Sri Lanka Vs Australia 1st Test Match Jun 26 – Jun 30 2016

srilanka vs australia test match live score

srilanka vs australia test match live score is given below.

83/3 Aus – IV innings.

Australia need 185 runs to win.

 

Match Info                               Match SL vs Aus, 1st Test, Australia tour of Sri Lanka, 2016

Date                                           Tuesday, July 26, 2016 – Saturday, July 30, 2016

Toss                                           Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bat

Time                                          04:30 AM GMT

Venue                                        Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

Umpires                                   Richard Kettleborough, S Ravi

Third Umpire                          Chris Gaffaney

Match Referee                        Chris Broad

 

Toss Status – Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bat.

Sri Lanka Squad

Playing XI- Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Pradeep, Lakshan Sandakan

Bench – Suranga Lakmal, Roshen Silva, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando

Australia Squad

Playing XI – David Warner, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith (c), Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Peter Nevill (wk), Steve O’Keefe, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon

Bench – Shaun Marsh, Jackson Bird, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moises Henriques

I Innings :

Sri Lanka started very slow in the first innings for just scoring 117 in their first innings with Dhananjaya de Silva was the highest scorer with 24 and in bowling department all the bowlers have contributed very well as the pair of fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood have three and two wicket each while in the  spin department Nathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe have three and two wickets each. Sri Lanka Vs Australia 1st Test Match Highlights.

II Innings :

In the second innings kangaroos got a very unexpected start as both the openers not even touched the score of double figure David Warner gone for duck while his partner gone for only three. They were seven for two at the end. They managed to get a score of 203 as their trust-able batsman Adam Voges and Steve Smith with highest score of 47 and 30 while marsh too contributed 31 with the bat with a very good bowling performance by Herath and the debutante Sankadan the under- 19 player both have taken 4 – 4 wickets each and 2 wickets to the pacer Nuwan Pradeep.

III Innings :

As the Aussies got a  very good lead of 86 in the first innings on a spinning track of Sri Lanka  looks like they have got the match and even started well with the bowl in the third innings with the openers just gone on the total of 6. After that the third down Kusal Mendis came with some other mood and get his first test hundred with a very good score of 176 which second highest by a batsman against Australia by any Lankan. Sri Lanka finished with 353 with a very good lead of 267 runs with Starc was the pick of the bowler with 4 wickets in hand. Srilanka vs australia test match live score.

IV Innings :

Kangaroos not got a very good start as their batsman David Warner just gone for 1 by playing just 4 balls now the exact condition in the match is that they are 83 for 3 with the Captain, Smith and Voges at crease and still need 185 more to win and Sri Lanka need 7 wickets to win this historic test match as they stands 7th on the ICC ranking table while Australians are 1st on the table.

Australia Vs Sri Lanka Live Match Update

The match stopped due to bad weather.

Let us all keep our fingers crossed and hope that the rain would soon disappear and the play would resume.

 

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