Cricket - Cricket-Australia v Sri Lanka - third test scoreboard

SYDNEY, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Scoreboard at close of play on the first day of the third test between Australia and Sri Lanka at Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday:


Australia won the toss and chose to bowl first

Sri Lanka first innings T. Dilshan c Wade b Bird 34 D. Karunaratne c Hussey b Bird 5 M. Jayawardene c Clarke b Starc 72 L. Thirimanne c Warner b Lyon 91 T. Samaraweera lbw Siddle 12 A. Mathews c Hussey b Starc 15 D. Chandimal b Starc 24 D. Prasad c Starc b Siddle 2 R. Herath c Siddle b Bird 5 S. Lakmal c Hussey b Bird 5 N. Pradeep not out 17

Extras (lb-8, w-3, nb-1) 12

Total (all out, 87.4 overs) 294

Fall of wickets: 1-26 2-72 3-134 4-167 5-222 6-250 7-256 8-271 9-273

Bowling: Starc 19-0-71-3 (w-3), Bird 19.4-10-41-4, Siddle 15-3-46-2 (nb-1), Johnson 13-1-58-0, Lyon 19-2-69-1, Hussey 2-1-1-0.

Australia: D. Warner, E. Cowan, P. Hughes, M.Clarke, M. Hussey, M. Wade, M. Johnson, P. Siddle, M. Starc, J.Bird, N. Lyon.

Australia lead the three-match series 2-0 (Compiled by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by John O'Brien/Peter Rutherford)

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