Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
40 | 4 Runs 2 Wkts | SL: 198/10 (108 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 4.95, RRR: 10.80)

  • Lasith Malinga1 (2b)
  • Clint McKay8-0-33-4
  • Mitchell Johnson9-1-43-2

End of match: Comprehensive win for Australia. Outsmarted Sri Lanka in all departments, with a special mention for the fielding. Three run-outs, all specialist batsmen. Chandimal was the positive today for Sri Lanka, but had it not been for those run outs, this could have gotten closer. That's something SL need to address before their next match. Today was a communications disaster.

Richard : "Sorry. What was that about an Aussie B-side?"

It can't be too bad a team when you have the likes of Hughes, Khawaja and Finch in probably the form of his life. He didn't perform today but his time will come.

Phillip Hughes is the Man of the Match. We don't have coverage of the presentation.

Otherwise that's it from here. There's still the India-England ODI and the SA v NZ Test to keep you occupied. We're back for the second ODI at Adelaide in two days. Same time. Thanks for your company. Cheers!

39.6
W
McKay to BAW Mendis, OUT, it's all over, at the stroke of the 40th over! Catching practice for Haddin, Mendis gets a length ball which he presumably wants to dab to third man, only managed a thick edge, Haddin would have caught that with his eyes shut

BAW Mendis c †Haddin b McKay 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

39.5
W
McKay to Kulasekara, OUT, Bailey seems to be catching everything, very soft dismissal, short of a length, Kula shaped to smash that over mid-on, miscued and it lobs to Bailey

KMDN Kulasekara c Bailey b McKay 18 (27m 15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

39.5
1w
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 wide, he drifts wide down the leg side and another wide
39.5
1w
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 wide, drifts wide down the leg side and he tries to work it away
39.4
1
McKay to Malinga, 1 run, slower ball outside off and he opens the face and gently dabs it down to third man
39.3
1
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 run, pulls and it's in the air and he just clears midwicket
39.2
0
McKay to Kulasekara, no run, that was short and down the leg side and he swivels and tries to pull
39.1
0
McKay to Kulasekara, no run, full outside off and he drives him down to cover

END OF OVER:
39 | 8 Runs 1 Wkt | SL: 194/8 (112 runs required from 66 balls, RR: 4.97, RRR: 10.18)

  • Lasith Malinga0 (1b)
  • Nuwan Kulasekara17 (11b)
  • Mitchell Johnson9-1-43-2
  • Clint McKay7-0-29-2
38.6
0
Johnson to Malinga, no run, fires that full from round the wicket and he squirts it out to the off side

Malinga walks in

Australia close to wrapping things up. Unless Kula repeats his Brisbane feat last year

38.5
W
Johnson to Perera, OUT, straight to mid-off! It was the off cutter from Johnson, he makes room and spoons it flat and fast to Bailey who takes a low catch

NLTC Perera c Bailey b Johnson 4 (24m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

38.4
1
Johnson to Kulasekara, 1 run, that was full and wide and he chased it, ended up scooping it towards third man, unconventional
38.3
1
Johnson to Perera, 1 run, full on the off stump and he spoons it towards cover, had to scamper that single
38.2
1
Johnson to Kulasekara, 1 run, makes room and he mistimes the cut to the off side
38.1
4
Johnson to Kulasekara, FOUR runs, slower ball and Kula's eyes light up as he backs away and heaves him over deep midwicket, muscled that one
38.1
1w
Johnson to Kulasekara, 1 wide, that was too short and quick for Kula, he bends down and evades it

END OF OVER:
38 | 9 Runs | SL: 186/7 (120 runs required from 72 balls, RR: 4.89, RRR: 10.00)

  • Thisara Perera3 (6b)
  • Nuwan Kulasekara11 (8b)
  • Clint McKay7-0-29-2
  • Mitchell Johnson8-1-35-1
37.6
0
McKay to Perera, no run, slower delivery and he gets a bottom edge to the keeper
37.5
0
McKay to Perera, no run, the slower ball and Perera doesn't read it, goes for the heave and Haddin comes well forward and takes it on the first bounce
37.4
2
McKay to Perera, 2 runs, full on the stumps and he heaves him down to deep midwicket

Loud cheers for the streaker!

37.3
1
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 run, tucked away behind square for a single
37.2
4
McKay to Kulasekara, FOUR runs, he continues peppering him with the short one, Kula swivels and pulls him down to fine leg, just beats fine leg
37.2
1w
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 wide, another short one and another attempted hook, passes the glove and Haddin goes through with the appeal, late call for a wide by Reiffel
37.2
1w
McKay to Kulasekara, 1 wide, short down the leg side and Kula goes for the hook and nearly gloves it, Haddin starts to appeal but withdraws
37.1
0
McKay to Kulasekara, no run, short of a length on the body and he tucks it away down to square leg

END OF OVER:
37 | 7 Runs | SL: 177/7 (129 runs required from 78 balls, RR: 4.78, RRR: 9.92)

  • Nuwan Kulasekara6 (5b)
  • Thisara Perera1 (3b)
  • Mitchell Johnson8-1-35-1
  • Clint McKay6-0-20-2
36.6
1lb
Johnson to Kulasekara, 1 leg bye, awkwardly fends off a short ball on the body, scampers the single
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Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st8TM DilshanWU Tharanga
2nd9DPMD JayawardeneTM Dilshan
3rd94TM DilshanLD Chandimal
4th17AD MathewsLD Chandimal
5th0LD ChandimalHDRL Thirimanne
6th39BMAJ MendisLD Chandimal
7th2NLTC PereraLD Chandimal
8th25KMDN KulasekaraNLTC Perera
9th4SL MalingaKMDN Kulasekara
10th0SL MalingaBAW Mendis