07:49 GMT: Start of play for the day
Hello and welcome. After losing the 1st T20 Australia will look to win this one so that they can draw the 2-match series. Australia's bowling in the 1st match was disappointing, spinners bowled well but the seamers were not up the mark, Sri Lanka who will be under the captaincy of the young and cool Angelo Mathews will look to end the tour on a high with a series win because they were whitewashed in the Test series 0-3, the ODI series was drawn 2-2 and now the ongoing T20 series is 1-0. Tissara Perera ended the match with two gigantic sixes, he will play a vital role today too. Stay tuned
Australia won the toss and will bowl
Australia XI: DA Warner, AJ Finch, SE Marsh, GJ Bailey*, AC Voges, MS Wade+, GJ Maxwell, JP Faulkner, MA Starc, XJ Doherty, B Laughlin
Sri Lanka: MDKJ Perera, TM Dilshan, LD Chandimal+, DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews*, BMAJ Mendis, NLTC Perera, KMDN Kulasekara, BAW Mendis, SL Malinga, A Dananjaya
08:36 GMT: Start of session's play


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TM Dilshan and MDKJ Perera to open the batting
08:36 GMT: Start of innings
GJ Maxwell comes on to bowl
Powerplay 1 (comp): overs 1-6
0b10Maxwell to Dilshan
good length ball outside leg, turning in, drives it to mid on
0b23Oh, dropped! fuller in length outside leg, angling away to leg but turning in, dances down the track and lofts it to long-on, the fielder comes running from deep mid-wicket, dives to his left but drops it
0b30Maxwell to MDKJ Perera
short length ball outside off, angling in but turning away to off, tries to cut it but misses
0b41full length ball outside off, angling in but turning away to off, drives it to long-off for a single
0b51Maxwell to Dilshan
good in length outside leg, turning in, turns it to deep backward square leg for a single
0b60Maxwell to MDKJ Perera
short ball outside off, cuts it to backward point
End of over 1:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 5-0 (Dilshan 4*, 3 balls, MDKJ Perera 1*, 3 balls)




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MA Starc comes on to bowl
1b11wdStarc to Dilshan
short, wide outside off, left alone
1b20good in length outside off, angling in but seaming away to off, cuts it to point
1b30bouncer outside off, angling away to off but seaming in, tries to pull it but misses
1b41length ball outside off, angling away to off but moving in, drives it to point
1b50Starc to MDKJ Perera
short ball outside off, angling in but seaming away to off, defends it to point
1b61wddown the legside, tries to flick it but misses
1b71wddown the legside again, tries to turn it but misses
1b80short in length on middle stump, angling in but seaming away to off, tries to cut it but misses
1b90short length ball outside off, defends it to point
End of over 2:(4 runs scored) Sri Lanka 9-0 (Dilshan 5*, 6 balls, MDKJ Perera 1*, 6 balls)
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JP Faulkner comes on to bowl
2b11Faulkner to Dilshan
fuller in length on middle stump, angling away to off but in swinging, drives it to mid off
2b21Faulkner to MDKJ Perera
short length ball outside off, angling in but seaming away to off, cuts it through the gap between point and backward point for a single
2b30Faulkner to Dilshan
slow short ball outside off, seaming in, tries to guide it but misses
2b44lbdown the legside, angling in but seaming away to leg, tries to turn it but misses, the ball hits his pad and goes past the diving keeper to fine leg for 4 leg byes
2b50Bowled Him, what a ball! slow short ball on middle stump, angling in but seaming away to off, tries to pull it off the front foot, gets a bottom edge onto the stumps
Dilshan b Faulkner (6 runs, 10 balls, 0x4, 0x6)
LD Chandimal comes in to bat
2b60Faulkner to Chandimal
short length ball outside off, defends it to point
End of over 3:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 15-1 (MDKJ Perera 2*, 7 balls, Chandimal 0*, 1 balls)
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3b10Starc to MDKJ Perera
short of a good length outside off, angling in but moving away to off, carves it hard to backward point
3b20on length outside off, angling away to off but seaming in, drives it to short mid-wicket, the non-striker starts to run, meanwhile the fielder grabs, dives and throws the ball on the stumps at thenon-striker end, misses them otherwise Chandimal was long gone
3b34Beauty! length ball outside off, seaming in, lofts it to long-off for a beautiful boundary
3b40short of a good length outside off, moving in, defends it back to the bowler
3b51wdfull ball way outside leg, leaves it and watches it go to the keeper who stops it with a splendid dive
3b64Lovely! fuller in length outside off, in swinging, carves it hard through the gap between extra cover and point for a boundary
3b74Four More! slow short ball outside off, angling and seaming away to off, pulls it to deep backward square leg for another boundary
End of over 4:(13 runs scored) Sri Lanka 28-1 (MDKJ Perera 14*, 13 balls, Chandimal 0*, 1 balls)
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4b10Faulkner to Chandimal
short length ball outside off, angling away to off, tries to cut it but misses
4b20slow full ball outside off, swinging away to off, sits on one knee and tries to cut it but misses
4b30short in length outside off, angling away to off but seaming in, tries to cut it but misses
4b40slow short ball outside off, tries to cut it but misses
4b51short in length on middle stump, angling away to off but seaming in, defends it to off for a single
4b60Faulkner to MDKJ Perera
short length ball outside off, angling in but seaming away to off, tries to defend it off the front foot but misses
End of over 5:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 29-1 (MDKJ Perera 14*, 14 balls, Chandimal 1*, 6 balls)
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B Laughlin comes on to bowl
5b14Laughlin to Chandimal
Perfect! fuller in length outside off, angling in, sits on one knee and drives it to deep extra cover for a magnificent boundary
5b20short length ball outside off, angling in but seaming away to off, cuts it to backward point
5b30Gone! short in length outside of, angling in but seaming away to off, tries to pull it but mistimes because of the pace and seam, the ball goes straight in the safe hands of George Bailey standing at mid off
Chandimal c Bailey b Laughlin (5 runs, 9 balls, 1x4, 0x6)

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DPMD Jayawardene comes in to bat
5b41Laughlin to Jayawardene
short length ball outside off, steers it to third man for a single
5b51lbLaughlin to MDKJ Perera
short ball on middle stump, angling away to off but seaming in, cuts it to point
5b61Laughlin to Jayawardene
short in length outside off, moving in, turns it to backward square leg for a single
End of over 6:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 36-2 (MDKJ Perera 14*, 15 balls, Jayawardene 2*, 2 balls)




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GJ Maxwell comes on to bowl
6b11Maxwell to Jayawardene
good length ball on midddle stump, drifting away to off, turns it to leg for a single
6b21Maxwell to MDKJ Perera
short length ball outside leg, turning in, turns it to leg gully for a single
6b31Maxwell to Jayawardene
good length ball outside off, turning in, guides it to point for a single
6b40Maxwell to MDKJ Perera
Excellent Catch! good length ball outside off, angling away to off but turning in, comes forward and tries to whip it over mid-wicket, gets a leading top edge to short extra cover, Bailey who was well away from the ball comes running, moves to his right, then left, then right and takes it with a sigh of relief
MDKJ Perera c Bailey b Maxwell (15 runs, 17 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
BMAJ Mendis comes in to bat
6b50Maxwell to Jayawardene
short length ball outside off, turning in, defends it back to the bowler
6b60short length ball outside leg, turning in, defends it to leg
End of over 7:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 39-3 (Jayawardene 4*, 6 balls, BMAJ Mendis 0*, 0 balls)
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XJ Doherty comes on to bowl
7b10Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
fuller in length outside off, drives it to mid off
7b21on length on middle stump, plays the reverse sweep to point for a single
7b31Doherty to Jayawardene
short length ball outside leg, turning in, defends it to mid off for a single
7b41Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
on length outside off, turning in, turns it to squre leg for a single
7b54Doherty to Jayawardene
Glorious! fuller in length outside leg, angling away to leg but turning in, sweeps it to fine leg for a fantastic boundary
7b61tossed up outside off, turning in, drives it to long-on for a single
End of over 8:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 47-3 (Jayawardene 10*, 9 balls, BMAJ Mendis 2*, 3 balls)
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8b11lbMaxwell to Jayawardene
short length ball outside leg, turning in, tries to turn it but misses, the ball hits his thigh pad and goes to leg gully for a leg bye
8b21Maxwell to BMAJ Mendis
fuller in length outside leg, sweeps it to fine leg for a single
8b32lbMaxwell to Jayawardene
on length outside leg, turning in, tries to sweep it but misses, the ball hits his pad and goes to fine leg for a leg bye
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 50 took 8.3 overs
8b40short ball on middle stump, angling away to off but turning in, plays the reverse sweep to gully
8b51wddown the legside, tries to turn it but misses
8b61on length outside off, turning in, drives it to off for a single
8b71Maxwell to BMAJ Mendis
short length ball outside leg, turning in, drives it to mid off
End of over 9:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 54-3 (Jayawardene 11*, 13 balls, BMAJ Mendis 4*, 5 balls)
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9b11Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
short ball outside off, guides it to point for a single
9b21Doherty to Jayawardene
fuller in length outside off, drives it to extra cover for a single
9b30Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
short ball on middle stump, outside leg, goes for the switch-hit but misses. Wide not called because he became a right hander
9b40on length outside off, turning away to off troes to cut it but misses
9b50full length ball outside off, cuts it to extra cover
9b60good in length outside off, turning in, defends it back to the bowler
End of over 10:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 56-3 (Jayawardene 12*, 14 balls, BMAJ Mendis 5*, 10 balls)
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MA Starc comes on to bowl
10b11Starc to Jayawardene
short in length outside leg, seaming in, turns it to fine leg for a single
10b24Starc to BMAJ Mendis
short length ball outside off, seaming in, tries to cut it, gets an edge to third man for four
10b31fuller in length outside off, drives it to mid off for a single
10b41Starc to Jayawardene
short length ball outside leg, seaming in, guides it to third man for a single
10b51Starc to BMAJ Mendis
short ball outside off, seaming in, steers it to third man for a single
10b60Starc to Jayawardene
full toss on middle stump, angling away to off but in swinging, defends it to point
End of over 11:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 64-3 (Jayawardene 14*, 17 balls, BMAJ Mendis 11*, 13 balls)




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GJ Maxwell comes on to bowl
11b11Maxwell to BMAJ Mendis
short in length outside off, turning away to off, guides it to point for a single
11b26Maxwell to Jayawardene
Six! good in length outside off, angling away to off but turning in, comes forward and picks it to long-off for a super six
11b32fuller in length on middle stump, plays the reverse sweep to third man for two runs
11b41good length ball outside leg, turning in, turns it to deep mid-wicket for a single
11b50Maxwell to BMAJ Mendis
good in length outside off, turning in, tries to sweep it but misses, the ball goes to the keeper who takes it and celebrates. No says the umpire
11b61full length ball outside off, drives it to extra cover for a single
End of over 12:(11 runs scored) Sri Lanka 75-3 (Jayawardene 23*, 20 balls, BMAJ Mendis 13*, 16 balls)
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B Laughlin comes on to bowl
12b11Laughlin to BMAJ Mendis
yorker outside off, guides it to backward point for a single
12b20Laughlin to Jayawardene
short in length outside off, tries to cut it, gets a bottom edge onto the ground and to the keeper
12b30short length ball outside off, angling in, tries to cut it but misses
12b44Excellent! short in length outside off, cuts it to deep backward point for a fantastic boundary
12b50full ball on middle stump, angling away to off but in swinging, goes back and cuts it to short cover
12b61full toss outside leg, flicks it to fine leg for a single
End of over 13:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 81-3 (Jayawardene 28*, 25 balls, BMAJ Mendis 14*, 17 balls)
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XJ Doherty comes on to bowl
13b11Doherty to Jayawardene
full ball on middle stump, sweeps it to leg gully
13b24Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
Oh Yes! short in length outside leg, angling away to off but turning in, comes forward and pulls it to fine leg for a boundary
13b34Shot! good length ball outside off, turning in, slog-sweeps it to deep mid-wicket for a boundary
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Jayawardene 25, BMAJ Mendis 22) took 41 balls
13b40short length ball outside off, turning away to off, defends it to point
13b52full length ball on middle stump, angling away to off but turning in, sweeps it to fine leg for two runs
13b60short in length outside off, steers it to short third man
End of over 14:(11 runs scored) Sri Lanka 92-3 (Jayawardene 29*, 26 balls, BMAJ Mendis 24*, 22 balls)
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14b10Laughlin to Jayawardene
bouncer outside off, angling away to off but seaming in, goes back and tries to cut it but misses
14b26Mahela is on fire! slow ball on length outside off, angling away to off but in swinging, goes back and lofts it to deep extra cover for a huge six
14b31fuller in length outside off, in swinging, cuts it to point
14b41Laughlin to BMAJ Mendis
short ball outside leg, angling away to leg but seaming in, tries to defend it, the ball hits his glove and goes back to the bowler, Mendis suddenly starts to run, Lauglin boosts and tries to grab the ball but completely makes a mess of it and lets them take a run
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 100 took 14.4 overs
14b50Laughlin to Jayawardene
slow full ball outside off, angling away to off, tries to pull it but misses
14b61short ball outside off, angling in but moving away to off, tries to defend it, gets an outside edge onto the ground and to the keeper
End of over 15:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 101-3 (Jayawardene 37*, 31 balls, BMAJ Mendis 25*, 23 balls)
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15b11Doherty to Jayawardene
full toss outside off, angling in, comes forward and drives it to long-off for a single
15b20Doherty to BMAJ Mendis
Finally the partnership is broken! good in length outside off, angling away to off but turning in, comes forward and lobs it to long-off, Faulkner gets low and takes it
BMAJ Mendis c Faulkner b Doherty (25 runs, 24 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
NLTC Perera comes in to bat
15b32Doherty to NLTC Perera
fuller in length outside leg, turning in, whips it to deep square leg for two runs
15b44Smashed! fuller in length on middle stump, angling away to off but turning in, scythes it to long-off for a cracking boundary
15b51short in length outside leg, angling away to leg but turning in, tries to pull it but mistimes, the ball goes to deep mid-wicket for a single
15b61Doherty to Jayawardene
fuller in length on middle stump, turns it to deep backward square leg for a single
End of over 16:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 110-4 (Jayawardene 39*, 33 balls, NLTC Perera 7*, 3 balls)




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JP Faulkner comes on to bowl
16b11Faulkner to Jayawardene
slow short ball outside off, cuts it late to third man for a single
16b26Faulkner to NLTC Perera
Big hit and it's six! slow full ball outside off, angling away to off but in swiging, pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a mighty six
16b31full toss outside off, angling in, drives it to deep mid off for a single
16b41Faulkner to Jayawardene
short length ball outside leg, seaming in, pulls it to fine leg for a single
16b51Faulkner to NLTC Perera
full toss outside off, cuts it to deep point for a single
16b60Faulkner to Jayawardene
short in length outside off, tries to cut it but misses
End of over 17:(10 runs scored) Sri Lanka 120-4 (Jayawardene 41*, 36 balls, NLTC Perera 15*, 6 balls)
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MA Starc comes on to bowl
17b12Starc to NLTC Perera
short in length outside off, cuts it to deep extra cover for two runs
17b21fuller in length outside off, drives it to long-off for a single
17b32Starc to Jayawardene
full toss outside off, cuts it to deep extra cover for a single, start to take the second, meanwhile Warner grabs and throws the ball to the bowler who quickly knocks the bails off. The decision goes to the Tv umpire, replays show that he was in
17b41good in length outside off, seaming in, guides it to third man for a single
17b54Starc to NLTC Perera
Thrashed! fuller in length outside off, angling away to off but in swinging, smashes it to long-off for a cracking boundary
17b60bouncer outside off, tries to cut it but misses
End of over 18:(10 runs scored) Sri Lanka 130-4 (Jayawardene 44*, 38 balls, NLTC Perera 22*, 10 balls)
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18b12Faulkner to Jayawardene
good length ball outside off, comes forward and picks it to long-off for two runs
18b21bouncer outside leg, seaming in, goes across the stumps and pulls it to leg gully for a single
18b31Faulkner to NLTC Perera
fuller in length outside off, goes across the stumps and tries to turn it, gets an edge to gully for a single
18b41Faulkner to Jayawardene
short ball outside off, comes forward and cuts it to deep point for a single
18b52Faulkner to NLTC Perera
full toss outside off, cuts it to deep extra cover for a couple
18b64Marvelous! good in length outside off, angling away to off but in swinging, goes across the stumps and scoops it to fine leg for a fantastic boundary
End of over 19:(11 runs scored) Sri Lanka 141-4 (Jayawardene 48*, 41 balls, NLTC Perera 29*, 13 balls)
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B Laughlin comes on to bowl
19b14Laughlin to Jayawardene
Finally a fifity for Mahela! good in length outside off, seaming in, plays the reverse sweep to third man for a boundary
CricketArchive Oracles say that Mahela Jayawardene has made 50 in 42 balls with 3 fours and 2 sixes
19b24Four More! good length ball outside off, seaming in, sways away and guides it over the keeper to third man for four
19b34Third in a row! short length ball outside off, angling in but moving away to off, cuts it over the top to deep backward point for a classic boundary
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 150 took 19.3 overs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Jayawardene 22, NLTC Perera 29) took 25 balls
19b41fuller in length outside off, in swinging, drives it to long-off for a single
19b56Laughlin to NLTC Perera
Ho Ho Ho! short in length outside leg, angling away to leg but seaming in, tries to pull it, gets a top edge to third man for a six
CricketArchive Oracles say that Tissara Perera has passed his previous highest score of 32 in twenty20 international matches
19b61bshoer, wide outside off, tries to cut it but misses, the ball goes to the keeeper
End of over 20:(20 runs scored) Sri Lanka 161-4 (Jayawardene 61*, 45 balls, NLTC Perera 35*, 15 balls)
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10:02 GMT: End of innings
10:03 GMT: What a performance by the Sri Lankan batsmen. Mahela Jayawardene, Tissara Perera and Jeevan Mendis were absolutely stunning. Australia need 162-runs to win