Sri Lanka beat Australia : First win over Aussies in 17 years

Sri Lanka beat Australia : First win over Aussies in 17 years

Sri Lanka beat Australia : First win over Aussies in 17 years

Written by Staff Writer

30 Jul, 2016 | 3:10 pm

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 106 runs a short while (July 30th) ago in the first test in Pallekele.

The win is incidentally the first victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in 17 years with the first being won in 1999 at the Asgiri Grounds in Kandy.

After posting 117 in the first innings, Sri Lanka bundled out the Australians for 203 runs.

Sri Lanka responded with 353 thanks to a century of 176 by Kusal Mendis.

Rangana Herath picked a total of 9 wickets in the game.

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