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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
25.5

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, full ball outside off, Sangakkara drives from his crease towards mid-off's right, the fielder moves quickly to field

25.6

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, played back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 56/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (2b)
26.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara moves back and watches the ball as it passes into Haddin's gloves outside off stump

26.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front foot, the fielder at silly point dives in vain

26.5

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara comes a long way out of his crease and plays to short leg, Hughes fields and can't release the ball quickly enough, Sanga was a long way out. Hughes actually tried to dive towards the stumps with the ball in hand but then dropped it mid-dive.

26.6

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, played off the back foot square on the off side

Sri Lanka 57/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (6b)
27.3

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length around off stump, Sangakkara glides forward and defends on the off side

27.4

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, played off the front foot towards midwicket

27.5

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length and straight, Sangakkara stays in his crease and plays to midwicket

27.6

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length just outside off stump, Sangakkara lets it go

Sri Lanka 58/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (10b)
28.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, punched off the back foot to Ponting at silly point

28.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off stump

28.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on middle, defended with bat and pad close together

28.5

Lyon to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara gets off the mark by nudging one behind square on the leg side

Sri Lanka 60/1   KC Sangakkara 1* (14b)
29.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, short ball and Sangakkara hooks towards fine leg, where Lyon didn't pick up the ball at first and then by the time he did it was too late

29.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards the bowler

29.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, width offered outside off and Sangakkara cuts towards point

29.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, edged and wide of gully! Johnson fired it in full and quick around off stump, Sangakkara pushed hard at it, wanting to play towards mid-on perhaps, and got a thick outside edge to the third-man boundary

29.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards the bowler

29.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off stump, Sangakkara shoulders arms

Sri Lanka 68/1   KC Sangakkara 9* (20b 2x4)
30.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, 1 run, played off the back foot towards point

Sri Lanka 72/1   KC Sangakkara 10* (21b 2x4)
31.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Sangakkara flashes and goes hard at it, slicing it over Hussey's head at gully

31.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, that's a poor ball, full on leg stump, Sangakkara leans across and glances it to the fine-leg boundary

31.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the leg side

31.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, full and straight from Johnson, Sangakkara gets behind the line and blocks

31.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off, defended towards over

31.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, punched from the crease towards cover

Sri Lanka 82/1   KC Sangakkara 18* (27b 4x4)
33.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length delivery outside off stump, Sangakkara stays in his crease and plays towards cover

33.2

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

33.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, a full toss just outside leg stump, Sangakkara glances it to the fine-leg boundary. He'll hit those in his sleep

33.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, pushed from the crease towards midwicket

33.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards the off

33.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length, Sangakkara gets behind the line and defends towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 90/1   KC Sangakkara 22* (33b 5x4)
35.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length outside off, Sangakkara stays in his crease and punches towards cover point

Sri Lanka 95/1   KC Sangakkara 23* (34b 5x4)
36.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

36.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, good length angling across the left-hander, left alone by the batsman

36.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the back foot on the leg side

36.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off again

36.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, good length just outside of, Sangakkara covers his off stump and shoulders arms

36.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, FOUR, too full on leg stump, Sangakkara clips it firmly past short midwicket and to the boundary

Sri Lanka 101/2   KC Sangakkara 27* (40b 6x4)
37.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

37.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short and wide outside off, a hit-me ball, and Sangakkara cuts it hard into the ground towards point

37.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, too full on the pads once again, this time the fielder at short midwicket gets a hand on Sangakkara's flick to take some pace off it

37.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length down leg side, the batsman lets it go

Sri Lanka 104/2   KC Sangakkara 29* (44b 6x4)
39.1

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, good length and straight, played back to the bowler

39.2

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off stump

39.3

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, full ball outside off stump, Sangakkara plays watchfully towards short cover

39.4

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, good length going across Sangakkara who watches it into Haddin's gloves

39.5

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, that's wide down leg side, too far for Sangakkara to glance, Haddin takes off the bails but Sangakkara's foot did not leave the crease

39.6

Hussey to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the on side

Sri Lanka 104/2   KC Sangakkara 29* (50b 6x4)
41.1

Hussey to Sangakkara, 1 run, dabbed on the back foot towards mid-off and the call for a single is made late by Sangakkara. Jayawardene is quick to respond

Sri Lanka 115/2   KC Sangakkara 30* (51b 6x4)
42.1

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, wide outside off stump and Sangakkara cuts through point

Sri Lanka 120/2   KC Sangakkara 31* (52b 6x4)
43.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara tries to drive a wide ball but hits it into the ground

43.2

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, Siddle bowls a good yorker, Sangakkara keeps it out

43.3

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length and straight, Sangakkara stays in his crease and defends

43.4

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off stump, left alone

43.5

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara lets another one pass outside off as it angles across him

43.6

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length down leg side, Sangakkara misses the glance

Sri Lanka 124/2   KC Sangakkara 31* (58b 6x4)
45.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length angling across the left-hander, driven to short cover

45.2

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery on a tight line outside off, Sangakkara shoulders arms

45.3

Siddle to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller length outside off, Sangakkara drives towards the fielder on the point boundary

Sri Lanka 125/2   KC Sangakkara 32* (61b 6x4)
46.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara moves across his crease and nudges towards midwicket

46.2

Watson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Watson angles the ball into the left-hander from round the wicket, Sangakkara waits for the ball and then clips it towards square leg

46.3

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched off the back foot through cover point

Sri Lanka 128/2   KC Sangakkara 35* (64b 6x4)
47.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, 2 runs, too full on the pads, Sangakkara flicks with ease towards the deep square-leg boundary

47.2

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards cover

47.3

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, good length angling across Sangakkara who strides forward and shoulders arms

47.4

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, defended solidly off the front foot towards cover

47.5

Siddle to Sangakkara, 1 run, full ball outside off, Sangakkara plays the extravagant cover drive along the ground to the fielder in the deep

Sri Lanka 131/2   KC Sangakkara 38* (69b 6x4)
48.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off, Sangakkara lets it go

48.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara stays in his crease and defends towards the off

48.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

48.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off stump

48.5

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short and wide and Sangakkara cuts to the fielder at deep point, he hit that superbly

Sri Lanka 132/2   KC Sangakkara 39* (74b 6x4)
50.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara moves across his stumps and defends on the leg side

50.2

Watson to Sangakkara, FOUR, too full and there's width outside off, this time it's Sangakkara who moves forward and caresses the ball through cover

50.3

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

50.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, good length around off stump, defended on the front foot towards the off side

50.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off, Sangakkara lets it go

50.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, defended back towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 141/2   KC Sangakkara 43* (80b 7x4)
51.3

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

51.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, fuller length outside off, driven towards cover on the front foot

51.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, banged in short by Johnson, Sangakkara ducks

51.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara tries to force the ball through cover but mis-times it

Sri Lanka 142/2   KC Sangakkara 43* (84b 7x4)
53.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Sangakkara slashes hard and hits it wide of the fielder at gully to the empty third-man boundary

53.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara reaches fifty in his 100th Test with a similar shot, a cut through the point region, though this wasn't flashy at all. Can he push on for the century?

53.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, pushed through covers off the front foot

53.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, that's a freebie on leg stump, but Sangakkara missed the glance, he leaned over a bit too much and failed to make contact

53.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards midwicket

53.6

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease with a straight bat

Sri Lanka 152/2   KC Sangakkara 53* (90b 9x4)
54.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, drifting into the left-hander's pads, Sangakkara plays towards midwicket

54.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara moves back and defends to the bowler

54.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on middle stump, Sangakkara drives towards cover

54.5

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on leg and middle, defended from the crease

54.6

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, Lyon drifts down leg side, Sangakkara tries to glance but fails to connect

Sri Lanka 153/2   KC Sangakkara 53* (95b 9x4)
56.1

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on middle stump, pushed from the crease towards midwicket

56.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, played off the back foot towards the leg side

56.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, played back to the bowler

56.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, 1 run, played off the back foot towards point

Sri Lanka 154/2   KC Sangakkara 54* (99b 9x4)
57.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara uses the angle into him from round the wicket to glance towards fine leg

Sri Lanka 155/2   KC Sangakkara 55* (100b 9x4)
58.1

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, punched towards point

58.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, played back to the spinner

58.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, pushed from the crease towards cover

58.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up outside off, driven towards cover

58.5

Lyon to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara leans forward and nudges the ball off his pads behind square

58.6

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up outside off, Sangakkara lets it go and the ball turns away from him

Sri Lanka 157/2   KC Sangakkara 57* (106b 9x4)
59.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara opens the face and guides the ball behind point

59.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended with a straight bat towards the bowler

59.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards the leg side

59.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front foot towards short cover

Sri Lanka 160/2   KC Sangakkara 59* (110b 9x4)
61.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara gets behind the line and blocks

61.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended back to the bowler

61.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara stays in his crease and defends with a straight bat

61.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, width offered outside off and Sangakkara unfurls the square drive, which is stopped by Marsh at point, he had to dive to his right

61.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, driven from the crease towards mid-on

61.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, full and straight, played towards midwicket from the crease

Sri Lanka 164/2   KC Sangakkara 59* (116b 9x4)
63.1

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

63.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara nudges the ball off his pads behind square

63.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, full and straight from round the wicket, played back to the bowler

63.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, defended from the crease towards the off side

63.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushed towards mid-on where a fumble allows the single

Sri Lanka 165/2   KC Sangakkara 60* (121b 9x4)
64.1

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara goes back and plays towards short leg

64.2

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the back foot towards the off side

64.3

Lyon to Sangakkara, no run, the quicker ball hurries on towards middle stump, Sagakkara defends on the off, he seemed to spot it late. Perhaps because of the light?

64.4

Lyon to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards the off side

Sri Lanka 166/2   KC Sangakkara 61* (125b 9x4)
65.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, and Sanga drives at a widish delivery first up, mistimes it towards mid-off

65.2

Siddle to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, Sanga plays at it just outside off, the ball runs off the outside edge, past gully

Sri Lanka 167/2   KC Sangakkara 62* (127b 9x4)
66.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, slightly short, knocked away into the off side

66.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, pitches it on a good length outside off, Sanga rocks forward and crunches it towards cover

66.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, slightly short of a good length outside off, Sanga lets it go, holds its line

66.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, a touch fuller this time but in that channel outside off and he lets it be

66.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, on a good length around off sutmp, gets forward and knocks it into the off side

66.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, angling it down, down the leg side, tries to glance it fine does Sanga but can't get his bat to it

Sri Lanka 171/2   KC Sangakkara 62* (133b 9x4)
68.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, 3 runs, full and wide, Sanga opens the face and steers it past gully, always in control of it, all along the ground

Sri Lanka 176/2   KC Sangakkara 65* (134b 9x4)
69.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, short of a length, outside leg, easily worked away to fine leg

Sri Lanka 177/2   KC Sangakkara 65* (135b 9x4)
70.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off, no movement to bother him

70.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length outside off, defended with an open face

70.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, length ball outside off, Sanga leans into a push-drive to mid-off

70.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, angled across Sanga, who shoulders arms

70.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, length ball on middle and leg, angling towards just outside off, defended back

70.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off

Sri Lanka 183/2   KC Sangakkara 65* (141b 9x4)
72.1

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, length ball outside off, Sanga leans well forward to defend

72.2

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, stays back to push this length ball to cover-point

72.3

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, just outside off, punched to cover

72.4

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, pitches middle and off, angles away, defended to mid-off

72.5

Copeland to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga jumps out of the crease to meet the ball on the up, punches it, but Ponting makes a diving, one-handed save at short extra

72.6

Copeland to Sangakkara, 2 runs, flowing cover-drive, wide outside off, there is a bit of risk involved but he gets his front foot across, and keeps the ball down, and past cover

Sri Lanka 185/2   KC Sangakkara 67* (147b 9x4)
74.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, starts with a wide loosener, left alone

74.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, middle and leg, angling to off, flicked to midwicket

74.3

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller now, and Sanga drives with an open face, gets a single to deep cover

Sri Lanka 190/2   KC Sangakkara 68* (150b 9x4)
75.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, into the pads, pushed to mid-on

75.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball outside off, angling in, defended to mid-off

75.3

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, outside off, pushed with an open face to point

75.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, full, middle and off, driven to mid-off

75.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 3 runs, angling into the pads, easily clipped away past midwicket

Sri Lanka 197/2   KC Sangakkara 71* (155b 9x4)
76.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, full around off, Sanga is well forward to defend

76.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off

76.3

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball, angling across, defended with an open face, wide of point

Sri Lanka 198/2   KC Sangakkara 72* (158b 9x4)
77.1

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, bouncer, too short, Sanga ducks under it

77.2

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, on the pads, clipped away square

Sri Lanka 199/3   KC Sangakkara 73* (160b 9x4)
78.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, pitched up, outside off, driven to extra cover

78.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, punched square, but not past point

78.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, pitches middle and off, angling away, defended back to the bowler

78.4

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, angling away, not too far outside off, has to play, and defends it to cover

78.5

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, stays around off, length ball, defended to mid-off

78.6

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, fuller now, driven to mid-off

Sri Lanka 199/3   KC Sangakkara 73* (166b 9x4)
79.4

Johnson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, middle and off, angling in, defended to mid-on

79.5

Johnson to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven on the up, to sweeper-cover

Sri Lanka 205/3   KC Sangakkara 74* (168b 9x4)
80.1

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, length ball around off, pushed to mid-off

80.2

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, dabs this length ball outside off, but there are two gullies to block runs there

80.3

Watson to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off

80.4

Watson to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven away handsomely, but sweeper-cover keeps them down to one

Sri Lanka 206/3   KC Sangakkara 75* (172b 9x4)
81.1

Siddle to Sangakkara, FOUR, inviting half-volley, and the new ball travels faster. Just a check-drive, a push, no follow-through, and it goes screaming past cover, along the ground

81.2

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, tries the forceful drive this time, and ends up hitting it back to the bowler

81.3

Siddle to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, just outside off, pushed to mid-off

81.4

Siddle to Sangakkara, OUT, The new ball does the trick. Extra bounce. Sanga doesn't get a hundred in his 100th! This is just short of a length, around off, Sanga has to play at it, but the ball kicks up, takes the shoulder edge and through to Haddin. Australia are right back

KC Sangakkara c †Haddin b Siddle 79 (227m 176b 10x4 0x6) SR: 44.88

Sri Lanka 210/4   KC Sangakkara 79 (176b 10x4)
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