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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne,1st ODI, Date - 11/01/2013, Toss won by - Australia
  • SL /
  • Australia beat Sri Lanka by 107 runs
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Commentary (Sri Lanka innings)

Phillip Hughes has been named the Man of the Match for his record-breaking century on debut. Join us back for the 2nd ODI. Till then, farewell!

Australia effected three run-outs out of which two were direct hits and were outstanding on the field as a whole. The bowling was not particularly exceptional but McKay bowled well and was given company by all the bowlers to not let Sri Lanka take the game away. Dilshan and Chandimal were threatening on top but once they fell owing to run-outs, which changed the entire direction of the game, the dangerous pair of Mathews and Perera failed to anchor the team.

The batting was fantastic in the first innings owing to debutant Hughes' century, skipper Bailey's fantastic knock and David Hussey's useful fifty which came at more than run-a-ball at the right time.

Owing to all-round excellence in all departments, a second-string Australian side have trounced Sri Lanka to take the 1-0 lead in a five-match ODI series.

39.6 C McKay to A Mendis, OUT! Australia win by 107 runs! A short and wide delivery outside off, Mendis pokes at that and the outside edge is snapped up by Haddin behind. McKay finishes with a 4-fer. 198/10

Ajantha Mendis walks out next at number 10.

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, OUT! Bailey takes his third catch! Short of a length and slow at 109.6 kph, well wide outside off, Kulasekara aims to pull it away but it comes off the top edge towards mid on where Bailey takes the catch. 198/9

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! On a good length, but sliding down the leg side. Haddin tries to fox the umpire by appealing but it's not given. 198/8

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Back of a length down the leg side, Kulasekara aims to pull but misses out. 197/8

39.4 C McKay to L Malinga, Short of a length, 110 kph, Malinga opens his stance and pushes it away towards point for one. 196/8

39.3 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length delivery at 124.8 kph, pulled away over mid-wicket for a single. 195/8

39.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length, down the leg side, Kulasekara aims to pull but misses out. Not given as a wide. 194/8

39.1 C McKay to N Kulasekara, On a good length outside off, punched away to the man at extra cover. 194/8

38.6 M Johnson to L Malinga, Comes around the wicket and bowls full on off, stroked away through covers to end the over. 194/8

Lasith Malings is the next man out at number 10.

38.5 M Johnson to T Perera, OUT! Straight to Bailey! A full length delivery outside off, Perera smacks it straight towards mid off where Bailey crouches low and catches it well. The danger-man is gone now, even though Nuwan Kulasekara is the current man hitting runs. 194/8

38.4 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Slow and full outside off, Kulasekara slashes it away off the outside edge to third man for one. 194/7

38.3 M Johnson to T Perera, Full length, stroked away to the cover region for one. 193/7

38.2 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Good length delivery outside off, Kulasekara aims to chop it down but it comes off the bottom edge for a single. 192/7

38.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, FOUR! In the gap! Full length delivery, on middle, Kulasekara sits tight and slogs it away to the mid-wicket fence. 191/7

38.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Bangs that one short, well down the leg side, and it goes over the keeper. 187/7

37.6 C McKay to T Perera, A short delivery, Perera aims to chop it but finds a bottom-edge near the crease. 186/7

37.5 C McKay to T Perera, A slow bouncer, Perera aims to slog that, finds a faint nick behind and it lands well short of Haddin. 186/7

37.4 C McKay to T Perera, A short delivery which has been pulled away. The batsmen have picked up a couple of runs. 186/7

A streaker has just passed in front of the pitch and a slight disruption.

37.3 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Kula flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 184/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, FOUR! Pulled away! McKay sticks to the short stuff on the leg side, Kulasekara pulls it backward off square and finds it going away to the square leg fence. 183/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! And another one, this one was banged short and again down the leg side, Kula aims to pull and misses. An over-optimistic appeal for caught-behind. 179/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Slips a short of a length delivery down the leg side. 178/7

37.1 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Back of a length delivery on the body, helped away to square leg this time. 177/7

36.6 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Short and jams up Nuwan down the leg side, he tries to fend it on the leg side and crosses over to the other end. A leg bye. 177/7

36.5 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, FOUR! Some slog that. Fuller length down the leg side, Kulasekara backs away quite early and smacks it away to the square leg fence. 176/7

36.4 M Johnson to T Perera, Fuller length outside off, Perera slashes hard but it comes off the outside edge down to third man for one. 172/7

36.3 M Johnson to T Perera, Good length, well wide outside off, Perera slashes hard but misses. 171/7

36.2 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, A length delivery, Kulasekara aims to defend but finds an inside edge towards cover-point for one. 171/7

36.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, A good length delivery in line of the stumps, Kulasekara defends. 170/7

35.6 C McKay to T Perera, In the zone outside off, Perera slashes hard but misses out. 170/7

35.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length, Kulasekara aims to flick it but it comes off the top edge, safe near square leg for a single. 170/7

Nuwan Kulasekara walks out next.

35.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, OUT! Haddin takes a blinder! That too at this age, he is more than some competition to the young Wade. A full length delivery outside off, 133.5 kph, Chandimal slashes hard and it flies off the outside edge. Haddin leaps full-stretch to his right and takes a stunning one-handed take. Some catch that from the veteran. 169/7

35.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Chandimal has driven that ball straight back. 169/6

35.2 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls full, just around off, Chandimal aims to drive but just about misses out. 169/6

35.1 C McKay to D Chandimal, Full in length outside off, lifted over the extra cover fielder for a couple of runs. 169/6

Batting Powerplay will be enforced. Clint McKay is the bowling change as well.

Thisara Perera is the new batsman out in the middle.

34.6 M Johnson to J Mendis, OUT! Johnson finally gets the wicket! Pace does him in. Full in length outside off, Mendis aims to lift it down the ground but it's not well connected, Bailey settles under it at mid off. 167/6

34.5 M Johnson to J Mendis, Bowls full, 135.7 kph, knocked down towards mid on. 167/5

34.4 M Johnson to J Mendis, Almost a ripper! A good length delivery, swerving away, Mendis aims to flick, finds a leading edge which lands well short of point. Maxwell covered a lot of ground to dive but it landed well short of him. 167/5

34.3 M Johnson to J Mendis, On a good length at 141.1 kph, well wide outside off, Mendis pushes inside the line to get well beaten. 167/5

34.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Short of a length, 125.6 kph, down the leg side, Chandimal aims to flick and it goes off the leading edge towards square leg for one more. 167/5

34.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! Poor delivery to start off with. especially without any protection. Short and down the leg side, Chandimal pulls it firmly to the fine leg fence. 166/5

Mitchell Johnson is back for another spell.

DRINKS BREAK!

33.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Chandimal has driven it through mid off. One run added to the total. 162/5

33.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, FOUR! Fine shot! Gets right down on his knee and dispatches it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 161/5

33.4 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flatter and quick outside off, Chandimal pushes it away through mid off and takes a couple. 157/5

33.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flatter delivery, Chandinal defends. 155/5

33.2 X Doherty to J Mendis, Flatter delivery, Mendis aims to sweep but misses for them to take a bye. 155/5

33.1 X Doherty to J Mendis, Looks to chop it away and it goes off the inside edge, richochets of Haddin's pads for a couple of runs. 154/5

32.6 D Hussey to J Mendis, Mendis has flicked the ball off his pads. One run added to the total. 152/5

32.5 D Hussey to J Mendis, Oh well. Initially looks for the reverse-sweep, the ball is on length and he decides to defend it to extra cover off a right-handed batsman's technique. 151/5

32.4 D Hussey to J Mendis, Flighted delivery down the leg side, Mendis paddles it fine on the leg side and takes a couple. 151/5

32.3 D Hussey to J Mendis, FOUR! Fantastic shot! Full and flat outside off, Mendis threads the gap at cover and beats the fielder. 149/5

32.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single. 145/5

32.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flat delivery, down the leg side, Chandimal looks to heave but finds an inside edge to short fine leg. 144/5

31.6 X Doherty to J Mendis, SIX! What a strike that is! A flat delivery in line of the stumps, Mendis charges out of the crease and smashes it way over the long boundary at long on. 144/5

31.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, A short and quick delivery, chopped away through point for one. 138/5

31.4 X Doherty to J Mendis, Mendis flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 137/5

31.3 X Doherty to J Mendis, Short outside off, Mendis gets into the reverse-sweep position and does so in front of square to extra cover. 136/5

31.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flat and full down the leg side, tucked away wide off square leg to take a single. 136/5

31.1 X Doherty to D Chandimal, A little short in length, punched down through mid off. 135/5

30.6 D Hussey to J Mendis, Gets right across and pushes it away to cover to end the over. 135/5

30.5 D Hussey to J Mendis, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 135/5

30.4 D Hussey to D Chandimal, A touch short, cut away past point to take one. 135/5

30.3 D Hussey to J Mendis, Mendis has pushed it to the cover region. The batsmen have run through for a single. 134/5

30.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Bowls full, knocked down straight to mid off, who misfields. Two available but they settle for one. 133/5

30.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Works it away towards mid-wicket. 132/5

29.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and pushes it through mid off for one. 132/5

29.5 X Doherty to J Mendis, Short of a length, Jeevan cuts it away through point and does well to run back for three runs. 131/5

29.4 X Doherty to J Mendis, Waits on and dabs it down towards short third man. Looks for one but Chandimal is least interested. 128/5

Jeevan Mendis walks in next, to face the team hat-trick. Will it be a hat-trick of run-outs?

29.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, OUT! Thirimanne is run-out without facing a ball for a diamond duck! A flat delivery, pushed towards cover-point and Chandimal this time, calls Thirimanne through. Maxwell is quick to reach and throw to Wade at the striker's end. Thirimanne is caught well short of the crease and Sri Lanka are going nowhere now. 128/5

Lahiru Thirmanne walks out next.

29.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, OUT! Another direct hit from the Aussies and they're doing what they were once renowned for, outstanding fielding standards. Tapped towards cover-point, Chandimal sends Mathews back who left the crease in a hurry. Maxwell picks it up on a good bounce and scores a bull's eye at the non-striker's end. Third umpire was called in. 128/4

Appeal for run-out! Mathews is the man in question!

29.1 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flighted delivery on the pads, worked away on the leg side. 128/3

28.6 M Starc to A Mathews, Mathews works it down the leg side. Two runs added to the total. 128/3

28.5 M Starc to A Mathews, Another short one, this time Mathews does not get hold of his pull well but still manages to clear the ring at mid-wicket for a couple more. 126/3

28.4 M Starc to A Mathews, Short in length this time, Mathews pulls well in front of square and picks out Finch at deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 124/3

28.3 M Starc to A Mathews, Full again, Mathews drives it hard but straight to cover. 122/3

28.2 M Starc to A Mathews, Pitched up outside off, Mathews lofts it away over mid off and picks up a couple of runs. 122/3

28.1 M Starc to D Chandimal, Full in length, worked away through mid-wicket for a single. 120/3

27.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and punches it through mid off to end the over with a single. 119/3

27.5 X Doherty to A Mathews, Short in length, pulled away through mid-wicket for one. 118/3

27.4 X Doherty to A Mathews, Comes down the track but is forced to push it back. 117/3

27.3 X Doherty to A Mathews, Stays on the back foot and defends it. 117/3

27.2 X Doherty to A Mathews, Mathews has played it towards mid-wicket. 117/3

27.1 X Doherty to A Mathews, A flighted delivery, pushed away towards cover. 117/3

26.6 M Starc to D Chandimal, Another excellent delivery, full and wide outside off, Chandimal could not get bat on ball. 117/3

26.5 M Starc to D Chandimal, Good length delivery on middle, pushed away towards cover. 117/3

26.4 M Starc to D Chandimal, Full and wide outside off, Chandimal aims to dig that away but misses out. 117/3

26.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, A short of a length delivery, zips off the surface as Chandimal slashes only to miss. 117/3

26.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, WIDE! Bowls it full, down the leg side though. 117/3

26.2 M Starc to A Mathews, Bowls full, knocked down through mid-wicket for one. 116/3

26.1 M Starc to D Chandimal, Chandimal has pushed it to the cover region. One run added to the total. 115/3

Mitchell Starc is the bowling change.

25.6 M Johnson to A Mathews, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 114/3

25.5 M Johnson to A Mathews, Mathews shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 114/3

25.4 M Johnson to A Mathews, Full on middle and leg, worked away on the leg side for a couple of runs. 114/3

8th ODI fifty for Dinesh Chandimal!

25.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, Chandimal punches it away through covers for one. His fifty has been well made here. But if Sri Lanka want to chase this down, they need a move-on, and soon. 112/3

25.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls full, knocked down towards mid off. 111/3

Angelo Mathews walks out next.

25.1 M Johnson to T Dilshan, OUT! Run-out! Khawaja makes his ODI debut, at least with this piece of fielding! Dilshan taps it towards mid off. Khawaja is quick to pounce on it and has a direct hit at the non-striker's end. There was no need to call for the third umpire who was still called in to confirm that Dilshan was gone by a yard. Crucial wicket. 111/3

24.6 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Gets right across and knocks it down through mid on to end the over with a single. 111/2

24.5 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Full and flat, hit away towards mid on. 110/2

24.4 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Fired down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep that but does not connect. 110/2

24.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, A little short outside off, chopped away to the man at point. 110/2

24.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Full and flat, flicked away through mid-wicket for one more. 110/2

20th ODI fifty for Tillakaratne Dilshan!

24.1 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Short down the leg side, flicked away past square leg for one. 109/2

23.6 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Short of a length, pulled away through square leg for a single. 108/2

23.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Dinesh flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 107/2

23.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, blocked off the back foot. 106/2

23.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! What a great shot. Johnson bowls a good delivery, very full and in the yorker zone outside off, Chandimal converts it into a boundary by just squeezing it off his blade through point, using the pace of the ball to his advantage. 106/2

23.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, On a good length, pushed back to the bowler. 102/2

23.1 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Fuller length down the leg side, flicked away through square leg. Dilshan looked for two but he was sent back. 102/2

Mitchell Johnson is back into the attack.

22.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Goes on the back foot and punches it away through covers to take one. 101/2

22.5 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Fuller outside off, Chandimal slams it away over point and does well to take three runs as Starc covers in the deep. 100/2

22.4 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short and well wide outside off, Chandimal leaves it, looks for the wide signal but it's not given. 97/2

22.3 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, The short of length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 97/2

22.2 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Flatter delivery, pushed away towards cover for one more. 96/2

22.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Tossed up delivery, hit towards point for one. 95/2

21.6 D Hussey to D Chandimal, FOUR! He picks the gap well. Hussey bowls flat and short outside off, Chandimal waits on, uses the pace and just guides it away to the point fence. 94/2

21.5 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Full and flat, knocked back to D Hussey. 90/2

21.4 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Too short again, chopped down towards Doherty at short third man for a quick single. 90/2

21.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, The straighter one, goes away a little even as Dilshan misses out on the cut. 89/2

21.2 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Short and flat, cut away down to Doherty at short third man. 89/2

21.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flat down the leg side, helped away off the pads to short fine leg for one. 89/2

20.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 88/2

20.5 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Short and wide, cut away past point for a couple. 88/2

20.4 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 86/2

20.3 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short again from Maxi, cut away past point for a single. 86/2

20.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Too short down the leg side, pulled away through mid-wicket for one this time. 85/2

20.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Bowls short outside off, Dilshan cuts it backward of point and picks up two easy runs. 84/2

19.6 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Full and flat outside off, Dilshan misses out on the drive on the full and it ricochets of Wade's pads for a bye. 82/2

19.5 D Hussey to D Chandimal, A litte short again, hit through point for one. 81/2

19.4 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flatter on off, knocked down towards the mid on fielder. 80/2

19.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, A little short on the pads, worked away through mid-wicket for a single. 80/2

19.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Short outside off, cut through point for one. 79/2

19.1 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep and it goes off the glove fine on the leg side for one. 78/2

David Hussey is the bowling change.

18.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilli has played it fine down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 77/2

18.5 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Pushes it down through mid on for one. 76/2

18.4 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, SIX! Superb shot! A tossed up del;ivery, Chandimal charges out of the crease and smokes it over the straight fence for the first maximum of this innings. 75/2

18.3 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, On the pads, swept away for a single past square leg. 69/2

18.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilshan has played it towards mid-wicket. 68/2

50-run stand between Chandimal and Dilshan!

18.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, A touch short outside off, Dilshan taps it away past point for a couple. 68/2

17.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Works it against the spin through mid-wicket. 66/2

17.5 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A tossed up delivery, punched away through covers for one. 66/2

17.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Flighted up around off, pushed away defensively. 65/2

17.3 X Doherty to T Dilshan, FOUR! Finally finds the gap. A touch short of a length, Dilshan goes deep in the crease and cuts it, well out of the reach of the point fielder. 65/2

17.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A little short again, cut away to the man at backward point. 61/2

17.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up outside off, pushed straight to cover-point. 61/2

16.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, A flighted delivery, knocked away wide of mid on for a single to end the over. 61/2

16.5 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Cuts away a short delivery but straight to the short third man fielder. 60/2

16.4 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, This one goes on with the angle, Dilshan aima to chop it down but misses out. 60/2

16.3 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, A little short delivery, pushed away on the off side for a single. 60/2

16.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Another short delivery, this time punched past Maxwell on the leg side to take one more. 59/2

16.1 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short in length, punched away through covers to take one. 58/2

Glenn Maxwell is now introduced into the attack.

DRINKS BREAK! Chandimal gets a rub on his back from the physio.

15.6 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Dilshan has driven that ball straight back. 57/2

15.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and pushes it away through covers for one. 57/2

15.4 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Chandimal has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 56/2

15.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, NOT OUT! Tosses it up on middle and leg, Chandimal aims to flick it away but is caught on the back leg. Looks like a close shout but then the umpire turns it down. Doherty has a word with Wade and then opts for the review! Replays show it was just clipping the top of middle stump! 56/2

Appeal for LBW! Turned down. Australia take the review!

15.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets right forward and defends it. 56/2

Doherty is bowling really well here.

15.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep it away, it comes off the pads and hits the back of the bat. 56/2

14.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, One more short delivery, around leg, Chandimal with a tight defense to end the over. 55/2

14.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Another short delivery at 139.5 kph, similar line, Chandimal once again looks for the run-down but finds a bottom-edge just near the off stump. 55/2

14.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bangs that short, on middle, Chandimal aims to slice it away but it comes off the glove and goes on a bounce to the keeper. 55/2

14.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, On a good length, 125.4 kph, dabbed away to point. 55/2

14.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Pitched up delivery around off, once again punched away towards mid off. 55/2

14.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A full length delivery, pushed away to cover. 55/2

13.6 X Doherty to T Dilshan, FOUR! Finds the gap. Doherty keeps it short and wide, Dilshan goes back and slashes it away to the point fence. 55/2

13.5 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, swept down straight to short fine leg. 51/2

13.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Dilli has punched the ball off the backfoot. 51/2

13.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flighted delivery, pushed away through covers for one. 51/2

13.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Pats it away defensively and gets across to the other end. 50/2

13.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Gets right across and defends it. 49/2

12.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Chandimal defends it from within the crease. 49/2

12.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Dilshan has edged that one. One run added to the total. 49/2

12.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Good length, worked away through square leg for one run. 48/2

12.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! The outside edge this time! Full and wide outside off, Chandimal slashes hard it and it flies over the slip cordon for one more boundary. 47/2

12.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! Up and over! Full and wide outside off, Chandimal lifts it away over the extra cover region for a boundary. 43/2

12.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 39/2

11.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Drives it down through mid on to take one. 39/2

11.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Punched off the backfoot by the batsman. 38/2

11.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. One run added to the total. 38/2

11.3 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A touch short, cut away through point for a couple of runs. 37/2

11.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman drives the ball straight down the ground. 35/2

11.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman has punched the ball off the back foot. 35/2

10.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The batsman plays a pull shot to this short delivery. They manage to come back for the second. 35/2

10.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The ball has been square driven by the batsman. 33/2

10.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 33/2

10.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The batsman drives this through the covers. 33/2

10.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman 33/2

10.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls it short down the leg side, Chandimal aims to flick it away but gets hit on the pads. 33/2

9.6 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bangs it short outside off, Chandimal waits back and guides it down to third man for one. 33/2

9.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Good length, well wide outside off, Chandimal slaps it hard but straight to short extra cover. 32/2

9.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls good length, defended well. 32/2

9.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Pitched up delivery outside off, stroked away through covers this time. 32/2

9.2 C McKay to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, defended away on the off side. 32/2

9.1 C McKay to D Chandimal, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails. 32/2

8.6 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 32/2

8.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Short of a length, well wide outside off, left alone. 32/2

8.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, WIDE! Short of a length, 142.3 kph, zipping away off the pitch down the leg side. 32/2

8.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Full in length and swinging down the leg side, Chandimal works it away past mid-wicket to take one. 31/2

8.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls on a good length on off, Chandimal gets behind the line and pushes it towards mid off. 30/2

8.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 30/2

8.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Good length delivery, on off, pushed back defensively. 30/2

Mitchell Johnson is the bowling change.

7.6 C McKay to T Dilshan, Dilshan shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 30/2

7.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls length outside off, Chandimal taps it through point for one. 30/2

7.4 C McKay to T Dilshan, Fuller length, worked away through mid-wicket for one. 29/2

7.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Chandimal flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 28/2

7.2 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length, sliding down the leg side, tucked away through square leg for a single. 27/2

7.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, FOUR! Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan opens his stance and smashes it away through covers to fetch another boundary. 26/2

6.6 M Starc to D Chandimal, Chandimal has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 22/2

6.5 M Starc to D Chandimal, On a good length outside off, pushed back down towards the bowler. 22/2

6.4 M Starc to D Chandimal, FOUR! Cracking shot! Full and wide outside off from Starc at 138.2 kph, Chandimal gets right across and cover-drives it well in the gap. 22/2

6.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, Dinesh lets the ball go outside his off stump. 18/2

6.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, Just short of Khawaja! Short and wide outside off, Dilshan slaps hard and the outside edge flies away over the slip cordon. Khawaja dives forward from the ropes but could not pull it off above the turf. Single. 18/2

6.1 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full in length, around off, Dilshan knocks it down towards mid off. 17/2

5.6 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls full, pushed down to mid on. 17/2

5.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Pushed away towards point. 17/2

5.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 17/2

5.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Dinesh shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 17/2

Dinesh Chandimal walks out next at number 4.

5.2 C McKay to M J'dena, OUT! Caught at first slip this time and Sri Lanka are tottering down further. A good length delivery outside off, nips away and leaves the batsman, Jayawardena pokes at that and the outside edge falls straight into the big, beefy hands of Aaron Finch at first slip. 17/2

5.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, A length delivery outside off, angled down to third man for a single. 17/1

4.6 M Starc to M J'dena, Angles away a full delivery, stroked away on the full straight to cover. 16/1

4.5 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls full around middle, knocked down towards mid on. 16/1

4.4 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls on a good length, Jayawardena aims to work it away but is hit on the pads down the leg side. 16/1

4.3 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls full outside off this time, Jayawardena pushes it away to cover. 16/1

4.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, Waits on and guides it past point for one. 16/1

4.1 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full in length, stroked away through covers for one. 15/1

3.6 C McKay to M J'dena, Mahela defends it from within the crease. 15/1

3.5 C McKay to M J'dena, FOUR! Wristy, as usual. McKay overdoes it by bowling full on middle, Jayawardena just about works it away in front of square through mid-wicket. 15/1

3.4 C McKay to M J'dena, Full in length, pushed back. 11/1

3.3 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length delivery, Dilshan fails to get it away and finds a leg bye off his pads. 11/1

3.2 C McKay to M J'dena, A good length delivery, dabbed towards point. A direct hit at the striker's end and that enables the single to be taken. 10/1

3.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Short of a length, run down to third man for a single. 9/1

Mahela Jayawardena walks out next at number 3.

2.6 M Starc to U Tharanga, OUT! Edged and gone! It's Starc again who scalps the first wicket! A good length delivery, swinging away, Tharanga pushes at that without any footwork and nicks it behind for Haddin to take a catch on the international stage after a long, long time. 8/1

2.5 M Starc to T Dilshan, Bowls full around off, Dilshan pushes it towards mid off and sets off for a single. 8/0

2.4 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full and wide outside off, 140.6 kph, Dilshan drives it hard towards cover. 7/0

2.3 M Starc to T Dilshan, Dilshan defends it from within the crease. 7/0

2.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, FOUR! Outside edge again! Pitched up and angling away outside off, Dilshan aims to steer it away but it catches a bit off the edge and it flies through the hands of first slip to the third man fence. 7/0

2.1 M Starc to U Tharanga, Full and wide outside off, Tharanga slashed hard at that and it goes off the outside edge to third man for one. 3/0

1.6 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length on middle and off, 135.9 kph, tucked away towards mid-wicket. 2/0

1.5 C McKay to T Dilshan, In the channel yet again, full, Dilshan aims to drive but was beaten inside the line this time. 2/0

1.4 C McKay to T Dilshan, On a length, pushed back towards the bowler, Dilshan wanted one but was sent back. 2/0

1.3 C McKay to T Dilshan, Bowls it short, and zipping away outside off, Dilshan allows it through. 2/0

1.2 C McKay to T Dilshan, Delivers it full and wide outside off, Dilshan slashes at that but ends up missing out. 2/0

1.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Beaten. Bowls it right in the corridor, leaves the batsman with a hint of away swing to beat the outside edge. 2/0

1.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Wide! Starts off on a poor note, good length and swinging way down the leg side. 2/0

Clint McKay to share the attack from the other end.

0.6 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length, 139.6 kph, pushed away to cover to end the over. 1/0

0.5 M Starc to U Tharanga, A good length delivery, right on middle, Tharanga pushes it back. 1/0

0.4 M Starc to U Tharanga, Tharanga defends a good length delivery back. 1/0

0.3 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length on middle, dabbed away to point. 1/0

0.3 M Starc to U Tharanga, WIDE! Bowls a delivery down the leg side, given as a wide. 1/0

0.2 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length outside off, swinging away, left alone. 0/0

0.1 M Starc to U Tharanga, A good length delivery, Tharanga defends it back. 0/0

Commentary (Australia innings)

Phil Hughes' debut century and a splendid batting display from the skipper George Bailey has propelled Australia to a superb total here at a strong batting MCG track. David Hussey shows why he cannot be left out with a crucially timed knock down the order. Sri Lanka could not match up to the same bowling standards. Much was expected from the return of Lasith Malinga but he was well below average even in his own textbook. The batting line-up is strong for the Lankans but strong enough to chase down a total par-300? Join us back in a while to witness that.

49.6 A Mendis to D Hussey, FOUR! A bullet to end the 21-run over! Hussey comes down the track and just strikes hard down the ground. The fielder got there but could not stop it before the ropes. What a flurry to end the innings. 305/5

49.5 A Mendis to D Hussey, Works it away through mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 301/5

14th ODI fifty for David Hussey!

49.4 A Mendis to D Hussey, SIX! Looked mistimed but it's gone all the way. Tossed up on off, Hussey skips down yet again and launches it high in the air, just about manages to clear the straight fence. 299/5

49.3 A Mendis to D Hussey, FOUR! Finds the gap! Mendis bowls down the leg side again, Hussey skips dow and flicks it away over mid-wicket. 293/5

49.3 A Mendis to D Hussey, Looks for the batsman to back up, who doesn't and it's gone down the leg side for a wide. 289/5

49.2 A Mendis to D Hussey, Slips it down the leg side this time, Hussey smashes it away wide of mid on and takes two. 288/5

49.1 A Mendis to D Hussey, A tossed up delivery, Hussey charges out and hits it inside-out over covers with one hand to pick up a couple of runs. 286/5

Ajantha Mendis to bowl the final over. Good tactics to keep him in the end.

48.6 L Malinga to D Hussey, Full and straight, Hussey drags it away on the leg side to keep strike in the next over. 284/5

48.5 L Malinga to B Haddin, Yorker down the leg side, Haddin fails to get it away and so does his counter-part keeper, Chandimal. Enough time to sneak in a bye. 283/5

48.4 L Malinga to D Hussey, Another delivery pitched up to the stumps, Hussey digs it through to the mid on fielder for one. 282/5

48.3 L Malinga to B Haddin, Bowls full, 139.2 kph, hit through mid on for one. 281/5

48.2 L Malinga to B Haddin, Haddin drives the ball straight down the ground. 280/5

48.1 L Malinga to D Hussey, Bowls full and straight, Hussey digs it out through mid on and takes one. 280/5

47.6 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Good length delivery, tucked away through mid-wicket for one to end the over. 279/5

47.5 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, FOUR! That's a good shot! A low full toss outside off, 130.6 kph, Hussey puts bat on ball and manages to squirt it past point. 278/5

47.4 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, FOUR! Fine shot! A short in length delivery, Hussey pulls it away on the leg side and picks up a boundary. 274/5

47.3 N Kulasekara to B Haddin, On a good length, Haddin thumps it through cover for one. 270/5

47.2 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, A yorker, down the leg side, Hussey fails to dig it away and they sneak in a bye. 269/5

47.1 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Full in length, hit straight down the ground for a couple of runs. 268/5

46.6 L Malinga to B Haddin, Full and straight, knocked back to the bowler. 266/5

46.5 L Malinga to D Hussey, Looks to force it away but finds an inside edge for a single. 266/5

46.4 L Malinga to B Haddin, Bowls full on middle, 136.9 kph, Haddin digs it out towards mid on and gets across to the other strike. 265/5

46.3 L Malinga to D Hussey, Short of a length, Hussey just about manages to pul it away throuhg mid-wicket for one. 264/5

46.2 L Malinga to B Haddin, A length delivery, tapped away through point for one. 263/5

46.1 L Malinga to D Hussey, Bowls full, hit through mid off for one. 262/5

45.6 N Kulasekara to B Haddin, Strikes it away over mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 261/5

45.5 N Kulasekara to B Haddin, Short of a length, Hussey pulls it away over mid on for a couple of runs. 259/5

45.4 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Bowls full, knocked down through mid on for one. 257/5

45.3 N Kulasekara to B Haddin, Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 256/5

45.2 N Kulasekara to B Haddin, On a good length on off, Haddin pushes at that and it just misses the outside edge and the blade. 255/5

45.1 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Full in length, worked away through mid-wicket for one. 255/5

44.6 L Malinga to B Haddin, Haddin has done well to keep that yorker at bay. 254/5

44.6 L Malinga to B Haddin, Wide. The batsman tries flicking a ball that is down the leg side. The Umpire signals a wide. 254/5

44.5 L Malinga to D Hussey, The batsman works it down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 253/5

44.4 L Malinga to B Haddin, Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single. 252/5

44.3 L Malinga to D Hussey, That's hit the batsman on his pads. They pick up a single. The Umpire signals Leg Bye. 251/5

44.2 L Malinga to D Hussey, The batsman has lofted it over mid on. The batsmen have picked up a couple of runs. 250/5

44.1 L Malinga to D Hussey, Full and straight, on middlle, flicked away to mid-wicket. 248/5

Brad Haddin, walks out to bat now.

43.6 N Kulasekara to G Maxwell, OUT! Straight to short mid-wicket. Maxwell falls early. A good length delivery, slow at 99.2 kph, down the leg side, Maxwell comes down the track to whip it across, is a touch too early in his shot and it shoots itself into the hands of Ajantha Mendis at mid-wicket. 248/5

43.5 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Flicks it away through mid-wicket for one. 248/4

43.4 N Kulasekara to G Maxwell, Slow and slow down the leg side, Maxwell aims to slog it away, finds an inside edge through fine leg for one. 247/4

43.3 N Kulasekara to G Maxwell, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 246/4

43.2 N Kulasekara to G Maxwell, FOUR! Fine way to get off the mark! Short and wide outside off, Maxwell waits on and just guides it over the slip cordon for a boundary. 246/4

43.1 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Full in length at 127.8 kph, knocked down through mid on for a single. 242/4

Nuwan Kulasekara back into the attack.

42.6 A Mathews to G Maxwell, Maxwell shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 241/4

42.5 A Mathews to G Maxwell, A length delivery, dabbed away towards point. 241/4

Glenn Maxwell walks in next at number 6.

42.4 A Mathews to G Bailey, OUT! That's a superb shot and timed it perfectly to the man at deep mid-wicket! A short of a length delivery, Bailey shapes up for the pull and slams it so hard, picks out Jeevan Mendis in the deep. An outstanding innings comes to an end from the skipper. Scoring 80 odd runs more than run-a-ball, leaving his hard-hitters to propel Australia past 300. 241/4

42.3 A Mathews to D Hussey, A length delivery, Hussey dabs it past point for one. 241/3

42.2 A Mathews to D Hussey, FOUR! Short of a length delivery, pulled away through square leg this time and Hussey is leading the charge for a big, big score here. 240/3

42.1 A Mathews to G Bailey, Good length delivery, pushed away through covers for a single. 236/3

41.6 A Mendis to G Bailey, Bailey has punched the ball off the back foot. They pick up a single. 235/3

41.5 A Mendis to G Bailey, Works it with the spin towards mid-wicket. 234/3

41.4 A Mendis to D Hussey, A little short outside off, Hussey jumps on it and slashes it past point. Does well to take three runs. 234/3

41.3 A Mendis to D Hussey, FOUR! Straight down the ground! A well tossed up delivery at 83.8 kph, Hussey lifts it on the full and smashes it over the bowler's head for a boundary. 231/3

41.2 A Mendis to G Bailey, A flighted delivery, swept away through square leg for three runs. 227/3

41.1 A Mendis to D Hussey, A little short, punched down through mid on for one. 224/3

Ajantha Mendis back for his remaining two overs.

40.6 A Mathews to G Bailey, Bailey has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 223/3

40.5 A Mathews to D Hussey, Full and on middle, knocked down through mid on to change the strike. 223/3

40.4 A Mathews to G Bailey, Delivers a slow delivery, 106.7 kph, dabbed away through point for one. 222/3

40.3 A Mathews to G Bailey, Bowls full, 120.7 kph, knocked down to mid off. 221/3

40.2 A Mathews to G Bailey, FOUR! Lucky one. Full and slow outside off, 104.4 kph, Bailey looks to drive through the line but finds an outside edge down to third man for a boundary. 221/3

40.1 A Mathews to D Hussey, Full and straight outside off, Hussey knocks it through covers for a single. 217/3

Phillip Hughes has been named the Man of the Match for his record-breaking century on debut. Join us back for the 2nd ODI. Till then, farewell!

Australia effected three run-outs out of which two were direct hits and were outstanding on the field as a whole. The bowling was not particularly exceptional but McKay bowled well and was given company by all the bowlers to not let Sri Lanka take the game away. Dilshan and Chandimal were threatening on top but once they fell owing to run-outs, which changed the entire direction of the game, the dangerous pair of Mathews and Perera failed to anchor the team.

The batting was fantastic in the first innings owing to debutant Hughes' century, skipper Bailey's fantastic knock and David Hussey's useful fifty which came at more than run-a-ball at the right time.

Owing to all-round excellence in all departments, a second-string Australian side have trounced Sri Lanka to take the 1-0 lead in a five-match ODI series.

39.6 C McKay to A Mendis, OUT! Australia win by 107 runs! A short and wide delivery outside off, Mendis pokes at that and the outside edge is snapped up by Haddin behind. McKay finishes with a 4-fer. 198/10

Ajantha Mendis walks out next at number 10.

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, OUT! Bailey takes his third catch! Short of a length and slow at 109.6 kph, well wide outside off, Kulasekara aims to pull it away but it comes off the top edge towards mid on where Bailey takes the catch. 198/9

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! On a good length, but sliding down the leg side. Haddin tries to fox the umpire by appealing but it's not given. 198/8

39.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Back of a length down the leg side, Kulasekara aims to pull but misses out. 197/8

39.4 C McKay to L Malinga, Short of a length, 110 kph, Malinga opens his stance and pushes it away towards point for one. 196/8

39.3 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length delivery at 124.8 kph, pulled away over mid-wicket for a single. 195/8

39.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length, down the leg side, Kulasekara aims to pull but misses out. Not given as a wide. 194/8

39.1 C McKay to N Kulasekara, On a good length outside off, punched away to the man at extra cover. 194/8

39.6 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Bailey has done well to keep that yorker at bay. 216/3

39.5 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, A low full toss, 127.8 kph, knocked down to long on for a single this time. 216/3

39.4 N Kulasekara to D Hussey, Full and straight, 127.5 kph, knocked back to the bowler. 215/3

39.3 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Knocks it down through mid on and takes a single. 215/3

39.2 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Sees Bailey backing away and bowls full down the leg side, the skipper just about manages to dig it back. 214/3

39.1 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Full down the leg side, 127.3 kph, flicked away through square leg and Bailey calls well for a couple of runs. 214/3

Aaron Finch and Phillip Hughes, the ODI debutants will be the expected opening pair. Nuwan Kulasekara to start off with the new ball for Sri Lanka.

Toss - Australia won the toss and elected to bat first! They had already given their playing XI well before and the likes of Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja and Philip Hughes will make their debut in the 50-over format. Brad Haddin will also grace his presence in the international format of the game after a long time. For Sri Lanka, Shaminda Eranga does not get a game and Ajantha Mendis paves his way back to the international arena.

Welcome to the first of the five-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and Australia at the glorious arena, Melbourne Cricket Ground. Sri Lanka were utterly dismissed in the Test format, having been thrashed 3-0. Australia on the other hand, have opted to field in a relatively inexperienced team, led by the T20 skipper George Bailey. But Sri Lanka are no mean hurdle to cross over in this format as they possess match-turners in their ranks.

38.6 M Johnson to L Malinga, Comes around the wicket and bowls full on off, stroked away through covers to end the over. 194/8

Lasith Malings is the next man out at number 10.

38.5 M Johnson to T Perera, OUT! Straight to Bailey! A full length delivery outside off, Perera smacks it straight towards mid off where Bailey crouches low and catches it well. The danger-man is gone now, even though Nuwan Kulasekara is the current man hitting runs. 194/8

38.4 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Slow and full outside off, Kulasekara slashes it away off the outside edge to third man for one. 194/7

38.3 M Johnson to T Perera, Full length, stroked away to the cover region for one. 193/7

38.2 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Good length delivery outside off, Kulasekara aims to chop it down but it comes off the bottom edge for a single. 192/7

38.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, FOUR! In the gap! Full length delivery, on middle, Kulasekara sits tight and slogs it away to the mid-wicket fence. 191/7

38.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Bangs that one short, well down the leg side, and it goes over the keeper. 187/7

Nuwan Kulasekara into the attack now.

Mr. Cricket's brother, David Hussey walks out to bat at number 5.

38.6 L Malinga to P Hughes, OUT! Hughes is finally gone now! Oh hold on, the umpires are checking upstairs for Chandimal's catch! He's gone though. A slow and full delivery at 117.5 kph, Hughes backs away and looks for the big shot on the leg side, gets a tiny bit of the wood and Chandimal dives forward for the catch. 212/3

38.5 L Malinga to P Hughes, Slow and on length, 120.7 kph, Hughes aims to steer it away over third man but misses out. 212/2

38.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Brutal hit this. Malinga needs to stick to his basics. A half-volley, just outside off, Hughes backs away for the room and smashes it over covers. Reaches the fence in no time at all. 212/2

38.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Poor bowling this from Malinga, on the whole in his last couple of overs. Short and wide, slow as well, enough time and space for Hughes to free his arms past point. 208/2

38.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, Full and slow, on off, Hughes clears the cover infield with a lift and picks up a couple of runs. 204/2

38.1 L Malinga to P Hughes, Short and slow on middle, pulled away over mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 202/2

37.6 C McKay to T Perera, A short delivery, Perera aims to chop it but finds a bottom-edge near the crease. 186/7

37.5 C McKay to T Perera, A slow bouncer, Perera aims to slog that, finds a faint nick behind and it lands well short of Haddin. 186/7

37.4 C McKay to T Perera, A short delivery which has been pulled away. The batsmen have picked up a couple of runs. 186/7

A streaker has just passed in front of the pitch and a slight disruption.

37.3 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Kula flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 184/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, FOUR! Pulled away! McKay sticks to the short stuff on the leg side, Kulasekara pulls it backward off square and finds it going away to the square leg fence. 183/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! And another one, this one was banged short and again down the leg side, Kula aims to pull and misses. An over-optimistic appeal for caught-behind. 179/7

37.2 C McKay to N Kulasekara, WIDE! Slips a short of a length delivery down the leg side. 178/7

37.1 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Back of a length delivery on the body, helped away to square leg this time. 177/7

37.6 A Mendis to G Bailey, A tossed up delivery on the pads, Bailey aims to sweep but is caught on the pads. Muted appeal for LBW turned down. 200/2

37.5 A Mendis to P Hughes, 100 on debut for Phillip Hughes! Becomes the first Australian to do so and the 8th overall in the history of ODI cricket! Excellent knock, apart from his horrendous running between the wickets, his shot-making has been nothing else but a treat to watch. A little flick to the short fine leg and he is jubilant. The dressing room acknowledges him as well. 200/2

37.4 A Mendis to P Hughes, Looks for the single with a dab to short third man but does not connect. 199/2

37.3 A Mendis to G Bailey, Short in length, punched down to the fielder at long on for one. Hughes on 99...... 199/2

37.2 A Mendis to P Hughes, Flatter and quick outside off, Hughes looks to flick and manages a leading edge towards cover. Bailey and the cover fielder, both are caught napping but George makes it to the striker's end. 198/2

37.1 A Mendis to P Hughes, On a good length, tucked away straight to mid-wicket. 197/2

36.6 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, Short and jams up Nuwan down the leg side, he tries to fend it on the leg side and crosses over to the other end. A leg bye. 177/7

36.5 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, FOUR! Some slog that. Fuller length down the leg side, Kulasekara backs away quite early and smacks it away to the square leg fence. 176/7

36.4 M Johnson to T Perera, Fuller length outside off, Perera slashes hard but it comes off the outside edge down to third man for one. 172/7

36.3 M Johnson to T Perera, Good length, well wide outside off, Perera slashes hard but misses. 171/7

36.2 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, A length delivery, Kulasekara aims to defend but finds an inside edge towards cover-point for one. 171/7

36.1 M Johnson to N Kulasekara, A good length delivery in line of the stumps, Kulasekara defends. 170/7

36.6 L Malinga to G Bailey, FOUR! Fine shot! A very full delivery, outside off, Bailey reaches out and drives it well in the gap through covers. Australia are on track for a good score. 197/2

36.5 L Malinga to P Hughes, Short and down the leg side, Hughes aims to flick and it comes off the bottom part of the bat on the leg side. Single. 193/2

This is now the highest score by an Australian in ODIs on debut!

36.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Moves to 97! Full and wide outside off, Hughes picks the gap well and manages to squirt it past point. 192/2

36.3 L Malinga to G Bailey, A yorker outside off, Bailey just about manages to dig it towards short third man. They scamper through for a single. 188/2

36.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, On a good length, slow as well, Hughes taps it wide off point and comes across to the other end. 187/2

36.1 L Malinga to G Bailey, Another shot, not well connected. Full in length outside off, Bailey aims to drive, it comes off the inside part of the bat through covers and they take three. 186/2

35.6 C McKay to T Perera, In the zone outside off, Perera slashes hard but misses out. 170/7

35.5 C McKay to N Kulasekara, Short of a length, Kulasekara aims to flick it but it comes off the top edge, safe near square leg for a single. 170/7

Nuwan Kulasekara walks out next.

35.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, OUT! Haddin takes a blinder! That too at this age, he is more than some competition to the young Wade. A full length delivery outside off, 133.5 kph, Chandimal slashes hard and it flies off the outside edge. Haddin leaps full-stretch to his right and takes a stunning one-handed take. Some catch that from the veteran. 169/7

35.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Chandimal has driven that ball straight back. 169/6

35.2 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls full, just around off, Chandimal aims to drive but just about misses out. 169/6

35.1 C McKay to D Chandimal, Full in length outside off, lifted over the extra cover fielder for a couple of runs. 169/6

Lasith Malinga is back again for one more spell.

35.6 A Mendis to P Hughes, Quicker delivery, angled down to short third man to end the over. 183/2

35.5 A Mendis to G Bailey, Flighted up and turning in, Bailey goes on the back foot and nudges it past point to take one. 183/2

35.4 A Mendis to P Hughes, Drifts in from outside off, this time Hughes slaps it hard backward off point who only manages to stop it a little. They take one. 182/2

35.3 A Mendis to G Bailey, A bit short, slapped away through covers where Mathews makes a half-stop. Single taken. 181/2

35.2 A Mendis to P Hughes, Taps it in front of mid-wicket and takes a quick single. 180/2

35.1 A Mendis to G Bailey, Flighted up down the leg side, flicked away through square leg for a single. 179/2

Batting Powerplay will be enforced. Clint McKay is the bowling change as well.

Thisara Perera is the new batsman out in the middle.

34.6 M Johnson to J Mendis, OUT! Johnson finally gets the wicket! Pace does him in. Full in length outside off, Mendis aims to lift it down the ground but it's not well connected, Bailey settles under it at mid off. 167/6

34.5 M Johnson to J Mendis, Bowls full, 135.7 kph, knocked down towards mid on. 167/5

34.4 M Johnson to J Mendis, Almost a ripper! A good length delivery, swerving away, Mendis aims to flick, finds a leading edge which lands well short of point. Maxwell covered a lot of ground to dive but it landed well short of him. 167/5

34.3 M Johnson to J Mendis, On a good length at 141.1 kph, well wide outside off, Mendis pushes inside the line to get well beaten. 167/5

34.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Short of a length, 125.6 kph, down the leg side, Chandimal aims to flick and it goes off the leading edge towards square leg for one more. 167/5

34.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! Poor delivery to start off with. especially without any protection. Short and down the leg side, Chandimal pulls it firmly to the fine leg fence. 166/5

Drinks break!

The Batting Powerplay will be taken now. But with Hughes' century coming up, it'll be interesting whether he decides to scale his milestone or pile up runs.

34.6 T Dilshan to P Hughes, A little short, Hughes slaps it through cover-point for a couple of runs. 178/2

34.5 T Dilshan to P Hughes, A tossed up delivery, on off, Hughes aims the slog-sweep but misses out this time. 176/2

34.4 T Dilshan to G Bailey,Short on the pads, Bailey pulls it away through square leg to take one. 176/2

34.3 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Gets down the track and pushes it down through mid off for one. 175/2

34.2 T Dilshan to P Hughes, A short delivery, Hughes goes on the back foot and punches it away. 174/2

34.1 T Dilshan to G Bailey, Bailey works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 174/2

Mitchell Johnson is back for another spell.

DRINKS BREAK!

33.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Chandimal has driven it through mid off. One run added to the total. 162/5

33.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, FOUR! Fine shot! Gets right down on his knee and dispatches it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 161/5

33.4 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flatter and quick outside off, Chandimal pushes it away through mid off and takes a couple. 157/5

33.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flatter delivery, Chandinal defends. 155/5

33.2 X Doherty to J Mendis, Flatter delivery, Mendis aims to sweep but misses for them to take a bye. 155/5

33.1 X Doherty to J Mendis, Looks to chop it away and it goes off the inside edge, richochets of Haddin's pads for a couple of runs. 154/5

33.6 A Mendis to P Hughes, Flighted up outside off, Hughes misses out on the slash. 173/2

33.5 A Mendis to G Bailey, Knocks it through mid on for one. 173/2

33.4 A Mendis to G Bailey, Bailey has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 172/2

33.3 A Mendis to G Bailey, Flighted and full outside off, pushed away to the man at cover. 172/2

33.2 A Mendis to P Hughes, Darted in full well wide outside off, Hughes knocks it away to the man at cover. 100-run stand up! 172/2

33.1 A Mendis to G Bailey, Tossed up delivery, worked away behind square on the leg side to take one. 171/2

32.6 D Hussey to J Mendis, Mendis has flicked the ball off his pads. One run added to the total. 152/5

32.5 D Hussey to J Mendis, Oh well. Initially looks for the reverse-sweep, the ball is on length and he decides to defend it to extra cover off a right-handed batsman's technique. 151/5

32.4 D Hussey to J Mendis, Flighted delivery down the leg side, Mendis paddles it fine on the leg side and takes a couple. 151/5

32.3 D Hussey to J Mendis, FOUR! Fantastic shot! Full and flat outside off, Mendis threads the gap at cover and beats the fielder. 149/5

32.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single. 145/5

32.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flat delivery, down the leg side, Chandimal looks to heave but finds an inside edge to short fine leg. 144/5

Ajantha Mendis into the attack.

32.6 J Mendis to G Bailey, Flighted up, 77.4 kph, driven down through mid off to end the over. 170/2

32.5 J Mendis to G Bailey, Flicks it away this time towards mid-wicket. 169/2

32.4 J Mendis to G Bailey, FOUR! Picks the gap well. Uses the feet down the ground and knocks it wide off the mid on fielder to take one more boundary. 169/2

32.3 J Mendis to G Bailey, Drags it short again, smashed away through cover-point for a couple this time. 165/2

32.2 J Mendis to P Hughes, Flighted up on middle, Hughes whips it away very wristily to the man at fine leg. Takes one. 163/2

32.1 J Mendis to G Bailey, Little short outside off at 77.1 kph, Bailey smashes it away through covers for a single. 162/2

31.6 X Doherty to J Mendis, SIX! What a strike that is! A flat delivery in line of the stumps, Mendis charges out of the crease and smashes it way over the long boundary at long on. 144/5

31.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, A short and quick delivery, chopped away through point for one. 138/5

31.4 X Doherty to J Mendis, Mendis flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 137/5

31.3 X Doherty to J Mendis, Short outside off, Mendis gets into the reverse-sweep position and does so in front of square to extra cover. 136/5

31.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flat and full down the leg side, tucked away wide off square leg to take a single. 136/5

31.1 X Doherty to D Chandimal, A little short in length, punched down through mid off. 135/5

Jeevan Mendis is back into the attack now. Mid on is up again for Bailey.

31.6 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Full in length on off, flicked away to the man at square leg. 161/2

31.5 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Short of a length, down the leg side, pulled away through square leg to take one. 161/2

31.4 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Bowls it on a length outside off, steered down to third man for a single. 160/2

31.3 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, A little short, pulled away this time through mid-wicket for one. 159/2

Well played, skipper. Now he needs to help his team post a big total.

31.2 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Bailey shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 158/2

4th ODI Fifty for skipper George Bailey!

31.1 N Kulasekara to G Bailey, Bowls it on a good length, tucked away towards mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 158/2

30.6 D Hussey to J Mendis, Gets right across and pushes it away to cover to end the over. 135/5

30.5 D Hussey to J Mendis, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 135/5

30.4 D Hussey to D Chandimal, A touch short, cut away past point to take one. 135/5

30.3 D Hussey to J Mendis, Mendis has pushed it to the cover region. The batsmen have run through for a single. 134/5

30.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Bowls full, knocked down straight to mid off, who misfields. Two available but they settle for one. 133/5

30.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Works it away towards mid-wicket. 132/5

Nuwan Kulasekara is the bowling change.

30.6 L Malinga to P Hughes, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. 156/2

30.5 L Malinga to P Hughes, There is the second bouncer of the over. Quick and on leg stump, Hughes ducks under it. 156/2

30.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, Change of pace, on length outside off, Hughes gets down and pushes it straight to cover. 156/2

30.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, Hurries up Hughes with another quick bouncer, who ducks under it well. 156/2

30.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, Short and slow at 113.3 kph, this time holds up a bit and Hughes finds a leading edge, popping back near the crease. 156/2

30.1 L Malinga to P Hughes, A good length delivery, angled away to point. 156/2

29.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and pushes it through mid off for one. 132/5

29.5 X Doherty to J Mendis, Short of a length, Jeevan cuts it away through point and does well to run back for three runs. 131/5

29.4 X Doherty to J Mendis, Waits on and dabs it down towards short third man. Looks for one but Chandimal is least interested. 128/5

Jeevan Mendis walks in next, to face the team hat-trick. Will it be a hat-trick of run-outs?

29.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, OUT! Thirimanne is run-out without facing a ball for a diamond duck! A flat delivery, pushed towards cover-point and Chandimal this time, calls Thirimanne through. Maxwell is quick to reach and throw to Wade at the striker's end. Thirimanne is caught well short of the crease and Sri Lanka are going nowhere now. 128/5

Lahiru Thirmanne walks out next.

29.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, OUT! Another direct hit from the Aussies and they're doing what they were once renowned for, outstanding fielding standards. Tapped towards cover-point, Chandimal sends Mathews back who left the crease in a hurry. Maxwell picks it up on a good bounce and scores a bull's eye at the non-striker's end. Third umpire was called in. 128/4

Appeal for run-out! Mathews is the man in question!

29.1 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flighted delivery on the pads, worked away on the leg side. 128/3

29.6 T Perera to G Bailey, Good length delivery, Bailey punches it well on the up but straight to short extra cover. 156/2

29.5 T Perera to G Bailey, FOUR! Helped away! It's short and slow again, down the leg side, Bailey just turns once again and this time, pulls it fine on the leg side to beat the keeper. 156/2

29.4 T Perera to G Bailey, FOUR! Not where Bailey woud have wanted, but surely what he needed. Short of a length, slow as well, Bailey turns with the pull, and somehow connects with the pull to the square leg fence. 152/2

29.3 T Perera to G Bailey, Bowls full, knocked down to mid off. 148/2

29.2 T Perera to P Hughes, A length delivery, 134.7 kph, guided down to third man for one. 148/2

29.1 T Perera to G Bailey, Short of a length, Bailey pulls it away through square leg for one. 147/2

28.6 M Starc to A Mathews, Mathews works it down the leg side. Two runs added to the total. 128/3

28.5 M Starc to A Mathews, Another short one, this time Mathews does not get hold of his pull well but still manages to clear the ring at mid-wicket for a couple more. 126/3

28.4 M Starc to A Mathews, Short in length this time, Mathews pulls well in front of square and picks out Finch at deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 124/3

28.3 M Starc to A Mathews, Full again, Mathews drives it hard but straight to cover. 122/3

28.2 M Starc to A Mathews, Pitched up outside off, Mathews lofts it away over mid off and picks up a couple of runs. 122/3

28.1 M Starc to D Chandimal, Full in length, worked away through mid-wicket for a single. 120/3

28.6 L Malinga to P Hughes, Ripper! Short and sits up to head height at 137.9 kph, skids through and Hughes just about manages to duck under that missile. 146/2

28.5 L Malinga to G Bailey, Short of a length down the leg side, Bailey helps it down to the fine leg fielder for one. 146/2

28.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, Full in length outside off, Hughes knocks it down through mid off for one. 145/2

28.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, Bouncer! The batsman ducks in time to let that one go over him. 144/2

28.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, Short and wide outside off, Hughes aims to chop that but finds a lucky bottom edge through to the keeper. 144/2

28.1 L Malinga to G Bailey, Delivers it down the leg side, Bailey flicks it down to the fine leg fielder to take one. 144/2

27.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and punches it through mid off to end the over with a single. 119/3

27.5 X Doherty to A Mathews, Short in length, pulled away through mid-wicket for one. 118/3

27.4 X Doherty to A Mathews, Comes down the track but is forced to push it back. 117/3

27.3 X Doherty to A Mathews, Stays on the back foot and defends it. 117/3

27.2 X Doherty to A Mathews, Mathews has played it towards mid-wicket. 117/3

27.1 X Doherty to A Mathews, A flighted delivery, pushed away towards cover. 117/3

Lasith Malinga is back into the attack. Desperate times for the break-through.

27.6 T Perera to P Hughes, FOUR! All timing on that. Pitched up delivery well outside off at 130.4 kph, Hughes smashes it through the cover region and gets it in the gap between the fielders in the deep. 143/2

27.5 T Perera to P Hughes, A little short, Hughes goes back and punches it away on the off side. 139/2

27.4 T Perera to P Hughes, On a good length outside off, Hughes goes after it and misses. 139/2

27.3 T Perera to P Hughes, FOUR! Places it well. Short of a length on the hips at 129.6 kph, Hughes swivels on the crease and just short-arm jabs it past square leg to needle the gap to perfection. 139/2

27.2 T Perera to P Hughes, On a good length, defended away on the off side. 135/2

27.1 T Perera to P Hughes, On a good length, Hughes stays back and punches it towards cover. 135/2

26.6 M Starc to D Chandimal, Another excellent delivery, full and wide outside off, Chandimal could not get bat on ball. 117/3

26.5 M Starc to D Chandimal, Good length delivery on middle, pushed away towards cover. 117/3

26.4 M Starc to D Chandimal, Full and wide outside off, Chandimal aims to dig that away but misses out. 117/3

26.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, A short of a length delivery, zips off the surface as Chandimal slashes only to miss. 117/3

26.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, WIDE! Bowls it full, down the leg side though. 117/3

26.2 M Starc to A Mathews, Bowls full, knocked down through mid-wicket for one. 116/3

26.1 M Starc to D Chandimal, Chandimal has pushed it to the cover region. One run added to the total. 115/3

26.6 J Mendis to G Bailey, SIX! Fantastic shot! His wrists seemed okay now. A flighted up delivery, Bailey dances down the track and lifts it on the full to dispatch it over the long on ropes. 135/2

26.5 J Mendis to G Bailey, The googly, Bailey covers the line and defends it back. 129/2

26.4 J Mendis to G Bailey, Short and turning away outside off, Bailey goes back and chops it through cover-point for a couple of runs. 129/2

26.3 J Mendis to P Hughes, Flighted delivery, hit down through mid on for one. 127/2

26.2 J Mendis to P Hughes, Hughes has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 126/2

26.1 J Mendis to P Hughes, FOUR! Down the ground she goes! Tossed up outside off, Hughes just charges down the track and pushes it past the bowler to beat the man at long off. 126/2

Mitchell Starc is the bowling change.

25.6 M Johnson to A Mathews, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 114/3

25.5 M Johnson to A Mathews, Mathews shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 114/3

25.4 M Johnson to A Mathews, Full on middle and leg, worked away on the leg side for a couple of runs. 114/3

8th ODI fifty for Dinesh Chandimal!

25.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, Chandimal punches it away through covers for one. His fifty has been well made here. But if Sri Lanka want to chase this down, they need a move-on, and soon. 112/3

25.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls full, knocked down towards mid off. 111/3

Angelo Mathews walks out next.

25.1 M Johnson to T Dilshan, OUT! Run-out! Khawaja makes his ODI debut, at least with this piece of fielding! Dilshan taps it towards mid off. Khawaja is quick to pounce on it and has a direct hit at the non-striker's end. There was no need to call for the third umpire who was still called in to confirm that Dilshan was gone by a yard. Crucial wicket. 111/3

25.6 T Perera to G Bailey, On a good length, Bailey taps it away towards cover to end the over. 122/2

50 run stand between George Bailey and Phillip Hughes.

25.5 T Perera to P Hughes, Bowls on a good length, Hughes taps it away towards cover-point and this time, a good call for the run. 122/2

25.4 T Perera to G Bailey, Bailey plays the pull-shot. One run added to the total. 121/2

25.3 T Perera to P Hughes, Good length delivery, around off, once again a run down to third man to rotate the strike. 120/2

25.2 T Perera to P Hughes, A short in length delivery, Hughes stays back and defends it. 119/2

25.1 T Perera to P Hughes, A touch short on middle, knocked away towards point. 119/2

24.6 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Gets right across and knocks it down through mid on to end the over with a single. 111/2

24.5 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Full and flat, hit away towards mid on. 110/2

24.4 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Fired down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep that but does not connect. 110/2

24.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, A little short outside off, chopped away to the man at point. 110/2

24.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Full and flat, flicked away through mid-wicket for one more. 110/2

20th ODI fifty for Tillakaratne Dilshan!

24.1 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Short down the leg side, flicked away past square leg for one. 109/2

24.6 J Mendis to G Bailey, Bailey has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 119/2

24.5 J Mendis to G Bailey, Well tossed up, Bailey drives it away through covers for a couple of runs. 119/2

24.4 J Mendis to P Hughes, Drags it short again, Hughes pulls it away through mid-wicket and takes one. 117/2

24.3 J Mendis to G Bailey, Bailey has pushed it to the cover region. The batsmen have run through for a single. 116/2

24.2 J Mendis to G Bailey, Tossed up this time, 76.4 kph, pushed back. 115/2

24.1 J Mendis to G Bailey, FOUR! Bad delivery. Too short in length, 74.7 kph, Bailey pulls it away to the deep square leg fence. 115/2

23.6 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Short of a length, pulled away through square leg for a single. 108/2

23.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Dinesh flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 107/2

23.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, blocked off the back foot. 106/2

23.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! What a great shot. Johnson bowls a good delivery, very full and in the yorker zone outside off, Chandimal converts it into a boundary by just squeezing it off his blade through point, using the pace of the ball to his advantage. 106/2

23.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, On a good length, pushed back to the bowler. 102/2

23.1 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Fuller length down the leg side, flicked away through square leg. Dilshan looked for two but he was sent back. 102/2

23.6 A Mathews to G Bailey, Stump to stump, on length, Bailey just tucks it away towards mid on for one. 111/2

23.5 A Mathews to P Hughes, Full again outside off, driven away but picks out the man at extra cover for a single. 110/2

23.4 A Mathews to P Hughes, FOUR! Finds the gap! Much full in length, on off, Hughes pushes it down and beats the mid off fielder for a boundary. 109/2

23.3 A Mathews to G Bailey, Good length outside off, 123.1 kph, punched away through covers for one. 105/2

23.2 A Mathews to P Hughes, Good length, angled down to third man for a single. 104/2

23.1 A Mathews to P Hughes, Bowls a slow full delivery, tucked away through mid-wicket. 103/2

Mitchell Johnson is back into the attack.

22.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Goes on the back foot and punches it away through covers to take one. 101/2

22.5 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Fuller outside off, Chandimal slams it away over point and does well to take three runs as Starc covers in the deep. 100/2

22.4 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short and well wide outside off, Chandimal leaves it, looks for the wide signal but it's not given. 97/2

22.3 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, The short of length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 97/2

22.2 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Flatter delivery, pushed away towards cover for one more. 96/2

22.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Tossed up delivery, hit towards point for one. 95/2

22.6 J Mendis to G Bailey, Delivers a googly, short and spinning in, Bailey aims to flick it but is caught on the pads down the leg side. Appeal for LBW turned down. 103/2

22.5 J Mendis to P Hughes, Too short in length, Hughes sits down to slog that but it comes off unhealthily towards mid-wicket for one. 103/2

22.4 J Mendis to P Hughes, Flights it up again, Hughes pushes it away on the off side. 102/2

22.3 J Mendis to P Hughes, Tossed up, the wrong' un, Hughes comes across and defends. 102/2

22.2 J Mendis to G Bailey, Short outside off, whipped away through mid-wicket to rotate the strike. 102/2

22.1 J Mendis to P Hughes, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. The batsmen have run through for a single. 101/2

21.6 D Hussey to D Chandimal, FOUR! He picks the gap well. Hussey bowls flat and short outside off, Chandimal waits on, uses the pace and just guides it away to the point fence. 94/2

21.5 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Full and flat, knocked back to D Hussey. 90/2

21.4 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Too short again, chopped down towards Doherty at short third man for a quick single. 90/2

21.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, The straighter one, goes away a little even as Dilshan misses out on the cut. 89/2

21.2 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Short and flat, cut away down to Doherty at short third man. 89/2

21.1 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flat down the leg side, helped away off the pads to short fine leg for one. 89/2

Jeevan Mendis is back into the attack now.

21.6 A Mathews to P Hughes, A length delivery, scythed down to third man for a single to end the over. 100 up for Australia. In good time that too. 100/2

21.5 A Mathews to G Bailey, Short of a length delivery, on middle, Bailey pulls it unconvincingly but still finds a single from deep mid-wicket. 99/2

21.4 A Mathews to P Hughes, Bowls full again, on middle, change of pace at 104.2 kph, pushed down through mid on to take one. 98/2

The seam of the ball has come off and the umpire trims it off with a pair of scissors.

21.3 A Mathews to P Hughes, A length delivery, 124.8 kph, dabbed away to the point fielder. 97/2

21.2 A Mathews to P Hughes, Delivers it full outside off, Hughes drives it dow n to mid off. 97/2

21.1 A Mathews to P Hughes, Full and slow, 104.4 kph, Hughes defends well. 97/2

20.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 88/2

20.5 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Short and wide, cut away past point for a couple. 88/2

20.4 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 86/2

20.3 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short again from Maxi, cut away past point for a single. 86/2

20.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Too short down the leg side, pulled away through mid-wicket for one this time. 85/2

20.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Bowls short outside off, Dilshan cuts it backward of point and picks up two easy runs. 84/2

20.6 T Perera to G Bailey, FOUR! Lovely shot. Too full in length from Perera at 125.6 kph, on off stump, Bailey leans across and presents the entire face of the bat to beat mid off. 97/2

20.5 T Perera to P Hughes, Good length delivery, knocked down towards mid on for one. 93/2

20.4 T Perera to G Bailey, A little short, flicked away towards square leg for a single this time. 92/2

20.3 T Perera to G Bailey, Pitched up on middle, knocked down through mid on. 91/2

20.2 T Perera to G Bailey, Short and wide outside off, 124.9 kph, Bailey slashes hard at that but misses out. 91/2

20.1 T Perera to P Hughes, Bowls it short, on middle, flicked away through square leg to take one. 91/2

19.6 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Full and flat outside off, Dilshan misses out on the drive on the full and it ricochets of Wade's pads for a bye. 82/2

19.5 D Hussey to D Chandimal, A litte short again, hit through point for one. 81/2

19.4 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Flatter on off, knocked down towards the mid on fielder. 80/2

19.3 D Hussey to T Dilshan, A little short on the pads, worked away through mid-wicket for a single. 80/2

19.2 D Hussey to D Chandimal, Short outside off, cut through point for one. 79/2

19.1 D Hussey to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep and it goes off the glove fine on the leg side for one. 78/2

Thisara Perera is now introduced into the attack.

19.6 A Mathews to G Bailey, Full in length, 126.9 kph, knocked down towards mid on. 90/2

19.5 A Mathews to G Bailey, Bailey has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 90/2

19.4 A Mathews to P Hughes, On a good length, dabbed past point for one. 90/2

19.3 A Mathews to G Bailey, Hughes seems to be on a mission to run-out all his partners. A little short, Bailey pats it towards point and Dilshan dives across. Hughes calls first, then turns it down, then again goes across. Bailey is caught napping due to such behaviour from Hughes but in the end makes it at the non-striker's end as the throw is average. 89/2

19.2 A Mathews to G Bailey, Bowls good length, 125.2 kph, tucked away towards square leg. 88/2

19.1 A Mathews to G Bailey, On a good length, 125.4 kph, punched back to the bowler. 88/2

David Hussey is the bowling change.

18.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilli has played it fine down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 77/2

18.5 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Pushes it down through mid on for one. 76/2

18.4 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, SIX! Superb shot! A tossed up del;ivery, Chandimal charges out of the crease and smokes it over the straight fence for the first maximum of this innings. 75/2

18.3 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, On the pads, swept away for a single past square leg. 69/2

18.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Dilshan has played it towards mid-wicket. 68/2

50-run stand between Chandimal and Dilshan!

18.1 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, A touch short outside off, Dilshan taps it away past point for a couple. 68/2

Angelo Mathews comes back into the attack.

18.6 A Mendis to P Hughes, Short and drifting in, 91.7 kph, punched away to cover to end the over. 88/2

18.5 A Mendis to G Bailey, Short and turning away, pushed away through covers and they cross over quickly. 88/2

18.4 A Mendis to G Bailey, Bowls short again, Bailey remains back and pushes it to the bowler. 87/2

18.3 A Mendis to P Hughes, Flighted delivery, Hughes steps down and knocks it through mid on for one. 87/2

18.2 A Mendis to G Bailey, A flighted and full delivery, Bailey just drives it on the rise through covers. The calling is excellent as they run hard to take three runs. 86/2

18.1 A Mendis to P Hughes, Bowls it short down the leg side, tucked away towards short fine leg for a single. In fact, a leg bye. 83/2

17.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Works it against the spin through mid-wicket. 66/2

17.5 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A tossed up delivery, punched away through covers for one. 66/2

17.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Flighted up around off, pushed away defensively. 65/2

17.3 X Doherty to T Dilshan, FOUR! Finally finds the gap. A touch short of a length, Dilshan goes deep in the crease and cuts it, well out of the reach of the point fielder. 65/2

17.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A little short again, cut away to the man at backward point. 61/2

17.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up outside off, pushed straight to cover-point. 61/2

DRINKS BREAK!

17.6 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Rocks back and punches it away to take one. 82/2

17.5 T Dilshan to G Bailey, Goes on the back foot and punches it away through covers to take one. 81/2

17.4 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Knocks it through mid on and crosses over. 80/2

17.3 T Dilshan to P Hughes, A flighted delivery, Hughes gets across and defends. 79/2

17.2 T Dilshan to G Bailey, Bailey flicks it away with a wristy shot. One run added to the total. 79/2

Maiden ODI 50 for Phillip Hughes!

17.1 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Hughes almost runs out Bailey this time. Knocks it wide off the bowler on the leg side and just stands and stops. Bailey waits for Dilshan to dive, he too waits and then randomly, Hughes calls him across, luckily the throw from the mid on fielder does not have enough power at the striker's end and hence Bailey's dive saves him. 78/2

16.6 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, A flighted delivery, knocked away wide of mid on for a single to end the over. 61/2

16.5 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Cuts away a short delivery but straight to the short third man fielder. 60/2

16.4 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, This one goes on with the angle, Dilshan aima to chop it down but misses out. 60/2

16.3 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, A little short delivery, pushed away on the off side for a single. 60/2

16.2 G Maxwell to T Dilshan, Another short delivery, this time punched past Maxwell on the leg side to take one more. 59/2

16.1 G Maxwell to D Chandimal, Short in length, punched away through covers to take one. 58/2

16.6 A Mendis to G Bailey, Drives it down towards mid on to end the over. 77/2

16.5 A Mendis to G Bailey, The wrong' un, tucked away on the leg side. 77/2

16.4 A Mendis to G Bailey, Flighted up full, Bailey drives it down to mid off. 77/2

16.3 A Mendis to G Bailey, FOUR! Helped away. A little bit short on the pads again, this time Bailey waits on the back foot and just taps it away fine on the leg side, races away to the fine leg fence. 77/2

16.2 A Mendis to G Bailey, Short and down the leg side, Bailey looks to flick but is caught on the pads. Farfetched shout for LBW turned down. 73/2

16.1 A Mendis to G Bailey, Darted down the leg side, defended away on the leg side. 73/2

Glenn Maxwell is now introduced into the attack.

DRINKS BREAK! Chandimal gets a rub on his back from the physio.

15.6 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Dilshan has driven that ball straight back. 57/2

15.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets across and pushes it away through covers for one. 57/2

15.4 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Chandimal has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 56/2

15.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, NOT OUT! Tosses it up on middle and leg, Chandimal aims to flick it away but is caught on the back leg. Looks like a close shout but then the umpire turns it down. Doherty has a word with Wade and then opts for the review! Replays show it was just clipping the top of middle stump! 56/2

Appeal for LBW! Turned down. Australia take the review!

15.2 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Gets right forward and defends it. 56/2

Doherty is bowling really well here.

15.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, Dilshan aims to sweep it away, it comes off the pads and hits the back of the bat. 56/2

15.6 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Flighted and full, knocked back to the bowler. 73/2

15.5 T Dilshan to G Bailey, Tossed up on middle, knocked down through mid on to rotate the strike. 73/2

The skipper George Bailey, walks out to the middle at number 4.

15.4 T Dilshan to U Khawaja, OUT! Now, now, now. That is such an unlucky way to get out on your ODI debut. A tossed up delivery, tucked away towards square leg. Hughes was the least interested and sends Usman back, who is well down the track and decides to come back. Jeevan Mendis rushes towards the ball and throws aerially towards the keeper. The bails are knocked off and Khawaja dives in. He seems to be okay but third umpire goes upstairs just in case. And hell yes, Khawaja's bat is in while the bails are off, but it's in the air. 72/2

Run-out appeal! Khawaja is the man in question!

15.3 T Dilshan to P Hughes, A full delivery, knocked away through covers for a single. 72/1

15.2 T Dilshan to U Khawaja, A little short outside off, pushed away through covers this time for a single. 71/1

15.1 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Flighted up, 86.2 kph, knocked down through mid off for a single. 70/1

14.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, One more short delivery, around leg, Chandimal with a tight defense to end the over. 55/2

14.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Another short delivery at 139.5 kph, similar line, Chandimal once again looks for the run-down but finds a bottom-edge just near the off stump. 55/2

14.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bangs that short, on middle, Chandimal aims to slice it away but it comes off the glove and goes on a bounce to the keeper. 55/2

14.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, On a good length, 125.4 kph, dabbed away to point. 55/2

14.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Pitched up delivery around off, once again punched away towards mid off. 55/2

14.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, A full length delivery, pushed away to cover. 55/2

14.6 A Mendis to P Hughes, Drags it short again, outside off, punched down through mid on for one. 69/1

14.5 A Mendis to P Hughes, The ball is too wide on the off side for the batsman to make any contact. 68/1

14.5 A Mendis to P Hughes, Wide! Another leg-sided delivery, but it spins down as Hughes misses out on the flick. 68/1

14.4 A Mendis to P Hughes, Another short delivery, Hughes taps it towards mid-wicket. 67/1

14.3 A Mendis to P Hughes, A touch short, on middle, worked away through mid-wicket. 67/1

14.2 A Mendis to P Hughes, Outside off, pushed away to the cover fielder. 67/1

14.1 A Mendis to P Hughes, Straight one down the leg side, Hughes tucks it past short fine leg for one for a couple of runs. 67/1

13.6 X Doherty to T Dilshan, FOUR! Finds the gap. Doherty keeps it short and wide, Dilshan goes back and slashes it away to the point fence. 55/2

13.5 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Tossed up down the leg side, swept down straight to short fine leg. 51/2

13.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Dilli has punched the ball off the backfoot. 51/2

13.3 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Flighted delivery, pushed away through covers for one. 51/2

13.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Pats it away defensively and gets across to the other end. 50/2

13.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, Gets right across and defends it. 49/2

13.6 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Tosses it up, Hughes knocks it down through mid on and takes one to end the over. 65/1

13.5 T Dilshan to U Khawaja, On middle, tucked away on the leg side to rotate the strike. 64/1

13.4 T Dilshan to U Khawaja, Usman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 63/1

13.3 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Bowls it slower through the air, Hughes tucks it away to mid-wicket for one. 63/1

13.2 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Flighted up full, Hughes defends it back. 62/1

13.1 T Dilshan to P Hughes, Hughes has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 62/1

12.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Chandimal defends it from within the crease. 49/2

12.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Dilshan has edged that one. One run added to the total. 49/2

12.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Good length, worked away through square leg for one run. 48/2

12.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! The outside edge this time! Full and wide outside off, Chandimal slashes hard it and it flies over the slip cordon for one more boundary. 47/2

12.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, FOUR! Up and over! Full and wide outside off, Chandimal lifts it away over the extra cover region for a boundary. 43/2

12.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 39/2

12.6 A Mendis to U Khawaja, A full toss outside off, Khawaja misses out on a simple boundary chance by driving inside the line to get beaten. 62/1

12.5 A Mendis to U Khawaja, Darts that one full, Khawaja defends it away nicely. 62/1

12.4 A Mendis to P Hughes, Well flighted up full around off, Hughes knocks it down through mid on to take one. 62/1

12.3 A Mendis to P Hughes, Much tossed up, Hughes gets across and pushes it back. 61/1

12.2 A Mendis to U Khawaja, A little short, spinning down, flicked away wide off square leg to rotate the strike. 61/1

12.2 A Mendis to U Khawaja, WIDE! Khawaja tries flicking a ball that is down the leg side. The umpire has signalled a wide. 60/1

12.1 A Mendis to P Hughes, Flighted up, Hughes tucks it away through mid-wicket for one. 59/1

11.6 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Drives it down through mid on to take one. 39/2

11.5 X Doherty to D Chandimal, Punched off the backfoot by the batsman. 38/2

11.4 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. One run added to the total. 38/2

11.3 X Doherty to T Dilshan, A touch short, cut away through point for a couple of runs. 37/2

11.2 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman drives the ball straight down the ground. 35/2

11.1 X Doherty to T Dilshan, The batsman has punched the ball off the back foot. 35/2

11.6 A Mathews to U Khawaja, Keeps it nice and full on middle, Khawaja steps across and tucks it down towards mid on. 58/1

11.5 A Mathews to U Khawaja, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 58/1

11.4 A Mathews to U Khawaja, Bowls full again, on off, pushed through towards cover. 58/1

11.3 A Mathews to P Hughes, Pitched up again, on middle, flicked away through square leg to take one. 58/1

11.2 A Mathews to P Hughes, Full in length, around off, Hughes gets across and pushes it down to mid off. 57/1

11.1 A Mathews to P Hughes, FOUR! Poor bowling. Short and down the leg side from Mathews at 123.4 kph, Hughes picks it up off the pads and flicks it fine down to the fine leg fence. 57/1

10.6 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The batsman plays a pull shot to this short delivery. They manage to come back for the second. 35/2

10.5 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The ball has been square driven by the batsman. 33/2

10.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 33/2

10.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, The batsman drives this through the covers. 33/2

10.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman 33/2

10.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls it short down the leg side, Chandimal aims to flick it away but gets hit on the pads. 33/2

10.6 A Mendis to U Khawaja, Well tossed up outside off, Khawaja allows it through to end the over. 53/1

Another ODI debutant, Usman Khawaja walks in next at number 3.

10.5 A Mendis to A Finch, OUT! Gone caught behind! Finch was struggling to pick him up in the first ball itself and this seemed on the cards. Well tossed up from the back of the hand, the wrong one, Finch was looking to come down the ground and push it away but finds a little outside edge which goes safe in the hands of Dinesh Chandimal. 53/1

10.4 A Mendis to A Finch, Flighted up well outside off, turns away and Finch misses out on the slash. 53/0

10.3 A Mendis to P Hughes, A touch short, flicked away through mid-wicket for a single. 53/0

10.2 A Mendis to P Hughes, The googly, Hughes waits on and angles it to short third man. 52/0

10.1 A Mendis to P Hughes, Hughes has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 52/0

9.6 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bangs it short outside off, Chandimal waits back and guides it down to third man for one. 33/2

9.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Good length, well wide outside off, Chandimal slaps it hard but straight to short extra cover. 32/2

9.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls good length, defended well. 32/2

9.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Pitched up delivery outside off, stroked away through covers this time. 32/2

9.2 C McKay to D Chandimal, A good length delivery, defended away on the off side. 32/2

9.1 C McKay to D Chandimal, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails. 32/2

Spin for the first time. A good tactics early on as the batsmen look more than settled with the pacers. Jeevan Mendis to take the ball.

9.6 A Mathews to P Hughes, Hughes has flicked the ball off his pads. One run added to the total. 52/0

9.5 A Mathews to P Hughes, A good length delivery, 127.7 kph, Hughes defends it back. 51/0

9.4 A Mathews to P Hughes, FOUR! That's a fine shot now. Lot of width outside off, Hughes clears his back foot and slashes it past the point fence for one more boundary. 51/0

9.3 A Mathews to P Hughes, FOUR! Seems deliberate. On a good length outside off, Hughes aims to slice it away but it goes off the outside edge to the third man fence. Hot Spot shows it came off the outside edge. 47/0

9.2 A Mathews to P Hughes, Bowls good length, just outside off, Hughes makes space for the big shot on the leg side but was nowhere near in connecting. 43/0

9.1 A Mathews to A Finch, Good length, 126.9 kph, flicked away through mid-wicket for one. 43/0

8.6 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Dilshan has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 32/2

8.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, Short of a length, well wide outside off, left alone. 32/2

8.5 M Johnson to T Dilshan, WIDE! Short of a length, 142.3 kph, zipping away off the pitch down the leg side. 32/2

8.4 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Full in length and swinging down the leg side, Chandimal works it away past mid-wicket to take one. 31/2

8.3 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Bowls on a good length on off, Chandimal gets behind the line and pushes it towards mid off. 30/2

8.2 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 30/2

8.1 M Johnson to D Chandimal, Good length delivery, on off, pushed back defensively. 30/2

8.6 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Hughes shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 42/0

8.5 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Good length, just outside off, punched away to cover for a single. 42/0

8.4 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Delivers it on good length, 127.4 kph, Finch flicks it straight to mid-wicket. 41/0

8.3 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Bowls full at 128.6 kph, on middle, Finch pushes it back to Kulasekara. 41/0

8.2 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Bowls good length, near to the off stump, Hughes makes space and dabs it past point to take one. 41/0

8.1 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Full in length, Finch gets across and punches it down to mid on for a single. 40/0

Mitchell Johnson is the bowling change.

7.6 C McKay to T Dilshan, Dilshan shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 30/2

7.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls length outside off, Chandimal taps it through point for one. 30/2

7.4 C McKay to T Dilshan, Fuller length, worked away through mid-wicket for one. 29/2

7.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Chandimal flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 28/2

7.2 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length, sliding down the leg side, tucked away through square leg for a single. 27/2

7.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, FOUR! Good length delivery outside off, Dilshan opens his stance and smashes it away through covers to fetch another boundary. 26/2

7.6 A Mathews to P Hughes, Hughes shoulders arms to let that one through. 39/0

7.5 A Mathews to A Finch, Much fuller in length, Finch aims to flick it away, but it goes off the inside part of the bat and lands over square leg. They pick up three runs. 39/0

7.4 A Mathews to P Hughes, Delivers a good length delivery, Hughes angles it down to third man and rotates the strike. 36/0

7.3 A Mathews to A Finch, On a length, Finch pushes at that and finds an edge down to third man for one. 35/0

7.2 A Mathews to A Finch, Aaron shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 34/0

7.1 A Mathews to A Finch, Finch lets the ball go outside his off stump. 34/0

6.6 M Starc to D Chandimal, Chandimal has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 22/2

6.5 M Starc to D Chandimal, On a good length outside off, pushed back down towards the bowler. 22/2

6.4 M Starc to D Chandimal, FOUR! Cracking shot! Full and wide outside off from Starc at 138.2 kph, Chandimal gets right across and cover-drives it well in the gap. 22/2

6.3 M Starc to D Chandimal, Dinesh lets the ball go outside his off stump. 18/2

6.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, Just short of Khawaja! Short and wide outside off, Dilshan slaps hard and the outside edge flies away over the slip cordon. Khawaja dives forward from the ropes but could not pull it off above the turf. Single. 18/2

6.1 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full in length, around off, Dilshan knocks it down towards mid off. 17/2

Angelo Mathews is the bowling change now.

6.6 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, FOUR! Good-looking shot! A much fuller length, Hughes drives it on the up past mid off and picks up a boundary. 34/0

6.5 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Full in length, Hughes gets right across and defends it back. 30/0

6.4 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Hughes shoulders arms to let that one through. 30/0

6.3 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, A bit short outside off, Hughes cuts it away to third man. Malinga fumbles and allows the second run. 30/0

6.2 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, On a good length, outside off, Hughes taps it down towards point. 28/0

6.1 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Bowls good length outside off, Finch stamps out of the crease and just threads it through covers for three runs. 28/0

5.6 C McKay to D Chandimal, Bowls full, pushed down to mid on. 17/2

5.5 C McKay to D Chandimal, Pushed away towards point. 17/2

5.4 C McKay to D Chandimal, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 17/2

5.3 C McKay to D Chandimal, Dinesh shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 17/2

Dinesh Chandimal walks out next at number 4.

5.2 C McKay to M J'dena, OUT! Caught at first slip this time and Sri Lanka are tottering down further. A good length delivery outside off, nips away and leaves the batsman, Jayawardena pokes at that and the outside edge falls straight into the big, beefy hands of Aaron Finch at first slip. 17/2

5.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, A length delivery outside off, angled down to third man for a single. 17/1

5.6 L Malinga to A Finch, Good length delivery, down the leg side, Finch aims to flick it away but is caught on the pads. A leg bye taken. 25/0

5.5 L Malinga to P Hughes, Bowls good length outside off, Hughes slashes hard and the thick outside edge carries safe down to third man for one. 24/0

Now a catching man. Mahela Jayawardena at short cover for the drive.

5.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Thrashed this time. Full and wide at 139.7 kph, in the perfect zone and Hughes smashes it away to the cover-point fence. 23/0

5.3 L Malinga to A Finch, Outside edge, safe! Malinga lands it on length and gets it to nip away just a tinge, Finch pushes at that and finds the outside edge going safe through gully for a single. 19/0

5.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, Good length, just outside off, Hughes slices it down to third man and takes one. 18/0

5.1 L Malinga to P Hughes, Bowls good length, swings in a bit, Hughes covers the line and pats it down. 17/0

4.6 M Starc to M J'dena, Angles away a full delivery, stroked away on the full straight to cover. 16/1

4.5 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls full around middle, knocked down towards mid on. 16/1

4.4 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls on a good length, Jayawardena aims to work it away but is hit on the pads down the leg side. 16/1

4.3 M Starc to M J'dena, Bowls full outside off this time, Jayawardena pushes it away to cover. 16/1

4.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, Waits on and guides it past point for one. 16/1

4.1 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full in length, stroked away through covers for one. 15/1

4.6 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Good length, flicked away straight to mid-wicket to end the over. 17/0

4.5 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Picks the gap. Short of a length outside off, Finch gets back and punches it through covers for a couple. 17/0

4.4 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Good length outside off at 125.2 kph, Finch gets down the track but is forced to push it back. 15/0

4.3 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Good length, outside off, Finch taps it towards cover. 15/0

4.2 N Kulasekara to A Finch, On a full length, outside off, Finch gets across and pushes it towards cover. 15/0

4.1 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Finch shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 15/0

3.6 C McKay to M J'dena, Mahela defends it from within the crease. 15/1

3.5 C McKay to M J'dena, FOUR! Wristy, as usual. McKay overdoes it by bowling full on middle, Jayawardena just about works it away in front of square through mid-wicket. 15/1

3.4 C McKay to M J'dena, Full in length, pushed back. 11/1

3.3 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length delivery, Dilshan fails to get it away and finds a leg bye off his pads. 11/1

3.2 C McKay to M J'dena, A good length delivery, dabbed towards point. A direct hit at the striker's end and that enables the single to be taken. 10/1

3.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Short of a length, run down to third man for a single. 9/1

3.6 L Malinga to P Hughes, Short of a length, darting down the leg side, Hughes aims for the short-arm jab but finds a soft leading edge near the crease. 15/0

3.5 L Malinga to P Hughes, A bit of width outside off, Hughes aims to slice it past the point fielder but picks out the man inside the circle. 15/0

3.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, On a good length, outside off, Hughes gets behind it and blocks. 15/0

3.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Fine shot. Malinga bowls a half-volley on middle and leg, Hughes gets right across and meets it on the full to flick it past mid-wicket. 15/0

3.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, WIDE! Full and down the leg side, 139.2 kph, Hughes aims to flick but misses out. 11/0

3.2 L Malinga to P Hughes, FOUR! Slow yorker gone wrong, goes as a full toss outside off, Hughes dispatches it away through covers. 10/0

3.1 L Malinga to P Hughes, On the pads, worked away to the fielder on the leg side. 6/0

Mahela Jayawardena walks out next at number 3.

2.6 M Starc to U Tharanga, OUT! Edged and gone! It's Starc again who scalps the first wicket! A good length delivery, swinging away, Tharanga pushes at that without any footwork and nicks it behind for Haddin to take a catch on the international stage after a long, long time. 8/1

2.5 M Starc to T Dilshan, Bowls full around off, Dilshan pushes it towards mid off and sets off for a single. 8/0

2.4 M Starc to T Dilshan, Full and wide outside off, 140.6 kph, Dilshan drives it hard towards cover. 7/0

2.3 M Starc to T Dilshan, Dilshan defends it from within the crease. 7/0

2.2 M Starc to T Dilshan, FOUR! Outside edge again! Pitched up and angling away outside off, Dilshan aims to steer it away but it catches a bit off the edge and it flies through the hands of first slip to the third man fence. 7/0

2.1 M Starc to U Tharanga, Full and wide outside off, Tharanga slashed hard at that and it goes off the outside edge to third man for one. 3/0

2.6 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Short of a length, angling away, left alone. 6/0

2.5 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, On a good length, Hughes dabs it past point to take one. 6/0

2.4 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Pitched up delivery, Hughes defends it towards cover. 5/0

2.3 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Another quick single. A full delivery, Finch threads it towards mid on and gets across quickly to the other strike. 5/0

2.2 N Kulasekara to A Finch, On good length, 125.4 kph, Hughes tucks it away on the leg side. 4/0

2.1 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Full in length, tucked away on the leg side to rotate the strike calmly. 4/0

1.6 C McKay to T Dilshan, Good length on middle and off, 135.9 kph, tucked away towards mid-wicket. 2/0

1.5 C McKay to T Dilshan, In the channel yet again, full, Dilshan aims to drive but was beaten inside the line this time. 2/0

1.4 C McKay to T Dilshan, On a length, pushed back towards the bowler, Dilshan wanted one but was sent back. 2/0

1.3 C McKay to T Dilshan, Bowls it short, and zipping away outside off, Dilshan allows it through. 2/0

1.2 C McKay to T Dilshan, Delivers it full and wide outside off, Dilshan slashes at that but ends up missing out. 2/0

1.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Beaten. Bowls it right in the corridor, leaves the batsman with a hint of away swing to beat the outside edge. 2/0

1.1 C McKay to T Dilshan, Wide! Starts off on a poor note, good length and swinging way down the leg side. 2/0

1.6 L Malinga to A Finch, A good length delivery, Finch stays back and defends it. 3/0

1.5 L Malinga to A Finch, Finch shoulders arms to let that one through. 3/0

1.4 L Malinga to P Hughes, Risky single! Hughes taps it towards square leg. Finch calls through him and makes it to the striker's end in spite of a direct hit from Jeevan Mendis. 3/0

1.3 L Malinga to P Hughes, Bowls much full, swinging in on middle, Hughes gets right across and tucks it towards mid on. Had he missed, LBW. 2/0

1.2 L Malinga to A Finch, Good length, outside off, Finch dabs it away past point and takes one to get off strike. 2/0

1.1 L Malinga to A Finch, Starts off on a good length outside off, Finch allows it through. 1/0

Clint McKay to share the attack from the other end.

0.6 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length, 139.6 kph, pushed away to cover to end the over. 1/0

0.5 M Starc to U Tharanga, A good length delivery, right on middle, Tharanga pushes it back. 1/0

0.4 M Starc to U Tharanga, Tharanga defends a good length delivery back. 1/0

0.3 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length on middle, dabbed away to point. 1/0

0.3 M Starc to U Tharanga, WIDE! Bowls a delivery down the leg side, given as a wide. 1/0

0.2 M Starc to U Tharanga, On a good length outside off, swinging away, left alone. 0/0

0.1 M Starc to U Tharanga, A good length delivery, Tharanga defends it back. 0/0

Not much of a crowd, yet enough buzz humming around the stadium as Lasith Malinga takes the second new ball.

0.6 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Almost a wicket! Angles away a good length delivery, 127 kph, Hughes pushes at it with deft hands and the outside edge lands well short of first slip. 1/0

0.5 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Swings away a good length delivery, Hughes covers the line and defends it. 1/0

0.4 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Another length delivery, 127.9 kph, Hughes sits back and defends. 1/0

0.3 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Keeps it on good length, Hughes aims to flick it away but finds a safe leading edge down the ground. 1/0

0.2 N Kulasekara to P Hughes, Bowls on a length, swinging away, Hughes defends it. 1/0

0.1 N Kulasekara to A Finch, Starts off with a back of a length delivery, Finch tucks it away through square leg and takes one to get off the mark quickly. 1/0