Sri Lanka crumble to an innings defeat against the Aussies

Michael Clarke and Mitchell Johnson

The Australians have come off yet another strong performance winning the test match against Sri Lanka by an innings and 201 runs.Michael Clarke who has had a wonderful year with the bat continued to impress scoring yet another century.The Aussie bowlers also looked lethal and bowled brilliantly during the Sri Lankan second innings giving them no chance whatsoever and dismissing them for a total of just 103 runs.Sri Lanka just made 156 in the first innings and during their second innings their condition worsened  when three of their players were unable to bat due to injury.This seals the series for Australia as they win 2-0 after defeating the Sri Lankan's in the first test as well.

Highlights of the match:

Sri Lanka Batting & Bowling:

Angelo Matthews - 2nd Innings -Batting - 35(48)

K. Sangakarra - 2nd Innings -Batting - 27(43) & 1st Innings - Batting - 58(195)

RMS Eranga - 1st Innings - Bowling - 3 Wickets for 109 Runs

KTGB Prasad - 1st Innings - Bowling - 3 Wickets for 106 Runs

Australia Batting & Bowling:

MG Johnson - 2nd Innings - Bowling - 2 Wickets for 16 Runs & 1st Innings - Bowling - 4 Wickets for 63 Runs

JM Bird - 2nd Innings - Bowling - 2 Wickets for 29 Runs

Michael Clarke - 1st Innings - Batting - 106(251)

Mitchell Johnson - 1st Innings - Batting - 92(150)*

Shane Watson - 1st Innings - Batting - 83(198)

David Warner - 1st Innings - Batting 62(46)

Scorecard:


Sri Lanka 2nd innings103-7 (24.2)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Dimuth Karunaratnerun out (Warner)130033.33
Tillakaratne Dilshanc Cowan b Johnson01000
Kumar Sangakkararetired hurt27434062.79
*Mahela Jayawardeneb Bird06000
Thilan Samaraweeralbw b Bird180012.5
Angelo Mathewsb Johnson35485072.92
Dhammika Prasadc Hughes b Lyon171702100
Rangana Herathnot out11171064.71
Shaminda Erangac Cowan b Siddle04000
Prasanna Jayawardeneabsent hurt
Chanaka Welegedaraabsent hurt
Extras: 11 b:0 lb:10 nb:1 w:0
Total: 103-7 (24.2) | Curr. RR: 4.23
FOW:Dimuth Karunaratne (1-1, 0.3), Tillakaratne Dilshan (1-2, 0.4), *Mahela Jayawardene (3-3, 2), Thilan Samaraweera (13-4, 5.3), Angelo Mathews (74-5, 18.5), Dhammika Prasad (102-6, 23.3), Shaminda Eranga (103-7, 24.2)


Australia 2nd innings bowlingOMRWNbWdRPO
Mitchell Johnson80162002
Jackson Bird91292103.22
Peter Siddle5.20321006
Nathan Lyon20161008



Australia 1st Innings460-10 (134.4)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Ed Cowanc M Jayawardene b Prasad36825043.9
David Warnerc Prasad b Mathews624661134.78
Phillip Hughesrun out (Dilshan)10181055.56
Shane Watsonc Samaraweera b Prasad831988141.92
*Michael Clarkec M Jayawardene b Eranga10618714056.68
Michael Husseyc Herath b Dilshan34684050
Matthew Wadec Eranga b Prasad160016.67
Mitchell Johnsonnot out921507061.33
Peter Siddlec M Jayawardene b Eranga13300043.33
Nathan Lyonc (sub) Chandimal b Mathews114007.14
Jackson Birdb Eranga011000
Extras: 22 b:6 lb:8 nb:2 w:6
Total: 460-10 (134.4) | Curr. RR: 3.42
FOW:David Warner (95-1, 17.3), Phillip Hughes (117-2, 23), Ed Cowan (117-3, 24), *Michael Clarke (311-4, 87.4), Shane Watson (313-5, 89), Matthew Wade (315-6, 90.4), Michael Hussey (376-7, 111.3), Peter Siddle (434-8, 126.2), Nathan Lyon (451-9, 131.4), Jackson Bird (460-10, 134.4)


Sri Lanka 2nd innings bowlingOMRWNbWdRPO
Chanaka Welegedara14.46380002.59
Shaminda Eranga2721093214.04
Dhammika Prasad2621063014.08
Angelo Mathews163602003.75
Rangana Herath397950002.44
Tillakaratne Dilshan121381003.17

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