The Australian off spinner, Nathan Lyon, sparkled for the first time in the series vs. India by grabbing 5 wickets and brought back his side in the fourth Test.
The Indian spinners once again penetrated through the strong batting line up of Australia as most of the visiting batsmen struggled to get a few runs on board.
The determined team India let down their strong rivals Australia in the third back to back home Test with a wide margin and proved their strength in the game.
Murali Vijay became the second centurion in the Indian innings as bhuvneshwar Kumar grasped three top order wickets of Australia and put the hosts on top.
The Sri Lankan batsmen fought hard until the final moments of the fifth day but the rival bowlers got through their defences and won the match for Australia.
Australia came back in the match by removing the openers of Sri Lanka and the home side looks for a victory after setting a mammoth target for the visitors.
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.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul put West Indies in command after thrashing a magnificent ton versus Australia in the first innings of the Barbados Test.
West Indies has started their journey toward solidity with a promising batting display by their top order batsmen in the first Test vs. Australia.
The alarming rise in Australia’s bowling stocks over the last 12 months is a good sign for the team in transition.