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Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st Test Day2: Australia take advantage over Sri Lanka

Australia's Alex Carey
Australia's Alex Carey
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On a rain affected day, Australia batted themselves into a strong position, over Sri Lanka, on Day 2 of the 1st ,at the  Galle International Stadium, Galle.

 

Match Summary

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 1st Test, Australia tour of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 212/10 (59 ov)

Australia *313/8 (69 ov)

Day Break : Day 2 Australia lead by 101 runs

Scorecard

 

Match Stats

Sri Lanka 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Pathum Nissanka - 12.1 ov), 2-42 (Kusal Mendis - 16.1 ov), 3-74 (Dimuth Karunaratne - 29.2 ov), 4-97 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 36.1 ov), 5-97 (Dinesh Chandimal - 36.2 ov), 6-139 (Angelo Mathews - 43.1 ov), 7-193 (Ramesh Mendis - 53.5 ov), 8-198 (Niroshan Dickwella - 55.3 ov), 9-206 (Lasith Embuldeniya - 57.5 ov), 10-212 (Jeffrey Vandersay - 58.6 ov)

Australia 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-47 (David Warner - 9.1 ov), 2-75 (Marnus Labuschagne - 15.2 ov), 3-83 (Steven Smith - 19.1 ov), 4-100 (Travis Head - 26.1 ov), 5-157 (Usman Khawaja - 38.6 ov), 6-241 (Alex Carey - 54.3 ov), 7-278 (Cameron Green - 63.5 ov), 8-278 (Mitchell Starc - 64.2 ov)

Playing XIs

 

Sri Lanka - Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Ramesh Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando

Australia - David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head,, Cameron Green, Alex Carey(wk), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Swepson

 

Match Details

Start Time: 05:30

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle

Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Nitin Menon, Michael Gough, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Javagal Srinath

 

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