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Sri Lanka vs Australia - 2nd Test, Day 1, Galle - As it happened..

Burns and Warner depart early as Sri Lanka give the Aussies a double blow.

Sri Lanka vs Australia - 2nd Test, Day 1, Galle - As it happened..

New Delhi: Day 1 of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at Galle. Follow live score and latest updates as we bring you ball-by-ball coverage right here.


Australia first innings

Over 13.3 | Score 54/2

Burns and Warner the duo to depart, with the latter scoring a quick-fire 42 from 41 balls. Fernando and Perera pickup a wicket each by the end of play.

Sri Lanka first innings

Over 73.1 | Score 281

Sri Lanka fail to surpass the 300-run mark. Starc the pick of the bowlers, picking up a 5-for in his 16.1-over spell.


Over 54 | Score 216/5

Steve Smith will be happy with the way his boys have fought in that session.


Over 47 | Score 190/4

Steve Smith's men fought back with two wickets after a solid stand for the third wicket.


Over 35 | Score 136/3

Lyon sent Perera back in to the hut just 1 short of a fine fifty.


Over 15 | Score 46/2

Mendis and Perera have looked to rebuild after the hosts lost two early wickets.


Over 4 | Score 5/1

The Aussies got off to a dream start in the 2nd Test as Starc dismissed Karunaratne on the very first ball.


Toss

Angelo Mathews has won the toss, Sri Lanka will bat first.


Sri Lanka have the chance to seal a first series victory over Australia in 17 years, with Rangana Herath looking to wreak more havoc on his favourite ground.

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has already acknowledged that the surface on Sri Lanka`s southwestern coast is likely to turn from the outset and benefit the hosts` spin-laden line-up.

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