Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)

15.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, slides it full around middle and leg, pushed down the track

15.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, similar delivery, not much turn, pushed towards mid on

15.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, uses the angle to work behind square off the pads

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

15.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, turn again from outside off, but is flat and shortish, and is cut in front of point

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   XJ Doherty 1-0-3-0

17.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, flattish one guided towards point from the crease

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

17.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, now Mahela gets forward and earns the single to long off 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   XJ Doherty 2-0-6-0

19.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, shortish and outside off, arches back and cuts fiercely, to point

19.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, slowish one middle and leg, played out on the leg side

19.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, well bowled, tossed up and turning away full outside off, he goes for the drive away from the body, and it runs towards short third man

19.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, gets forward and pushes a length ball even as it bounces a tad, in front of cover

19.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets the single down to long off with the turn

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   XJ Doherty 3-0-7-0

21.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela decides it is time, comes down the track as he sees mid on in the circle, takes on the flighted one on leg stump, and lofts against the turn, over midwicket

21.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, pushes a tossed up ball around off towards cover

21.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, more flight from Doherty, Mahela defends with a straight bat

21.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, quicker and flatter, he slashes to backward point

21.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, 2 runs, well run, a forward push past cover and it is wide enough to the man in the deep for them to come back for the second

21.6

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, fuller one pushed away to covers

Sri Lanka 80/2   XJ Doherty 4-0-13-0

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

25.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, worked away through square leg

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

25.3

Doherty to Silva, no run, pushed away on the off side, it was short and turning away, but he mistimed the cut

25.4

Doherty to Silva, OUT, another one, Doherty strikes again, Silva has gone for nothing, pushing forward to one pitching on the off stump, it does not turn and goes on with the angle, he plays for it, outside the line as a result, is struck on the pads, and is given right away, that would have hit leg

LPC Silva lbw b Doherty 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

25.5

Doherty to Mathews, 1 run, flat one outside off stump, he cuts it off the back foot to sweeper cover

25.6

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up delivery pushed down the track

Sri Lanka 96/4   XJ Doherty 5-0-17-2

27.1

Doherty to Mathews, no run, forward and defends a fullish one down the track

27.2

Doherty to Mathews, 2 runs, bowling from wide of the crease and full around off, pushes on the off side for a single, the throw misses and the backing up is not the best

27.3

Doherty to Mathews, OUT, whoa, that is one of the blindest of blind charges you'll ever see, team four down, and Angelo comes rushing down the track as Doherty gives it a bit of air, he is nowhere close to it and is stranded way down the track, Haddin has a simple stumping

AD Mathews st †Haddin b Doherty 6 (8m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

27.4

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, tossed up ball, patted down the track

27.5

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, bounces from a length, he goes back to push on the off side

27.6

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, slanted in full and he pushes it down the track carefully

Sri Lanka 101/5   XJ Doherty 6-0-19-3

29.1

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, tossed up ball, he is doing that more now, pushed towards mid on

29.2

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, defended off the front foot on the off side

29.3

Doherty to Kulasekara, FOUR, whoa, Kula decides to have a go and connects well, swings from middle and off against the turn, well there is not much from doherty and he gets it well over mid on

29.4

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, gets forward and smothers one full around off

29.5

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, had a look a one bowled slowly flat outside off, but let it go in the end

29.6

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, comes forward and pushes on the leg side

Sri Lanka 111/5   XJ Doherty 7-0-23-3

31.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, uses the angle to work behind square off the pads

31.2

Doherty to Kulasekara, 1 run, outside edge as he presses forward, but there is no one at slip and it goes towards short third man who fumbles and lets it through

31.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, well forward and smothers this one on the leg side

31.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up but on the pads and Mahela nudges it easily to long leg

31.5

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, flighted one blocked down the track

31.6

Doherty to Kulasekara, no run, bowled fullish on off from wide of the crease, he gets forward to block

Sri Lanka 117/5   XJ Doherty 8-0-26-3

33.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, bounce from a length as he tosses it up, Mahela presses forward to defend

33.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, fuller but Mahela smothers it easily down the track

33.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, sharp turn from outside off, Mahela withdraws the bat after having a poke at it

33.4

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, stretches well forward to smother a length ball

33.5

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, inside edge as this one goes on with the angle and Mahela pushes a tad outside the line

33.6

Doherty to Eranga, no run, pushes forward to a quicker one and gets it past silly mid off

Sri Lanka 119/6   XJ Doherty 9-0-27-3

37.1

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, going straight on from a fuller length on off, blocked off the front foot

37.2

Doherty to Jayawardene, no run, flighted full on leg stump, some turn this time, as Mahela defends

37.3

Doherty to Jayawardene, 1 run, pushes a tossed up ball outside off away from the body in front of point

37.4

Doherty to Prasanna, no run, pushes a away a flat delivery towards point

37.5

Doherty to Prasanna, OUT, is that another one, Prasanna goes for the review as umpire Hill gives him out leg before, it was the tossed up ball that carried straight in, he pushed outside the line and was struck on the pad, that would have hit middle and off, and Sri Lanka have lost the review, best figures for Xavier Doherty

S Prasanna lbw b Doherty 0 (7m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

37.6

Doherty to Malinga, no run, tossed up invitingly but Malinga lets it go outside off

Sri Lanka 132/8   XJ Doherty 10-0-28-4
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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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