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Cummins ended with 10 wickets for the match

Pat Cummins is constantly the life out of a surface extracted, the pace and bounce through Sri Lanka's batting will be offered, in their second essay, Australia a morale-increase in innings and 40-run victory at the Gabba secured.

Cummins bowled with a fair amount of hostility to cause the batsman problems for all. The paceman, who dismissed Dimuth Karunratne from the final ball of day 2 began on the right note by dropping the outer edge of Dinesh Chandimal, send him back to the cottage. It was a brute of a delivery, climbed awkwardly from a short length to take the splice and directly into the hands of the gully fielder.

Kusal Mendis and Roshen Silva chased with fuller length deliveries to shut off only to be caught in the slip Cummins. At the end of his first spell, the great pacer impressive figures of 4 for 11 from eight overs. Nathan Lyon and Jhye Richardson took over from Cummins by the pressure on the batsman. Lyon also won an LBW decision against Lahiru Thirimanne (32), but the southpaw took the review and replays suggested would have missed the ball, the stumps.

The duo Thirmanne and Dhananjaya de Silva then the visitors will be controlled in the vicinity of the tea-break when Richardson bowled a ripper, the rattle of a delivery, the wood of the latter. The middle order batsman had played for, the delivery, the weird, but it straightened after pitching up to the castle, the batsman.

After the break, Sri Lanka slipped further when Cummins forced the good Thirimanne the edge of a behind. For the second time in the innings, he took the assessment but without success. The snicko showed, it would have remained the weakest of the edges and make the decision. Thirimanne was disappointed by the decision.

Niroshan Dickwella presents his pyrotechnics and essayed a helpful hand, before Richardson's second victim of the innings. The promising fast bowler gave an insight into his ability as he extracted enough to live through a short ball to the wicket.

In this stage, Tim Paine Cummins turned back for another spell, and he Packed his 10th scalp of the game Dilruwan Perera to remove, with Kurtis Patterson under a stunning catch at gully. With Lahiru Kumara and the rest of the series is excluded because of a hamstring injury, the visitors had one wicket left in the shed.

Suranga Lakmal, who played with the ball for the visitors, the fours, its long handle to collect three. But the home team didn't have to wait long for the final wicket to Lyon lured Lakmal, jump the track, only at a loss. There is jubilation in the Australian camp after winning only their second Test match as the ball-tampering saga during the Cape Town Test.

Travis head and Marnus Labuschagne deserve a fair share of the credit for Australia's thumping victory. The duo stitched a stand of 166 for the fifth wicket in Australia's first innings, to ensure that the home team had a considerable first innings lead of 179.

Overall, it was a wicket also an excellent cricket since the track offered good pace and bounce. It is also a touch of motion of the surface and Lyon but was taught enough overspin to the ball. With this victory, Australia have maintained their supremacy to the Gabba. The last time in Australia a Test at the venue was lost way back in the year 1988-89 against the Windies.

Brief scores: Sri Lanka 144 (Niroshan Dickwella 64; Pat Cummins 4-39, Jhye Richardson 3-26) and 139 (Lahiru Thirimanne 32; Pat Cummins 6-23) lost to Australia 323 (Travis head 84, Marnus Labuschagne 81; Suranga Lakmal 5-75) by an innings and 40 runs.

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