3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17 2016, Australia tour of Sri Lanka
355 & 347/8d
(44.1 ov, target 324)
379 & 160
Sri Lanka won by 163 runs
Player Of The Match
Day 5
Sri Lanka's 3-0 whitewash of Australia not only brought themselves back to life, but Test cricket too
Resuscitated Sri Lanka complete Test cricket's jigsaw
4yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo
Dhananjaya de Silva raises his bat after scoring a fifty off 60 balls
Mendis' 176 was the series turnaround - Mathews
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo
Dinesh Chandimal stumped Steven Smith off Rangana Herath
'Outplayed in every facet of the game' - Smith
1yDaniel Brettig in Colombo
David Warner has now gone 12 away Tests without reaching three figures
Clueless Australia need a cultural shift
4yDaniel Brettig in Colombo
Herath took 28 wickets in the 3-match series against Australia
The left-armers' high and Australia's low
1yBharath Seervi
Resuming on the fifth day with a lead of 288, Sri Lanka needed quick runs to set Australia a formidable target, and those runs came from Dhananjaya de Silva
Herath's seven-for helps SL create history
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Team-mates rush to congratulate Rangana Herath after Adam Voges' dismissal
Herath bowls Sri Lanka to historic whitewash
1yThe Report by Brydon Coverdale
Day 4
Kaushal Silva sets off for a run
Silva fits into the Sri Lankan narratives
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo
Jon Holland bowls at a practice session while Nathan Lyon looks on
Australia spinners fail to seize the narrative
1yDaniel Brettig in Colombo
Peter Nevill is mobbed by his team-mates
Nevill defends delayed stumping
1yDaniel Brettig
301 runs added by Sri Lanka's sixth-wicket in this Test is the most by any team against Australia
Silva's long-awaited ton and the sixth-wicket high
4yBharath Seervi
Having started the fourth day with a deficit of two runs, Sri Lanka, led by Kaushal Silva, quickly moved into the lead...
Solid Silva consolidates Sri Lanka's lead
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Kaushal Silva roars his delight after battling through a split webbing to score a crucial century
Silva century gives Sri Lanka 288-run lead
1yThe Report by Brydon Coverdale
Day 3
Day 2
Mitchell Starc is pumped up after bagging a five-wicket haul with the last Sri Lankan wicket
Starc joins Lyon in criticising SSC footholes
1yDaniel Brettig in Colombo
Dinesh Chandimal acknowledges the applause after bringing up his seventh Test century
Chandimal contrives the old SSC experience
1yAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo
Chandimal's resistance, Starc's consecutive five-fors
4yShiva Jayaraman
Australia broke Sri Lanka's sixth-wicket overnight stand, that stretched to 211 runs, in the 14th over of the second day, when Dhananjaya de Silva was caught by Shaun Marsh at short leg, for 129
Smith, Shaun Marsh hit back after Chandimal ton
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Shaun Marsh raises his bat after reaching his fifty
Shaun Marsh the Peter Siddle of 2016
1yDaniel Brettig in Colombo
Australia counter strongly after Chandimal ton
4yThe Report by Brydon Coverdale