Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2: As it happened..

A total of 21 wickets fall on Day 2, Perera and Herath pick up three early wickets to put Sri Lanka in charge.

Updated: Aug 05, 2016, 17:34 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2: As it happened..

New Delhi: All action from Day 2 of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and Australia. Follow live score and latest updates as we bring you ball-by-ball coverage right here.

Australia 2nd innings

Over 6 | Score 25/3

Stumps on day 2, which emphatically saw 21 wickets falling. No reason why Sri Lanka can't wrap up the series with a win at Galle.

Sri Lanka 2nd innings

Over 59.3 | Score 237

Sri Lanka all out for 237, Australia need 412 runs to win.

Over 59 | Score 233/8

Holland sent Herath back into the hut.

Over 57 | Score 223/7

Perera completed his fifty with a single. This has been a key knock for Sri Lanka.

Over 40 | Score 172/7

Starc has been the star so far. Silva was his fourth victim.

Over 14 | Score 75/3

Perera and Mathews improved the scoring rate and looked increasingly comfortable against the Aussie attack.

Over 7 | Score 31/3

That was a fascinating session of Test cricket. Sri Lanka lead by 206 runs at lunch on Day 2.

Over 5 | Score 29/2

The Aussie bowlers kept pressure on the Sri Lankan batsman. After the loss of two wickets, Mendis and Perera looked to rebuild the innings.

Australia 1st innings

Over 33.2 | Score 106

Sandakan dismissed Marsh to wrap up the Aussie innings. The hosts secured a first innings lead of 175 runs.

Over 30 | Score 89/8

Herath and Perera demolished the Aussie batting line-up in the 1st session.

Over 17 | Score 61/4

The Lankans further tightened their grip on this Test as two Australia wickets fell early on Day 2. Superb start for the home side.