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Australia cricket workforce. (Photograph by Robert Cianflone/Getty Photos)

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.

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