Australia v Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 4 – Australia won by 366 runs

Mitchell Starc took another 5fer (5-46) finishing with match stats of 10-100
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Australia won the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval, Canberra today and take the Test series 2-0, after bowling out Sri Lanka in their 2nd innings for just 149.

 

Match Summary

Australia 534-4 dec (Joe Burns 180, Travis Head 161, Kurtis Patterson 114*; Vishwa Fernando 3-126) and 196-3 (Usman Khawaja 101*, Travis Head 59*)

Sri Lanka 215-9 (Dimuth Karunaratne 59; Mitchell Starc 5-54, Nathan Lyon 2-70) and 149 (Mitchell Starc 5-46, Pat Cummins 3-15)

Result - Australia won by 366 runs

Scorecard

Series Stats

Bowling out Sri Lanka in their 2nd innings was pretty much a formality for Australia - Mitchell Starc took another 5fer (5-46) finishing with match stats of 10-100 and Pat Cummins 3- 15 as the visitors were bowled out for 149 in 51 overs - Kusal Mendis 42 top scored.

 

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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