Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Fri 02 Dec 2022 Pallekele Test review: Kusal Mendis’ splendid knock turned the tide Sri Lanka did not go into the Pallekele Test high on confidence. They were crushed in England, and were on the back foot for one half of the first Test against Australia Pallekele Test: Herath, Sandakan bowl Sri Lanka to historic win It has been 17 long years, since Sri Lanka won a Test against Australia, their own win against the number one Test-playing nation before Pallekele. That finally changed on Saturday, against all odds Pallekele Test Day 4: Sri Lanka strengthen position in close contest Hosts Sri Lanka continued their impressive come-from- behind on day four of the Pallekele Test,as Australia Pallekele Test: Sensational Kusal Mendis brings Sri Lanka back in game At the end of day two, Sri Lanka had fought back well with the ball, but Australia were still ahead in the match courtesy the first-innings lead they achieved. Pallekele Test: Lanka fight back on day 2, but Aussies still ahead Rangana Herath and Lakshan Sandakan picked up four wickets apiece for Sri Lanka on day two of the Pallekele Test, Pallekele Test: 12 wickets fall as bowlers dominate Day 1 Australia went into the Test series against Sri Lanka as favourites, and performed very much to expectations on the opening day of the first Test at Pallekele. Winning the toss was about the only thing that Angelo Mathews did right on a tough Tuesday Pallekele Test preview: Struggling Lanka face dominant Australia There was a time when playing at home was Sri Lanka’s biggest strength against the best of opponents