July 9-13, 2004

Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cairns


Preview - Ponting returns to haunt Sri Lanka
Quotes - 'We have the skill to perform on a fair pitch' - Jayawardene
Quotes - It could be a fast bouncy pitch, says curator
Quotes - Jayasuriya - 'We have to play our natural game'

Day 1
Bulletin - Langer and Hayden torment Sri Lanka
Stats - Put them in at your peril
The Big Picture - Justin Langer returns at the end of the day

Day 2
Bulletin - Atapattu and Sangakkara lead the chase to 517

Day 3
Bulletin - Atapattu leads Sri Lankan resistance

Day 4
Bulletin - All eyes on Warne as classic beckons

Day 5
Bulletin - It's 527-all, as Sri Lanka hang on
News - McGrath fined for swearing
The Big Picture - Warne equals the record
The progression of the record - A 109-year tradition