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Lahiru Thirimanne and Tharanga Paranavitana are Sri Lanka's openers. Two left-hand batsmen out there. Dilshan drops down the order for the first time this series. Trent Copeland has the new ball. Three slips, a gully and a short leg in place. Paranavitana to face.

0.1

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, beaten first ball. Copeland angles it across the left-hander on a good length and has Paranavitana pushing tentatively at it

0.2

Copeland to Paranavitana, FOUR, edged but the ball goes safely through the cordon, Paranavitana pushed forward tentatively again

0.3

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, Paranavitana prods once again at one that slants across him and gets beaten

0.4

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone outside off stump

0.5

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, Copeland's getting this new ball to swing away from the left-hander after pitching on a terrific line and length, Paranavitana tries to defend, and fails

0.6

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, finally there's proper bat on ball, Paranavitana defends on the front foot

Hussey's out on the field after his innings. I can think of a few batsmen who'd have stayed in the dressing room and had an extended lunch break.

End of over 1 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 4/0
NT Paranavitana    4* (6b 1x4)      TA Copeland    1-0-4-0
HDRL Thirimanne    0* (0b)     

Peter Siddle is sharing the new ball, bowling from over the wicket.

1.1

Siddle to Thirimanne, 1 run, Thirimanne moves forward to a length ball and pushes it into the gap towards cover and scampers to get off the mark

1.2

Siddle to Paranavitana, 3 runs, too full on the pads, and after the torrid first over he faced from Copeland, Paranavitana gets going with a neat clip through midwicket

1.3

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length and a tighter line from Siddle, much straighter, Thirimanne defends on the off side

1.4

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length delivery angling across the left-hander, Thirimanne covers his off stump by moving across before shouldering arms

1.5

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, full length on leg stump once again, played towards midwicket

1.6

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, Siddle ends the over with a yorker, which Thirimanne defends on the front foot

End of over 2 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 8/0
HDRL Thirimanne    1* (5b)      PM Siddle    1-0-4-0
NT Paranavitana    7* (7b 1x4)      TA Copeland    1-0-4-0

This will be the last over before lunch.

2.1

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, good length angling away from the left-hander, this is an easy one to leave for Paranavitana, the deliveries in the first over were much closer to off stump

2.2

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, this one is closer to off stump and Paranavitana defends

2.3

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, good length delivery pitching on off and middle and angling across, Paranavitana moves forward and pushes towards the off side

2.4

Copeland to Paranavitana, 1 run, a touch too straight this time and Paranavitana tucks it off his pads towards square leg

2.5

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, too wide outside off this time, left alone

Eusha: "There's something classy about two left-handers opening! Hayden-Langer, Anwar-Sohail. Even Butt and Farhat looked promising together! Can't think of other examples though!"

2.6

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, this one is close to off stump but Thirimanne lets it go through with Haddin, and that will be lunch

Lunch, 12.00 pm: Sri Lanka's session. They took 5 for 81 to limit Australia to 316 despite Hussey and Haddin making a brisk start to the day. And they've survived a three-over stint at the crease without damage. Eranga was the star, taking a four-for on debut. Hussey's had a good morning as well, scoring his 15th Test century.

Adam: "@Eusha: Erm... Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss?" And on that note I'm off to stretch my legs and find some lunch. Be back in 40 minutes.

End of over 3 (1 run) Sri Lanka 9/0
HDRL Thirimanne    1* (7b)      TA Copeland    2-0-5-0
NT Paranavitana    8* (11b 1x4)      PM Siddle    1-0-4-0

The second session is almost underway. Siddle to resume Australia's attack.

3.1

Siddle to Paranavitana, 2 runs, short of a length around off, the batsman opens the face and steers it behind point

3.2

Siddle to Paranavitana, no run, full ball outside off, Paranavitana tries to drive and gets beaten, ball passes under the bat

3.3

Siddle to Paranavitana, no run, short of a length outside off, left alone by the batsman

3.4

Siddle to Paranavitana, no run, full and straight, played from the crease towards midwicket

3.5

Siddle to Paranavitana, FOUR, Paranavitana reaches out for one outside off and pushes away from his body, the ball flies off the outside edge through point for four

End of over 4 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 15/0
NT Paranavitana    14* (16b 2x4)      PM Siddle    1.5-0-10-0
HDRL Thirimanne    1* (7b)      TA Copeland    2-0-5-0

4.1

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, played back to the bowler

4.2

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, good length outside off once again, left alone by the batsman

4.3

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, Copeland bowls a good length wide outside off, Thirimanne lets the ball go

4.4

Copeland to Thirimanne, 3 runs, too full and too straight, Thirimanne leans forward and flicks it through midwicket

4.5

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

4.6

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, fuller length and the length is too wide for the batsman to play at it

End of over 5 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 18/0
NT Paranavitana    14* (18b 2x4)      TA Copeland    3-0-8-0
HDRL Thirimanne    4* (11b)      PM Siddle    1.5-0-10-0

5.1

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, the batsman gets behind the line and defends towards the bowler

5.2

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, full and straight from Siddle, Thirimanne stays on his crease and forces the ball on the leg side

5.3

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length, pitches outside off and seams away, the batsman lets it go

5.4

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, short ball, well directed too, the batsman sways and lets it go

5.5

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, fuller length angling across the left hander, left alone by the batsman

5.6

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, straighter line from Siddle, the batsman drives off the front foot to mid off

End of over 6 (maiden) Sri Lanka 18/0
HDRL Thirimanne    4* (17b)      PM Siddle    3-1-10-0
NT Paranavitana    14* (18b 2x4)      TA Copeland    3-0-8-0

6.1

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone outside off stump, short of a length delivery, angling away

6.2

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone once again outside off

6.3

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, Copeland continues pitching outside off and seaming it away, Paranavitana continues to leave

6.4

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, loud shout for lbw as Paranavitana gets hit on the pad while trying to defend on the front foot. Aleem Dar says not out and Clarke decides to review after thinking about it for a while. It was a good length ball that pitched in line and angled back into the left-hander instead of seaming away. That looks dead plumb. But replays indicate it's an umpire's call for some reason. The replays indicate that would have hit off stump. Perhaps the majority of the ball was not hitting the centre of the stump or something, but that looked so out. He's been saved by the smallest of fractions.

6.5

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone outside off stump

6.6

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone once again

End of over 7 (maiden) Sri Lanka 18/0
NT Paranavitana    14* (24b 2x4)      TA Copeland    4-1-8-0
HDRL Thirimanne    4* (17b)      PM Siddle    3-1-10-0

Mitchell Johnson replaces Siddle.

7.1

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the back foot

7.2

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, Thirimanne gets behind the line and blocks

7.3

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, Thirimanne gets beaten by one that lifts from a good length outside off

7.4

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler

Richard: "What a joke. Hawkeye showed the ball was clearly taking off stump, but because the middle of the ball was 1mm outside the middle of off stump it was referred back to the umpire and the original decision stands. Don't they know that you only need to clip the stump to remove the bail?"

7.5

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the off side from the crease

7.6

Johnson to Thirimanne, 3 runs, width offered outside off stump and Thirimanne cracks it off the back foot through covers

End of over 8 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 21/0
HDRL Thirimanne    7* (23b)      MG Johnson    1-0-3-0
NT Paranavitana    14* (24b 2x4)      TA Copeland    4-1-8-0

8.1

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

8.2

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards the leg side

8.3

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, too wide outside off stump, the batsman lets it go

Manoj: "@Richard: It is because they have to take the margin of error of Hawkeye into consideration. It's only a projection, you know!"

8.4

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, played off the back foot on the leg side

8.5

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, good length pitching outside off stump, the batsman covers his off stump and lets it go

8.6

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards mid-off

End of over 9 (maiden) Sri Lanka 21/0
HDRL Thirimanne    7* (29b)      TA Copeland    5-2-8-0
NT Paranavitana    14* (24b 2x4)      MG Johnson    1-0-3-0

9.1

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, good length outside off from over the wicket, left alone by the batsman

9.2

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, short of a length and straight, defended on the back foot

9.3

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, blocked off the back foot towards the bowler, wear this new ball and Australia's bowlers down is the way to go for Sri Lanka

9.4

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, full delivery outside off, driven off the front foot towards mid-off

9.5

Johnson to Paranavitana, 1 run, nudged behind square from the crease for a single

9.6

Johnson to Thirimanne, no run, Haddin gets excited after collecting the ball down leg side but that came off the pad

"If a 'not out' decision is being reviewed, in order to report that the ball is hitting the stumps, the evidence provided by technology should show that the centre of the ball would have hit the stumps within an area demarcated by a line drawn below the lower edge of the bails and down the middle of the outer stumps." That's from the playing conditions. So the right decision was made in the end.

End of over 10 (1 run) Sri Lanka 22/0
HDRL Thirimanne    7* (30b)      MG Johnson    2-0-4-0
NT Paranavitana    15* (29b 2x4)      TA Copeland    5-2-8-0

10.1

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, this one moves away from the left-hander and the batsman flashes and misses

10.2

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, left alone outside off stump

10.3

Copeland to Paranavitana, 1 run, pushed off the front foot for a single towards cover

10.4

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, short ball, and the batsman gets under it

10.5

Copeland to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the off side

10.6

Copeland to Thirimanne, 2 runs, too straight on the pads, Thirimanne whips it through square leg

End of over 11 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 25/0
HDRL Thirimanne    9* (33b)      TA Copeland    6-2-11-0
NT Paranavitana    16* (32b 2x4)      MG Johnson    2-0-4-0

11.1

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, Johnson delivers at 142 kph, good length outside off and the batsman plays no shot

11.2

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, full ball on off stump, Paranavitana digs it out on the leg side

11.3

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, wide outside off stump, too far for the batsman to play

11.4

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, played off the back foot towards point

Philby: "That LBW decision was fair enough. The review system is there only to eliminate the most blatant of umpiring errors. As that was just within the margin of error, the umps decision should stand (as it also would have if Aleem Dar had given out)." Fair comment.

11.5

Johnson to Paranavitana, FOUR, Paranavitana uses the angle down leg side to glance the ball off his hip towards the fine-leg boundary

11.6

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

End of over 12 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 29/0
NT Paranavitana    20* (38b 3x4)      MG Johnson    3-0-8-0
HDRL Thirimanne    9* (33b)      TA Copeland    6-2-11-0

Watson gives Copeland a break.

12.1

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, his first ball from over the wicket is outside off and the batsman lets it go

12.2

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, good length delivery angling away from the left-hander, Thirimanne lets it go again

12.3

Watson to Thirimanne, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Thirimanne stands tall on the back foot and cuts the ball hard through point, that's his first boundary

12.4

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, fuller length outside off, Thirimanne lets it go

12.5

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, Thirimanne continues to patiently let the better balls go outside off

12.6

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, good length but the line is outside off so Thirimanne shoulders arms

End of over 13 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 33/0
HDRL Thirimanne    13* (39b 1x4)      SR Watson    1-0-4-0
NT Paranavitana    20* (38b 3x4)      MG Johnson    3-0-8-0

13.1

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, good length in the channel outside off Paranavitana strides forward and lifts his bat out of the way

13.2

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, Paranavitana once again moves forward and across to cover his off stump and then lets the ball pass

13.3

Johnson to Paranavitana, FOUR, Johnson is too straight this time and Paranavitana clips the ball off his pads through midwicket

The batsman have been leaving most balls outside off, making the bowlers get a bit too straight, and then they cash in.

13.4

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, straighter line, on off and middle, defended on the front foot

13.5

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, short ball outside off stump, left alone once again

13.6

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, fuller and straighter, Paranavitana moves forward and defends with a straight bat

End of over 14 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 37/0
NT Paranavitana    24* (44b 4x4)      MG Johnson    4-0-12-0
HDRL Thirimanne    13* (39b 1x4)      SR Watson    1-0-4-0

Hugh: "Hang on - just woken up and gone online. Aleem Dar got a decision wrong? Bad omen." No, he got it right. But then again, he would have been right if he'd given it out or not out. Win-win situation for Aleem.

14.1

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, good length slanting across the left-hander, Thirimanne lets it go

14.2

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, that's a rare rash shot. Thirimanne goes after one that's wide outside off but not so full, he misses the cover drive

14.3

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, pushed off the back foot towards point

Larry: "The LBW decision is fair enough but if the initial decision was out it would have stood. I can't begin to understand why the challenging team should lose a review in these circumstances."

14.4

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, full ball outside off stump, Thirimanne stays in his crease and watches the ball go past

14.5

Watson to Thirimanne, 2 runs, dropped at second slip by Clarke! Thirimanne played an expansive cover drive at a length ball that slanted away from him, the thick edge flew quickly to Clarke at head height, he got his hands up and parried the ball above his head

14.6

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

End of over 15 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 39/0
HDRL Thirimanne    15* (45b 1x4)      SR Watson    2-0-6-0
NT Paranavitana    24* (44b 4x4)      MG Johnson    4-0-12-0

Nathan Lyon has the ball, replacing Johnson. Bowling from round the wicket. Slip and short leg in place.

15.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot

15.2

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, slants on to leg stump, the batsman glances towards short fine leg

15.3

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, angling into middle stump from round the wicket, played towards midwicket

Two slips now.

15.4

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

15.5

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, played off the back foot towards point

15.6

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot back down the pitch

Alex: "Can Aussies try and build some pressure on their batsmen? Try and bowl some maidens at least!"

End of over 16 (1 run) Sri Lanka 40/0
HDRL Thirimanne    15* (48b 1x4)      NM Lyon    1-0-1-0
NT Paranavitana    25* (47b 4x4)      SR Watson    2-0-6-0

Jason: "@Larry, I think that each team should only get one review but then if there is a decision that comes down to "umpire's call," then they shouldn't lose one."

16.1

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, good length and a testing line outside off stump, Paranavitana lets it go

16.2

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, length delivery on off stump, defended on the back foot

16.3

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, outside the off stump, left alone by the batsman

16.4

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, too wide outside off stump, easy leave for the batsman

16.5

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, another one in the channel outside off, another one for the keeper to collect

16.6

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, Paranavitana lets this one also go through to Haddin

End of over 17 (maiden) Sri Lanka 40/0
NT Paranavitana    25* (53b 4x4)      SR Watson    3-1-6-0
HDRL Thirimanne    15* (48b 1x4)      NM Lyon    1-0-1-0

17.1

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

17.2

Lyon to Thirimanne, 1 run, the length is a bit short, allowing the batsman to go back and punch through cover

17.3

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, tossed up on middle stump, worked towards midwicket from the crease

17.4

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, fired in quick, Thirimanne gets a bit of a leading edge on the off side

17.5

Lyon to Thirimanne, 1 run, that's dropped short and Thirimanne cuts off the back foot

17.6

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot towards short leg

And that will be the first drinks break after lunch.

End of over 18 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 43/0
NT Paranavitana    26* (55b 4x4)      NM Lyon    2-0-4-0
HDRL Thirimanne    17* (52b 1x4)      SR Watson    3-1-6-0

18.1

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length outside off stump, the batsman lets it pass, far too wide for a patient stroke

18.2

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, closer to off stump this time, bringing Thirimanne forward to play the defensive shot

18.3

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, defended off the back foot towards the leg side

18.4

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, good length delivery outside off, Haddin collects after the batsman lets it go

18.5

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, the batsman takes a stride forward, covers his off stump, and shoulders arms to a good length ball angling across him

18.6

Watson to Thirimanne, no run, closer to the left-hander this time, forcing the batsman to defend from his crease towards the off side

End of over 19 (maiden) Sri Lanka 43/0
HDRL Thirimanne    17* (58b 1x4)      SR Watson    4-2-6-0
NT Paranavitana    26* (55b 4x4)      NM Lyon    2-0-4-0

19.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, pushed from the crease towards mid-off

19.2

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

19.3

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, played towards the fielder at silly point

19.4

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, tries to defend but gets an inside edge towards short fine leg, Thirimanne sets off from the bowler's end but gets sent back

19.5

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, played towards midwicket for a single

19.6

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, the batsman steps out of his crease and drives firmly to the fielder at mid-off

End of over 20 (1 run) Sri Lanka 44/0
HDRL Thirimanne    17* (59b 1x4)      NM Lyon    3-0-5-0
NT Paranavitana    27* (60b 4x4)      SR Watson    4-2-6-0

20.1

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, Watson bowls a bouncer, Paranavitana ducks under it

20.2

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

20.3

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, played towards cover point with an open face from the crease

Dinesh: "ok, young openers played their part. 20 overs faced. now it is upto the three seniors and others to get a score around 400+"

20.4

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, gets behind the line and defends towards the bowler

20.5

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, driven from the crease towards cover, but Ponting at short cover ensures it doesn't get past him

20.6

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot with bat and pad close together

End of over 21 (maiden) Sri Lanka 44/0
NT Paranavitana    27* (66b 4x4)      SR Watson    5-3-6-0
HDRL Thirimanne    17* (59b 1x4)      NM Lyon    3-0-5-0

Siddle's back for a second spell. Well the first one was only three overs, so it was a mini-spell.

21.1

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, length delivery from over the wicket, Thirimanne punches from the crease towards cover

21.2

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, defended from the crease towards the off

The pitch is not doing much at all now. Hard labour ahead for Australia's quicks by the looks of it.

21.3

Siddle to Thirimanne, 2 runs, fuller length just outside off, Thirimanne drives the ball between short cover and mid-off

21.4

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, left alone outside off stump

21.5

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler

21.6

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the off side once again

End of over 22 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 46/0
HDRL Thirimanne    19* (65b 1x4)      PM Siddle    4-1-12-0
NT Paranavitana    27* (66b 4x4)      SR Watson    5-3-6-0

22.1

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, Watson pitches on a great length just outside off, the batsman strides forward and shoulders arms

22.2

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, good length and this time Paranavitana moves forward to punch the ball as it angles across him, hits it to short cover

22.3

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off

22.4

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, played from the crease towards short cover

22.5

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, full and straight, played off the front foot towards mid-on

So there's a silly point for Watson. How will he catch anything at that distance?

22.6

Watson to Paranavitana, no run, and the batsman moves forward and pushes the ball into the ground right at the fielder

End of over 23 (maiden) Sri Lanka 46/0
NT Paranavitana    27* (72b 4x4)      SR Watson    6-4-6-0
HDRL Thirimanne    19* (65b 1x4)      PM Siddle    4-1-12-0

23.1

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, Siddle tests Thirimanne with a bouncer, the batsman sways out of the line

23.2

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, played with an open face off the back foot towards point

Ritchie: "4:30 in the morning. Woke up and checked the scorecard and the commentary. Are you guys again discussing about DRS?" We were, it's a constant these days.

23.3

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, defended from the crease towards the off side

23.4

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length outside off stump, defended towards cover

23.5

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, pushed towards the off from the crease once again

23.6

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length close to off stump, the batsman stays in his crease and square drives to point

End of over 24 (maiden) Sri Lanka 46/0
HDRL Thirimanne    19* (71b 1x4)      PM Siddle    5-2-12-0
NT Paranavitana    27* (72b 4x4)      SR Watson    6-4-6-0

Lyon gives Watson a break, bowling from round the wicket. A slip and a short leg in place.

24.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, nudged towards mid-off for a quick single, Johnson fails to pick up cleanly

24.2

Lyon to Thirimanne, FOUR, Thirimanne moves out of his crease and plays a hard drive along the ground past mid-on, he didn't hit it cleanly but hit it well enough

24.3

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

24.4

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, punched off the back foot towards point

Greg: "Very solid start but they really need to up the run rate now." Patience Greg. Test cricket, this is.

24.5

Lyon to Thirimanne, no run, defended once again off the front foot

24.6

Lyon to Thirimanne, 1 run, a touch short and the batsman moves back to punch through cover point

End of over 25 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 52/0
HDRL Thirimanne    24* (76b 2x4)      NM Lyon    4-0-11-0
NT Paranavitana    28* (73b 4x4)      PM Siddle    5-2-12-0

25.1

Siddle to Thirimanne, 2 runs, Siddle pitches leg and angles into the pads, flicked through square leg

25.2

Siddle to Thirimanne, 2 runs, Thirimanne moves across to force the ball on towards mid-on or midwicket but gets an inside edge behind square leg

25.3

Siddle to Thirimanne, no run, good length rather close to off stump, Thirimanne lets it go through to Haddin

25.4

Siddle to Thirimanne, OUT, bowled him! Thirimanne's off stump has taken a beating. Siddle pitches the ball full just outside off stump and brings it back in just a little, enough to find the gap between the batsman's attempted drive and pad. There might have been a faint inside edge too

HDRL Thirimanne b Siddle 28 (106m 80b 2x4 0x6) SR: 35.00

Kumar Sangakkara gets a loud cheer as he walks in to bat in his 100th Test.

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

End of over 26 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 56/1
KC Sangakkara    0* (2b)      PM Siddle    6-2-16-1
NT Paranavitana    28* (73b 4x4)      NM Lyon    4-0-11-0

26.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot towards silly point

26.2

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, played towards extra cover for a single

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

End of over 27 (1 run) Sri Lanka 57/1
KC Sangakkara    0* (6b)      NM Lyon    5-0-12-0
NT Paranavitana    29* (75b 4x4)      PM Siddle    6-2-16-1

27.1

Siddle to Paranavitana, no run, defended from the crease

27.2

Siddle to Paranavitana, 1 run, full ball outside off, Paranavitana drives hard of the front foot towards point

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

End of over 28 (1 run) Sri Lanka 58/1
KC Sangakkara    0* (10b)      PM Siddle    7-2-17-1
NT Paranavitana    30* (77b 4x4)      NM Lyon    5-0-12-0

28.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, 1 run, played off the back foot towards cover point for a single

Two slips, short leg and silly point in place.

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

28.6

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended from the crease towards silly point

End of over 29 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 60/1
NT Paranavitana    31* (79b 4x4)      NM Lyon    6-0-14-0
KC Sangakkara    1* (14b)      PM Siddle    7-2-17-1

Johnson's back, replacing Siddle. Short spells for everyone.

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

End of over 30 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 68/1
KC Sangakkara    9* (20b 2x4)      MG Johnson    5-0-20-0
NT Paranavitana    31* (79b 4x4)      NM Lyon    6-0-14-0

30.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, 3 runs, that was eventful. That ball drifted into the left-hander and the inside edge went between the batsman's legs towards the fine-leg boundary

30.2

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

30.3

Lyon to Paranavitana, 2 runs, he's cut that off the back foot from close to off stump towards deep point

30.4

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended back to the bowler

30.5

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, wide outside off stump, the batsman lets it go

30.6

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, bowled quicker through the air and straight, defended on the front foot

End of over 31 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 74/1
NT Paranavitana    36* (84b 4x4)      NM Lyon    7-0-20-0
KC Sangakkara    10* (21b 2x4)      MG Johnson    5-0-20-0

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

End of over 32 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 82/1
KC Sangakkara    18* (27b 4x4)      MG Johnson    6-0-28-0
NT Paranavitana    36* (84b 4x4)      NM Lyon    7-0-20-0

This will be the final over before tea.

32.1

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended towards cover

32.2

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, played from the crease towards slip

32.3

Lyon to Paranavitana, 2 runs, a bit too full and the batsman drives through cover off the front foot

32.4

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, defended on the front foot towards short leg

32.5

Lyon to Paranavitana, no run, wide outside off stump, some spin and bounce away from the left-hander, the batsman lets it go

32.6

Lyon to Paranavitana, 2 runs, tossed up outside off stump, driven off the front foot towards deep cover

Tea, 2.45 pm: At tea on the second day, Sri Lanka will be pleased with the progress they've made. They trail by 230 runs and the pitch isn't offered the fast bowlers anything. Play will resume in 20 minutes. See you then.

Joe: "Good thinking by the Sri Lankan selectors to give Thirimanne an opportunity to open. Well done. Shaun Marsh should open with Watson to provide a solid start for Australia."

End of over 33 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 86/1
NT Paranavitana    40* (90b 4x4)      NM Lyon    8-0-24-0
KC Sangakkara    18* (27b 4x4)      MG Johnson    6-0-28-0

The final session of day 2 is about to begin. Sri Lanka have had the better of the first two sessions so far, can they make it three in a row? Sangakkara will be on strike. Johnson will bowl the first over after tea.

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

End of over 34 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 90/1
KC Sangakkara    22* (33b 5x4)      MG Johnson    7-0-32-0
NT Paranavitana    40* (90b 4x4)      NM Lyon    8-0-24-0

34.1

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, good length outside off from Copeland, Paranavitana lets it go

34.2

Copeland to Paranavitana, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Paranavitana uses the width and cuts hard, finding the gap at point

34.3

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, defended from the crease with a straight bat

34.4

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, pushed off the front foot towards the off side

34.5

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, good length and straight, defended with bat and pad close together

34.6

Copeland to Paranavitana, no run, Paranavitana moves forward and plays the ball towards cover

End of over 35 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 94/1
NT Paranavitana    44* (96b 5x4)      TA Copeland    7-2-15-0
KC Sangakkara    22* (33b 5x4)      MG Johnson    7-0-32-0

35.1

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

35.2

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, the short ball gets into Paranavitana's ribs, he stands up and fends it down. There's a leg slip in place.

35.3

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, another short ball but this one is outside off and easy to leave

35.4

Johnson to Paranavitana, no run, that's a better short ball, I bet Paranavitana could smell that as it fizzed past his face

35.5

Johnson to Paranavitana, 2 runs, a full ball to follow those short ones and Paranavitana clips it off his pads through square

35.6

Johnson to Paranavitana, OUT, caught at short cover by Ponting, whose reflexes I covet. The ball was ordinary, full and outside off, there to be driven. Paranavitana went hard at it, and made proper contact, smashing the drive out of the middle. His only fault was that he hit it in the air just above Ponting's head. Up went those hands to catch a screamer at short cover. He was so well balanced as he took it.

NT Paranavitana c Ponting b Johnson 46 (146m 101b 5x4 0x6) SR: 45.54

End of over 36 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 97/2
     MG Johnson    8-0-35-1
KC Sangakkara    23* (34b 5x4)      TA Copeland    7-2-15-0

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

End of over 37 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 101/2
KC Sangakkara    27* (40b 6x4)      TA Copeland    8-2-19-0
DPMD Jayawardene    0* (0b)      MG Johnson    8-0-35-1

Jayawardene to face his first ball ...

37.1

Johnson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended on the off side

Johnson might prefer bowling to the right-handers ...

37.2

Johnson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, length delivery with width outside off stump, Jayawardene guides it behind point

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

End of over 38 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 104/2
KC Sangakkara    29* (44b 6x4)      MG Johnson    9-0-38-1
DPMD Jayawardene    1* (2b)      TA Copeland    8-2-19-0

38.1

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length and straight, defended on the front foot

38.2

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside off

38.3

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene lets it go again outside off

38.4

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played off the back foot with an open face towards point

38.5

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended on the front foot towards the off side

38.6

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length outside off, Jayawardene lifts his bat out of the way

Kersi: "Here is a question for the statisticians. If Mike Hussey is made Man of the Match in the current Colombo Test, will he become the first cricketer to be adjudged Man of the Match in all three Tests in a series?"

End of over 39 (maiden) Sri Lanka 104/2
DPMD Jayawardene    1* (8b)      TA Copeland    9-3-19-0
KC Sangakkara    29* (44b 6x4)      MG Johnson    9-0-38-1

Michael Hussey has the ball, bowling lethal dibby-dobblers from over the wicket.

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

End of over 40 (maiden) Sri Lanka 104/2
KC Sangakkara    29* (50b 6x4)      MEK Hussey    1-1-0-0
DPMD Jayawardene    1* (8b)      TA Copeland    9-3-19-0

40.1

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, fuller length outside off, Jayawardene moves forward and plays the square drive through point

40.2

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Jayawardene cuts late and places it perfectly on the third-man boundary

40.3

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

40.4

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, beaten, Jayawardene chases a full and wide one and misses the cover drive

40.5

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, ah that's what he wanted to do, this time he moves forward and plays the cover drive, hitting it superbly through the gap in the infield

40.6

Copeland to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, the speed gun has Copeland bowling around 119 kph, Australia have an RP Singh. Jayawardene lets the last ball go outside off

End of over 41 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 114/2
DPMD Jayawardene    11* (14b 2x4)      TA Copeland    10-3-29-0
KC Sangakkara    29* (50b 6x4)      MEK Hussey    1-1-0-0

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

41.2

Hussey to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, full ball on the pads and Jayawardene pushes it wide of Johnson at mid-on. It won't go for four, giving Johnson a long chase in hot conditions

41.3

Hussey to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended back to the bowler

41.4

Hussey to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended on the front foot towards cover

41.5

Hussey to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, wide outside off stump, left alone by the batsman

41.6

Hussey to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, width offered outside off and Jayawardene cuts towards deep point

End of over 42 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 119/2
DPMD Jayawardene    15* (19b 2x4)      MEK Hussey    2-1-5-0
KC Sangakkara    30* (51b 6x4)      TA Copeland    10-3-29-0

Watson replaces Copeland, bowling from over the wicket.

42.1

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

Tim: "Copeland is too slow, I've just about given up on him, he won't consistently trouble batsmen at that speed. 130 is ok but 120 not quick enough unless you hoop it all over the place."

42.2

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length and straight, defended on the front foot towards cover

42.3

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven on the off side towards mid-off

42.4

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, that is sublime. Jayawardene waits for the full ball to reach him on off and middle, and then with a crack of his wrists, he whips it through the gap between midwicket and mid-on, Laxman would have approved.

42.5

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played back to the bowler

42.6

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, Jayawardene drives back to the bowler and Watson stoops during his follow through to field

End of over 43 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 124/2
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (24b 3x4)      SR Watson    7-4-11-0
KC Sangakkara    31* (52b 6x4)      MEK Hussey    2-1-5-0

Sid Monga's watching the rugby World Cup: "Irishman called Cian Healy leading Ireland's upset win over Australia." Cian Healy. Siddle into the attack now.

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

Jacob: "@Tim I was always taught that bowling was about bowling in partnerships, and the Harris/Copeland opening combo is a perfect example of bowling in a partnership. Copeland might not be fast but he is accurate which has given Harris throughout the first two tests, the freedom to attack with the ball. It's not as one dimensional as you make it sound"

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

Smudgeon: "I still have faith in Copeland. He's taken a lot of wickets consistently in domestic cricket on flat tracks, so he must have something. McGrath (albeit with slightly more speed) didn't exactly set the world alight in his first handful of games." McGrath had a lot more pace.

End of over 44 (maiden) Sri Lanka 124/2
KC Sangakkara    31* (58b 6x4)      PM Siddle    8-3-17-1
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (24b 3x4)      SR Watson    7-4-11-0

44.1

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, with a hint of movement into the right-hander, Jayawardene defends from his crease

44.2

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full delivery angling into the right-hander, Jayawardene plays from the crease towards short cover

44.3

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length just outside off, Jayawardene punches towards mid-off

44.4

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tight line and length just outside off, Jayawardene lets the ball pass

44.5

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length on middle stump, Jayawardene moves forward and plays towards midwicket

44.6

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven off the front foot towards extra cover

End of over 45 (maiden) Sri Lanka 124/2
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (30b 3x4)      SR Watson    8-5-11-0
KC Sangakkara    31* (58b 6x4)      PM Siddle    8-3-17-1

That's the first drinks break of the session done with. Jason: "McGrath was a great bowler, but describing him as having 'a lot more pace' than Copeland is getting a bit carried away." Perhaps my memory is affected by a video I saw recently, of McGrath flooring Peter Kirsten with a brute of a short ball.

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

45.4

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, defended towards the leg side

45.5

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length ball, angling into of and middle, Jayawardene gets behind the line and defends

45.6

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside off stump

End of over 46 (1 run) Sri Lanka 125/2
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (33b 3x4)      PM Siddle    9-3-18-1
KC Sangakkara    32* (61b 6x4)      SR Watson    8-5-11-0

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

David has the final word on the McGrath topic: "Mcgrath started his career as a pure fast bowler.. and only until late in his career did he drop his pace to around 125. which is still faster than Copeland. I remember Mcgrath bowling 140 ks consistently!"

46.3

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

46.4

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, nudged off the pads on the leg side

46.5

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played from the crease towards midwicket

Smithy: "Copeland's lack of pace is a slight worry, but the more pressing issue is Johnson's inability to build pressure. Can't bowl a maiden to save his life, simply not good enough."

46.6

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven off the front foot towards mid-off

End of over 47 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 128/2
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (36b 3x4)      SR Watson    9-5-14-0
KC Sangakkara    35* (64b 6x4)      PM Siddle    9-3-18-1

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

47.6

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene stays back and pushes the ball towards point

End of over 48 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 131/2
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (37b 3x4)      PM Siddle    10-3-21-1
KC Sangakkara    38* (69b 6x4)      SR Watson    9-5-14-0

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

Siddle gulping some cold water on the boundary. That sort of day.

48.3

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

The Sri Lankan subs standing with towels and water on the edge of the boundary.

48.4

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

It's got cloudier, but still hot, and no sign of rain yet.

48.5

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

48.6

Watson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full ball with some swing into Jayawardene who flicks behind square

End of over 49 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 133/2
DPMD Jayawardene    20* (38b 3x4)      SR Watson    10-5-16-0
KC Sangakkara    39* (74b 6x4)      PM Siddle    10-3-21-1

49.1

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short of a length outside off, Jayawardene stays in his crease and plays towards point

49.2

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length and straight, it's just wicket to wicket for Siddle at the moment, no movement or anything, defended from the crease

49.3

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full ball on off and middle, Jayawardene stays in his crease and plays towards mid-on

49.4

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, a massive appeal for lbw is aborted because that was missing leg after hitting Jayawardene on the pad, he tried to flick one that angled into him but missed

49.5

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, a full ball outside off and Jayawardene plays a graceful cover drive along the ground and through the infield

49.6

Siddle to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven off the front foot towards mid-off

End of over 50 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 137/2
DPMD Jayawardene    24* (44b 4x4)      PM Siddle    11-3-25-1
KC Sangakkara    39* (74b 6x4)      SR Watson    10-5-16-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200
Series Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
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Match drawn
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Australia won by 125 runs
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Sep 20, 2011

Haroon Lorgat presents Kumar Sangakkara with an award for completing 100 Tests, Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, Colombo, 5th day, September 20, 2011

Haroon Lorgat presents Kumar Sangakkara with an award for completing 100 Tests

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Sep 20, 2011

Michael Hussey is named Man of the Series, Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd Test, Colombo, 5th day, September 20, 2011

Michael Hussey is named Man of the Series

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