The goal of Australian team is to make some changes into the Srilanka’s batting scheduled on the third day of the first Test, before rain arrives in Kandy. The second innings at 1-6 on the home side will carry on Thursday and still struggling the tourists by 80 runs. Following the thorough outplay on the opening day, the Sri Lankan team fought back strongly and thanks to the left arm spin pair Debutant Lakshan Sandakan and Rangana Herath, who took four wickets on a complicated batting strip. Whereas, the third session of the match was discarded on both the days due to the heavy rain at Pallekele stadium and the weather forecast was giving more showers on the third day afternoon. Adam Voges scored top with 47 in the total run of Australia’s 203, subsequent to the Sri Lankan Team that made just 117 runs, expected that the development continues when Sri Lanka take up again a pitch and illustrated as having the unpredictable spin and bounce. Adam Voges said that they have got a good lead also the one second innings wicket.
Australian team gains wickets in the test match in Kandy
Therefore, still no one has mastered the wicket with the bat so that Thursday morning is going to be a critical session for all the players. Therefore, the playing field with a few tricks followed by a longer than the usual tour preparation get acquainted with the local conditions and were unable to cope with the Sri Lanka’s shrewd spinners.
Aussie planning according to the Sri Lanka’s Vagueness
The job done by the 38 year old Herath, the left arm finger spinner in 71 Tests gained 4-49. Whereas, Sandakan, the left arm Chinaman on debut who is 25 years old took 4-58. Later, that Vogue has survived an lbw review on the first ball, but he calmly broke off and resided in a 115 ball. But he found that the Sandakan’s difference is tough to accept. Voges said that the Australian teams are little bit leading to the couple of the teams, who probably making their new comers into this game. But it might have been the local Twenty20 game so that the players are not giving much importance to the game. Australia needs to face with the overwhelming victory target in the fourth innings of the match to win against the Sri Lankan team. As a result, they are repeating something similar to the day one and getting out Sri Lanka into 34.2 overs. Soon after, Sri Lanka got off to a horrible start in their second hollow out. Mitchell Starc promoted the Kusal Perera lbw sooner than the rain forced the players out from the field.
Second day report
The second day was not like the regular afternoon and predicted the feature of this match as the regular smash of wickets of the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka should be on the outcome later than two days. The Australian’s team is dominated due to the work of the bowler that established on the opening day of the match. But, today the match cancelled out by the sort of the team’s hallmark. Australia was lead by 86 runs rising from the first innings of the match. Sri Lanka get on that quest tomorrow morning at 1-6 innings and still maintains 80 runs having the last opener Kusal Perera for four moments earlier than the arrival of afternoon rainstorm. As Australia played many Test matches in the sub continental condition, that makes batting much more toughsince this team appeared in Sri Lanka and ready for the three Test series more than four nights.