no result
4th ODI (D/N), Sydney, Jan 20 2013, Sri Lanka tour of Australia
(3.2/50 ov, target 223)14/0
No result
3.2
Starc to DPMD, no run

defended off the back foot on the off side

3.1
Starc to DPMD, no run

short of a length outside off stump, Mahela lets it go

end of over 310 runs
SL: 14/0CRR: 4.66 • RRR: 4.45 • Need 209 runs from 47 overs
Tillakaratne Dilshan9 (9)
Mahela Jayawardene4 (9)
Clint McKay2-0-13-0
Mitchell Starc1-0-1-0

It's still drizzling at the SCG. Mahela's having a word with the umpire about it. The umpires decide to continue playing.

2.6
McKay to Dilshan, no run

short of a length outside off, Dilshan lets it go

2.5
4
McKay to Dilshan, FOUR runs

width outside off stump and Dilshan sends the ball racing to the cover boundary with a powerful drive off the front foot

2.4
2
McKay to Dilshan, 2 runs

length once again outside off, Dilshan finds the gap at cover with a front-foot drive

2.3
2
McKay to Dilshan, 2 runs

a length ball outside off stump, Dilshan moves forward and drives the ball through mid-off

2.2
1
McKay to DPMD, 1 run

short of a length outside off stump, Mahela stays in his crease and cuts the ball towards third man

2.2
1w
McKay to DPMD, 1 wide

Wade leaps like a football goalkeeper to bring the wayward ball down leg side with both hands

2.1
McKay to DPMD, no run

Mahela lets a good length ball go outside off

end of over 21 run
SL: 4/0CRR: 2.00 • RRR: 4.56 • Need 219 runs from 48 overs
Tillakaratne Dilshan1 (5)
Mahela Jayawardene3 (7)
Mitchell Starc1-0-1-0
Clint McKay1-0-3-0
1.6
Starc to Dilshan, no run

a huge swing from Dilshan across the line, Starc pitches on a good length and shapes the ball across the right-hander before bending it back in, that nearly shaved off stump

1.5
Starc to Dilshan, no run

Dilshan tries to work the ball on the leg side but mis-times it

1.4
1
Starc to DPMD, 1 run

in the blockhole outside off stump, Mahela tries to drive through the off but gets an inisde edge on the leg side, Dilshan calls him through for a single

There's a drizzle at the SCG.

1.3
Starc to DPMD, no run

Mahela stays in his crease and defends on the leg side

1.2
Starc to DPMD, no run

full ball outside off stump, Mahela drives fluently but the shot is stopped at short cover

1.1
Starc to DPMD, no run

there's an inside edge on to the pad and there's no lbw appeal. Starc pitched the ball full and got it to shape into Mahela after slanting across him, Mahela tried to play on the leg side and closed the face

Here's Starc, from over the wicket. Two slips in place.

end of over 13 runs
SL: 3/0CRR: 3.00 • RRR: 4.49 • Need 220 runs from 49 overs
Tillakaratne Dilshan1 (3)
Mahela Jayawardene2 (3)
Clint McKay1-0-3-0
0.6
McKay to Dilshan, no run

short of a length outside off, McKay lets it go with a grunt, Dilshan also lets it go, without grunting

0.5
McKay to Dilshan, no run

Dilshan attempts a booming drive to a good length ball that holds its line and is beaten

0.4
1
McKay to DPMD, 1 run

Mahela moves back and across to dab a good length ball on the leg side for a single

Gareth: "Expect Starc to bowl with venom. He'll be pumped after that innings!"

0.3
1
McKay to Dilshan, 1 run

Dilshan cuts a good length ball outside off, mis-times it behind point

0.2
1
McKay to DPMD, 1 run

the ball rises and angles into Mahela from outside off stump, Mahela gets on top of the bounce and opens the face of his bat off the back foot to steer the ball to third man

0.1
McKay to DPMD, no run

short of a length around off stump, Mahela moves back and defends on the off side

Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan are opening Sri Lanka's chase. Clint McKay with the new ball from over the wicket.

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