Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 132 balls remaining)

0.1

Lee to Tharanga, no run, going across Tharanga from a length, not much pace first up, and left alone easily

0.2

Lee to Tharanga, no run, more pace on this one now from Lee, 134.7 kph, much fuller too, Tharanga is not particularly to the pitch and pushes carefully to mid off

0.3

Lee to Tharanga, no run, goes back of a length now, so three different lengths in three deliveries from Lee, Tharanga keeps it down on the leg side and Lee rushes forward to field

0.4

Lee to Tharanga, no run, Lee puts more effort in a shortish one, hits Tharanga hard on the bat as he pushes towards cover

0.5

Lee to Tharanga, no run, pitched up and heading for off stump, 137.9 kph, Tharanga blocks with a straight bat, just a touch late in getting bat down

0.6

Lee to Tharanga, no run, opens the bat face late and runs a back of a length ball around middle to point, nothing in terms of width from Lee

Sri Lanka 0/0   B Lee 1-1-0-0

2.1

Lee to Dilshan, 1 run, shortish and he latches on to the pull right away, keeps it along the ground through square leg too, rolling his wrists over the ball

2.2

Lee to Tharanga, 1 run, plays late, well done, allows the length ball to come in with the angle, and drops it towards midwicket

2.3

Lee to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan looking for the swat-punch through extra cover, Lee bowls a slower one back of a length, and Dilshan cannot get any timing on the shot

2.4

Lee to Dilshan, 1 run, well played, but Ponting at backward point rolls back the years with a dive to his left and a one-handed stop, Dilshan had used Lee's pace very well to open the face and push through the line, that was travelling

2.5

Lee to Tharanga, no run, some width outside off but tharanga finds Ponting this time with the cut

2.6

Lee to Tharanga, no run, even more width, and much fuller outside off, Tharanga eagerly goes on the front foot to bash it through extra cover but hits it back down the track as he gets too across

Sri Lanka 8/0   B Lee 2-1-3-0

4.1

Lee to Tharanga, 1 run, he is playing Lee with the angle as he comes from round the stumps, and works him towards square leg

4.2

Lee to Dilshan, no run, looks to pounce on one just outside off stump but mistimes it towards covers

4.3

Lee to Dilshan, 1 run, straight on middle stump, Dilshan pushes in front of mid on and takes off for the single

4.4

Lee to Tharanga, no run, nast bouncer from Lee and he gives the look to Tharanga as well, angled in from wide of the crease, gets big on Tharanga and almost hits him near the throat, he just manages to get out of the way

4.5

Lee to Tharanga, 1 run, well done, arching back and using the angle from a length to steer to third man

4.6

Lee to Dilshan, no run, 136.3 kph from Lee, and Dilshan goes pushing in the air off the front foot, ball falls short of the man at mid off, not quite driving length but he he had a go

Sri Lanka 19/0   B Lee 3-1-6-0

6.1

Lee to Tharanga, no run, in to the left-hander with the angle, and defended towards cover

6.2

Lee to Tharanga, OUT, Lee has gone through Tharanga, pretty ordinary shot and the stumps are splattered, it was the slower one from Lee, 125.3 kph, full and on the stumps, Tharanga just had a huge heave at it, and played all over it

WU Tharanga b Lee 8 (33m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

6.3

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, solid defensive block from Mahela, as he shuffles across to a back of a length ball on off

6.4

Lee to Jayawardene, 2 runs, uses the width and caresses the length ball past point from the crease

6.5

Lee to Jayawardene, 1 run, whoa, that was close, Mahela tried to get on top of a rising back of a length ball and run it towards third man, inside edge almost bowled him

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   B Lee 4-1-9-1

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

23.4

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, straight and full one outside off, he gets forward and defends down the track, they are finding it difficult to work the ball away

23.5

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, lovely from Lee, moving away from short of a length on off stump, Mahela pushes inside the line and is beaten

23.6

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, has him forward and defending solidly to short extra cover to end an excellent over

Sri Lanka 86/2   B Lee 5-1-12-1

36.1

Lee to Eranga, OUT, and gets one first ball, Eranga tries to hop in the air and cut a bouncing short one outside off, picks out third man who does not have to move at all

RMS Eranga c Bollinger b Lee 1 (15m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

36.2

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, coming in with the angle on off, Mahela defends carefully

36.3

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, low full toss at 128.1 kph, Mahela pats it away, extra caution coming in with all those wickets

36.4

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, that is a brute, that has taken off from short of a length, Mahela hops as he fends it away to third man, and refuses the single as No 9 comes jogging across

36.5

Lee to Jayawardene, 2 runs, drives a pitched up delivery wide of sweeper cover and acknowledges the applause for a pain-staking 50

36.6

Lee to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes full but the angle takes it on the pads and he is clipped away through square leg

Sri Lanka 131/7   B Lee 6-1-15-2

38.1

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, short of a length, Jayawardene is behind it in defence

38.2

Lee to Jayawardene, no run, nearly chips a low full toss down mid-on's throat. Doesn't make the best of connections, which is just as well

38.3

Lee to Jayawardene, OUT, Binga! Accurate bouncer, Jayawardene looks for the flick-pull, gets a top edge, and Lee runs towards square leg to complete the catch. Huge wicket, Jayawardene could still have hurt Australia

DPMD Jayawardene c & b Lee 53 (149m 102b 4x4 0x6) SR: 51.96

38.4

Lee to Malinga, OUT, right through him, backing away, Lee keeps it full, moving in late on the stumps, Malinga goes nowhere with the swipe and that is the end of the innings

SL Malinga b Lee 0 (7m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 132/10   B Lee 6.4-1-15-4
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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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