SL vs AUS Head to Head Records, Sri Lanka’s Head-to-Head Record Against Australia – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test. Australia and Sri Lanka are set to clash with each other in the 2nd Test of the ongoing series. The SL vs AUS 2nd Test will conclude the Australia tour of Sri Lanka 2022.
The encounter commences on July 8 (Friday) at Galle International Stadium in Galle. Australia, led by Pat Cummins, leads the series 1-0 after winning the SL vs AUS 1st Test by 10 wickets. Now, Dimuth Karunaratne-led Sri Lanka needs to make a comeback in the 2nd Test to end the series in a tie.
In SL vs AUS 1st Test, Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first. Openers Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne started well with their 23 and 28, however, they could not convert their knocks into big scores. Niroshan Dickwella (58) scored fifty later to take Sri Lanka to 212 all-out in the 1st innings.
For Australia, Nathan Lyon picked a 5-wicket haul. Australia responded with 321 all-out in the 1st innings. Opener Usman Khawaja scored a good knock of 71 runs. After Australia lost a few wickets cheaply in the middle, Cameron Green came up with a fabulous knock of 77 runs. His knock helped Australia to gain a 109-run lead in the 1st innings.
While Sri Lanka needed to bat well to make a comeback in the 2nd innings, their batting fall apart against a deadly bowling attack by Nathan Lyon and Travis Head, both of whom picked a 4-wicket haul. Dimuth Karunaratne scored the most 23 runs as Sri Lanka was bowled out for just 113, setting a 5-run target for the Aussies.
David Warner slammed a four and six in the first over itself to grab victory for Australia by 10 wickets. Cameron Green was awarded the player for the match award for his crucial knock in the 1st innings. Below we take a look at SL vs AUS head-to-head records in Tests.
SL vs AUS Head to Head Records, Sri Lanka’s Head-to-Head Record Against Australia – Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test
SL vs AUS Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||SL Won||AUS Won||Draw|
|At Galle International Stadium, Galle||5||1||3||1|
|In last 5 matches||5||2||3||0|
|In Sri Lanka||17||4||7||6|
Successful Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting
|Innings||SL Won||AUS Won|
SL vs AUS- Top players’ stats
|Highest Individual Score||Kumar Sangakkara- 192||Michael Slater- 219|
|Best Batting Average||Aravinda de Silva- 47.23||Michael Hussey- 110.44|
|Most runs||Mahela Jayawardene- 969||Michael Hussey- 994|
|Best Bowling Average||Russel Arnold- 12.0||Travis Head- 2.50|
|Most Wickets||Rangana Herath- 66||Shane Warne- 59|
|Best Bowling Figures||Rangana Herath- 7/64||Michael Kasprowicz- 7/39|
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