Warne-Muralitharan Trophy - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Australia

Australia won by 125 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

31.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, full offbreak, puff of dust as he digs this out

31.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, this one is slightly shorter, defended off the front foot

31.3

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, full, into the pads, clipped away for a single

31.4

Dilshan to Ponting, 1 run, nicely bowled, good revs on this, the ball dips, Ponting is not to the pitch of the ball, gets the inside half of the bat towards mid-on

31.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, slight puff of dust, as this pitches on a length, middle and off, defended back

31.6

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, slightly shorter, flatter, pushed back to Dilshan

Australia 102/3   TM Dilshan 1-0-2-0

33.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, flighted delivery, pitches middle and off, defended towards mid-on

33.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, Hussey is forward again to push this to cover

33.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, jumps out of the crease, never with a big shot in mind, defends this back to Dilshan

33.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, too full, too straight, but can't beat forward short leg

33.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, slower through the air, gets some turn too, pitches middle, gets the outside edge, but it doesn't carry to slip

33.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey pushes this towards mid-on with soft hands, and pushes through for a single

Australia 105/3   TM Dilshan 2-0-3-0

35.1

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, turning into the pads, defended to midwicket

35.2

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, slightly short, turning down the leg side, Ponting looks to guide this fine, misses out. Goes off the thigh pad

35.3

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, flighted around off and middle, defended to straight midwicket

35.4

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, sharp turn this time, but well down the leg side

35.5

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, quicker, lower trajectory, Ponting goes back to defend

35.6

Dilshan to Ponting, no run, pitched middle and leg, Ponting goes for the sweep, misses out, the ball turns down the leg side

Australia 111/3   TM Dilshan 3-1-3-0

37.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, angled into the middle and leg region, straightens a touch, defended to leg

37.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, full outside off, pushed to cover

37.3

Dilshan to Hussey, 2 runs, slower through the air, turns away, gets an edge from a defensive Hussey, but wide of slip for a couple

37.4

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, short, pushed nicely wide of cover for one

37.5

Dilshan to Khawaja, no run, tossed up around off, defended to cover

37.6

Dilshan to Khawaja, no run, flatter, goes on with the arm, Khawaja is in a bit of a tangle having committed forward. Goes back just in time to keep this out

Australia 117/4   TM Dilshan 4-1-6-0

39.1

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, full and flat outside off, pushed wide of cover for one

39.2

Dilshan to Khawaja, 1 run, full, into the pads, worked away for a single

39.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, arm ball, Hussey is forward, playing for the turn, but he is also outside the line of off

39.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, right forward to smother the turn on this offbreak

39.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, arm ball again, a stifled appeal, but Hussey has got a faint inside edge through

39.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, full on the pads, clipped away for a single

Australia 121/4   TM Dilshan 5-1-9-0

52.1

Dilshan to Khawaja, no run, sharp offbreak, pitches just outside off, beats the tentative Khawaja

52.2

Dilshan to Khawaja, no run, right forward to push this to cover

52.3

Dilshan to Khawaja, 1 run, quick flat offbreak, gets an edge, which dies right away, and goes past slip for one

52.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, arm ball, around off, Hussey is right back to defend

52.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, full and flat, defended back to the bowler

52.6

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, slower through the air, Hussey defends off the front foot

Australia 157/4   TM Dilshan 6-1-10-0

54.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, full offbreak, pushed back to the bowler

54.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, short outside off, pushed to cover

54.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, short again, stays low, Hussey keeps this out

54.4

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, charges at him, pushes this to mid-off, and keeps going through for a single

54.5

Dilshan to Haddin, FOUR, Haddin edges first ball of spin! Doesn't turn in as much as he expects it to, ends up playing inside the line, the edge goes between keeper and slip. Didn't carry as far as slip, though

54.6

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, turning into the pads, defended to leg

Australia 162/5   TM Dilshan 7-1-15-0

56.1

Dilshan to Haddin, 1 run, sharp offbreak, helped around the corner for one

56.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, tossed up around middle and leg, turning towards off, defended off the front foot

56.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, teasing flat delivery outside off, looks for the cut but decides against it eventually

56.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, right forward to smother the turn here

56.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, tossed up outside leg, Hussey opens the stance up a bit and defends

56.6

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, middle and leg again, Hussey closes the face early, but the leading edge falls short of Dilshan

Australia 171/5   TM Dilshan 8-1-16-0

58.1

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, flat offbreak, into the pads, defended

58.2

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, another quick offbreak, turned to midwicket

58.3

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, goes deep into the crease to block this flat delivery outside off

58.4

Dilshan to Haddin, 1 run, full, on the pads, pushed to long-on

58.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, Hussey is forward to defend this to point

58.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, short, on the pads, placed for a single wide of midwicket

Australia 178/5   TM Dilshan 9-1-18-0

86.1

Dilshan to Hussey, 2 leg byes, sharp offbreak, pitches middle and off, beats the sweep, hits the pad, but would never had hit the stumps. Hussey takes two leg-byes

86.2

Dilshan to Hussey, FOUR, and in the meantime, Hussey keeps going on. This is too straight and too full, Hussey sweeps this fine, beats long leg, is now one shot away from a hundred

86.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, long hop, pulled away, turns down the single

86.4

Dilshan to Hussey, OUT, Given leg-before! Again it's the straighter ball from an offspinner that has done the damage here. This pitched outside off, Hussey defended, playing for the spin, the ball went on with the arm, hit the pad, right in front of off. Kettleborough took his time, then raised the finger. Hussey reviewed it just in case. Replays say there is no just in case here

MEK Hussey lbw b Dilshan 95 (246m 177b 7x4 3x6) SR: 53.67

Australia 273/10   TM Dilshan 9.4-1-22-1
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele - Sep 8-12, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle - Aug 31-Sep 3, 2011
Australia won by 125 runs
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Sep 3, 2011

Australia celebrate their 125-run win against Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, September 3, 2011

Australia celebrate their 125-run win against Sri Lanka

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Sep 3, 2011

The two captains, Michael Clarke and Tillkaratne Dilshane shake hands after Test, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, September 3, 2011

The two captains, Michael Clarke and Tillkaratne Dilshane shake hands after Test

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