Australia v Sri Lanka 2nd Test – Australia in firm control after Day 1
Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval, Canberra today, in the first ever Men’s Test Match at the ground.
Australia 384-4 (Joe Burns 172*, Travis Head 161; Vishwa Fernando 3-99)
Sri Lanka – Yet to bat
At the Close – Australia are 384 for 4
A magnificent record partnership between Joe Burns 172* and Travis Head 161 put Australia in firm control of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka, after Day 1.
Burns and Head put on a record 4th wicket partnership of 308 (against Sri Lanka) after Australia were at one stage 28-3. It was Travis Head’s maiden Test century for Australia and Burns second visit past the 150 mark.
At the close of play, Australia are 384 for 4.
Australia - Joe Burns, Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Kurtis Patterson, Travis Head, Tim Paine(c)(wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon
Sri Lanka - Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dilruwan Perera, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando
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