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A 166-run stand for the fifth wicket helped the hosts extend the lead

Marnus Labuschagne (81) and Travis head (71*), built on the good work of the first session, as Australia's Test against Sri Lanka found themselves in command at the dinner on day 2 of the Gabba. The duo strung together a stand of 166 in the power of the home-page 249 in the break, a lead of 105.

When the second session began, the visitors would have hoped to get more on the rise. Suranga Lakmal and even produced an edge only for Niroshan Dickwella, the wicketkeeper, diving in front of the first slip fielder and fluff the chance. The head of the beneficiaries.

Head, in the company of Labuschagne, Dickwella, Sri Lanka, and to pay for the mistakes made. It was the head trying to break free with a well-placed drive off Dushamntha Chameera. Labuschagne followed to increase a cut and drive, his first Test fifty. Head, stuck in the 40s for a while, also the building is achieved with a single from Dhananjaya de Silva.

With Australia, the 200-run mark exceed, the opposition players looked deflated on the field. To get In a desperate attempt, a wicket, and Dilruwan Perera convinced to take Dinesh Chandimal, a review for a LBW against Labuschagne, but without success. With Labuschagne of the assessment, which are used by tourists to survive, to both of your reviews.

At the fag end of the session, there was little joy for the beleaguered Sri Lanka in the setup Labuschagne was dismissed by Dhananjaya. Then, the lead had swelled to more than a hundred. The visitors took the second new ball shortly before the break and would get me through a couple of incisions in the last session.

Earlier, in the first session, Australia had to wiggle a bit, lose a few wickets up front. With the score on 76 for 2, Marcus Harris chased a short and wide delivery from Lahiru Kumara, only to be caught by the fielder stationed at backward point. Nathan Lyon, the nightwatchman, was the next to be chasing an outs winger from Lakmal into the hands of Kusal Mendis in the slip cordon.

With Australia, a partnership of the substance, the head need and Labuschagne joined together to sew a crucial Alliance. It was not always smooth sailing for the duo, with the two surviving a couple of scares. To flow as soon as you waded through the tough time, runs began. Head and a few well timed run plays works, while Labuschagne took Perera with sweep shots.

Brief scores: Sri Lanka 144 (Niroshan Dickwella 64; Pat Cummins 4-39, Jhye Richardson 3-26) trail Australia 249/5 (Marnus Labuschagne 81, Travis head 71*; Suranga Lakmal 2-50) by 105 runs.

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