Joe Burns batted through the day as he and Travis Head hammered a 308-run stand against Sri Lanka at Manuka Oval
Australians were under the crisis in the start but joe Burns and Travis head centuries Buried Sri Lankan Hopes.Watch the best action from the second Test between Australia vs Sri lanka from Oval.
what has become a day of dominance by Australia from a rocky position of 3 for 28. Joe Burns raises his bat around the ground as he leads the players off. He’s played outstandingly well. Scored Australia’s first Test hundred of the season which was quickly followed by Travis Head’s maiden Test ton. The early promise for Sri Lanka quickly faded as their inexperience pace attack struggled to maintain pressure while Dilruwan Perera couldn’t control the run-rate either. They also missed four catches and a run out.
Australia: Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine (c/wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Chamika Karunaratne, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Series: Sri Lanka tour of Australia 2018/19
Toss: Australia , elected to bat first
Match number: Test no. 2345
Match days: 01,02,03,04,05 February 2019 (5-day match)
Test debut: C Karunaratne
Umpires: Michael Gough
TV Umpires: Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire: Sam Nogajski
Match Referee: Javagal Srinath