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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Sri Lanka in Australia 2012-13

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Australia won by 32 runs | Australia Vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 5th ODI

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Phil Hughes is the Man of the Match for his superb hundred while Nuwan Kulasekara is the Man of the series.
Mahela Jayawardene will leave captaincy with a bitter taste in his mouth after this loss but there is no doubt that the team will be proud of how they played in this series. They will go back home with a lot of positives.
It was a hard fought match but Sri Lanka came up well short. Philip Hughes' hundred proved to be a big difference in the end. Sri Lanka never had one batsman to hold an end up. Mahela Jayawardene promised much but fell too quickly. Mathews waged a lone battle for some time but it was not enough. Mahela will look back at his decision to bowl first too. It was definitely harder to bat as the game progressed. The Australian bowlers mixed it up very well. Xavier Doherty stood out and his 3 wickets broke the spine of the Sri Lankan batting.
End of over 49, 2 runs (. . wd wd W )
SL: 218/11
Lasith Malinga - 2(5) This over: 0 runs
Nuwan Kulasekara - 14(11) This over: 0 runs
Clint McKay
(10.1 - 0 - 54 - 2)
48.3 Clint McKay to Lasith Malinga W
out Caught by Mitchell Johnson!! Australia have squared the series 2-2. A short, slow delivery from Clint McKay, Malinga tries to fend it away awkwardly but ends up lobbing it in front of short third man. Johnson moves in quickly to take a good, low catch Malinga c Mitchell Johnson b Clint McKay 2(5)
48.3 Clint McKay to Lasith Malinga 1wd
wide
48.3 Clint McKay to Lasith Malinga 1wd
wide, slower one again but down the legside
48.2 Clint McKay to Lasith Malinga 0
no run, another slower one, Malinga tries to hit it on the onside but misses and it lobs just over the stumps
48.1 Clint McKay to Lasith Malinga 0
no run, slower one well outside off, Malinga swings hard again but makes no contact
End of over 48, 14 runs (1 1 1 2 4 wd 4 )
SL: 216/10
Nuwan Kulasekara - 14(11) This over: 11 runs
Lasith Malinga - 2(2) This over: 2 runs
Mitchell Starc
(9.2 - 0 - 48 - 0)
47.6 Mitchell Starc to Nuwan Kulasekara 4
FOUR, the extra ball hurts Starc further. A full delivery on the leg, Kulasekara backs away again and flicks it past the man at short fine leg. Starc grabs his cap back from the umpire and fumes all the way back
47.6 Mitchell Starc to Nuwan Kulasekara 1wd
wide, very harsh call that
47.5 Mitchell Starc to Nuwan Kulasekara 4
FOUR, very full and outside off, Kulasekara backs away and smahes it hard over extra cover for a boundary
47.4 Mitchell Starc to Nuwan Kulasekara 2
2 runs, on the leg now, Kulasekara moves across and helps it wide of fine leg for a couple
47.3 Mitchell Starc to Lasith Malinga 1
1 run, pitched up and very straight, Malinga gets a thick inside edge onto his pads and it rolls through mid wicket
47.2 Mitchell Starc to Nuwan Kulasekara 1
1 run, full and in the blockhole, Kulasekara drills it down to long on for one more

Match details

Toss : Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field

Man of the Series : Nuwan Kulasekara

Umpires : Simon Fry (Aus) and Richard Kettleborough (Eng)

TV umpire : Marais Erasmus (RSA)

Match referee : Javagal Srinath (Ind)

Teams

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

Sri Lanka : Mahela Jayawardene(c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal(wk), Angelo Mathews, Kushal Janith Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath.

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