2 nd Test Sri Lanka vs Australia 1 st day Analysis:Australia on top as Joe Burns get close to a double century


It was a day started with Sri Lanka getting 3 early wickets for just 28 runs but ended up in the usual pattern as Australian batsmen were able finish on a high on 384 for 4 wickets.

Australian captain won the toss and decided to bat in very good conditions for batting.But two new Sri Lankan bowling openers Vishwa and Karunarathne managed to send back Harris,Khawaja and Labuschagne for 11,0 and 6 runs.

But Sri Lanka lost the grip again as they allowed Head and Burns to get 308 runs partnerhip on board and it nearly took the game away from the Lankans.

Joe Burns were able to remain unbeaten on 172 runs as Travis Head added 161 runs on board.

Vishwa Fernando took 3 wickets for 99 runs in the day for Sri Lanka and Debutant Chamika Karunaratne took 1 wicket for 87 runs.

We mentioned 350 as the par score here and game has already started to shift towards Australia and Sri Lanka will have to bat extremely well here to save this game from here on.

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