Aussies dominate as Lee strikes

Updated: 11 November 2007 08:18 IST

Brett Lee bowled Australia to total domination as Sri Lanka slumped to 80 for two after being forced to follow on the third day of the first Test .

New Delhi:

Brett Lee bowled Australia to total domination as Sri Lanka slumped to 80 for two after being forced to follow on the third day of the first cricket Test in Brisbane on Saturday.

Lee returned figures of 4 for 26 as the visitors were bowled out 211 after Ricky Ponting's men declared on 551 for four.

Following on, Sri Lanka were in trouble once again at the draw of stumps after losing both their openers - Sanath Jayasuriya (39)and Marvan Atapattu (16).

Lee had Jayasuriya caught by Ponting after Andrew Symonds picked up Atapattu's wicket to leave Sri Lanka reeling at 80 for two and still trailing by a massive 260 runs.

Brief Scores:

Australia First Innings: 551 for 4 declared

Sri Lanka First Innings: 211 all out (Marvan Atapattu 51, Brett Lee 4/26, Mitchell Johnson 2/49)

Sri Lanka Second Innings: 80 for two (Sanath Jayasuriya 39, Lee 1/26)

Topics : Cricket
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