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)

Bollinger to Tharanga, FOUR, tharanga gets going with an inside edge, oh well, what's new you say, throws his bat from the crease at one close to off stump, but it goes fine on the leg side past the keeper

Sri Lanka 5/0   WU Tharanga 4* (9b 1x4)   DE Bollinger 0.5-0-5-0

Bollinger to Dilshan, FOUR, clobber! that is in Dilshan's slot, pitched up, wide and full outside off, he gets forward and cracks it off the middle through extra cover, bothering to run? don't

Sri Lanka 12/0   TM Dilshan 7* (8b 1x4)   DE Bollinger 1.3-0-9-0

Bollinger to Dilshan, FOUR, width available and Dilshan goes after it, thick outside edge but it has flown to the third man boundary

Sri Lanka 16/0   TM Dilshan 11* (11b 2x4)   DE Bollinger 2-0-13-0

Bollinger to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela shows all his touch and class now, forward to a pitched up ball and caresses it past cover, lovely straight followthrough, no violence, no furious shuffling

Sri Lanka 33/2   DPMD Jayawardene 8* (8b 1x4)   DE Bollinger 4-0-19-1

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)   MG Johnson 4-0-16-0

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

Sri Lanka 78/2   DPMD Jayawardene 27* (43b 2x4)   XJ Doherty 3.1-0-11-0

Johnson to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets bat on ball now, shuffles well across and gets it off his hip fine down the leg side

Sri Lanka 91/2   DPMD Jayawardene 34* (56b 3x4)   MG Johnson 6.4-0-27-0

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

Sri Lanka 111/5   KMDN Kulasekara 5* (9b 1x4)   XJ Doherty 6.3-0-23-3

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

Sri Lanka 123/6   DPMD Jayawardene 45* (81b 4x4)   SR Watson 6.1-0-19-1





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