Last session of Australia-Sri Lanka Test washed out
Pallekele, Sri Lanka: Rain washed out the last session of play on the opening day of the main Test between Sri Lanka and Australia on Tuesday, with the guests 66 for two at stumps.
Usman Khawaja and Steve Smith sewed together an unbeaten 59-pursue third-wicket association the guests lost openers David Warner (0) and Joe Burns (3) right on time because of Sri Lanka’s 117 full scale.
Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Pradeep and Rangana Herath shared one wicket each after their batsmen lost the plot to Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon, who grabbed three wickets each.
The guests trail Sri Lanka by 51 keeps running in the primary innings.
Sri Lanka: 117 in 34.2 overs (Dhananjaya de Silva 24; Josh Hazlewood 3-21, Nathan Lyon 3-12)
Australia: 66-2 in 20 overs (Usman Khawaja 25 not out, Steven Smith 28 not out; Nuwan Pradeep 1-3, Rangana Herath 1-15)