Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

10.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, holding its line a foot outside off, Sanga watches it very closely, and lets it go

10.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, angles it across the left-hander outside off, left alone

10.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, holds its line again outside off, Sanga gets across and shoulders arms

10.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, another leave outside off, Sanga watching the ball very closely

10.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, sprays it a touch wider outside off and he will not go after it

10.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and pushes towards point

Sri Lanka 24/3   SR Watson 1-1-0-0

12.1

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, leading edge towards mid off as he gets it to holds its line fullish around middle

12.2

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, off the face of the bat towards gully from a length

12.3

Watson to Samaraweera, 2 runs, pushes forward, gets it off the middle and picks up a couple through covers

12.4

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, pitched up, close to off, Thilan gets forward for the drive, closes the face a touch and Watto fields

12.5

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, tries the short ball, digs it in and the carry in this pitch takes it way over a ducking Thilan

12.6

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, shaping away from back of a length on off, he gets behind the line to block on the off side

Sri Lanka 33/3   SR Watson 2-1-2-0

15.1

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, 127.9 kph steady delivery from Watson outside off, he pushes forward, opens the face and gets it towards cover

15.2

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, gets it on the stumps this time, he goes across to push towards midwicket

15.3

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, giving nothing to work with, played out to midwicket

15.4

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, squeezes a full delivery past Watson to mid off

15.5

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, some lift from back of a length, Thilan gets on top nicely to punch to short extra cover

15.6

Watson to Samaraweera, no run, gets forward and eases one towards mid off

Sri Lanka 37/3   SR Watson 3-2-2-0

17.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and defends a length ball around off towards mid off

17.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed off the back foot down the track

17.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, well bowled, shaping away a shade from around middle, Sanga stays back and drops it on the off side

17.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, too close for the cut, so Sanga glides it towards backward point

17.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, shaping away just a tad from around middle and leg, Sanga tucks it towards midwicket

17.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, digs out a full delivery towards short extra cover

Sri Lanka 40/3   SR Watson 4-3-2-0

19.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, moving away from the left hander, but starting outside leg and is tucked towards midwicket

19.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, that is an example of how this pitch is easing out, Sanga gets forward and thumps the drive to one going across him, on the bounce to short extra cover

19.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, good carry for Watto, Sanga leaves with a shoulder of the arms

19.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, punched off the back foot to short extra cover

19.5

Watson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, too straight, coming in from outside leg, clipped through square leg

19.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, gets the line right now, shaping away with the angle a foot outside off, left alone

Sri Lanka 44/3   SR Watson 5-3-4-0

39.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, coming in with the angle from a length, defended down the track

39.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, holding its line after coming in from wide of the crease, he gets behind the line to defend

39.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, stays beside the line and pushes a length ball on the off side

39.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed off the front foot on the off side

39.5

Watson to Sangakkara, FOUR, well done, gets on top of one rising from back of a length, just a bit of width, and he plays late, rolls his wrists over it and glides it past backward point

39.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed away on the off side solidly

Sri Lanka 104/5   SR Watson 6-3-8-0

41.1

Watson to Mathews, 2 runs, on the pads from a length, tucked backward of square leg

41.2

Watson to Mathews, no run, shapes in from a length but from middle and he works it with the angle to square leg

41.3

Watson to Mathews, 1 run, too much on the pads again, but there is a short midwicket and a square leg, he works it between them and gets across for a tight run

41.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, solidly forward and smothers a length ball that was holding its line a shade outside off from round the stumps

41.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, goes on leg stump with a full delivery, Sanga would have wanted to clip it past the man at midwicket, couldn't

41.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, gets bat in front of pad to push one from middle and off to mid on

Sri Lanka 110/5   SR Watson 7-3-11-0

43.1

Watson to Mathews, no run, shaping in a shade from a length outside off, rises a bit and he defends off the high part of the blade

43.2

Watson to Mathews, no run, chance for a run out, but Hughes could not pick up the ball in time after his diving stop to catch Mathews short as he had advanced way down the track after tucking to midwicket

43.3

Watson to Mathews, no run, pushed down the track

43.4

Watson to Mathews, no run, just a bit of inward movement from a length, he is solid in defence

43.5

Watson to Mathews, no run, much fuller length, he gets forward and across and drives to mid off

43.6

Watson to Mathews, no run, coming in from a length at 133.6 kph, nippy enough to hit the bat hard as he goes back to defend

Sri Lanka 111/5   SR Watson 8-4-11-0

45.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga continues to serenely ease forward and defend tightly on the off side

45.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, more careful defending off the front foot, that drop could yet cost Australia

45.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, goes wide of the crease and bowls it fullish with the angle, Sanga blocks without fuss

45.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, blocked off the front foot towards cover

45.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, front foot gets out and Sanga defends another length ball towards cover

45.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and checks the push down the track

Sri Lanka 114/5   SR Watson 9-5-11-0

47.1

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, trickles fine down the leg side off the pads

47.2

Watson to Mathews, FOUR, short ball but Mathews is in control with the pull, getting it over the man at square leg

47.3

Watson to Mathews, no run, first signs of reverse for WAtto, full one tailing in late, and almost sneaking through, Mathews manages to get legs out of the way and dig it out, just about

47.4

Watson to Mathews, 1 bye, more movement, this one carries on down the leg side though

47.5

Watson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, goes full in to the pads with the angle, Sanga flicks in front of square leg, a bit off the inner part of the bat

47.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, drops it back of a length, Sanga guides it to backward point off the back foot

Sri Lanka 122/5   SR Watson 10-5-17-0
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
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Match drawn
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Sep 12, 2011

Michael Clarke reacts as the rains come down, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, September 12, 2011

Michael Clarke reacts as the rains come down

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Sep 12, 2011

Thilan Samaraweera throws his bat in the air after being dismissed by Shane Watson, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, September 12, 2011

Thilan Samaraweera throws his bat in the air after being dismissed by Shane Watson

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