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14.1

Johnson to Samaraweera, 1 no ball, oversteps first ball as he bends it across the right hander from back of a length, left alone

14.1

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, looks to get forward and push on the off side, it comes in a tad after pitching around middle, ball rolls towards midwicket

14.2

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, carrying on with the angle, touch far outside off, left alone

14.3

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, bowls it fuller with the angle, Thilan is uncertainly forward and pushing it towards mid on

14.4

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, straighter and tighter on off stump, he shuffles and pushes back to Mitch

14.5

Johnson to Samaraweera, 1 run, gets one away now, fuller ball squeezed in to the gap at covers

14.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, solidly forward to block one bowled fullish around off

Sri Lanka 37/3   MG Johnson 1-0-2-0

16.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, coming in with the angle and holding its line, Sanga gets beside it to crack it past covers

16.2

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, 143 kph bouncer from Mitch, Thilan does the wise thing, he ducks

16.3

Johnson to Samaraweera, 2 runs, nudged off the pads from the crease past the square leg umpire

16.4

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, solidly forward and pushing one going across to mid off, this pitch is playing very true at the moment, ball coming on nicely, Sri Lanka will rue those early wickets

16.5

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, pushed on the off side

16.6

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, tight line on off stump, Mitch has looked alright so far today, defended bat and pad close together

Sri Lanka 40/3   MG Johnson 2-0-5-0

18.1

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, shuffles and tries to nudge one going down the leg side, cannot connect

18.2

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, moves forward and drives a fullish one solidly to mid off

18.3

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, shuffles across and clips one from off to midwicket, early call of 'No'

18.4

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, digs in the short one, lots of shoulder and it zooms over a ducking Thilan, it gives Haddin some grief as it continues to rise, he leaps and takes it with one hand

18.5

Johnson to Samaraweera, no run, behind the line of a length ball and defends back to the bowler

18.6

Johnson to Samaraweera, 2 runs, nicely done, shuffles and tucks one off the pads in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 42/3   MG Johnson 3-0-7-0

20.1

Johnson to Samaraweera, 1 run, tucked to long leg off the pads

20.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, the short ball is coming on nicely off the pitch, Sanga shuffles, gets a touch outside the line and pulls it behind square leg

20.3

Johnson to Samaraweera, 1 run, neatly done, thilan is looking around for the singles, he finds one in front of mid on with a tuck against the angle

20.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, well bowled, coming in fullish on the stumps at 141.6 kph, he gets bat down in time to keep it out on the leg side

20.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed off the back foot on the off side

20.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles across and tightly defends a back of a length ball on the leg side

Sri Lanka 47/3   MG Johnson 4-0-10-0

22.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, pitched up around off, Sanga gets the front foot out and pings short extra cover with a solid push

22.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, fullish on the pads with the angle, Sanga flicks wristily through square leg, too much work for the man running across from long leg, cannot get there

22.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, there is not as much zip now, but the ball is coming on nicely, Sanga pushes from beside the line towards cover

22.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, lovely drive, overpitched, he goes down on a knee, and smashes it with a big followthrough past a diving extra cover, no stopping that

22.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, moves the line full on middle and off, Sanga eases it back to Mitch

22.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, dropped, wonder how much this drop will hurt them, Watson has put down a straightforward chance at first slip, Mitch getting Sanga to push from the crease at a length ball close to off stump, the edge went straight in to Watto's hands to his left, and straight through them

Sri Lanka 56/3   MG Johnson 5-0-19-0

24.1

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, bat and pad close together as he goes forward to block a fullish one on off

24.2

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, 2 runs, off the mark this series with a flick off the pads off a back of a length ball

24.3

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, again rising on the pads, PJ shuffles across and nudges to the right of long leg who cannot get there in time

24.4

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, the line is right on this one finally from Mitch, outside off and he gets a shoulder of the arms

24.5

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, touch closer to off with the angle, brings about another leave from PJ

24.6

Johnson to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, holds the bat inside the line as this one takes off outside off from short of a length

Sri Lanka 64/4   MG Johnson 6-0-25-0

28.1

Johnson to Mathews, no run, short of a length, pushed to cover

28.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, short ball climbing outside off, he gets out of its way

28.3

Johnson to Mathews, no run, pushed down the track off the back foot

28.4

Johnson to Mathews, no run, floated across the right hander full outside off, he lets it go past

28.5

Johnson to Mathews, no run, shuffles and gets on top of a shortish one to push it towards mid on

28.6

Johnson to Mathews, 2 runs, neatly done, too straight from Mitch and he opens up to tuck it through midwicket

Sri Lanka 78/5   MG Johnson 7-0-27-0

30.1

Johnson to Mathews, 2 runs, Mitch goes back of a length on the pads and is whipped through square leg easily

30.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, rises from short of a length, outside off with the angle, he goes on his toes and keeps it down

30.3

Johnson to Mathews, no run, goes much fuller now, around that off stump, Angelo crouches low and keeps it out

30.4

Johnson to Mathews, no run, goes after a full and wide one outside off, does not get any bat on it, good for him, the slips were waiting

30.5

Johnson to Mathews, no run, gets across this time and pushes back to the bowler off the front foot

30.6

Johnson to Mathews, no run, he persists with the widish stuff outside off, Angelo continues to throw his bat at 'em and miss

Sri Lanka 80/5   MG Johnson 8-0-29-0

32.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, slings it in fullish one middle and off, Sanga shuffles across and pushes to mid on

32.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, too much on the pads, and Sanga accepts the gift, clips it elegantly in front of square leg

32.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, struck on the pads and Australia go up in appeal, it tailed in a tad from outside off, not given by umpire Kettleborough, rightly too, replays show a big inside edge

32.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed towards cover off the front foot

32.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, relatively slower and fuller one from Mitch at 131.8 kph, Sanga checks the drive to extra cover

32.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, the pace goes back up, to 141.5 kph, and Sanga comes forward to block a straight length ball on off

Sri Lanka 91/5   MG Johnson 9-0-33-0

34.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga pushes forward with certainty and the length ball rolls away on the off side

34.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, gets front foot out again, and eases a pitched up ball back to Mitch

34.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, straightish one around middle and leg, Sanga shuffles across but cannot work it past midwicket

34.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, drops a climbing length ball in front of point and trots out of the crease, has to get back though as the fielder gets to the ball

34.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, gets on top of a rising back of a length ball and cuts it straight to cover

34.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, bouncer now but he digs it in too short and Sanga ducks under it easily

Sri Lanka 91/5   MG Johnson 10-1-33-0

36.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, that wasn't far from being played on, not much width to launch in to the cut, Sanga tries to, under edge bounces past the stumps to Haddin

36.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, goes full with the angle on middle and off, pushed with a straight bat to mid on

36.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, this one provides him width and Sanga latches on instantly, bends the knee, opens the face, and cover cannot stop it with a dive

36.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, and then he goes on to leg with the angle, Sanga easily tucks it through square leg, there are two men in the deep around that region now

36.5

Johnson to Mathews, no run, good line to the right hander, leaving him from a length outside off, defended from the crease

36.6

Johnson to Mathews, no run, goes back and across to defend a pacy length ball on the off side

Sri Lanka 96/5   MG Johnson 11-1-38-0

56.1

Johnson to Prasanna, no run, reaches out to a very wide and full one outside off, does not get any bat on it

56.2

Johnson to Prasanna, no run, straightish one on middle, he is already forward and across and adjusts to work to midwicket

56.3

Johnson to Prasanna, 1 run, tries the short ball, but that is the second good pull that he has played, on a leg too, to long leg

56.4

Johnson to Mathews, no run, pushed away from the crease towards point

56.5

Johnson to Mathews, no run, fine leave outside off stump to one going across him

56.6

Johnson to Mathews, no run, tucked off the pads towards midwicket

Sri Lanka 150/7   MG Johnson 12-1-39-0

58.1

Johnson to Mathews, no run, pegs him on the back foot with a pacy length ball that he hurriedly jams away

58.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, fine diving stop at wide mid off from Lyon as Mathews gets forward and pushes a low full toss

58.3

Johnson to Mathews, no run, zipping across him with the angle outside off, left alone

58.4

Johnson to Mathews, no run, slung in full and wide outside off at 138 kph, he does not go after it

58.5

Johnson to Mathews, no run, makes him play this time with a length ball closer to off stump, he defends it off the front foot

58.6

Johnson to Mathews, FOUR, Angelo will remain off strike for the next over, but he has managed to reach out and hit this wide one through point for a boundary

Sri Lanka 154/8   MG Johnson 13-1-43-0

60.1

Johnson to Mathews, no run, shuffles and keeps a climbing back of a length ball down in front of the stumps

60.2

Johnson to Mathews, no run, tries to mow this shortish one away through midwicket, advances down the track but mistimes the shot in to the ground

60.3

Johnson to Mathews, no run, sprays it wide down the leg side from a length

60.4

Johnson to Mathews, no run, mistimes the pull through square leg, refuses the single, does some shadow-practice instead

60.5

Johnson to Mathews, FOUR, he goes after Mitch now, Mathews is getting some runs for Sri Lanka, heaves a shortish one from outside off over wide mid on

60.6

Johnson to Mathews, OUT, did that carry? Australia are appealing for caught behind, Angelo went after a very wide offcutter from Mitch, got the edge that was dying on Haddin as he went forward and low to his right, seems to have just lodged in to his right glove, third umpire sends Angelo back

AD Mathews c †Haddin b Johnson 58 (134m 111b 6x4 3x6) SR: 52.25

Sri Lanka 166/9   MG Johnson 14-1-47-1

62.1

Johnson to Lakmal, no run, backs away outside leg as Mitch bends it past him from back of a length, hangs his bat out but misses

62.2

Johnson to Lakmal, 1 run, there has been a man at short leg for most of the time today, there isn't one now, and he fends a shortish one straight in that region

62.3

Johnson to Welegedara, no run, another fend in the air, and falls short of Hughes as he comes forward, short leg would have gobbled that

62.4

Johnson to Welegedara, no run, tries to back away and go for the pull, hits it in the ground on the leg side

62.5

Johnson to Welegedara, no run, goes after one leaving him from a length outside off, cannot connect

62.6

Johnson to Welegedara, no run, still cannot connect as he throws his bat inside the line of one bouncing close to off

Sri Lanka 172/9   MG Johnson 15-1-48-1

64.1

Johnson to Welegedara, OUT, outside edge and caught at third slip, Welegedara backed away a bit and pushed a pacy back of a length ball with an angled bat and it flew straight to Copeland

UWMBCA Welegedara c Copeland b Johnson 2 (13m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Sri Lanka 174/10   MG Johnson 15.1-1-48-2
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Match drawn
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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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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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