ICC World Cup - 43rd match, Super Eights

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)

15.1

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, tossed up down leg stump, Silva sweeps past square leg

15.2

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, quicker and flatter outside off stump, driven to cover

15.3

Hogg to Silva, no run, tossed up on the stumps, spins in, Silva goes back and defends it solidly

15.4

Hogg to Silva, no run, looped up on off stump, defended back

15.5

Hogg to Silva, no run, quicker and fuller on off stump, turned to square leg

15.6

Hogg to Silva, no run, fizzed up just outside off stump, defended

Sri Lanka 61/3   GB Hogg 1-0-2-0

17.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, short on off stump, no spin, he gets down and pulls past square leg

17.2

Hogg to Silva, no run, tossed up on off stump, Silva sweeps but cant beat Clarke at short fine leg

17.3

Hogg to Silva, no run, shorter, spinning into the ribs, he shuffles and looks to pick one in front of Clarke, but Jayawardene wisely says no

17.4

Hogg to Silva, no run, nicely looped up on middle and off, the wrong 'un, defended back by Silva

17.5

Hogg to Silva, no run, quicker on middle and off, he uses the feet and drives to mid-on

17.6

Hogg to Silva, no run, tossed up on a nice length just outside off stump, forcing Silva to get well forward and defend

Sri Lanka 67/3   GB Hogg 2-0-3-0

19.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up, driven to mid-off off the front foot

19.2

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up, and again he gets forward and drives to the man at mid-off

19.3

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, this one's shorter and quicker on middle and leg, awkwardly played past a diving Clarke at square leg

19.4

Hogg to Silva, no run, dances out, Hogg sees him and fires it wide and quick, Silva reaches out and chops to backward point

19.5

Hogg to Silva, no run, loops up the wrong 'un out the back of the hand, well picked and driven to cover

19.6

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, straighter on the stumps, picked and flicked to square leg for one

Sri Lanka 72/3   GB Hogg 3-0-5-0

21.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on middle and off, turned to Clarke at square leg

21.2

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, turns down as he looks to tickle it

21.3

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, quicker, comes down and spins in, Jayawardene gets it off the pad and it hits his back leg, he then deflects it as it rolls towards leg stump

21.4

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on a length, defended

21.5

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, quicker on off stump, pushed into the covers

21.6

Hogg to Jayawardene, 2 runs, short and wide, and he cuts nicely out to deep point

Sri Lanka 81/3   GB Hogg 4-0-7-0

23.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on the stumps, he flicks to Symonds at mid-on

23.2

Hogg to Jayawardene, 2 runs, just a fraction shorter, spins in, but he goes back and pulls past mid-on for a brace

23.3

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, nicely done, spins in off a length, very close to off stump, but he goes back and plays it right in front of Gilchrist's gloves for one

23.4

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, tossed up full on leg stump, swept down to fine leg for one

23.5

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up on off stump, Jayawardene gets down onto one knee and sweeps through square, Hussey in the deep moves quickly and keeps them to just one

23.6

Hogg to Silva, no run, tossed up on off stump, pushed to backward point, no chance of a run there

Sri Lanka 90/3   GB Hogg 5-0-12-0

25.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up, he uses the feet well and flicks out to Tait at deep midwicket

25.2

Hogg to Silva, no run, comes out, Hogg sees him, fires it quicker and Silva has to defend it back

25.3

Hogg to Silva, no run, nicely done, tossed up on off stump, Silva defends it

25.4

Hogg to Silva, FOUR, well struck, tossed up on middle and off, down he goes, sweeping hard in the gap behind square for four

25.5

Hogg to Silva, no run, looped up on off stump, played back to Hogg

25.6

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, tossed up again on off stump, he sweeps past square leg for one

Sri Lanka 97/3   GB Hogg 6-0-18-0

33.1

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, flat on middle and leg, he shuffles and works it out to McGrath at deep backward square leg

33.2

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, slowly tossed up outside off stump, pushed to mid-off

33.3

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, quicker and flatter on middle and leg, he looks for some sort of paddle-pull, bobbled up in the air and down to fine leg

33.4

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, swept out to deep square again

33.5

Hogg to Jayawardene, 3 runs, short and wide, asking for trouble, he cuts hard in the air behind square, the balls travelling fast, Hayden covers a lot of ground, dives, and saves the extra run, excellent effort

33.6

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, looped up on off stump, and Silva gently pats it back down the track past Hogg

Sri Lanka 148/3   GB Hogg 7-0-25-0

35.1

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up on the pads, nudged to the on side

35.2

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, Silva gets forward and steers it to Tait at point, takes off immediately

35.3

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, flatter on middle and leg, turned towards square leg for an easy single

35.4

Hogg to Silva, no run, reverse sweep but not well placed, Tait picks it up at point

35.5

Hogg to Silva, 1 run, turned to the on side, they are picking the runs easily here

35.6

Hogg to Jayawardene, 3 runs, delicately dabbed to third man, the balls races away towards the fence and Tait runs in from point to cut it off, good commitment in the end

Sri Lanka 163/3   GB Hogg 8-0-32-0

37.1

Hogg to Silva, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, he gets adventurous with a reverse sweep but makes a hash of it

37.2

Hogg to Silva, OUT, goddim! Tossed up on middle and leg, now he prefers the more orthodox sweep, but mistimes it and the top-edge is easily gobbled up by Clarke at short fine leg, success for Hogg

LPC Silva c Clarke b Hogg 64 (119m 107b 6x4 0x6) SR: 59.81

37.3

Hogg to Dilshan, 1 run, tossed up full, he uses he feet well and flicks to midwicket to get off the mark first ball

37.4

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, well bowled, looped up on a length and Jayawardene has to defend it

37.5

Hogg to Jayawardene, no run, nicely done again, a tad flatter and he works it straight to square leg

37.6

Hogg to Jayawardene, 1 run, touch shorter and Jayawardene gets down low, pulling through square leg out to Hussey for one to keep hold of the strike

Sri Lanka 169/4   GB Hogg 9-0-34-1

39.1

Hogg to Dilshan, no run, much quicker, some good bouncer too and he misses out on the cut

39.2

Hogg to Dilshan, no run, short again, he cuts but cant beat point

39.3

Hogg to Dilshan, 1 run, flighted on leg stump, he sweeps to short fine leg

39.4

Hogg to Jayawardene, OUT, well bowled, well stumped! Hogg tosses up a beauty on a great length, Jayawardene lunges forward, plays for turn, is beaten in the flight and all Gilchrist has to do it whip off the bails as the back leg's in the air, neatly done, and Hogg gets another key batsman

DPMD Jayawardene st †Gilchrist b Hogg 72 (133m 88b 5x4 1x6) SR: 81.81

39.5

Hogg to Arnold, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Arnold drives and is beaten in the flight

39.6

Hogg to Arnold, no run, theres the googly, spinning in sharply and catching Arnold going back outside leg stump

Sri Lanka 174/5   GB Hogg 10-0-35-2
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Apr 16, 2007

A fan dressed in a green and gold Spiderman outfit cheers for Australia, Australia v Sri Lanka, Super Eights, Grenada, April 16, 2007

A fan dressed in a green and gold Spiderman outfit cheers for Australia

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Apr 16, 2007

Ricky Ponting cuts during yet another power-packed knock, Australia v Sri Lanka, Super Eights, Grenada, April 16, 2007

Ricky Ponting cuts during yet another power-packed knock

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