Tillakaratne Dilshan thrashed a ton and ably assisted by Angelo Matthews, he saved Sri Lanka from a follow on as Australia got a comprehensive lead in the match.
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Michael Hussey shines as Australia holds Sri Lanka – 1st Test
Michael Hussey smashed another ton as the decision of declaration by Michael Clarke paid off and Australia got rid of four top order Sri Lankan batsmen.
Australian batsmen captured the first day – 1st Test vs. Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankan bowlers were at the mercy of the Australian batsmen who piled up enough runs with plenty of batting left on the opening day of the first Test.
Mahela Jayawardene smashed ton and conquered England as one man army – first Test
The Sri Lankan Captain, Mahela Jayawardene led the team from the front against the lethal bowling attack of England by thrashing unbeaten 168.
South Africa humiliated Sri Lanka in the first Test
Sri Lanka faced a humiliating defeat from Australia in the first Cricket test match.