Australia vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 5, Highlights: Hosts Clinch Historic Win Over Australia
Sri Lanka registered their first Test win over Australia in 17 years. Catch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Australia here
- Updated: July 30, 2016 05:14 PM IST
For 178 balls, Steve O'Keefe and Peter Nevill defied the Sri Lankan spinners and it seemed Australia would escape with a draw. However, Dhananjaya de Silva broke the four-run stand while Rangana Herath clinched the final wicket to give Sri Lanka a historic 106-run win over Australia. Catch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Australia here (SCORECARD | PLAY FANTASY CRICKET)
Australia were 83/3, in pursuit of 268, before rain and bad light scuppered the fourth day's play at Pallekele. Smith was unbeaten on 26 while Herath, Perera and Sandakan took a wicket apiece.
Earlier, Kusal Mendis' magnificent knock of 176 helped Sri Lanka score 353 in their second innings. Mitchell Starc took four wickets while Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon grabbed two scalps each.