Australia decimated Sri Lanka within the first Check at Galle as they defeated the hosts by ten wickets to go 1-0 up within the two-match sequence. David Warner emphatically ended the match with a boundary and a most in consecutive deliveries. The guests wanted simply 5 runs within the final innings as they bundled out Sri Lanka for 113 runs of their second innings, due to Travis Head (10/4) and Nathon Lyon(31/4).
Notably, Australia, of their first innings, had been bundled out for 321 early on Day 3, thereby incomes a lead of 109 runs. Sri Lankan workforce couldn’t have had a greater begin to their second innings as Mitchell Starc was taken for 4 boundaries in his first over. The Sri Lankan batters appeared adamant about taking part in their pictures on a pitch that was turning sq.. However the hosts fell into the identical entice that they’ve mastered through the years because the Aussie spinners wreaked havoc on the rank turner.
Nathan Lyon took 9 wickets within the match
After the opening stand of 37 runs, the Sri Lankan batters had been clueless towards the Australian spinners, who shared all of the ten wickets between them. Nathan Lyon, who picked up a fifer within the first innings, regarded set to get the milestone once more however he was robbed of a well-known ten-wicket haul within the match by Travis Head, who bagged 4 wickets in simply 17 deliveries.
Earlier within the match, the hosts had been bundled out for simply 212 after electing to bat first. In reply, Australian batters did nicely towards the Sri Lankan spinners on a mud bowl. Usman Khwaja continued his good type with the bat as he offered a strong begin to the guests alongside David Warner. However the guests stumbled within the center with fast wickets of Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, and Travis Head.
Australia had been in a little bit of bother, however a combative partnership between Alex Carey and prime scorer Cameron Inexperienced saved the Sri Lankans at bay. Each the batters fell within the quest for fast runs, however Australia did handle a large lead of 109 runs due to some late energy hitting by skipper Pat Cummins. Sri Lanka couldn’t bounce again afterwards and suffered a humiliating defeat.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted to Australia’s triumph:
In High 10 wickets takers record in Check cricket:
5 pacers – Anderson, Mcgrath, Broad, Walsh & Steyn.
5 spinners – Murali, Warne, Kumble, Ashwin & Lyon.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 1, 2022
— ICC (@ICC) July 1, 2022
ninth five-wicket haul for Nathan Lyon in Asia in Check cricket, among the finest from Australia in longer format. pic.twitter.com/SDZUKCk6oh
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) June 29, 2022
Most five-wicket haul amongst energetic gamers in Assessments:
31 – James Anderson
30 – R Ashwin
20 – Nathan Lyon
19 – Stuart Broad
19 – Shakib Al Hasan
16 – Yasir Shah#SLvAUS
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) June 30, 2022
Australia Spin Trio:
— Hammered Reality 🇦🇺🦘 (@hammered_truth7) July 1, 2022
Australia has simply received one of many extra exceptional Assessments you'll ever see, with Travis Head and Nathan Lyon spinning Sri Lanka out inside a session to make sure a tiny chase for David Warner at hand the Aussies a 1-0 sequence lead! pic.twitter.com/rqYLYQHAvG
— Triple M Cricket (@triplemcricket) July 1, 2022
Nathan Lyon equals Kapil Dev within the record for probably the most take a look at wickets! He’s presently at 434.
— Cric bug (@Unstoppable_49) July 1, 2022
Nathan Lyon now has extra Check wickets than Rangana Herath.#SLvAUS
— Nic Savage (@nic_savage1) July 1, 2022
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) June 29, 2022
Australia have defeated Sri Lanka within the first Check by 10 wickets. Travis Head picked 4/10 in simply 17 balls within the second innings.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) July 1, 2022