up outside off, Sanga drives through the covers for a couple.

26.2

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, sharp turn from back of a length, Sanga ends up trying to work it from outside off and doesn't get it away.

26.3

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, SIX, Sanga goes for the big drive over long-on and just clears the man at long-on! Superb timing, but still a daring stroke. It was pitched up, Sanga leaned out to the pitch, went down on a knee and heaved him over the fielder.

26.4

DJ Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, shorter this time, Sanga quietly works him through the leg side.

26.5

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, half an appeal for lbw, this straightens from leg stump line but was bouncing extra as Tharanga missed the work to the leg side.

26.6

DJ Hussey to Tharanga, no run, gets behind the line and defends with the turn into the off side.

Sri Lanka 152/1   DJ Hussey 5-0-34-0
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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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Photos

Aug 16, 2011

Shaminda Eranga was impressive on his debut, Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hambantota, August 16, 2011

Shaminda Eranga was impressive on his debut

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Aug 16, 2011

Lasith Malinga ran through Australia, Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hambantota, August 16, 2011

Lasith Malinga ran through Australia

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