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Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Led by Pat Cummins, a United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Australia ambassador, the team will donate $45,000 to the organisation's Sri Lanka appeal.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
He achieved this landmark during the second and final Test against Australia at Galle on Monday
The star batter of Australia David Warner on Monday took to Instagram to pen a heartfelt message for the Sri Lankan fans, thanking them for hosting Australia 'during what is an extremely difficult time'.
He achieved this landmark in the second and final Test against Australia at Galle on Monday
Resuming day four with an overnight lead of 67, Dinesh Chandimal and Ramesh Mendis went about their business in the first hour, again frustrating the Australians.
Nissanka tested positive on Sunday morning via an Antigen test and a PCR test later that day confirmed the diagnosis.
At the end of the day, Kamindu Mendis (118*) and Ramesh Mendis (7*) stood unbeaten at the crease, with Sri Lanka at 431/6.
At the end of the second day, Sri Lanka are trailing by 180 runs in the game with eight wickets in hand.
Opted to bat first, the hosts got off to a good start with Kasun Rajitha providing them with an early breakthrough when he knocked off David Warner's off stump in the fifth over of the day
All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva, pacer Asitha Fernando and spinner Jeffrey Vandersay have tested positive for COVID-19, ruling them out of the second Test.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
The trio joined the team on July 4. The second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka will take place from July 8 onwards
Sri Lanka Cricket also informed that Mathews will also be available for the second Test against Australia on Friday.