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Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test 2022 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test 2022


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test 2022 - Australia tour of Sri Lanka 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between Australia and Sri Lanka at Galle International Stadium, Galle in 29th June to 01st July 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test 2022 Highlights
Alex Carey and Cameron Green scored quickly in their 84-run stand © AFP/Getty Images


Nathan Lyon, Usman Khawaja, Cameron Green and Travis Head guided Australia easy ten-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first Test match.

Match Stats :
  • The ten-wicket win is Australia's joint largest victory by terms of wickets remaining in Test matches, It is their 30th time win by ten wickets and second time Australia had defeated Sri Lanka by ten-wickets in Tests.
  • Australia chased 5 was their joint fourth lowest successful run-chase in Test matches and It is their lowest chase against Sri Lanka in Tests, previous lowest chase was 41 at Melbourne in 1995.
  • Australia's 321 was their second highest score at Galle in Test matches.
  • Sri Lanka's 113 was their fourth lowest score against Australia in Test matches and It is their second worst-total at Galle in Tests.

* Spinners Nathan Lyon's five-for and Mitchell Swepson's three-for as Sri Lanka collapse for 212 for all-out, despite a Niroshan Dickwella's counter-attacking half-century before Ramesh Mendis' double-strike keep Sri Lanka in the contest in a action-packed opening day one of the first Test match.

* Cameron Green, Alex Carey and Pat Cummins stars as Australia build the 101-run lead in a rain-affected day of the first Test match.

* Spinners Nathan Lyon, Travis Head's each took four wickets and Mitchell Swepson two as Sri Lanka were bundled out for 113. Australia needed just 5 runs to win and knocked them off with secure a huge 10 wickets win before lunch on the day three and take a 1-0 lead in the first Test.


Sri Lanka 1st Innings scored 212 for all-out in 59 overs with top scorer by Niroshan Dickwella hammered a 58 off 59-balls including 6-fours, Angelo Mathews 39, Dimuth Karunaratne 28, Pathum Nissanka 23 and Ramesh Mendis 22.

1st Innings Australia best bowler by Nathan Lyon claimed a 5-wicket haul for 90-runs in 25-overs including two maidens, Mitchell Swepson picked up 3-wickets and one for Pat Cummins - Mitchell Starc.

Australia 1st Innings scored 321 for all-out in 70.5 overs with top scorer by Cameron Green struck 77 off 106-balls including 6-fours.

Usman Khawaja scored 71 off 130-balls including 7-fours, Alex Carey cracked a 45 off 47-balls included 6-fours, Pat Cummins hammered a 26 off 18-balls including 3-sixes & a four with strike rate of 162.50, David Warner hit 25 off 24-balls included 4-fours and Nathan Lyon 15 not out.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Ramesh Mendis claimed a 4-wickets for 112-runs in 32-overs, Asitha Fernando, Jeffery Vandersay both took 2-wickets and one for Dhananjaya de Silva.

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings scored 113 for all-out in 22.5 overs with top scorer by Dimuth Karunaratne 23, Pathum Nissanka 14 and Dinesh Chandimal 13.

2nd Innings Australia best bowler by Travis Head claimed a 4-wickets for 10-runs in 2.5-overs, Nathan Lyon took 4-wickets for 31-runs in 11-overs including a maiden and Mitchell Swepson takes 2-wickets.

Australia chased 10 for without lost a wicket in 0.4 overs with top scorer by David Warner hammered a unbeaten 10 off 4-balls including one-six & a four with strike rate of 250.

Cameron Green named Player of the match for his valuable 77 off 109-balls including 6-fours.


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