Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    3.6 caught at point! Another poorly executed shot! It was a full wide out-swinger, he was tempted into the big square drive, he got down on one knee and crunched it flat and hard and straight to point, Chamika gets low and takes and excellent catch! 11/1
    180
    260
    415
    27
    0
    69.23
    92.5 chopped on! Burns' innings comes to an end. Good length wider of off, almost a sixth stump line, he pushed his hands well away from his body to defend it but it wasn't with conviction, he gets a thick inside edge and drags it onto leg stump 404/5
    5.3 caught at second slip! This was a lazy stroke. A full out-swinger wide of off, another tempter, Khawaja just wafts his bat at a drive with no footwork, reaching miles away from his body, gets a thick edge that flies head high to slip and the catch is well taken by Mendis who is a good gripper! 15/2
    8.4 caught behind! Chamika has a Test wicket! What a delivery! Good length, angled in, Labuschagne has to press forward to defend, it wobbled and hit the seam, nips away, catches the edge and Dickwella takes the catching moving to his right! 28/3
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    287
    21
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    78.92
    72.6 and the stand is broken! Full, straight, playing across the line and that is very out. He briefly chats to Burns about a review, but doesn't waste one 336/4
    not out
    114
    192
    231
    14
    1
    59.37
    not out
    45
    114
    146
    3
    0
    39.47
    Extras
    17 (lb 3, nb 10, w 4)
    TOTAL
    534/5d (132 Overs, RR: 4.04)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Marcus Harris, 3.6 ov), 2-15 (Usman Khawaja, 5.3 ov), 3-28 (Marnus Labuschagne, 8.4 ov), 4-336 (Travis Head, 72.6 ov), 5-404 (Joe Burns, 92.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    CAK Rajitha28510313.6704
    MVT Fernando30312634.2040
    C Karunaratne22013015.9006
    MDK Perera32411203.5000
    DM de Silva2026003.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    58.5 caught a gully, Starc is getting back! Full, wider outside off, a real tempter and Karunaratne goes for the drive, skews it in the air for a comfortable catch 181/5
    31.6 edged, taken at slip! Lyon gets his reward. A length ball outside off, this grips significantly and turns, Thirimanne pushing at it and sends a regulation edge to Khawaja 90/1
    40.3 gloved to the keeper, Starc strikes! A well-directed short delivery at 148kph. He was in two minds whether to play or leave, started to go for a pull or hook, then decided against the stroke but left his hands above his head and the ball glances them to Paine. 120/3
    34.1 what a beauty! Significant inroads for Australia now, and that's a ripper. A back-of-a-length delivery, pitches around off stump, holds its line to beat the outside edge and takes off stump. A lovely delivery. 101/2
    retired hurt
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    58.2 what's happened here? He's out hit wicket I think! It's the short ball again, Dhananjaya is beaten for pace as he tries to pull. The ball glances off the glove or helmet and then as the bat swings around it clatters into the top of the stumps. Must have taken the helmet because Paine caught it. Either way, it's out. Not sure why Dhananjaya hung around, really, but was a very quick confirmation from the third umpire. Was clearly in the motion of playing the stroke, which is what's required for hit wicket 180/4
    67.1 that's pretty straight, and given lbw! Misses the sweep, but he has called for the review. A full delivery, pitches around middle. Ah, has this taken the glove before the pad? There's a very small murmur on Snicko. Is that enough to overturn? Third umpire rocking and rolling this. Says it's not conclusive. Taking shows it's hitting the top of middle so that stays on-field! 215/7
    59.5 and another, thick inside edge which loops to leg slip! Regulation stuff from Lyon, but lovely bowling. Plenty of overspin, starts outside off, turns and takes an inside edge into the pad which loops up to Starc 182/6
    68.1 caught behind! 140kph, warm up delivery, short and wide, Perera tried to cut, got a thin edge through to Paine and it's a very simple catch. That was all a bit too easy. 215/8
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    68.3 Bowled him! Five for Starc! 148kph rocket, angled in on a good length, just straightened off the seam a touch, he was caught leg side of it, groped at it as he was squared up, it beat the outside edge and crashed into the top of off! 215/9
    Extras
    5 (b 1, lb 4)
    TOTAL
    215 all out (68.3 Overs, RR: 3.13)
    Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 31.6 ov), 2-101 (Kusal Mendis, 34.1 ov), 3-120 (Dinesh Chandimal, 40.3 ov), 3-157* (Kusal Perera, retired not out ), 4-180 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 58.2 ov), 5-181 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 58.5 ov), 6-182 (Chamika Karunaratne, 59.5 ov), 7-215 (Niroshan Dickwella, 67.1 ov), 8-215 (Dilruwan Perera, 68.1 ov), 9-215 (Vishwa Fernando, 68.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MA Starc13.325454.0000
    JA Richardson1544903.2600
    PJ Cummins1433212.2800
    NM Lyon2467022.9100
    M Labuschagne21512.5000
  • BATSMEN
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    3.4 edged and caught at second slip! Superb catch diving forward by Mendis! 131kph, fuller length wobbling outside off, he doesn't get a good stride in, tries to drive firmly away from his body, it just nips off the seam a touch, gets a thick edge that flies low to second slip and Mendis coming forward takes another outstanding catch! 16/1
    6.5 caught at second slip! Another sensational catch from Mendis! Unbelievable. Good length, angled across, he was caught on the crease, it just nipped off the seam, caught the edge and flew low to Mendis' left, it wouldn't have carried to first, he dives low to his left and takes a stunning catch. Well bowled and well caught. 25/2
    not out
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    136
    186
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    74.26
    14.4 edged, caught behind! Australia three down for not many again. In the channel outside off, he's been solid so far but feels for this and it's a neat catch to Dickwella's right. Very loose stroke 37/3
    not out
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    95
    137
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    62.10
    Extras
    9 (nb 6, w 3)
    TOTAL
    196/3d (47 Overs, RR: 4.17)
    Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Marcus Harris, 3.4 ov), 2-25 (Joe Burns, 6.5 ov), 3-37 (Marnus Labuschagne, 14.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MVT Fernando1114313.9010
    CAK Rajitha1326424.9224
    MDK Perera1535203.4600
    C Karunaratne411804.5002
    DM de Silva401904.7500
  • BATSMEN
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    8.1 through him! There's the first of the day...a lovely delivery, just short of a length, nips back off the seam, beats Karunaratne's forward push and just skims the leg stump. In fact, just clipped the leg bail. Both bowlers getting the ball to tail back today 18/1
    22.4 caught and bowled! Sensational athleticism from Cummins! This was a quick short ball, gets some extra bounce that gets big on Thirimanne, he tries to fend from in front of his face, it pops up off the shoulder of the bat, it ballooned back down the wicket, Cummins sprinted forward and to his left from his follow through, dives forward and takes the catch inches above the turf. 58/3
    12.6 edged, just carries to third slip! That's a sharp, low grab by Labuschagne. Chandimal is standing his ground so this will go upstairs. Soft signal is out. Back of a length at off stump, he's squared up, and that appears to have gone straight in. Fingers under the ball 28/2
    28.2 Bowled him! 147kph and it shot a touch low as he played from the crease! It was a fuller length, he stayed back, caught on the crease, it skidded lower, shot under the bat as he was squared up defending and crashed into off stump! 83/4
    44.6 caught at cover! That was a bit soft. He looped up a leg break full and wide of off, he was tempted into a booming drive, he strides out but doesn't get all his weight over the front foot, and slaps the drive chest high to Patterson at cover! Easy catch. 143/7
    28.3 Caught behind! Inside edge! The double bluff! He was sitting back expecting a short ball, it was full outside off and tailing back a touch, he drives without any footwork, gets a thin inside edge and Paine moves forward to his right and takes a good catch just above the ground 83/5
    31.6 chipped straight to mid-on! A pretty weak shot, a good-length delivery on off stump, de Silva aiming to flick to the leg side, the bottom hand takes over and he just sends a pretty simple catch to mid-on. He's been keen to take everything leg side and it's cost him 97/6
    45.4 caught behind! 138kph, good length wide of off, he is lured into a drive away from his body, he flashed hard, but got a thin edge and it flies straight through to Paine. Easy catch. 143/8
    49.1 caught behind! Perfect delivery. Would have got a lot of top order players out. 135kph, good length, fourth stump line, it wobbles away off the seam, he pushes at it from the crease, gets a thin edge through to Paine. The end is near 148/9
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    50.6 Bowled him! Starc gets 10! Australia win! 146kph, searing yorker, gun barrel straight fired into the base of middle and off, he gets the feet out of the way and jams the bat down but misses and it crashes into the base of the stumps! 149/10
    Extras
    4 (b 1, lb 1, w 2)
    TOTAL
    149 all out (51 Overs, RR: 2.92)
    Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 8.1 ov), 2-28 (Dinesh Chandimal, 12.6 ov), 3-58 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 22.4 ov), 4-83 (Niroshan Dickwella, 28.2 ov), 5-83 (Kusal Perera, 28.3 ov), 6-97 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 31.6 ov), 7-143 (Kusal Mendis, 44.6 ov), 8-143 (Chamika Karunaratne, 45.4 ov), 9-148 (Dilruwan Perera, 49.1 ov), 10-149 (Vishwa Fernando, 50.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MA Starc1824652.5510
    JA Richardson912913.2210
    NM Lyon1315103.9200
    PJ Cummins821531.8700
    M Labuschagne31612.0000

Match Details

Toss

Australia , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Australia won the 2-match series 2-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10:30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30

Match days

1,2,3,4 February 2019 (5-day match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Close of Play

  • Fri, 01 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 384/4 (JA Burns 172*, KR Patterson 25*, 87 ov)
  • Sat, 02 Feb - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 123/3 (MDKJ Perera 11*, DM de Silva 1*, 43 ov)
  • Sun, 03 Feb - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 17/0 (FDM Karunaratne 8*, HDRL Thirimanne 8*, 6 ov)
  • Mon, 04 Feb - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 149 (51 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Sri Lanka 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st18FDM KarunaratneHDRL Thirimanne
2nd10LD ChandimalHDRL Thirimanne
3rd30HDRL ThirimanneN Dickwella
4th25N DickwellaBKG Mendis
5th0MDKJ PereraBKG Mendis
6th14DM de SilvaBKG Mendis
7th46C KarunaratneBKG Mendis
8th0MDK PereraC Karunaratne
9th5MDK PereraCAK Rajitha
10th1MVT FernandoCAK Rajitha