SL vs AUS 1st Test, Day 2Live Updates: Play began on Day 2 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Galle after rain and inclement weather wiped out the first session.
Travis Head fell off the second over of the day as he gave a return catch to Dhananjaya de Silva off a leading edge. Usman Khawaja went on to hit a half-century as Australia went past the 100-run mark.
Session times are 1:45 to 3:45 and 4:05 to 6:00, with Tea to be taken between 3:45 and 4:05. Australia was 98/3 at the start of Day 2 after bowling the hosts out for 212.
Nathan Lyon’s 20th 5-wicket haul helped Australia bowl, Sri Lanka, out for a modest total despite Niroshan Dickwella’s counter-attacking 58.
The visitors then began strongly with the bat, but soon lost the opener, David Warner, for 25 off 24 to Ramesh Mendis.
Mendis then had his second wicket when he dismissed Marnus Labuschagne for 13. Sri Lanka got another breakthrough when a mix-up resulted in Steve Smith being run out for 6.
Usman Khawaja, however, has been steady for Australia and was batting on 47 at Stump’s on Day 1. Travis Head was the other batter at the crease.