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SL vs AUS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Galle International Stadium in Galle- Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test Day 1. Sri Lanka and Australia will wrestle with each other in the final encounter of the ongoing Australia tour of Sri Lanka 2022. The SL vs AUS 2nd Test is set to begin on July 8 (Friday) at Galle International Stadium in Galle.

Sri Lanka is led by Dimuth Karunaratne in the SL vs AUS Test series while Australia is led by Pat Cummins. Australia leads the two-match Test series 1-0 after bagging victory in the 1st Test. Australia won the 1st Test by 10 wickets.

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Niroshan Dickwella
Niroshan Dickwella. (Photo: AFP)

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In SL vs AUS 1st Test, Sri Lanka batted first and piled up 121-10 on the scoreboard in the 1st innings. Niroshan Dickwella played a good knock of 58 runs for the team. Nathan Lyon bowled an amazing spell picking 5 wickets. Later, Australia responded with 321-10 in the 1st innings.

Cameron Green
Cameron Green. (AFP Image/Jono Searle)

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Usman Khawaja gave a brilliant start to the team with his 71 runs at the opening slot. Later, Cameron Green slammed a 77-run knock to help Australia out past Sri Lanka’s total. Australia bagged a 109-run lead in the 1st innings.

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In the 2nd innings, Sri Lanka’s batting fell like a house of cards. Nathan Lyon and Travis Head bagged 4-wicket hauls to crush Sri Lanka to just 113 all-out. The 5-run target was just a formality for Australia and they managed to grab victory by a huge margin of 10 wickets.

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Travis Head celebrates with David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne. Image: Twitter

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SL vs AUS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Galle International Stadium in Galle- Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test Day 1

SL vs AUS 2nd Test begins on July 8 (Friday) at Galle International Stadium in Galle. The Day 1 of the match will take place on July 8. The match begins at 10 AM IST (10 AM local time).

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According to reports from weather.com, the temperature of Galle city in Sri Lanka on July 8 (Friday) will be about 30° Celcius during the day and fall to 26° Celcius at night. The sky will be partly cloudy during the day and night. The chances of rain are 8% during the day and 21% at night. The humidity will be around 77% during the day and rise to 86% at night.

Galle Stadium in Sri Lanka is a good scoring ground in Tests. The average 1st and 2nd innings total in Tests at the stadium are 361 and 303. The average 3rd and 4th innings total are 232 and 149. The stadium has hosted 38 Test matches so far. The pitch will be a bit friendly for spinners as was witnessed in the 1st Test.

SL vs AUS: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Galle International Stadium in Galle- Australia Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, 2nd Test Day 1

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