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
26.1

Dilshan to Ponting, 1 run, turning down the leg side, worked around the corner to move to the other end

26.2

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, short, cut away, but that's not the story, Herath is trying the modern slide to chase this, and the ground is soft because of the rain it has taken. The knee, already bandaged, gets stuck in the ground. That wasn't nice

26.3

Dilshan to Ponting, 1 run, into the pads again, worked around the corner again

26.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, flighted outside off, defended back to the bowler

26.5

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, dead-bats this full one outside off

26.6

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, slower through the air, teasing him outside off, Marsh has nothing to do with this

Australia 63/2   TM Dilshan 1-0-3-0
50.1

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, starts with a short loosener, is cut away to deep cover

50.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, fuller, slower, defended off the front foot

50.3

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, flat outside off, pushed to cover

50.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, slower on middle and off, defended off the back foot

50.5

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, slightly short, and he rocks back to cut it away for a single

50.6

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, flighted on middle and leg, turning towards middle and off, defended to leg

Australia 136/4   TM Dilshan 2-0-6-0
52.1

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, defended back to the bowler, well forward to do so

52.2

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, soft hands, pushed to cover, with the turn

52.3

Dilshan to Marsh, 2 runs, pushed to the right of Dilshan, who fields well, but concedes overthrows through a wide unnecessary throw

52.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, full on leg and middle, turning towards off, defended to cover

52.5

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, pushed to cover off the front foot

52.6

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, angled into the pads, clears the front leg and defends it with an open face

Australia 141/4   TM Dilshan 3-0-8-0
54.1

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, slightly short, goes back, opens the face, can't beat point

54.2

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, this is fuller, and he push-drives it wide of cover

54.3

Dilshan to Hussey, FOUR, full and outside leg, and Hussey shows him no mercy. Sweeps this fine, the bat comes down on it, keeping it down

54.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, flighted outside off, defended to cover

54.5

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, slower through the air, slight dip on it, gets the outside half of the bat, but it is safe

54.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, into the pads, worked around the corner for a single

Australia 149/4   TM Dilshan 4-0-14-0
56.1

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, turning away, Hussey plays with soft hands, and steers it wide of slip

56.2

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, pushed to silly point, off the back foot

56.3

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, flat, Marsh stays back, pushes this to point

56.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, low trajectory again, quick through the air, defended back to the bowler

56.5

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, slightly slower, defended off the front foot

56.6

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, full outside off, driven to extra cover, and they take the single off the fumble

Australia 156/4   TM Dilshan 5-0-16-0
58.1

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, cut away powerfully, deep point is in place

58.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, pushed to extra cover, Mathews fumbles, but they don't run off the misfield

58.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, driven to extra cover, this time Mathews puts the dive in

58.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, gives this one air, Hussey defends with an open face

58.5

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, looks to defend, it runs off the outside edge past slip, all along the ground

58.6

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, pushes right forward to defend this

Australia 163/4   TM Dilshan 6-0-18-0
60.1

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, nicely bowled, slows this down, Marsh has time to think what to do, he ends up playing at it, and the turn beats his bat

60.2

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, and follows it up with a rubbish short ball, Marsh finds extra cover, though

60.3

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, full and straight, pushed back to the bowler

60.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run

60.5

Dilshan to Marsh, 2 runs, short, flat, quick, punched away for a couple

60.6

Dilshan to Marsh, no run

Australia 169/4   TM Dilshan 7-0-20-0
66.1

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, slightly short, rocks back and punches this to cover

66.2

Dilshan to Marsh, 2 runs, finds the gap with this punch shot, wide of cover

66.3

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, flighted on middle and leg, blocked back to him

66.4

Dilshan to Marsh, no run, overpitched, pushed to deepish mid-off

66.5

Dilshan to Marsh, 1 run, on the pads, deflected to fine leg

66.6

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, full, on off, defended to extra cover

Australia 190/4   TM Dilshan 8-0-23-0
77.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, floated ball on the off stump. Hussey comes forward and pushes it to cover point

77.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, an action replay from the previous ball. Hussey comes forward to negate the turn and pushes it to cover point

77.3

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, this time Dilshan pulls the length back a bit and Hussey offers a flat face of the bat

77.4

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, flighted delivery this time as Hussey comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

77.5

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, short ball on the off and middle. HAddin pushes it back to the bowler

77.6

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, comes forward and plays it with a straight bat

Australia 222/5   TM Dilshan 9-0-24-0
79.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, outside the off stump and left all alone

79.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, comes forward and defends it to the off side

79.3

Dilshan to Hussey, FOUR, now that's short! Hussey rocks back and places it in between cover and extra-cover for a boundary

79.4

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, comes forward and defends it to extra-cover

79.5

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, flighted ball as Hussey drives it to sweeper cover for a single

79.6

Dilshan to Haddin, no run, comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

Australia 230/5   TM Dilshan 10-0-29-0
91.1

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, left alone outside off

91.2

Dilshan to Hussey, no run, Hussey strides forward and defends one angled into him from round the wicket

91.3

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, pushed off the back foot through cover

91.4

Dilshan to Johnson, 1 run, full ball and straight, Johnson drives to mid-on and takes the single

91.5

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey pushes towards cover and runs

91.6

Dilshan to Johnson, no run, Johnson moves forward and blocks

Australia 276/6   TM Dilshan 11-0-32-0
93.1

Dilshan to Johnson, no run, Johnson goes back to a short ball and hits it hard but straight to the fielder at cover

93.2

Dilshan to Johnson, no run, played back to the bowler

93.3

Dilshan to Johnson, no run, Johnson moves forward and defends on the off

93.4

Dilshan to Johnson, no run, Johnson comes on to the front foot and blocks

93.5

Dilshan to Johnson, 1 run, pushed towards mid-off for a single, the fielder is deep

93.6

Dilshan to Hussey, 1 run, tossed up, Hussey takes it on the full and clips towards midwicket

Australia 284/6   TM Dilshan 12-0-34-0
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