Australia v Sri Lanka 1st Test – Cummins destroys Sri Lanka on Day 3

Pat Cummins ended with match figures of 10-62 for Australia
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Australia won the 1st Test against Sri Lanka, at the Gabba, by an innings and 40 runs on day 3. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 139-9, adding just 122 to their overnight score.

Match Summary

Sri Lanka 144 (Niroshan Dickwella 64; Pat Cummins 4-39, Jhye Richardson 3-36) and 139-9 (Pat Cummins 6-23)

Australia 323 (Marnus Labuschagne 81, Travis Head 84; Suranga Lakmal 5-75)

Result - Australia won by an innings and 40 runs

Scorecard

Pat Cummins 6-23 was the hero with the ball, for Australia, in Sri Lanka’s 2nd innings and he ended  with match figures of 10-62, his maiden 10-wicket match haul in first-class cricket. He was ably supported by Jhye Richardson, who took 2-19 to add to his 3-26 from the first innings on his Test debut.

Lahiru Kumara was unable to bat because of a hamstring injury, the innings ended for Sri Lanka on  139-9 giving Australia a win by an innings and 40 runs - and a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

 

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Australia - Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon

Sri Lanka - Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dilruwan Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara

 

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