Following Mitchell Starc’s heroics, David Warner smashed his way to 42 before being dismissed as Australia trailed Sri Lanka by 227 runs at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test. Spin wary Australian batsmen will have it all to do against the Lankan spinners on Day 2. Catch live cricket score of Sri Lanka vs Australia hereKusal Mendis like he did in Pallekele got Sri Lanka out of a hole as his 86 helped them put up a fighting first innings score of 281. Starc was the destroyer in chief, claiming five Lankan wickets.In reply, Australia lost Joe Burns on the second ball of the innings. However, Warner decided to smash his way out of trouble, blasting 42 off 41 balls before being dismissed on the last ball of the day. The visitors were 54 for two at stumps.
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