ICC World Cup, 43rd Match, Super Eights: Australia v Sri Lanka at St George's, Apr 16, 2007
ICC World Cup - 43rd match, Super Eights
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
16 April 2007 (50-over match)

Bracken to Jayasuriya, no run, full again, swing, slow track it seems today, Jayasuriya gets forward and gently drives to mid-off


Bracken to Jayasuriya, no run, back of a length outside off stump, pitches and moves away, Jayasuriya shuffles to off and lets it pass


Bracken to Jayasuriya, FOUR, overpitched outside off stump, he moves a step forward, sees the length well, and punches in the gap at cover, no stopping that

Sri Lanka 5/0   ST Jayasuriya 4* (3b 1x4)

Tait to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good ball, fullish on off stump, encouraging the drive, but Jayasuriya uses the soft hands to nudge it in front of mid-off and calls for the easy single


Tait to Jayasuriya, no run, good bouncer! Short on the stumps, forcing Jayasuriya down on his haunches as the ball sails over his right shoulder

Sri Lanka 14/0   ST Jayasuriya 5* (5b 1x4)

Bracken to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, strays down leg stump, Jayasuriya doesnt time his tickle well enough and Gilchrist moves well to cut off runs

Sri Lanka 16/0   ST Jayasuriya 5* (6b 1x4)

Tait to Jayasuriya, FOUR, banged in short down leg stump, Jayasuriya hooks, doesnt time it well but the top-edges flies over Gilchrist down to fine leg for four


Tait to Jayasuriya, no run, now its a fuller one outside leg stump, the yorker, which he tries to flick to the on side, misses and Tait asks the question, but it clearly pitched outside leg


Tait to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, strives for the yorker again but ends up bowling it way outside leg stump


Tait to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, good length this time on off stump, Jayasuriya gets well forward and pushes softly past mid-off for an easy brace


Tait to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length on middle and off, seaming away, but he gets behind the line and pushes down to mid-on for one

Sri Lanka 24/0   ST Jayasuriya 12* (10b 2x4)

Bracken to Jayasuriya, no run, short of a length outside off stump, keeping him off the front foot, and he gets back and leaves it be for Gilchrist to collect


Bracken to Jayasuriya, OUT, gone! Good length outside off stump, moving in, Jayasuriya stands rooted and gets caught on the front leg pretty much in front of about leg stump, and after a couple seconds umpire Doctrove raises the finger! The dangerous Jayasuriya goes to Bracken!

ST Jayasuriya lbw b Bracken 12 (21m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 26/1   ST Jayasuriya 12 (12b 2x4)





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