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26.1

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, tossed up too full outside off, pushed to mid off

26.2

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, SIX, takes him on with the slog sweep, fetches it from outside off and swings it with the angle, over the deep midwicket boundary

26.3

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, pushed down the track off the front foot

26.4

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, 2 runs, drives against the turn this time, a touch wider and flighted outside off, he eases it past point

26.5

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, the best of the them, down the track, to the pitch and drives past the man at mid off, against the turn

26.6

Lyon to HAPW Jayawardene, OUT, dear me, what has he done, he has gifted his wicket away, down on the knee for another slog sweep, but he does not get hold of it and deep square leg settles under it, Lyon has earned his wicket though, after being smacked for a six and a four he has bowled it just a shade wider and on a length outside off, PJ had to reach out for it and got the top edge

HAPW Jayawardene c Harris b Lyon 18 (16m 15b 2x4 1x6) SR: 120.00

Sri Lanka 76/5   NM Lyon 1-0-12-1

38.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, full ball from round the stumps eased to midwicket

38.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, floats it up slowly outside off,gets him to drive against the turn to mid off

38.3

Lyon to Mathews, no run, touch flatter, defended off the front foot

38.4

Lyon to Mathews, FOUR, that is a brave shot with five men down, Mathews down the track to one floated wide outside off, and drives against the spin between extra cover and mid off

38.5

Lyon to Mathews, no run, turns in and bounces from outside off, he goes back to block

38.6

Lyon to Mathews, no run, uncertain whether to get forward or not, ultimately he is able to defend a quicker one

Sri Lanka 100/5   NM Lyon 2-0-16-1

40.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, eases well forward to a tossed up ball and pushes to midwicket

40.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, sharply turns in from outside off, he goes right back to defend

40.3

Lyon to Mathews, no run, plays with the turn off the front foot past short leg

40.4

Lyon to Mathews, no run, he is looking as if he wants to have a go, but opts to block off the front foot

40.5

Lyon to Mathews, no run, fullish one patted back to Lyon

40.6

Lyon to Mathews, 3 runs, there he goes, this was coming, charges out, but is not near the pitch of the ball, tries to loft it against the turn over mid on, but gets it just over mid off in the end, pulled back inside the rope

Sri Lanka 107/5   NM Lyon 3-0-19-1

42.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, turning in on off from a length, he can go back and nudge to short leg

42.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, gets back for the forcing cut but this wasn;t short enough, got quickly on to him as well

42.3

Lyon to Mathews, 1 run, down the track and eases a fullish one to mid on for a quick run

42.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up ball eased down to deepish mid off

42.5

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, turn from middle, Sanga gets forward a long way to smother it

42.6

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, turn and bounce, there is no silly point and Sanga pushes in the air in that region

Sri Lanka 111/5   NM Lyon 4-0-20-1

44.1

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, defends a tossed up ball off the front foot

44.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, bounce from a length, pushed to extra cover off the back foot

44.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, 1 run, reaches out and slaps a full one to sweeper cover

44.4

Lyon to Mathews, no run, quicker and fuller around off, pushed off the front foot

44.5

Lyon to Mathews, 2 runs, bounces as it turns on the pads, nudged just wide of short leg

44.6

Lyon to Mathews, no run, silly point cops a blow, Mathews went down on the knee for the big drive and found the fielder in the way, saved some runs in the end

Sri Lanka 114/5   NM Lyon 5-0-23-1

46.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, comes down the pitch and blocks back to the bowler

46.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, this one turned in and kicked a bit from a length, he took a hand off the bat as he kept it down in front of short leg

46.3

Lyon to Mathews, no run, pushed off the front foot

46.4

Lyon to Mathews, no run, he is finding bounce every now and then, Mathews played inside the line as he pressed forward, the ball rolled away towards slip

46.5

Lyon to Mathews, no run, nudged to the right of short leg carefully

46.6

Lyon to Mathews, no run, tight testing over from Lyon, tossed up ball smothered down the track

Sri Lanka 114/5   NM Lyon 6-1-23-1

48.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, plays a length ball from the crease, pushes towards mid off

48.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, down the track, and nudges a fullish one to short leg

48.3

Lyon to Mathews, no run, turning in but from a shortish length, he is able to get back and turn it to short leg

48.4

Lyon to Mathews, no run, pushed off the front foot down the track

48.5

Lyon to Mathews, SIX, that is a fine shot from MAthews, down the track and lofts him hard with the turn over deep midwicket, just carries over the rope

48.6

Lyon to Mathews, no run, defended off the front foot

Sri Lanka 128/5   NM Lyon 7-1-29-1

50.1

Lyon to Randiv, no run, tossed up ball blocked off the front foot

50.2

Lyon to Randiv, no run, turns in and hits him on the pad as he looks to press forward, going down leg

50.3

Lyon to Randiv, no run, misses the nudge off the back foot and the ball bounces close to leg stump

50.4

Lyon to Randiv, no run, padded away as it was turning down leg

50.5

Lyon to Randiv, no run, straight to a diving silly point who does well to hold on, off the flap of the pad though

50.6

Lyon to Randiv, no run, goes across to a short of a length ball and defends to short leg

Sri Lanka 129/6   NM Lyon 8-2-29-1

52.1

Lyon to Randiv, no run, defended off the front foot

52.2

Lyon to Randiv, no run, loses balance as he comes down the track, manages to defend though

52.3

Lyon to Randiv, FOUR, Randiv gets off the mark with a lunge down the track and heaves with the turn over mid on

52.4

Lyon to Randiv, no run, this one goes straight on with the angle from round the stumps, beats him as he presses forward inside the line

52.5

Lyon to Randiv, OUT, sharp caught-and-bowled from Lyon, Randiv departs now, he looked to go hard after him again, this one was bowled fuller and turned in and he ended up smashing it to Lyon's right, Lyon got behind it and safely pouched it

S Randiv c & b Lyon 4 (12m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

52.6

Lyon to Prasanna, no run, turns in on leg stump, he keeps it down in front of short leg

Sri Lanka 133/7   NM Lyon 9-2-33-2

54.1

Lyon to Mathews, no run, turns in off from a length, patted back to the bowler

54.2

Lyon to Mathews, no run, going down the leg side, Mathews shuffles but misses the nudge, Haddin has the bails off quickly but Mathews is alright

54.3

Lyon to Mathews, 1 run, pushed towards mid on for a single

54.4

Lyon to Prasanna, 1 run, sweeps from outside off stump and gets it in front of square leg

54.5

Lyon to Mathews, no run, flighted ball eased towards midwicket

54.6

Lyon to Mathews, SIX, Angelo taking the offspinner on, down the track, and gets the loft straight out of the middle to send it soaring over wide long on

Sri Lanka 148/7   NM Lyon 10-2-41-2
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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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