1st Test, Pallekele, Jul 26-30 2016, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
117 & 353
(88.3 ov, target 268)
203 & 161
Sri Lanka won by 106 runs
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Day 4
Australia batting coach Stuart Law says one good partnership can pave the way to victory for Australia and they will not be trying to bat out for a draw
'Not going to be a day-five pitch' - Law
4yAndrew Fidel Fernando
Kusal Mendis celebrates his century
Mendis has shown 'wonderful maturity' - Ford
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele
Kusal Mendis' 176 is the second-highest maiden century by a Sri Lanka batsman.
Mendis' 176 Sri Lanka's second-highest maiden century
4yShiva Jayaraman
Bad light wiped out over two hours of play on the fourth day
Bad light and bad faith
4yDaniel Brettig in Pallekele
The teams had to wait to get things started as rain delayed proceedings on the fourth morning
Herath strikes, with bat and ball
4yESPNcricinfo staff
Australia need 185 on fifth day, SL seven wickets
4yThe Report by Brydon Coverdale
Day 3
Jon Holland trains with Australia A
Holland called up to replace O'Keefe
1yDaniel Brettig in Pallekele
In so much of his demeanour, Kusal Mendis is the team's kid brother. But when a ball is to be blocked, he is the Special Forces unit, awaiting orders to move in
Mendis' triumph over improbability
4yAndrew Fidel Fernando
Australia bowler Nathan Lyon conceded Australia had a tough day on day three but believes his team can bounce back with the new ball and win the Test against Sri Lanka
Australia pay for leaving door ajar
4yDaniel Brettig in Pallekele
Kusal Mendis is the second-youngest to score 150-plus in Tests against Australia
Second-youngest to score 150-plus against Australia
1yBharath Seervi
Steve O'Keefe is pumped up after dismissing Kaushal Silva
Australia may need reinforcement after O'Keefe injury
1yDaniel Brettig Pallekele
Resuming the third day at 6 for 1, Sri Lanka lost Dimuth Karunaratne off the third ball of the day as Mitchell Starc trapped him in front
Mendis ton scripts Sri Lanka's fightback
Kusal Mendis celebrates his century
Mendis 169* propels SL lead towards 200
1yThe Report by Brydon Coverdale