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Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day

Australia stumped, yet again

For all the money and time spent on improving Australian fortunes in Asia, an abject defeat to a modest Sri Lankan side at Pallekele did little to suggest much progress had been made

Steven Smith had a few anxious moments

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 4th day

Bad light and bad faith

It has been hard enough for spectators to get to Pallekele for the Test match this week. Those who did were further insulted on day four by the home board's decision to not use floodlights

Richard Kettleborough checks the light meter

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Mendis' triumph over improbability

On a crucial day, Kusal Mendis used his immaculate technique to find success where his team-mates failed, and it gave Sri Lanka some reason to celebrate after a recent bleak period

Kusal Mendis sweeps

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Australia pay for leaving door ajar

The Australian bowlers did not do a whole lot wrong. But the truth of the matter is that they should have been defending a far bigger lead, if they were even bowling at all on day three

Nathan Lyon celebrates dismissing Angelo Mathews