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Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 4: Sri Lanka thump Australia by an Innings and 39 runs in Galle

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal 206*
Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal 206*
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Sri Lanka thumped Australia, winning by an Innings and 39 runs, in the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka, at the Galle International Stadium, Galle today -

Mainly thanks to a superb double hundred by Dinesh Chandimal 206* and then, bowlers Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana and Prabath Jayasuriya (another 6 wickets - totalling 12 in the match) skittling out Australia for just 151, in their 2nd Innings. The Test series finishes 1-1.

Match Summary

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test, Australia tour of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 554/10 (181 ov)

Australia 364/10 (110 ov) & 151/10 (41 ov)

Result - Sri Lanka won by an inning and 39 runs

Scorecard

 

 

 



Match Stats

 

Australia 1st Innings Fall of Wickets - 1-15 (David Warner - 4.5 ov), 2-70 (Usman Khawaja - 21.5 ov), 3-204 (Marnus Labuschagne - 58.4 ov), 4-238 (Travis Head - 72.2 ov), 5-252 (Cameron Green - 76.6 ov), 6-329 (Alex Carey - 98.2 ov), 7-333 (Mitchell Starc - 100.2 ov), 8-338 (Pat Cummins - 101.3 ov), 9-345 (Nathan Lyon - 102.5 ov), 10-364 (Mitchell Swepson - 109.6 ov)

Sri Lanka 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Pathum Nissanka - 8.3 ov), 2-164 (Dimuth Karunaratne - 54.4 ov), 3-186 (Kusal Mendis - 65.2 ov), 4-269 (Angelo Mathews - 90.3 ov), 5-402 (Kamindu Mendis - 133.2 ov), 6-409 (Niroshan Dickwella - 136.4 ov), 7-477 (Ramesh Mendis - 164.1 ov), 8-498 (Maheesh Theekshana - 171.4 ov), 9-505 (Prabath Jayasuriya - 174.5 ov), 10-554 (Kasun Rajitha - 180.6 ov)

Australia 2nd Innings Fall of Wickets – 1-49 (David Warner - 13.1 ov), 2-59 (Usman Khawaja - 18.1 ov), 3-59 (Steven Smith - 18.5 ov), 4-74 (Travis Head - 21.1 ov), 5-112 (Marnus Labuschagne - 30.6 ov), 6-117 (Cameron Green - 32.2 ov), 7-117 (Mitchell Starc - 32.4 ov), 8-144 (Pat Cummins - 39.2 ov), 9-150 (Nathan Lyon - 39.6 ov), 10-151 (Mitchell Swepson - 40.6 ov)

 

Playing XIs

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Prabath Jayasuriya, Kasun Rajitha

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

 

Match Details

Date - 8th July, 05:30 AM

Venue - Galle International Stadium, Galle

Toss - Australia won the toss & elected to bat

Umpires - Kumar Dharmasena, Michael Gough

 

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