Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins. (Picture by Mark Evans/Getty Pictures)

Australia thrashed Sri Lanka within the first Take a look at match in Galle on July 1, Friday, as they gained by ten wickets. After the match, Australia captain Pat Cummins mentioned that the group should maintain profitable abroad to be the primary Take a look at group. Australia are at present the primary ranked Take a look at group and are additionally on the high of the ICC World Take a look at Championship (WTC) desk.

Cummins mentioned that his aspect has been courageous and proactive in its method in latest instances, which he believes are the traits which might be usually related to limited-overs cricket. He additionally mentioned that the people have been engaged on one thing new, making an attempt to be taught and achieve success on these wickets for the continuing collection.

“A few new phrases we’re utilizing about our method is being proactive and courageous. We noticed some actually clear strategies from all of the batters,” mentioned Cummins, after the match. “They may have been individually a bit totally different, however you noticed everybody being actually proactive and placing stress again on the bowlers.”

Embracing every little thing concerning the circumstances, that’s been a giant one for us: Cummins

“You’d usually discuss it in one-day or T20 cricket. However I feel that’s the type over right here that’s wanted,” added the Australia Take a look at captain. “Embracing every little thing concerning the circumstances, that’s been a giant one for us. Prior to now, you will get caught up in circumstances that aren’t like Australia, however if you wish to be the primary Take a look at group on the planet, you’ve obtained to be profitable abroad.”

“So I feel everybody – the skilled guys discovering new pictures, Mitchell Starc engaged on the reverse swing, Nathan Lyon arising with just a few new balls. There may be a lot urge for food to be taught and achieve success on these wickets,” mentioned the quick bowler.

Within the first Take a look at match, Australia dismissed Sri Lanka for 212 within the first innings in 59 overs, courtesy of a five-wicket haul by off-spinner Nathan Lyon. Australia, in reply, amassed 321 in 70.5 overs, due to the knocks of opener Usman Khawaja and all-rounder Cameron Inexperienced, who scored 71 and 77 respectively.

Sri Lanka, trailing by 109 runs, solely survived for 22.5 overs on the third day, scoring 113. The session was dominated by the Aussie spinners but once more as Lyon and Travis Head bagged 4 wickets every, and leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson obtained two wickets. Australia needed to chase solely 5 runs, which was completed off in 4 balls by David Warner, and the match was full earlier than lunch on Day 3.



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