Cricket Australia


  • Sri Lanka 0/ 14 (3.2)
  • Australia 9/ 222 (50.0)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Current Run Rate: 4.20
  • Required Run Rate: 4.48
  • Graph
DPMD Jayawardene*4110036.36
TM Dilshan9910100.00
This Partnership:14 Runs From 20 Balls (R/R: 4.20)

MA Starc*1.20100.75
CJ McKay2.001306.50

Last 5 overs: . 1 1 1 . . | . . . 1 . . | . 1wd 1 2 2 4 . | . .
Latest Commentary (View More)

4th Over
Michael Clarke has confirmed that the umpires have called the game off; the decision was never handed to either of the captains.
The match is abandoned and both sides head to Hobart, where Australia can only level the series, Sri Lanka cannot now lose this series.
The rain has stopped falling for the last 45 minutes and the players were confident of getting a match on tonight.
The match has been called off. The crowd that has hung around are upset with the decision and rightly so.
News from the middle is that if the game doesn't start within the next 20 minutes, we will run out of time to get a game completed.
The umpires are out on the field and are trying to determine what time we will get play underway.
The rain has stopped and we look to be getting the covers off!
The Covers are still on the pitch, this is becoming very annoying for the ground staff, as it only a light drizzle.
The rain is still coming down lightly on the pitch, there is nothing showing up on the radar and we are hoping to get some play in the next 20 minutes.
Sri Lanka are complaining about the rain and get their wish, the players are going off the field due to the heavy rain.
Over 3.2: Starc to Jayawardene, no run, pushes the ball into the covers
Over 3.1: Starc to Jayawardene, no run, leaves another ball alone outside off stump
3rd Over
Over 2.6: McKay to Dilshan, no run, allows the ball to go through to the keeper. SLA 0/14 (Dilshan 9, Jayawardene 4)
Over 2.5: McKay to Dilshan, FOUR, again through the covers and the first boundary off the bat goes to Dilshan
Over 2.4: McKay to Dilshan, two runs, drives through the covers, again not timed but picks up another two runs
Over 2.3: McKay to Dilshan, two runs, pushes the ball down the ground, not timed perfectly but takes two runs
Over 2.2: McKay to Jayawardene, one run, punches the ball down to third man
Over 2.1: McKay to Jayawardene, wide, bowled down the leg side and called a wide
Over 2.1: McKay to Jayawardene, no run, bowls on a good length and no shot offered
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Starc to Dilshan, no run, another big play and miss, just passes the stumps and they can't believe that didn't connect. SLA 0/4 (Dilshan 1, Jayawardene 3)
Over 1.5: Starc to Dilshan, no run, another late swing , defends on the leg side
Over 1.4: Starc to Jayawardene, one run, inside edge, almost chopped onto the stumps
Over 1.3: Starc to Jayawardene, no run, another ball that swings into the batsman and defends
Over 1.2: Starc to Jayawardene, no run, crowd catch! smashed into the covers and well stopped by Hughes.
Over 1.1: Starc to Jayawardene, no run, inswinger and inside edge onto the pads

Australia: David Warner, Phillip Hughes, Michael Clarke (c), David Hussey, George Bailey, Matthew Wade (wk), Moises Henriques, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty, Glenn Maxwell (12th)

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Upul Tharanga (12th)

Umpires: Erasmus, M (SAF), Reiffel, PR (AUS)
Third Umpire: Kettleborough, RA (ENG)
Match Refree: Srinath, J (IND)

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