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Feb 14, 2012 at 05:14pm IST

Unlucky No 13 for Tharanga

Poor Upul Tharanga still can't buy runs in Australia. The woefully out of form Sri Lankan opener came into this match with scores of 4 and 5 in the series so far, both times edging to slip, and if he thought Valentine's Day would offer some room for optimism, it sorely did not.

Second ball of the match, a leaden-footed Tharanga was prized out by Vinay Kumar who was well aware of the opener's troubles outside the off stump. The ball pitched just short of a length and moved away enough to take the outside edge, and MS Dhoni took the catch. It was Tharanga’s 13 duck in ODI cricket, and fifth against India.

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