Cummins leads Australian rout of Sri Lanka
Photo Gallery1 Photo By AFP - Sat Jan 26, 1:20 am
Australia’s Pat Cummins took a career-best 6-23 in the second innings and 10 for the match to lead the Australians to a win inside three days. (AFP pic)
BRISBANE: Australia thrashed a disappointing Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in the first day-night Test in Brisbane on Saturday.
Led by a brilliant display of fast bowling from Pat Cummins, the Australians dominated a Sri Lankan outfit that never came to terms with the pace and bounce of the Gabba wicket.
They made 144 in the first innings and just 139 in the second in reply to Australia’s first innings total of 323.
Cummins took a career-best 6-23 in the second innings and 10 for the match to lead the Australians to a win inside three days.
He was well-supported by debutant Jhye Richardson, who took 2-19 to go with the 3-26 he claimed in the first innings….