13:00 GMT: Start of play for the day
Sri Lanka won the toss and will bat
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the match 43 in the 2007 Cricket World Cup where two of the sides who have already qualified meet. It's Australia against Sri Lanka in the 19th game of the Super Eights from the National Cricket Stadium in St George's, Grenada.
The fact that these two sides have already booked their place in the semi-finals will mean absolutely nothing here today. There is now the race to see who finishes top and gets the 'so-called' easier semi against the side finishing fourth. There is also the focus of avoiding the all-conquering Aussies in the last four as they are likely to finish top.
There has even been talk that this game is purely a form guide for the final as many believe that it will be contested between these two teams. But, whatever happens here, it will not really say anything about what might happen in the final. Today is today - the final is a different beast altogether as Australia might remember from 1996.
Team news for today's game and the Australians will be minus all-rounder Shane Watson again as he has still to recover from his calf injury. Sri Lanka could be still without paceman Lasith Malinga with an ankle injury. However, it could be purely tactical to save their unorthodox weapon for bigger things and also that he has not yet 'slung' it down to the Aussies in ODIs. Why reveal your hand when there is bigger chips to be had?
Who will win today? Can you honestly see a way through this determined and brilliant Australia side. No, I don't think so but it will be close.
The National Stadium in Grenada has been used on 11 previous ODI occasions but not since the West Indies played Bangladesh in 2004 and won by 7 wickets prior to the three matches played so far in the Super Eights. This ground is proving to have hope for both batsman and bowlers alike.
Wavell Hinds in the leading run-scorer on this ground with 263 runs in 4 matches (average 131.50) while Chris Gayle is the head wicket-taker with 10 from 6 matches (average 21.80).
It will be the 63rd time these two sides have played in one-day internationals and Australia hold a 41-19 lead in the head-to-head coupled with 2 no-results. It was at the Oval in 1975 the first met - Australia winning by 52 runs. More recently, it's been very interesting. The Aussies have not had it all their own way although they did smash their visitors in the VB Series of 2006 by 167 runs and 9 wickets in the finals, having lost the first at Adelaide.
This will be the sixth match in World Cups between the sides and Australia lead 4-1. Not that Australia will forget the one they lost - it was in the final of the 1996 competition at Lahore thanks to Aravinda deSilva. In 1975 (52 runs), 1992 (7 wickets), 2003 (96 runs) and again in 2003 (by 48 runs D/L), it has been Australia in the ascendency.
The highest individual score for Australia v Sri Lanka is 154 by Adam Gilchrist at Melbourne in 1998/1999.
The highest individual score for Sri Lanka v Australia is 122 by Sanath Jayasuriya at Sydney in 2002/2003.
The best bowling performance for Australia v Sri Lanka is 5-21 by Tony Dodemaide at Perth in 1987/1988.
The best bowling performance for Sri Lanka v Australia is 5-28 by Sanath Jayasuriya at Galle in 1999/2000.
Aleem Dar from Pakistan is joined by Billy Doctrove of the West Indies in the middle for this game. Mark Benson is the third and Daryl Harper the fourth. Mike Procter is the match referee.
Australia team: +AC Gilchrist, ML Hayden, *RT Ponting, MJ Clarke, A Symonds, MEK Hussey, BJ Hodge, GB Hogg, NW Bracken, SW Tait, GD McGrath
Sri Lanka team: WU Tharanga, ST Jayasuriya, +KC Sangakkara, *DPMD Jayawardene, LPC Silva, TM Dilshan, RP Arnold, MF Maharoof, KMDN Kulasekara, CM Bandara, CRD Fernando
Australia make one change, Bracken comes in place of Clark
Sri Lanka make two changes, Kulasekara and Bandara in for Murali and Vaas
13:27 GMT: Start of session's play

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WU Tharanga and ST Jayasuriya to open the batting
13:30 GMT: Start of innings
NW Bracken comes on to bowl
0b10Bracken to Tharanga
fuller length just outside the off, defended it back to bowler
0b20good length just outside the off, left alone
0b31good length just outside the off, steered it to thirdman for single
0b40Bracken to Jayasuriya
fuller length just outside the off, pushed to mid off for no run
0b50good length just outside the off, left alone
0b64fuller length just outside the off, punches it wide of covers for FOUR!!
End of over 1:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 5-0 (Tharanga 1*, 3 balls, Jayasuriya 4*, 3 balls)




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SW Tait comes on to bowl
1b10Tait to Tharanga
good length just outside the off, pushed to point for no run
1b21nbgood length just outside the off, left alone
1b35wdshort of length wide down the legs, Gilchrist have no chance
1b41good length into the middle, turns it wide of short mid wicket for single
1b51Tait to Jayasuriya
fuller length into the off, punhces it to extra cover for quick single
1b60Tait to Tharanga
fuller length just outside the off, punches it to backward point for no run
1b71fuller length into the off, pushed it wide of mid off for single
1b80Tait to Jayasuriya
short of good length into the middle, ducks underneath it
End of over 2:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 14-0 (Tharanga 3*, 8 balls, Jayasuriya 5*, 5 balls)




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2b10Bracken to Tharanga
good length into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
2b20good length just outside the off, left alone
2b31good length just outside the off, tries to push it and got inside edge wide of square leg for single
2b41lbBracken to Jayasuriya
good length into the legs, tries to flick it and got inside edge to pads
2b50Bracken to Tharanga
good length just outside the off, left alone
2b60good length into the off, defended it
End of over 3:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 16-0 (Tharanga 4*, 13 balls, Jayasuriya 5*, 6 balls)
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3b14Tait to Jayasuriya
short of good length into the off, tries to pulls it and got top edge over keeper for FOUR!!
3b20fuller length into the legs, tries to flick it and misses it
3b31wdyorker length wide down the legs, Gilchrist stopped it well
3b42good length into the off, punches it straight down the ground wide of mid off for couple
3b51fuller length into the legs, pushed it to mid on for quick single, McGrath direct hits on the non striker end but Jayasuriya is well in
3b60Tait to Tharanga
short of good length into the middle, turns it to square leg for no run
3b71fuller length just outside the off, pushed it wide of mid on for single
End of over 4:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 25-0 (Tharanga 5*, 15 balls, Jayasuriya 12*, 10 balls)
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4b11lbBracken to Tharanga
good length into the legs, tries to flick it and misses it
4b20Bracken to Jayasuriya
short of good length just outside the off, left alone
4b30Gone! good length into the middle, tries to push it and misses it, hit him on pads, plumb in front, appeal for lbw, given OUT!!
Jayasuriya lbw b Bracken (12 runs, 12 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
KC Sangakkara comes in to bat
4b40Bracken to Sangakkara
good length into the off, pushed to mid on for no run
4b50good length just outside the off, left alone
4b60good length just outside the off, swings away, left alone
End of over 5:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 26-1 (Tharanga 5*, 16 balls, Sangakkara 0*, 3 balls)
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GD McGrath comes on to bowl
5b10McGrath to Tharanga
good length just outside the off, left alone
5b21good length just outside the off, cuts it to thirdman for single
5b30McGrath to Sangakkara
Gone! good length into the middle, tries to defend it and misses it, appeal for lbw, given OUT!!
Sangakkara lbw b McGrath (0 runs, 4 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
DPMD Jayawardene comes in to bat
5b40McGrath to Jayawardene
short of good length into the off, tries to pulls it and left alone on the last moment
5b50good length just outside the off, swings in, left alone, ball leaving very close to off stump
5b60good length just outside the off, left alone
End of over 6:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 27-2 (Tharanga 6*, 18 balls, Jayawardene 0*, 3 balls)




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6b10Bracken to Tharanga
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misses it
6b20good length into the off, pushed to covers for no run
6b30good length just outside the off, swings in, tries to push it and misses it
6b40Gone! good length just outside the off, tries to push it and edges it to slips and Hayden taken easy catch
Tharanga c Hayden b Bracken (6 runs, 22 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
CricketArchive Oracles say that Nathan Bracken has taken 200 wickets in ListA Matches
LPC Silva comes in to bat
6b51wdBracken to Silva
wide down the legs, tries to flick it and misses it
6b60good length just outside the off, swings in, left alone
6b71lbgood length into the legs, tries to push it and misses it
End of over 7:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 29-3 (Jayawardene 0*, 3 balls, Silva 0*, 2 balls)




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7b10McGrath to Silva
good length into the off, defended it back to bowler
7b20good length just outside the off, pushed to backward point for no run
7b30good length just outside the off, pushed to point for no run
7b40short of good length into the legs, ducks underneath it
7b50good length just outside the off, pushed to covers for no run
7b60good length just outside the off, punches it to point for no run
End of over 8:(0 runs scored) Sri Lanka 29-3 (Jayawardene 0*, 3 balls, Silva 0*, 8 balls)
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8b10Bracken to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, left alone
8b20good length into the middle, turns it to mid on for no run
8b30good length just outside the off, left alone
8b40good length just outside the off, pushed to mid off for no run
8b50good length into the middle, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
8b60good length into the middle, defended it to mid on for no run
End of over 9:(0 runs scored) Sri Lanka 29-3 (Jayawardene 0*, 9 balls, Silva 0*, 8 balls)
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9b10McGrath to Silva
good length just outside the off, tries to steer it and misses it
9b20good length into the legs, tries to flick it and got inside edge to pads
9b30short of good length just outside the off, left alone
9b44fuller length into the off, punches it straight down the ground wide of mid off for FOUR!!
9b50good length into the off, defended it
9b60good length just outside the off, pushed to backward point for no run
End of over 10:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 33-3 (Jayawardene 0*, 9 balls, Silva 4*, 14 balls)
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10b10Bracken to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, left alone
10b21good length just outside the off, steered it to thirdman for single
CricketArchive Oracles say that Mahela Jayawardene has made 8000 runs in ListA Matches
10b30Bracken to Silva
good length just outside the off, left alone
10b40fuller length just outside the off, left alone
10b50good length just outside the off, left alone
10b60good length just outside the off, steered it to gully for no run
End of over 11:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 34-3 (Jayawardene 1*, 11 balls, Silva 4*, 18 balls)




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11b10McGrath to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, pushed to point for no run
11b20short of good length into the off, pushed to point for no run
11b34short of good length into the off, pulls it wide of square leg for FOUR!!
11b40fuller length just outside the off, slower ball, pushed to point for no run
11b54short of good length down the legs, pulls it wide of keeper for FOUR!!
11b60good length into the off, defended it to mid off for no run
End of over 12:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 42-3 (Jayawardene 9*, 17 balls, Silva 4*, 18 balls)




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SW Tait comes on to bowl
12b10Tait to Silva
fuller length into the middle, turns it to square leg for no run
12b24short of good length just outside the off, tries to push it and edges it wide of slips for FOUR!!
12b30short of good length into the middle, ducks underneath it
12b44short of good length into the off, cuts it wide of point for FOUR!
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 50 took 12.4 overs
12b51wdshort of good length down the legs, ducks underneath it
12b60fuller length into the middle, pushed to mid on for no run
12b70short of good length just outside the off, tries to pulls it and misses it
End of over 13:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 51-3 (Jayawardene 9*, 17 balls, Silva 12*, 24 balls)
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13b11McGrath to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, cuts it to thirdman for single
13b20McGrath to Silva
good length just outside the off, pushed to covers for no run
13b30good length just outside the off, left alone
13b41good length just outside the off, steered it to thirdman for single
13b50McGrath to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, left alone
13b60good length just outside the off, swings in, left alone
End of over 14:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 53-3 (Jayawardene 10*, 20 balls, Silva 13*, 27 balls)
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14b10Tait to Silva
low full toss into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
14b21fuller length into the off, punches it back to bowler and Tait fumbles it and watching the batsman, Silva taken quick single
14b30Tait to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, pushed to point for no run
14b41wdfuller length wide down the legs, tries to flick it and misses it
14b52fuller length just outside the off, punches it wide of backward point for couple
CricketArchive Oracles say that Mahela Jayawardene has made 6500 runs in ODIs
14b61fuller length into the off, punches it straight down the ground for single
14b71Tait to Silva
good length into the off, defended it wide of mid off for quick single
End of over 15:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 59-3 (Jayawardene 13*, 23 balls, Silva 15*, 30 balls)
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14:40 GMT: Drinks interval
14:43 GMT: Play resumes
GB Hogg comes on to bowl
15b11Hogg to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, sweeps it to deep square leg for single
15b21Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to sweeper cover for single
15b30Hogg to Silva
flighted into the off, defended it
15b40tossed up into the off, pushed to backward point for no run
15b50tossed up into the middle, turns it to short fine leg for no run
15b60tossed up into the off, defended it
End of over 16:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 61-3 (Jayawardene 14*, 24 balls, Silva 16*, 35 balls)




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A Symonds comes on to bowl
16b11Symonds to Jayawardene
good length into the off, turns it to fine leg for single
16b21Symonds to Silva
fuller length into the middle, turns it to fine leg for single
16b30Symonds to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misses it
16b41good length into the off, turns it wide of short mid wicket for single
16b52Symonds to Silva
good length intot he legs, turns it to fine leg and overthrow from McGrath results couple
16b60good length into the off, defended it
End of over 17:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 66-3 (Jayawardene 16*, 27 balls, Silva 19*, 38 balls)




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17b11Hogg to Jayawardene
short of length into the off, pulls it to deep mid wicket for single
17b20Hogg to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, tries to sweeps it and got inside edge to pads
17b30short of length into the off, turns it to short fine leg for no run
17b40tossed up into the legs, defended it back to bowler
17b50tossed up into the middle, comes out of the track and pushed to mid on for no run
17b60tossed up into the off, defended it
End of over 18:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 67-3 (Jayawardene 17*, 28 balls, Silva 19*, 43 balls)
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18b10Symonds to Jayawardene
good length into the off, pushed to mid off for no run
18b21good length just outside the off, steered it to thirdman for single
18b32Symonds to Silva
good length into the legs, turns it wide of fine leg and McGrath did well to stop it with his boot for couple
18b40good length into the off, defended it back to bowler
18b50good length just outside the off, pushed to backward point for no run
18b60fuller length just outside the off, steered it to backward point for no run
End of over 19:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 70-3 (Jayawardene 18*, 30 balls, Silva 21*, 47 balls)
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19b10Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to mid off for no run
19b20tossed up into the off, pushed to mid off for no run
19b31short of length into the legs, pulls it wide of square leg for single
19b40Hogg to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, comes out of the track and turns it to short thirdman for no run
19b50wrong one, steered it to short thirdman for no run
19b61tossed up into the middle, turns it wide of square leg for single
End of over 20:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 72-3 (Jayawardene 19*, 33 balls, Silva 22*, 50 balls)
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20b14Symonds to Silva
good length into the legs, turns it to fine leg for FOUR!!
20b21good length into the legs, turns it straight to fine leg for single
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Jayawardene 19, Silva 27) took 82 balls
20b30Symonds to Jayawardene
fuller length into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
20b41nbgood length into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
20b50fuller length into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
20b61good length just outside the off, paddles it to fine leg for single
20b70Symonds to Silva
good length just outside the off, left alone
End of over 21:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 79-3 (Jayawardene 20*, 37 balls, Silva 27*, 53 balls)




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21b10Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
21b20tossed up into the legs, tries to flick it and misses it
21b30tossed up into the off, defended it
21b40tossed up into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
21b50tossed up just outside the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
21b62short of length just outside the off, cuts it wide of backward point for couple
End of over 22:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 81-3 (Jayawardene 22*, 43 balls, Silva 27*, 53 balls)




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MJ Clarke comes on to bowl
22b12Clarke to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, punches it wide of backward point for couple
22b22tossed up just outside the off, cuts it to backward point and misfield by Hodge results couple
22b30tossed up just outside the off, defended it
22b40tossed up into the off, defended it back to bowler
22b50tossed up into the middle, tries to defend it got inside edge to pads
22b60tossed up into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
End of over 23:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 85-3 (Jayawardene 22*, 43 balls, Silva 31*, 59 balls)
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23b10Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, pushed it to short mid wicket for no run
23b22short of length into the off, pulls it wide of short mid wicket for couple
23b31short of length into the off, makes adjustment and late cuts it wide of short thirdman for single
23b41Hogg to Silva
short of length into the off, pulls it to fine leg for single
23b51Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the middle, sweeps it wide of square leg for single
23b60Hogg to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to covers for no run
End of over 24:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 90-3 (Jayawardene 26*, 47 balls, Silva 32*, 61 balls)
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24b10Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, defended it got inside edge to leg gully region for no run
24b21tossed up into the middle, sweeps it to fine leg for single
24b30Clarke to Silva
fuller length just outside the off, turns it to backward point for no run
24b40short of length into the off, cuts it to backward point for no run
24b50tossed up into the off, turns it to square leg for no run
24b60tossed up into the off, defended it
End of over 25:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 91-3 (Jayawardene 27*, 49 balls, Silva 32*, 65 balls)
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25b11Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, turns it to deep mid wicket for single
25b20Hogg to Silva
tossed up into the off, comes out of the track and defended it
25b30tossed up into the off, defended it
25b44tossed up into the legs, sweeps it wide of fine leg for FOUR!!
25b50tossed up into the off, pushed back to bowler
25b61tossed up into the off, sweeps it to deep square leg for single
End of over 26:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 97-3 (Jayawardene 28*, 50 balls, Silva 37*, 70 balls)




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26b10Clarke to Silva
tossed up into the off, defended it
26b21low full toss into the middle, sweeps it to deep square leg for single
26b31Clarke to Jayawardene
fuller length into the off, cuts it to deep point for single
26b42Clarke to Silva
tossed up into the off, sweeps it wide of fine leg for couple
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 100 took 26.4 overs
26b51tossed up just outside the off, pushed to point for single
26b60Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
End of over 27:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 102-3 (Jayawardene 29*, 52 balls, Silva 41*, 74 balls)




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GD McGrath comes on to bowl
Australia taking the last and final Power Play
27b10McGrath to Silva
short of good length into the off, ducks underneath it
27b20good length into the off, cuts it to backward point for no run
27b31fuller length into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for single
27b42McGrath to Jayawardene
good length into the off, pulls it just over short mid wicket for couple
27b50good length just outside the off, steered it wide of gully and Hayden did well to stop it
27b64good length into the off, comes out of the track and smashed it over mid off for FOUR!!
End of over 28:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 109-3 (Jayawardene 35*, 55 balls, Silva 42*, 77 balls)
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SW Tait comes on to bowl
28b10Tait to Silva
good length into the off, pushed to mid on for no run
28b24fuller length just outside the off, punches it wide of covers for FOUR!!
28b30short of good length into the off, pulls it got inside edge to square leg for no run
28b40fuller length into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
28b50fuller length into the off, pushed to mid on for no run
28b60good length just outside the off, pushed to backward point for no run
End of over 29:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 113-3 (Jayawardene 35*, 55 balls, Silva 46*, 83 balls)
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29b10McGrath to Jayawardene
fuller length just outside the off, steered it to short thirdman for no run
29b20good length just outside the off, pulls it to mid wicket for no run
29b31short of good length into the off, turns it to square leg for single
29b41McGrath to Silva
short of good length into the off, pulls it to square leg for single
29b54McGrath to Jayawardene
full toss into the legs, sweeps it wide of fine leg for FOUR!!
29b60full toss into the off, punches it to mid on for no run
End of over 30:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 119-3 (Jayawardene 40*, 60 balls, Silva 47*, 84 balls)
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30b11Tait to Silva
fuller length just outside the off, punches it wide of point and Hayden stopped it well
30b20Tait to Jayawardene
fuller length into the off, pushed to backward point for no run
30b34good length into the legs, pulls it over short fine leg for FOUR!!
30b41wdwide down the legs, tris to flick it and misses it
30b50good length into the off, punches it to point for no run
30b66short of good length into the off, pulls it over deep square leg for SIX!! and Fifty to Jayawardene
CricketArchive Oracles say that Mahela Jayawardene has made 50 in 64 balls with 5 fours and 1 six
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 100 (Jayawardene 50, Silva 48) took 146 balls
30b72fuller length into the legs, turns it wide of deep square leg for couple
End of over 31:(14 runs scored) Sri Lanka 133-3 (Jayawardene 52*, 65 balls, Silva 48*, 85 balls)




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NW Bracken comes on to bowl
31b10Bracken to Silva
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misses it
31b20good length just outside the off, tries to edge it and misses it
31b30good length into the off, tries to push it and misses it, off the pads
31b40good length into the off, pushed to point for no run
31b51good length just outside the off, steered it wide of backward point for single
31b60Bracken to Jayawardene
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misses it
End of over 32:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 134-3 (Jayawardene 52*, 66 balls, Silva 49*, 90 balls)




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32b11Tait to Silva
good length into the off, pushed to point for quick single and Fifty to Silva
CricketArchive Oracles say that Chamara Silva has made 50 in 91 balls with 6 fours
32b21Tait to Jayawardene
fuller length just outside the off, punches it to sweeper cover for single
32b31Tait to Silva
good length just outside the off, punches it to sweeper cover for single
32b41lbTait to Jayawardene
short of good length into the off, tries to pulls it and misses it and hit him on right elbow
32b51Tait to Silva
good length into the off, pushed to sweeper cover for single
32b62Tait to Jayawardene
full toss into the middle, turns it wide of deep square leg for couple
End of over 33:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 141-3 (Jayawardene 55*, 69 balls, Silva 52*, 93 balls)
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GB Hogg comes on to bowl
33b11Hogg to Silva
short of length into the off, turns it to deep square leg for single
33b20Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
33b31short of length into the off, pulls it to fine leg for single
33b41Hogg to Silva
low full toss into the legs, sweeps it to deep square leg for single
33b53Hogg to Jayawardene
short of length just outside the off, cuts it wide of backward point and Hayden did well to stop a run for triple
33b61Hogg to Silva
tossed up into the off, pushed to long off for single
End of over 34:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 148-3 (Jayawardene 59*, 72 balls, Silva 55*, 96 balls)
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15:51 GMT: Drinks interval
15:54 GMT: Play resumes
MJ Clarke comes on to bowl
34b10Clarke to Silva
tossed up into the off, comes out of the track and punches it to covers for no run
34b23tossed up into the off, cuts it wide of backward point and Hussey did well to stop it
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 150 took 34.2 overs
34b31Clarke to Jayawardene
short of length into the legs, pulls it to fine leg for single
34b41Clarke to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, sweeps it to deep mid wicket for single
34b51Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to point for quick single
34b62Clarke to Silva
tossed up into the legs, sweeps it wide of fine leg for couple
CricketArchive Oracles say that Chamara Silva has passed his previous highest score of 59 in World Cup
End of over 35:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 156-3 (Jayawardene 61*, 74 balls, Silva 61*, 100 balls)
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35b11Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, turns it to deep square leg for single
35b21Hogg to Silva
tossed up just outside the off, pushed it wide of backward point for single
35b31Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, turns it to square leg for single
35b40Hogg to Silva
tossed up into the off, reverse sweeps it to short thirdman for no run
35b51tossed up into the off, turns it to square leg for single
35b63Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, late cuts it wide of short thirdman for triple
End of over 36:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 163-3 (Jayawardene 66*, 77 balls, Silva 63*, 103 balls)




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36b11Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to long off for single
36b20Clarke to Silva
tossed up down the legs, sweeps it to short fine leg for no run
36b31tossed up into the off, sweeps it wide of short fine leg for single
36b42Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, comes out of the track and chips it over extra cover for couple
36b50tossed up into the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
36b60tossed up into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
End of over 37:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 167-3 (Jayawardene 69*, 81 balls, Silva 64*, 105 balls)




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37b10Hogg to Silva
tossed up into the off, tries to reverse sweeps it and misses it
37b20Gone! tossed up into the middle, tries to sweeps it and got top edge to short fine leg for easy catch to Clarke
Silva c Clarke b Hogg (64 runs, 107 balls, 6x4, 0x6)
TM Dilshan comes in to bat
37b31Hogg to Dilshan
low full toss into the middle, comes out of the track and turns it to deep mid wicket for single
37b40Hogg to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, defended it
37b50tossed up just outside the off, defended it
37b61short of length into the middle, pulls it to deep square leg for single
End of over 38:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 169-4 (Jayawardene 70*, 84 balls, Dilshan 1*, 1 balls)
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38b11Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to long off for single
38b20Clarke to Dilshan
tossed up into the off, punches it to extra cover for no run
38b31tossed up just outside the off, pushed it wide of extra cover for single
38b41Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up into the legs, turns it to square leg for single
38b51Clarke to Dilshan
tossed up just outside the off, cuts it to dep point for single
38b60Clarke to Jayawardene
tossed up into the off, turns it to short mid wicket for no run
End of over 39:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 173-4 (Jayawardene 72*, 87 balls, Dilshan 3*, 4 balls)
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39b10Hogg to Dilshan
short of length just outside the off, tries to cuts it and misses it
39b20tossed up just outside the off, cuts it to short thirdman for no run
39b31tossed up into the legs, sweeps it to fine leg for single
39b40Hogg to Jayawardene
Gone! tossed up just outside the off, tries to push it on the front foot and misses it, Gilchrist dislodges the bails and Jayawardene is just short of crease
Jayawardene st Gilchrist b Hogg (72 runs, 88 balls, 5x4, 1x6)
RP Arnold comes in to bat
39b50Hogg to Arnold
short in length, outside off, cuts and misses
39b60again wrong one, off the bat onto pad and goes to leg side
End of over 40:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 174-5 (Dilshan 4*, 7 balls, Arnold 0*, 2 balls)
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SW Tait comes on to bowl
40b10Tait to Dilshan
full ball, on off stump, drives it to short cover
40b22full ball, bit wide outside off, drives it to extra cover for couple of runs
40b30again full ball, another drive straight to cover fielder
40b41on off stump, pushes it to cover for a single
40b51Tait to Arnold
short in length, outside off, cuts it down to third man for a single
40b60Tait to Dilshan
Gone! short and fast bouncer, Dilshan goes for the pull shot, beaten by pace and mistimes it to square leg, Hodge takes a simple catch
Dilshan c Hodge b Tait (7 runs, 12 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
End of over 41:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 178-6 (Arnold 1*, 3 balls)




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MF Maharoof comes in to bat
MJ Clarke comes on to bowl
41b10Clarke to Maharoof
tossed up, defended on the front foot
41b21on middle and leg stump, turned to midwicket for a single
41b30Clarke to Arnold
well tosed up, turned to square leg
41b40again tossed up, pushed back to bowler
41b50on off stump, turned to short midwicket
41b61short in length, cuts it to gully for a single
End of over 42:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 180-6 (Arnold 2*, 7 balls, Maharoof 1*, 2 balls)




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42b10Tait to Arnold
short in length, off the pads to keeper
42b21fuller in length, on off stump, pushed to mid-off for a single
42b31wdTait to Maharoof
fuller in length, well down the leg side through to keeper
42b41good inswinging yorker, digs it out to leg side for a single
42b50Tait to Arnold
Gone! short in length, Arnold goes for the pull shot and he too beaten by extra pace of of Tait, big inside edge onto stumps
Arnold b Tait (3 runs, 10 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
KMDN Kulasekara comes in to bat
42b60Tait to Kulasekara
full ball, down the leg side off the pads to keeper
42b71good inswingin yorker, digs it out to fine leg for a single
End of over 43:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 184-7 (Maharoof 2*, 3 balls, Kulasekara 1*, 2 balls)
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NW Bracken comes on to bowl
43b10Bracken to Kulasekara
good length ball, just outside off and moves away, plays and misses
43b20again good length ball, outside off and angling across the right hander, plays and misses
43b30Gone! fuller in length, just wide outside off, goes for the drive, edges it to slip and Hayden takes a lovely low catch
Kulasekara c Hayden b Bracken (1 runs, 5 balls, 0x4, 0x6)

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CM Bandara comes in to bat
43b40Bracken to Bandara
again good length ball, outside off and moves away, plays and misses
43b50full ball, on middle stump, defends it to off side
43b60fuller in length, well wide outside off and left alone
End of over 44:(0 runs scored) Sri Lanka 184-8 (Maharoof 2*, 3 balls, Bandara 0*, 3 balls)
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44b10Tait to Maharoof
short ball, off the shoulder to keeper, shout for caugfht behind, declined
44b21fuller in length, outside off, guides it to thrid man for a single
44b30Tait to Bandara
full ball, on middle stump, defends it to leg side
44b42fuller in length, just outside off, drives it to wide of mid-off and runs a quick single
44b50short ball, ducks underneath it
44b60driven to mid-off
End of over 45:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 187-8 (Maharoof 3*, 5 balls, Bandara 2*, 7 balls)
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45b10Bracken to Maharoof
good length just outside the off, pushed to covers for no run
45b21fuller length into the off, pushed it wide of extra cover for single
45b30Bracken to Bandara
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misse sit
45b41good length just outside the off, punches it to long off for single
45b50Bracken to Maharoof
good length just outside the off, tries to push it and misses it
45b60fuller length into the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
End of over 46:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 189-8 (Maharoof 4*, 9 balls, Bandara 3*, 9 balls)




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GD McGrath comes on to bowl
46b10McGrath to Bandara
good length into the off, cuts it to backward point for no run
46b20low full toss into the off, pushed to mid off for no run
46b36good length into the off, smashed it over mid wicket for SIX!!
46b40low full toss just outside the off, punches it to backward point for no run
46b51yorker length into the middle, digs it to long on for single
46b61McGrath to Maharoof
fuller length into the legs, digs it to mid on for single
End of over 47:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 197-8 (Maharoof 5*, 10 balls, Bandara 10*, 14 balls)




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MJ Clarke comes on to bowl
47b11Clarke to Maharoof
tossed up just outside the off, pushed to long off for single
47b20Clarke to Bandara
tossed up into the off, pushed to extra cover for no run
47b36tossed up into the off, comes out of the track and smashed it over long on for SIX!!
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47b41lbtossed up into the off, tries to sweeps it and misses it
47b50Clarke to Maharoof
tossed up into the off, pushed it back to bowler
47b61tossed up into the off, pushed it wide of extra cover for single
End of over 48:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 206-8 (Maharoof 7*, 13 balls, Bandara 16*, 17 balls)
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48b14McGrath to Maharoof
fuller length into the legs, smashed it straight down the ground wide of mid off for FOUR!!
48b21nbgood length just outside the off, tries to smash it and misses it
48b34fuller length just outside the off, tries to drives it and got inside edge wide of short fine leg for FOUR!!
48b41low full toss into the off, turns it to deep mid wicket for single
48b51McGrath to Bandara
yorker length into the off, digs it wide of point for single
48b61McGrath to Maharoof
full toss into the off, pulls it to deep mid wicket for single
48b70McGrath to Bandara
Gone! short of good length into the off, tries to pulls it and miscues it to mid wicket for easy catch to Hogg
Bandara c Hogg b McGrath (17 runs, 19 balls, 0x4, 2x6)
End of over 49:(12 runs scored) Sri Lanka 218-9 (Maharoof 17*, 18 balls)
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CRD Fernando comes in to bat
NW Bracken comes on to bowl
49b14Bracken to Maharoof
fuller length into the off, smashed it over mid off for FOUR!!
49b20good length just outside the off, tries to smash it and misses it
49b34good length just outside the off, tries to smash it and got outside edge wide of slips for FOUR!!
49b40Gone! fuller length into the middle, chips it to long on for easy catch to Symonds
Maharoof c Symonds b Bracken (25 runs, 22 balls, 4x4, 0x6)
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Last over 50:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 226 all out (Fernando 0*, 0 balls)
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