Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 4th ODI: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 20, 2011
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)
20 August 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
5.6

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 4 leg byes, he has ducked right in to the bouncer, Doug is really troubling them with the short of a length balls, it did not get up outside off as much as Sanga expected and he rammed his helmet in to it as he got down, it went past the slip

Sri Lanka 24/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)
6.6

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, carefully gets forward and defends one hurled in fuller from round the stumps close to off

Sri Lanka 27/2   KC Sangakkara 0* (2b)
7.4

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, on the pads from Doug with the angle and Sanga shuffles across to flick it to long leg, the Australians think there was something to it, it would have gone down leg

Sri Lanka 29/2   KC Sangakkara 0* (3b)
8.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, right on off stump from a length, 137.1 kph, defended down the track

8.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller on the pads and he flicks it neatly to deep square leg

8.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, confusion between the batsman, Sanga pushed towards extra cover and took off, Mahela followed, the both stopped mid way, and eventually got back

8.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, well down the pads as this one comes in a bit and he flicks behind square leg

8.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets forward and across, crouches and pushes past point

Sri Lanka 38/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (8b)
9.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, and starts off with a shortish one in to Sanga who pushes it towards mid on

9.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, trying to angle it across the left-hander, he gets forward and pushes back to the bowler

9.3

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, down the leg side but Sanga decides to put bat to it and sends it in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 39/2   KC Sangakkara 5* (11b)
10.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, just holding its line a bit around off stump, and Sanga gets forward to push it down the track

10.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, superb shot, moving away from a fuller length, and Sanga gets beside it and opens the face to squeeze it between cover and point

10.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, goes full for middle and leg, Sanga gets bat around pad to drive towards mid on

10.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, misfield at short extra cover who dives towards his right, gets a hand to it but lets it through, Sanga had cracked the drive off the front foot

10.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed in to the off side off the front foot

10.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, bounces from back of a length, he opens the face to push towards point

Sri Lanka 45/2   KC Sangakkara 9* (17b)
11.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, nudged off the pads straight to short fine leg

11.4

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, well played, saw this one rising outside off, and glided it down to third man

11.6

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, comes in with the angle, and Sanga pushes a touch inside the line to get a thickish edge to third man

Sri Lanka 49/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (20b)
12.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, solid straight-batted block from Sanga as he comes forward to a fullish one on off

12.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, moving away from back of a length and bouncing as well, he pushes towards point

12.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, tests him out with the bouncer, and Sanga goes down calmly under it

12.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, gets across and pushes firmly off the front foot but gets it straight to Mitch who fields in his followthrough

12.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, no room at all for Sanga on this one, right on a length on off stump, pushed back to the bowler

12.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, arches back and guides a length ball past point for a single

Sri Lanka 50/2   KC Sangakkara 12* (26b)
13.1

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, allows it to come on and opens the face from close to the body to run it to third man

13.5

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, cuts in from outside off stump, but is a touch shortish and is slapped away to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 53/2   KC Sangakkara 14* (28b)
14.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, well bowled, Mitch lets the near-yorker rip right on middle, not completely in the blockhole, and Sanga is able to dig it out

14.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, now the slower one, 121.1 kph outside off and he mistimes the push to mid on

14.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, tries the yorker again, but it goes screaming on the pads, he flicks well but on the bounce towards midwicket

14.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, fine shot, helped through square leg off the pads, that was travelling fast, but Lee the athlete comes bounding in from long leg, slides and gets body behind the ball, scoops it up to the man who has run in from deep midwicket

14.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, beats him now outside off stump with a slow cutter, Sanga early in to the shot

14.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, and gives it away last ball with one full on the pads, Sanga gets across and flicks it wristily to the long leg boundary

Sri Lanka 59/2   KC Sangakkara 20* (34b 1x4)
15.4

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, turn from outside off this time, he uses it as he gets across and works through square leg

15.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, flat and turning in on off from a length, he goes back to push to the bowler, pretty tidy over first up

Sri Lanka 62/2   KC Sangakkara 21* (36b 1x4)
16.3

Bollinger to Sangakkara, no run, arrests the forward movement to work one fired in with the angle on middle and leg to midwicket

16.4

Bollinger to Sangakkara, 1 run, getting up from back of a length, calmly chopped past point for a single

Sri Lanka 64/2   KC Sangakkara 22* (38b 1x4)
17.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, down the track, but almost yorks him as he gets too close to the pitch of a flighted one, Doherty fields as he manages to push it back in the air

17.3

Doherty to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets the single to long on with a push with the turn

17.5

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, forward and works to midwicket

17.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, leaves the crease but doherty pushes it through quicker and he works it straight to midwicket again

Sri Lanka 68/2   KC Sangakkara 23* (42b 1x4)
19.6

Doherty to Sangakkara, no run, down the track, he slows it down as he tosses it up outside off, and Sanga finds midwicket with the work

Sri Lanka 71/2   KC Sangakkara 23* (43b 1x4)
20.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga clips off the pads, in the air but past midwicket, and he will come back for the second to bring up yet another 50 stand between them

20.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, drops a length ball in front of square on the off side but cannot steal the single as a fielder is close by

20.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, bit of an inside edge as he gets forward to push at a length ball, the ball is not coming on as well now

20.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, gets well forward and opens the face to push straight to point

Sri Lanka 74/2   KC Sangakkara 25* (47b 1x4)
22.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, Ponting at backward point has saved lots of runs today, and Sanga cannot push this one past him

22.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, slower and fuller one from Mitch around 128 kph, Sanga adjusts to push it down the pitch

22.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, Ponting lets one slip past him, and does not like that, got quickly to his left but the ball slipped past him off Sanga's push

22.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, Mitch goes full on the pads in search of the yorker and Sanga whips him in front of square

Sri Lanka 83/2   KC Sangakkara 27* (51b 1x4)
23.1

Lee to Sangakkara, no run, angles it in full around off, and he comes forward to push to mid off

23.2

Lee to Sangakkara, 2 runs, gets across, down the track and outside the line as Lee bends it in full, flicks him in front of square leg

23.3

Lee to Sangakkara, 1 run, high full toss from Lee now, he adjusts to push towards cover

Sri Lanka 86/2   KC Sangakkara 30* (54b 1x4)
24.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, chance for a run out, but Mike Hussey lobs it well over the stumps as he runs across and dives towards the ball at extra cover, Sanga had pushed a length ball and taken off right away

Sri Lanka 87/2   KC Sangakkara 31* (55b 1x4)
25.1

Doherty to Sangakkara, 2 wides, pushed through quicker down the leg side and Haddin cannot collect as he takes it on the right thumb

25.2

Doherty to Sangakkara, OUT, Sanga goes this time, he comes down the track, and does what he had been wanting to for quite some time, gets to the pitch and connects well with the lofted shot, but he has got it too flat and Lee takes a fine tumbling catch at long on, so Doherty breaks the stand for Australia, it had started to assume slightly worrisome proportions

KC Sangakkara c Lee b Doherty 31 (92m 56b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.35

Sri Lanka 95/3   KC Sangakkara 31 (56b 1x4)
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