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Australia v Sri Lanka ODI Series 2013 – 4th ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sun 20 Jan 2013, 03:20am GMT, 02:20pm local

No Result

Australia222-9 (50 ovs)
Sri Lanka14-0 (3.2 ovs)

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Over 4. Power Play Fielding. no runs. Bowler: Mitchell Starc. Sri Lanka: 14/0(rr 3.50)

Starc to Jayawardene. Length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs, fielded by Hughes. Rain has been falling since the start of the innings and now the players troop in.

Starc to Jayawardene. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

Over 3. Power Play Fielding. 10 runs. Bowler: Clint McKay. Sri Lanka: 14/0(rr 4.67)

McKay to Dilshan. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

FOUR! McKay to Dilshan. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. McKay getting too full to Dilshan.

McKay to Dilshan. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep extra cover for 2 runs, fielded by Henriques.

McKay to Dilshan. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long off for 2 runs, fielded by Henriques.

McKay to Jayawardene. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Johnson.

Wide McKay to Jayawardene. Length ball, wide down leg side on the front foot hooking, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

McKay to Jayawardene. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

Over 2. Power Play Fielding. 1 run. Bowler: Mitchell Starc. Sri Lanka: 4/0(rr 2.00)

Starc to Dilshan. Seaming in length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade. Dilshan is looking to be positive as always.

Starc to Dilshan. In-swinging length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to square leg for no runs, fielded by Bailey.

Starc to Jayawardene. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Bailey.

Starc to Jayawardene. Seaming in back of a length, middle stump on the front foot dropped, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Bailey.

Starc to Jayawardene. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to extra cover for no runs, run save by Hughes.

Starc to Jayawardene. In-swinging length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Hughes.

Can Starc continue his great game?.

Over 1. Power Play Fielding. 3 runs. Bowler: Clint McKay. Sri Lanka: 3/0(rr 3.00)

McKay to Dilshan. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

McKay to Dilshan. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Wade.

McKay to Jayawardene. Seaming in back of a length, middle stump on the back foot dropped, to backward square leg for 1 run, shy attempt by Bailey.

McKay to Dilshan. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to third man for 1 run, fielded by Johnson.

McKay to Jayawardene. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Johnson.

McKay to Jayawardene. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Hughes.

Start of Sri Lanka Innings.

Over 50. 16 runs. Bowler: Thisara Perera. Australia: 222/9(rr 4.44)

Perera to Starc. Full toss, middle stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Jayawardene. Great effort from Starc and Doherty. Sri Lanka will be disappointed with the last five overs. They should have kept Australia to 200. Australia may be slight favourites now.

FOUR! Perera to Starc. Slower ball short, outside off stump on the front foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

FOUR! Perera to Starc. Slower ball short, to leg on the front foot pulling, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.

Perera to Doherty. Half volley, outside off stump backing away driving, well timed to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Dilshan.

FOUR! Perera to Doherty. Back of a length, to leg down the track Slog, outside edge in the air under control past third man for 4 runs.

Perera to Starc. Slower ball short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Jayawardene.

Over 49. 9 runs. Bowler: Lasith Malinga. Australia: 206/9(rr 4.20)

Malinga to Doherty. Short, outside off stump swayed away, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

Malinga to Doherty. In-swinging yorker, middle stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Malinga.

Malinga to Doherty. In-swinging length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, hit pad to fine leg for no runs.

Malinga to Starc. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

FOUR! Malinga to Starc. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge past fine leg for 4 runs. Lucky boundary brings up the 200.

Malinga to Starc. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

Over 48. 7 runs. Bowler: Nuwan Kulasekara. Australia: 197/9(rr 4.10)

Kulasekara to Doherty. Length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs. End of a wonderful spell. 3-30.

Kulasekara to Doherty. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

FOUR! Kulasekara to Doherty. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

Kulasekara to Doherty. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to cover for no runs, fielded by Perera.

Kulasekara to Doherty. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Dilshan.

Kulasekara to Starc. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, leading edge in the air uncontrolled to deep backward point for 3 runs, fielded by Dilshan, fielded by Herath.

Over 47. 8 runs. Bowler: Lasith Malinga. Australia: 190/9(rr 4.04)

Malinga to Starc. Slower ball back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara.

Malinga to Doherty. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara.

Malinga to Doherty. Short, off stump on the back foot Fended, outside edge in the air uncontrolled to backward point for no runs, fielded by Mendis.

Wide Malinga to Doherty. Length ball, wide down leg side on the front foot glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

Malinga to Doherty. Short, outside off stump moves in front Fended, to leg gully for no runs, fielded by Dilshan.

Malinga to Starc. In-swinging half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long off for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

FOUR! Malinga to Starc. In-swinging half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.

Over 46. 1 run. Bowler: Nuwan Kulasekara. Australia: 182/9(rr 3.96)

Kulasekara to Doherty. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Dilshan.

OUT! Bowled. Kulasekara to McKay. Slower length ball, to leg on the front foot Slog, missed. McKay well and truly fooled by a perfect slower ball. Way too early on the shot.

Kulasekara to McKay. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.

Kulasekara to McKay. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to mid off for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.

Kulasekara to Starc. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.

Kulasekara to Starc. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to cover for no runs, fielded by Mendis.

Over 45. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Malinga. Australia: 181/8(rr 4.02)

Malinga to Starc. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Dilshan.

Malinga to McKay. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge in the air uncontrolled to third man for 1 run, fielded by Herath.

Malinga to McKay. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Thirimanne.

Malinga to McKay. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Perera.

Malinga to McKay. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

Malinga to McKay. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

Australia v Sri Lanka ODI Series 2013 – 4th ODI

Australia v Sri Lanka

Sun 20 Jan 2013, 03:20am GMT, 02:20pm local

No Result

Australia innings

runsballs4s6s
DA Warnerlbw T Perera607360
PJ Hughesc LD Chandimal b N Kulasekara1800
MJ Clarkelbw N Kulasekara202020
DJ Husseyc L Thirimanne b SL Malinga1900
GJ Baileyc T Perera b R Herath223920
MS Wadec N Kulasekara b T Perera315310
MC Henriqueslbw R Herath31100
MG Johnsonlbw SL Malinga102500
MA Starcnot out523770
CJ McKayb N Kulasekara21100
XJ Dohertynot out101420
Extras1b, 7lb, 2w10
Total(50 ovs)222for 9

fow: 1-4 (PJ Hughes, 1.5 ov), 2-50 (MJ Clarke, 9.6 ov), 3-53 (DJ Hussey, 12.1 ov), 4-93 (GJ Bailey, 21.3 ov), 5-125 (DA Warner, 28.6 ov), 6-130 (MC Henriques, 31.4 ov), 7-145 (MG Johnson, 38.1 ov), 8-166 (MS Wade, 42.3 ov), 9-182 (CJ McKay, 45.5 ov)

ovsmdnsrunswktsecon
AD Mathews10.015005.00
N Kulasekara10.023033.00
SL Malinga10.023323.30
T Perera10.006426.40
R Herath10.003723.70

Sri Lanka innings

runsballs4s6s
M Jayawardenenot out41100
TM Dilshannot out9910
Extras1w1
Total(3.2 ovs)14for 0

did not bat: L Thirimanne, LD Chandimal, K Perera, AD Mathews, J Mendis, T Perera, N Kulasekara, SL Malinga, R Herath

ovsmdnsrunswktsecon
CJ McKay2.001306.50
MA Starc1.20100.75

match details

toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

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