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To set Sri Lanka off to a disappointing start with the bat and folded up for 144, and Australia in control. In response, Australia had lost 72 for 2, Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja under the lights in the day-to-night-light.

Before the start of the series, Sri Lanka's bowling coach had stressed, a study of the way, the India bowlers bowled in their series win Down Under. By the time the Sri Lankan bowlers went in the bowl, in the hope to replicate the performance of the Indian bowlers, the match slipped from their grasp. Both Marcus Harris and Usman Khwaja was good to see the testing times under lights and set-up bat is a perfect platform for the hosts for a long time.

Pat Cummins and Jhye Richardson struck crucial blows to pin the visitors on the Mat, as Niroshan Dickwella and fought hard with his 78-ball 64. Decided the bat, both Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne were scratchy at the start and fought against Richardson in the first hour of the game. While Mitchell Starc fought, the debutant kept things in check. It was Cummins, who has to break the opening, when he had Thirimanne caught in slips.

Richardson to hit soon, sagging Dinesh Chandimal as his first Test wicket. The body blow, though, came late in the first session. Karunaratne came across a delivery that turned and bounced from Lyon glove it to the keeper. Sri Lanka went to tea break at 58 for 3 and needed Kusal Mendis and Roshen Silva back innings to revive in the second session. But they got off to a disastrous start after the break.

Richardson removed Mendis on the third ball of the second session with peach, and outsourced on-and pulled away to beat the outside edge and take off the pole. From there on the Sri Lanka innings was like being in a rudderless boat movement without purpose and without the right direction. Dhananjaya de Silva fell, caught behind driving at a wide, while Roshen was smothered by Cummins is a ball that nipped away to try to defend, and took the outer edge.

Left with no other choice, Dickwella produced to push some much-needed fireworks, a total of over 100. At one point, he is a Starc delivery get over the 'keeper for a six. The premier pacer, much to the dismay of the visitors, found its rhythm for a short while and did add to the damage. Starc dismissed Suranga Lakmal to pocket of his 200 Test wicket and then Dilruwan Perera caught at, had slipped on his tally. Dickwella is over got to his half-century with a boundary in the 52nd, before he pulled a short ball to long, Cummins his third goal of the day.

Australia made a good start, even if the conditions were in the favor of the visitors. The first five overs resulted in 20 runs, and despite the bowlers found swing and movement of the deck. Lakmal finally met in the 11., if he had burns poking at a delivery outside off. Mendis picked up a good low catch, to be sure, Burns ' s spoiled return to Test cricket. Dilruwan struck with his first delivery - with less than 10 minutes left in the day - as Khawaja hacked on a short and wide. Sri Lanka were guilty of in the length just a bit short, and may negotiate Harri, the things with ease.

PERERA STRIKES: Short off and Khawaja has hacked to get back on the Pole. Urgently wicket for Sri Lanka needed late.

Australia 72 for 2

BELOW: Lakmal has struck and Australia have the wicket of Joe Burns. Movement and there was the edge. Trapped on the second piece of paper.

Australia 37 for 1

Moderate START: 20 already on the Board in the first five overs ...

To open well then, burns and Harris, and to start Lakmal ...


Fourth wicket by Cummins and three for Richardson. Dickwella fought hard for his 64, but no other batsman hung. Sri Lanka folded for a below par total, but there's just enough in the lane for you. Australia should be long lash, but you have to start under lights and this will be difficult. Again in the 10 ...

THREE FOR CUMMINS: Short ball, Dickwella has taken to long on. He falls for 64 from 78.

50 TO: Dickwella gets his first half-century against Australia with a boundary. He played his shots and has rewards reaped. Sri Lanka wants him to continue, while Australia are looking to stop running against him.

Sri Lanka 132 for 8

The players are out there for the last session of the first day. How long Sri Lanka, a burden?


Jhye Richardson and Pat Cummins struck vital blows as Australia is the second session to reduce Sri Lanka, 122 8 curved. Richardson added two to his account, to help while Cummins bagged the other wicket, and Australia select five wickets in the session after the visitors began on the 58 3.

If the first session was a teaser, the second session saw Richardson in full swing. The pacer was the only reason Australia made an exceptional start to the session, and mounted pressure on Sri Lanka. Richardson hit the third delivery of the session to remove Kusal Mendis. He produced a peach, miss, pitched on off and left the batter just a touch to the outside of the edge and crashes into the stumps. Dhananjaya de Silva was the victim of a bad blow fell, as he chased, and a width of a Richardson and was caught behind.

To dig at 66 for 5, the obligation, Niroshan Dickwella and Roshen Silva to the side, out of trouble. On both sides of the break, Australia, produced a period of 31 deliveries to get where Sri Lanka failed a run. Held, that the installation of the pressure-and resulted in the wickets. Roshen and Dickwella had extended their connection to the 25, when Cummins hit back with the pin on the Mat. To defend Roshen delivery tried to play offside, but the ball held its line and took the outside edge before landing with Tim Paine.

A Cummins bouncer Dilruwan Perera struck on the right hand and forced him to retire hurt, before Mitchell Starc dismissed Suranga Lakmal to get his 200 Test wicket. There was a fire work of Dickwella late in the session, but regular wickets meant he is not left with much of a choice.

Earlier, Australia debuts to Richardson and Kurtis Patterson in front of Sri Lanka, handed over the bat decided. Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne seen fought, the first half-hour, as Starc, the perfect length. Richardson asked a lot more questions before Cummins, the hosts got their first breakthrough when he dismissed Thirimanne. Richardson Chandimal, pocket, pointed his first Test wicket to give before Nathan Lyon dismissed Karunaratne late in the session, Australia is the advantage.

DILRUWAN FALLS: He went after the hit, came back, and not take a long time. Starc has his edge to second slip and Australia bag their eighth wicket.

Sri Lanka 106 for 8

IN AND OUT: Lakmal comes in and gets out. Full and on the stumps by Starc around the wicket. It takes the outside edge and good low catch by Labuschagne in the second third of the slides.

Sri Lanka, 102, 7

Uh, oh! Bumper from Cummins, and it hit Dilruwan on the right thumb. He leaves the box and looks in a lot of pain.

CUMMINS STRIKES: the Full and which the from the tree stumps. It holds the line and takes the outside edge to defend as Roshen Silva. Second wicket for the pacer and Australia, the boss of this game.

Sri Lanka 91 for 6

BAD RECORDING: Full and wide from Richardson, de Silva drove away from the body and is caught behind. Sri Lanka five down with almost nothing on the board.

Boy, oh, boy! Richardson strikes in the first over of the second session. Mendis last only two balls in the session. Full and on the stumps, leaves the batsman a touch and crashes into the off pole. This is a beauty from the debutant, as he wicket takes his second Test. Sri Lanka in all sorts of trouble now.

Sri Lanka 58 for 4

The players are back ... Sri Lanka have Mendis and Silva stand up and get the team out of trouble.


Three early wickets in the first session, gave Australia the much-needed advantage, they were in search of the way in the tea break. Reduced to 31 for 2, Kusal Mendis remained unbeaten, but early wickets meant the visitors slipped to 58 for 3.

Sri Lanka decided to bat first and had a cautious start. Australia handed debuts to Kurtis Patterson, and Jhye Richardson and the latter made an exceptional start to his career. The pacer found the perfect length right from his first, and kept asking questions even as Mitchell Starc struggled to settle in. The first nervy moment for Sri Lanka came on the last ball of the fifth. Starc finally got a to make and had a Ping of Lahiru Thirimanne in front lbw. The batsman opted for a review, just to facilitate the ball to the leg was missing stumps.

Pat Cummins was introduced in the attack in the ninth and struck in his second over. He has it full, and drew Thirimanne into the drive. The ball only moves a touch to take the edge before the opener caught at third slip. The moment of the session, however, belonged to Richardson. He was rewarded for his consistency, as he pulled a cross from Dinesh Chandimal and had caught him on the second piece of paper.

Both Richardson, Cummins, and rolled in the fields, asked a few questions. They were, however, well played by Karunaratne and Mendis. Both were patient and willing to see from the tough magic, even as the pressure rose. There was not much movement in the air, or off the track, but enough to keep the batsman on their toes. The Mendis-Karunaratne cooperation stretched had 23 and looked good, asked them to Pause, before Nathan Lyon produced a wicket. The offspinner got to dive on the ball and away from Karunaratne, who came across it and gloved it to the keeper.

BELOW: Lyon gets the big wicket and Karunaratne has to walk back. The wicket, comes round, it floats off and the ball to dive. It is turning a bit and the curve to the left and came across you. Faint edge and the keeper brings the catch.

Sri Lanka 54 3

50 for Sri Lanka - Mendis and Karunaratne have things a little and extended their Association to 22.

VIRGIN WICKET: Richardson gets the Sri Lanka captain. Beautiful Delivery. Full and from. Just a touch to move, take the outer edge and lands with the fielder at second slip. Sri Lanka two quick wickets lost, now.

Sri Lanka 31 for 2

WICKET: Cummins comes and he fails to. Full and just outside off. To drive questions Thirimanne. He did it, and the ball with the seam to take way to the outer edge. Caught on a piece of paper. Easy.

Sri Lanka 26 for 1

10 Overs - Sri Lanka 26 for no loss ...

SOLID STARTFrom Australia. You have asked a couple of questions in the first five overs, but they did not get a wicket. Starc is yet to find his consistency, but Richardson bowling is also on the debut. There were edges, plays and finds and lbw appeals so far, but Sri Lanka can opener hang in there.

There is an lbw was given to appeal and Thirimanne, lbw. He went for the review and the ball, the leg stump was missing.

Sri Lanka 17 for no loss

To open well then, Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne walk out to Starc, with the ball begin ...

TOSS - Sri Lanka decide to bat.

Australia: Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine(w/c), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Kusal Mendis, Roshen Silva, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara

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