Cricket: Herath's Six Restricts Australia To 379

Cricket: Herath's six restricts Australia to 379

COLOMBO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th August, 2016) - Veteran spinner Rangana Herath took six wickets to help Sri Lanka dismiss Australia for 379 in the first innings on the third day of the final Test in Colombo Monday. Australia, whose total was anchored on a massive 246-run partnership between skipper Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh, finished with a slender 24-run lead in response to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 355.

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 1st Innings 355 (D.

Chandimal 132, D. de Silva 129; M. Starc 5-63, N. Lyon 3-110) Australia 1st Innings 379 all out in 125.1 overs (Shaun Marsh 130, Steven Smith 119; Rangana Herath 6-81)