After a night of beering, we’re up and about.
The SL vs Australia match is already under way at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
SL won the toss and elected to bat.
They’ve already lost 2 wickets. Too bad.
Sri Lanka Batting
Match Abandoned due to Rain. The two teams get 1 point each.
6:36AM EST – Heavy Rain stops play. SL 146-3 after 32.5 overs. Sangakara on 73; Samaraweera on 34
6:34AM EST – Close shave for Samaraweera
6:33AM EST -Another fine boundary by Sangakara (72). SL 145-3. 33rd over in progress
6:17AM EST – Move the Run Rate up, boys. Fallen to 4.28 now
6:15AM EST – Nice boundary by Samaraweera – SL 124-3 after 29 overs
5:57AM EST – SL reach 100 in 24th over. SL 100-3 Run rate 4.26
5:48AM EST – Kumar Sangakara reaches 50 SL 97-3
5:46AM EST – At last a boundary SL 96-3 after 21 overs. Run rate 4.57
5:36AM EST – Run rate falling now. 4.37 after 19 overs. SL 83-3
5:24AM EST – Thilan Samaraweera new batsman in
5:21AM EST – Bad. Jayawardena run out 74-3 Nice throw by Smith. What a shame. The Sangakara-Jayawardena was going pretty well.
5:13AM EST – SL 70-2 after 14 overs. Run Rate 5. Good running between the wickets Sangakara & Jayawardena. Singles keep coming seemingly with ease
5:02AM EST -Kumar Sangakara (32) & Mahela Jayawardena (17) batting SL 63-2 after 12 overs
4:57 AM EST – Huge crowd 57-2 after 11 overs. Run rate 5.18
4:49 AM EST – SL reach 50 with Jayawardena’s nice boundary 5-2 after 9.2 overs
4:45AM EST – SL 42-2 after 8 overs. Run rate above 5
4:36AM EST – Mahela Jayawardena new batsman in
4:33AM EST – SL Loses 2nd wicket Upul Taranga gone for 6. 31-2 c Smith b Brett Lee
The astrologer in my office refuses to predict.!! So sad
But I feel Sl will lose
You write: But I feel Sl will lose
We feel that way too now, after the quick loss of the last 2 wickets. 🙁
If Sangakara gets out, things will get even tougher.