Sri Lanka were a home stretch away from their first Test win over Australia. And only a young legspinner with a bowling average of over 300 stood in their way
Toss: Sri Lanka.
At Khettarama Stadium, Colombo, September 4
At Khettarama Stadium, Colombo, September 5 (day/night)
With good fortune on their side, Australia won their first Test series on the Indian sub-continent for 23 years, since Bill Lawry's team beat India 3-1 in 1969-70
Toss: Sri Lanka
At Khettarama Stadium, Colombo, August 28, 29, 30, September 1, 2
At Moratuwa, September 8, 9, 10, 12, 13