Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)

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

9.4

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, slower one from Watto, 117.7 kph, it was full but Mahela seemed to pick it late and carefully patted it towards mid on in the end

9.5

Watson to Jayawardene, 2 runs, easily done, uses the width outside off to open the face and run it wide of third man

9.6

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, gets forward and across to push towards mid on

Sri Lanka 41/2   SR Watson 1-0-3-0

11.1

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, and Ponting goes sprawling to his right at backward point to cut off the single, that would have been a super effort even from a man ten years younger

11.2

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, worked towards square leg for a single

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

11.5

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, hangs the bat outside off and opens the face to get it down to third man, Watson cutting it in from outside off

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   SR Watson 2-0-7-0

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

13.2

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, good delivery, coming in from a length on off stump, Mahela gets behind it to block

13.3

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, sees width outside off and tries to get the single to third man with a dab, and is beaten

13.4

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, the dab works for him this time as Watto gives lots of width outside off with the cutter, third man has some work to do

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

13.6

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, goes on the toes to keep a rising one down on the off side

Sri Lanka 53/2   SR Watson 3-0-10-0

28.1

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, fullish one whipped off the front foot wide of mid on, but he gets around to it

28.2

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, appeal for lbw, Watson gets it to move in late from a length, Mahela wasn't expecting so much movement and is caught unawares, could have gone down leg, replays show it would have just clipped leg

28.3

Watson to Kulasekara, no run, tight line around middle, he blocks with bat and pad together

28.4

Watson to Kulasekara, no run, back of a length delivery pushed on the off side

28.5

Watson to Kulasekara, 1 run, worked towards midwicket from the crease

28.6

Watson to Jayawardene, 4 leg byes, Haddin puts in an appeal for lbw, but that was headed down the leg side and Mahela ensured it would disappear quicker by getting a little nudge on it

Sri Lanka 107/5   SR Watson 4-0-11-0

30.1

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, Watto fires it in the blockhole and Mahela can;t do anything but dig it out

30.2

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, pushes away from the body but goes softly at it and gets the full delivery past point

30.3

Watson to Kulasekara, 1 run, shortish, sitting up outside off and Kula punches to sweeper cover

30.4

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, slower one, Mahela opens the fact of the bat, there is a 36-year old at backward point who goes flying to his left, gets a hand to the ball but cannot stop it, is cross with himself, some standards

30.5

Watson to Kulasekara, no run, pushed away off the back foot on the leg side

30.6

Watson to Kulasekara, no run, almost played on, too close to the body and the off stump, Kula tries to chop it towards third man, inside edge on to pad saves him

Sri Lanka 114/5   SR Watson 5-0-14-0

32.1

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, opens the face to push towards point

32.2

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes hard at a full delivery, and tries to put it through midwicket, mistimes it towards mid on

32.3

Watson to Kulasekara, OUT, another one goes, Watson gets it to move in from a length, Kula is caught on the back foot, and the ball sneaks past his push to crash in to the pad and umpire Asoka has no issues with that

KMDN Kulasekara lbw b Watson 7 (19m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.84

32.4

Watson to Eranga, no run, pushed solidly down the track as Watto sends down a gentle length ball on the stumps

32.5

Watson to Eranga, no run, pushes a slightly fuller one down the track again

32.6

Watson to Eranga, no run, goes for the one in the blockhole but he manages to dig it out, not much pace on it from Watson

Sri Lanka 118/6   SR Watson 6-0-15-1

34.1

Watson to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela taking his chances with this one, gets forward and reaches out to pick it from outside off stump over mid on

34.2

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, fuller one slanted in and worked to midwicket

34.3

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, right on off stump from a length, Mahela presses forward to defend solidly

34.4

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, pushed down towards mid on off the front foot

34.5

Watson to Jayawardene, no run, cuts in from short of a length outside off, Mahela stays in the crease and plays it out on the off side

34.6

Watson to Jayawardene, 1 run, uses the angle and works it off the pads in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 124/6   SR Watson 7-0-20-1
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Aug 20, 2011

Seekkuge Prasanna picked up three wickets in an over, Sri Lanka v Australia, 4th ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, August 20, 2011

Seekkuge Prasanna picked up three wickets in an over

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Aug 20, 2011

Tillakaratne Dilshan jumps as he tries to evade a throw, Sri Lanka v Australia, 4th ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, August 20, 2011

Tillakaratne Dilshan jumps as he tries to evade a throw

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