Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
16,17,18,19,20 September 2011 (5-day match)
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166.3

Watson to Lakmal, no run, defended back to the bowler

166.4

Watson to Lakmal, no run, Watson hits the pad but there was an inside edge before that

166.5

Watson to Lakmal, no run, Watson cuts one in and the ball goes through the gap between bat and pad, nearly bowled him

166.6

Watson to Lakmal, no run, Lakmal survives. He lets the ball pass outside off stump.

Sri Lanka 450/9   RAS Lakmal 0* (4b)
167.6

Siddle to Lakmal, no run, good length outside off, left alone by the bastman

Sri Lanka 451/9   RAS Lakmal 0* (5b)
168.6

Watson to Lakmal, no run, Watson angles the ball in towards leg stump and brushes the pad as Lakmal tries to glance, the ball goes towards fine leg but they don't run. Obviously

Sri Lanka 452/9   RAS Lakmal 0* (6b)
169.4

Siddle to Lakmal, 1 run, full ball on off stump, Lakmal pushes through extra cover rather well, they take only one when two was available

Sri Lanka 454/9   RAS Lakmal 1* (7b)
170.1

Copeland to Lakmal, no run, Lakmal pokes at one outside off and gets beaten

170.2

Copeland to Lakmal, no run, he plays towards gully off the front foot

170.3

Copeland to Lakmal, FOUR, this is going to be fun, Lakmal lines up Copeland and lofts a length ball over cover, the new ball races to the boundary

170.4

Copeland to Lakmal, no run, defended solidly on the front foot towards cover

170.5

Copeland to Lakmal, FOUR, slap! Lakmal stands in his crease and dismisses a length ball through mid-off with a powerful swing of the bat. The lead is now 150

170.6

Copeland to Lakmal, no run, tight line and length outside off stump, Lakmal prods and is beaten

Sri Lanka 466/9   RAS Lakmal 9* (13b 2x4)
173.2

Johnson to Lakmal, no run, Lakmal backs away and tries to push through the off side, the ball passes close to off stump

173.3

Johnson to Lakmal, no run, Lakmal stays in his crease, moves towards leg a touch, and pushes the ball towards gully

173.4

Johnson to Lakmal, FOUR, dropped! And by Hussey at gully would you believe it. Lakmal hung his bat outside off and opened the face, the ball flew above Hussey's head and he seemed to be late in getting his hands up to it

173.5

Johnson to Lakmal, no run, played towards point

173.6

Johnson to Lakmal, OUT, bowled him! Johnson clips the top of off stump after squaring Lakmal up with one that pitched around leg and cut across the right-hander

RAS Lakmal b Johnson 13 (37m 18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.22

Sri Lanka 473/10   RAS Lakmal 13 (18b 3x4)
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Hours of play (local time) 10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00

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