Australia arrived in Sri Lanka with the belief it would have the preparation and talent required to emerge victorious against a rebuilding side that had slipped to seventh on the International Cricket Council's ratings.
Sun Aug 14 03:35:07 EDT 2016
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SriLankaCricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala has called for the introduction of four-day Tests and continues to resist plans for a two-tier championship, declaring it will leave nations as "second-class" citizens.
Stephen O'Keefe did his chances of a first Test start no harm while spin partner Nathan Lyon copped some heavy treatment in Australia's tour match against the SriLankaCricket Board XI in Colombo on Monday.