Late Test call-up Glenn Maxwell believes he has the game and the experience to take on Sri Lanka in spinning conditions.
- by Malcolm Conn
England's Jonny Bairstow struck an incredible Test century against New Zealand.
The Sri Lanka crowd chant, “Australia, Australia, Australia" as the players complete a lap of honour following the fifth ODI.
Sri Lanka's sturdy partnership between Chamika Karunaratne and Pramod Madushan is broken by Cameron Green.
Australia took a consolation win in the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka with a four-wicket victory on Friday.
Danushka Gunathilaka tried to hit Josh Hazlewood over mid-off early in the fifth one-dayer but was caught.
Australia's total steadily increases as Travis Head scores his third of the over.
Australia have enough memories of Galle to know this two-Test series will stretch them in ways Pakistan never did.
- by Daniel Brettig
Kiwi batsman Henry Nicholls couldn’t believe his misfortune when his straight drive careered into the outstretched bat of Daryl Mitchell at the non-striker’s end.
New Zealand's Henry Nicholls was dismissed in bizarre fashion on day one of the third Test against England.
The Victorian all-rounder was called upon ahead of the opening Test match in Galle next week as Travis Head recovers from a minor hamstring strain.
- by Malcolm Conn and AAP