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46.1
4
Starc to Senanayake, FOUR runs, continues from round the wicket as he looks to hone in on off, but the slice away from Sachin through third man means he has to have a boundary added to his runs tally
43.5
4
Watson to Prasanna, FOUR runs, looks for the cart over midwicket before offering up a thick outside edge which falls safe through third man for what seems like the umpteenth time today
41.6
4
Watson to Perera, FOUR runs, now slams this fuller length over long off. Perera still believes as the equation reduces to 85 off 48
41.5
4
Watson to Perera, FOUR runs, backs away before clattering this short ball high over extra-cover for a boundary
39.6
4
Watson to Chandimal, FOUR runs, gets this attempted yorker wrong as Chandimal is able to get nice and low to scythe this away through the covers to now move to 46 off 20
39.2
4
Watson to Chandimal, FOUR runs, looks to send this full delivery over cow corner before getting an outside edge which flies over to a vacant third man for four
38.6
4
Johnson to Chandimal, FOUR runs, moves over to his off stump before cutting this shortish length going across fiercely through backward point for a boundary
38.1
4
Johnson to Mathews, FOUR runs, greets the left-arm quick with a slap behind of square to find a boundary through third man
36.6
4
Doherty to Chandimal, FOUR runs, Chandimal is proving a star here at the SCG as he now smashes the bowler over cow corner to finish off the over in some style
36.5
4
Doherty to Chandimal, FOUR runs, shuffles over to the leg side before blitzing an on drive through long on which has no one bothered to chase after it as it makes its way to the rope
36.2
4
Doherty to Mathews, FOUR runs, now gets back to belt Doherty towards cow corner for four. Excellent start for SL this over

chase derailed

34/3

Sri Lanka's score in overs No. 41 to 45. Australia had scored 68/0 in the same period.

well on track, still

272/4

Sri Lanka's score at the end of the 40th over; Australia were 253/4

The first one!

3

Number of consecutive centuries in this World Cup by Sangakkara; he is the first one do so in the World Cup.

on a hat-trick

2

Centuries by Kumar Sangakkara in his last-two innings - against Bangladesh and England. He remained unbeaten in both the innings.

on a hat-trick

2

No. of century partnerships by Sri Lanka's openers in their last-two games.

Australia's fastest ton

57

Balls taken by James Faulkner who held the previous record for the fastest century by an Australia batsman. Maxwell took 51 in this match.

A Rarity

3

No. of times before Australia's innings all the four batsmen from No. 3 to No. 6 had got fifty-plus scores in an innings in ODIs. Pakistan have had two such instances.