Australia in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 5th ODI

Sri Lanka v Australia

Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)

32.4

Prasanna to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, pushed towards the off side

32.5

Prasanna to DJ Hussey, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

32.6

Prasanna to DJ Hussey, no run, tossed up outside off stump, driven towards long-off but not timed well

Australia 148/4   DJ Hussey 2* (3b)

33.2

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, Hussey moves back and tries to force the ball through the off, but mis-times it towards the bowler

33.3

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, Hussey defends back to the bowler, he's looking extremely tentative

33.4

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, a short ball keeps extremely low and beats Hussey's pull, nearly bowled him

33.5

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, FOUR, another short ball, this time it bounces properly, Hussey waits and pulls towards deep square leg

33.6

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

Australia 153/4   DJ Hussey 6* (8b 1x4)

34.2

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, watchful forwards defence from Hussey

34.3

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, shorter from Mendis, on middle stump, tentaively blocked

34.4

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, gets forward and sm0others this one

34.5

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, goes back and punches the ball towards long-off

Australia 155/4   DJ Hussey 7* (12b 1x4)

35.1

Eranga to DJ Hussey, FOUR, overpitched from Eranga, Hussey latches on to that, scythes it to the cover boundary, not the best of starts for Eranga

35.2

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, length delivery on off, defended to the off side

35.3

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, full delivery this time, Hussey defends from the crease

35.4

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, a bit short from Eranga and that his hit towards cover

35.5

Eranga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, swung behind square leg for single

Australia 160/4   DJ Hussey 12* (17b 2x4)

36.3

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, a bit short once more, stays back and slaps it towards cover

Australia 163/4   DJ Hussey 13* (18b 2x4)

37.1

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, opens the face to steer the ball towards point

37.2

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, spearing in towards the stump, Hussey wanted to whip that to the leg side, leading edge towards cover

37.3

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, short of length and just outside off, Hussey looks to cut but that slips under his bat

37.4

Eranga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, pushed towards mid-off for a tight single

Australia 164/4   DJ Hussey 14* (22b 2x4)

38.1

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, steered towards point

38.2

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, FOUR, a half-tracker for Hussey to put away, he gets back and wallops it towards midwicket for four

38.3

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, very wide outside off, Hussey looks to crunch that through the off but bottom edges it down the track

38.4

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, solidly defended down the pitch

38.5

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, defended to the off side this time

38.6

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, another outside edge, would have been a simple take for first slip, there isn't one though and the ball runs down towards third man

Australia 173/5   DJ Hussey 20* (28b 3x4)

39.3

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, slaps this one towards backward point

39.4

Eranga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, Eranga keeps it back of a length, provides width this time, chopped towards deep backward point

39.6

Eranga to DJ Hussey, no run, aims to cut this one, bottom-edges it to the right of the keeper, Sanga moves across to collect

Australia 177/5   DJ Hussey 21* (31b 3x4)

40.2

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, short this time, outside off, Hussey gets back and slaps it towards cover

40.3

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, a full toss but that isn't put away, Hussey thumps it down the ground, finishing the stroke with a typical flourish, but he can't get it past long-on

40.4

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, punched back towards the bowler

40.5

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, no run, good over this, only three so far, once more defended to the left of the bowler

40.6

BMAJ Mendis to DJ Hussey, 1 run, muscles it towards cover, but a diving stop prevents it from going too far, the cover love the acrobatic fielding

Australia 181/5   DJ Hussey 24* (36b 3x4)

41.1

Malinga to DJ Hussey, no run, Malinga returns, and starts with a typical delivery aiming for the toes, dug out towards midwicket

41.2

Malinga to DJ Hussey, no run, a low full toss this time, Hussey looks to swing it to midwicket, but inside-edges it on to his pad

41.3

Malinga to DJ Hussey, no run, another full toss, Hussey backing away, that was beyond leg stump but Hussey had skipped further beyond, bunts it towards mid-on

41.4

Malinga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, a hat-trick of full tosses, this one is on off stump, Hussey swings it towards mid-off for a single

Australia 182/5   DJ Hussey 25* (40b 3x4)

42.4

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, 1 run

Australia 185/5   DJ Hussey 26* (41b 3x4)

43.1

Malinga to DJ Hussey, FOUR, Malinga continues his pursuit of the blockhole, Hussey wants to club that over the on side but gets an inside-edge that zips past the keeper for four

43.2

Malinga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, this time it is on target, Malinga goes full and for middle, Hussey mistimes it towards mid-on

43.4

Malinga to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, slower length ball from Malinga, 118kph, off the toe of the bat and over the bowler's head for a couple

43.5

Malinga to DJ Hussey, FOUR, Shot! superb hit from Hussey, Malinga pitches it short of the desired yorker length, Hussey gets his front leg out of the way and hammers it past extra cover for four, Malinga has a rueful grin after that shot

43.6

Malinga to DJ Hussey, 1 run, tailing in to the legs, inside-edged by Hussey, who was desperately trying to save his toes

Australia 202/5   DJ Hussey 38* (46b 5x4)

44.1

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, 2 runs, skips away from leg and punches that middle stump delivery towards deep extra cover for two

44.2

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, SIX, brilliant from Hussey, charges down the track and launches that legspinner from Mendis towards the sightscreen, comfortably clears the rope, a good innings this from Hussey, he moves on to 46

44.3

BAW Mendis to DJ Hussey, OUT, what a comeback from Mendis, that one spins in, Hussey doesn't read it and is caught on the back foot as he looks to cut that one, it slips past the bat and into middle and leg stump

DJ Hussey b BAW Mendis 46 (52m 49b 5x4 1x6) SR: 93.87

Australia 210/6   DJ Hussey 46 (49b 5x4 1x6)
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Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 16, 2011
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Sri Lanka v Australia at Hambantota - Aug 14, 2011
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Aug 22, 2011

Australia with the trophy after their 3-2 win over Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Colombo, August 22, 2011

Australia with the trophy after their 3-2 win over Sri Lanka

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Aug 22, 2011

Australia get together after Xavier Doherty snags Chamara Silva, Sri Lanka v Australia, 5th ODI, Colombo, August 22, 2011

Australia get together after Xavier Doherty snags Chamara Silva

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