Cricket Australia


  • 2012/13 Australia v Sri Lanka

    Australia vs Sri Lanka - 2nd Test

    December 26, 2012, 10:30AM AET Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

    Match Status: Day 3 - Completed
    Australia won by an innings and 201 runs

  • Sri Lanka 7/ 103 (24.2) & 156 (43.4)
  • Australia All Out 460 (134.4)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 4.23
RMS Eranga*04000.00
HMRKB Herath11171064.71
This Partnership:1 Runs From 5 Balls (R/R: 1.20)

PM Siddle*5.203216.00
NM Lyon2.001618.00

Last Wicket:Eranga, 0 (c:Cowan b:Siddle, Over: 24.2)
Last 5 overs:2 . . . . 2lb | 1 . 1 . 2 . | . . 4 2 . . | 6 6 W . . . | 1 W
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25th Over
Thanks for reading, join us again for the Vodafone Pink Test at the SCG next Thursday. Goodbye!
Australia won by an innings and 201 runs, winnings the series with an unbeatable 2-0 lead going into the third match next week in Sydney.
Mitchell Johnson named player of the match, taking six wickets and scoring 92 runs.
News coming through Kumar Sangakkara will miss the next 6 to 8 weeks with his hand injury.
With Prasanna Jayawardene and Chanaka Welagedara unable to bat, along with Kumar Sangakkara unable to return having retired hurt, the innings and match is completed.
Over 24.2: Siddle to Eranga, no run, OUT, pushed away to Cowan at short leg.
Over 24.1: Siddle to Herath, one run, pulled round to forward square leg.
24th Over
Over 23.6: Lyon to Eranga, no run, defended again on the off side. SLA 6/102 (Herath 10, Eranga 0)
Over 23.5: Lyon to Eranga, no run, forward in defence on the off side.
Over 23.4: Lyon to Eranga, no run, defended to cover.
Over 23.3: Lyon to Prasad, no run, OUT, top edged high for Hughes to take the catch at cover.
Sri Lanka 100 in 124 mins off 23.2 overs (last 50: 51 balls)
Over 23.2: Lyon to Prasad, SIX, driven hard and high over long off.
Over 23.1: Lyon to Prasad, SIX, tossed up and lofted high over long on.
23rd Over
Over 22.6: Siddle to Herath, no run, played back to the bowler. SLA 5/90 (Herath 10, Prasad 5)
Over 22.5: Siddle to Herath, no run, shaped to pull the short ball before leaving it for the keeper.
Over 22.4: Siddle to Herath, two runs, lusty swing out to deep backward square leg.
Over 22.3: Siddle to Herath, FOUR, pulled round off the helmet to fine leg.
Over 22.2: Siddle to Herath, no run, turned away to short leg.
Over 22.1: Siddle to Herath, no run, leaves the short straight length ball for the keeper.

Australia: Edward Cowan, David Warner, Phillip Hughes, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (c), Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon, Jackson Bird, Mitchell Starc (12th)

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene (wk), Rangana Herath, Dhammika Prasad, Shaminda Eranga, Chanaka Welagedara, Suraj Randiv (12th)

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Llong, NJ (ENG)
Third Umpire: Hill, AL (NZL)
Match Refree: Broad, BC (ENG)

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