Sri Lanka won the toss and AD Mathews captain of the Sri Lankan team decided to bat first and the Sri Lanka team scored 281 runs all out in 73.1 overs. Balapuwaduge Kusal Gimhan Mendis scored 86 runs off 137 balls with ten 4s and two sixes.
Angelo Davis Mathews captain of the team scored 54 runs off 65 balls with three 4s and three maximums. Mathura Don Kusal Janith Perera scored 49 runs off 82 balls with five 4s. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva scored 37 runs off 63 balls with six maximums. Mitchell Aaron Starc took five wickets in 16.1 overs with 44 runs.
Sri Lanka won the toss who chose to bat first
Sri Lanka team
FDM Karunaratne, JK Silva, MDKJ Perera, BKG Mendis, AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal†, DM de Silva, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath, PADLR Sandakan, MVT Fernando.
JA Burns, DA Warner, UT Khawaja, SPD Smith*, AC Voges, MR Marsh, PM Nevill†, MA Starc, NM Lyon, JM Holland, JR Hazlewood.
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Warne-Muralitharan Trophy – 2nd Test
Test no. 2213 | 2016 season
Played at Galle International Stadium
4,5,6,7,8 August 2016 (5-day match)
Test debuts – JM Holland (Australia); MVT Fernando (Sri Lanka)
Umpires – CB Gaffaney (New Zealand) and RA Kettleborough (England)
TV umpire – S Ravi (India)
Match referee – BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire – RR Wimalasiri