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Australia face Sri Lanka in Pallekele (AFP via Getty Images)
Australia face Sri Lanka in Pallekele (AFP via Getty Images)

Follow live coverage of Sri Lanka vs Australia from the Australia in Sri Lanka today.

The ICC Test Championship sees nine teams compete across a two-year cycle of matches before a two-team final decides the winner. The inaugural competition was won by New Zealand after a thrilling victory over India in June 2021.

The 50-over World Cup is far older and has been competed for since back in 1975. Australia are the record winners having run out victorious on five occasions (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015). England took the 2019 crown after a dramatic Ben Stokes-inspired super-over win over New Zealand at Lord's.

The shortest form of the game sees teams compete in Twenty20. The newest format has been an instant global hit with a number of hugely-lucrative competitions massively popular all over the world. Australia are reigning world champions having taken victory in the 2021 tournament.

Follow all the latest live coverage of today's match in the live blog below:

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:49 , admin

49.6

OUT! Caught. Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Half volley, outside off stump moves in front Scoop, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to short fine leg, caught by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:47 , admin

49.5

FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Full toss, outside off stump moves in front driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:47 , admin

49.4

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, missed for 1 run, shy attempt by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:46 , admin

49.3

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Half volley, outside off stump backing away Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:45 , admin

49.2

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Full toss, down leg side backing away driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Warner.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:45 , admin

49.1

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Half volley, outside off stump deep in crease driving, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Warner.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:44 , admin

48.6

Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Half volley, middle stump backing away driving, to point for 2 runs, shy attempt by Cummins, overthrow by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:42 , admin

48.5

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Length ball, down leg side backing away driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:41 , admin

48.4

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Short, outside off stump backing away cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:40 , admin

48.3

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Leg cutter short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:39 , admin

48.2

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump backing away cutting, well timed in the air under control past long off for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:38 , admin

48.1

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Wanindu Hasaranga. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:37 , admin

47.6

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Full toss, outside off stump backing away driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:36 , admin

47.5

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, to long on for 2 runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:35 , admin

47.4

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Full toss, middle stump on the front foot Slog, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:34 , admin

47.3

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:33 , admin

47.1

Josh Hazlewood to Wanindu Hasaranga. Back of a length, outside off stump backing away driving, to point for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:32 , admin

46.6

Pat Cummins to Wanindu Hasaranga. Off cutter length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:31 , admin

46.5

Pat Cummins to Wanindu Hasaranga. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep backward point for 2 runs, direct hit by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:30 , admin

46.4

Pat Cummins to Wanindu Hasaranga. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump backing away driving, to point for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:29 , admin

46.2

Pat Cummins to Wanindu Hasaranga. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:29 , admin

46.1

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Late Cut, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:28 , admin

45.6

Marnus Labuschagne to Wanindu Hasaranga. Leg spinner length ball, to leg on the back foot working, back to bowler for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:26 , admin

45.5

OUT! Caught. Marnus Labuschagne to Chamika Karunaratne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, outside edge, caught by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:25 , admin

45.4

Marnus Labuschagne to Chamika Karunaratne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:25 , admin

45.3

Marnus Labuschagne to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to point for 1 run, fielded by Finch.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:24 , admin

45.2

FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:23 , admin

44.6

FOUR! Pat Cummins to Chamika Karunaratne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:22 , admin

44.4

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:21 , admin

44.3

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:20 , admin

44.1

Pat Cummins to Chamika Karunaratne. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:19 , admin

43.6

Marnus Labuschagne to Chamika Karunaratne. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to point for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:18 , admin

43.5

Marnus Labuschagne to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:16 , admin

43.3

OUT! Caught. Marnus Labuschagne to Dasun Shanaka. Leg spinner full toss, outside off stump down the track Slog, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long on, caught by Warner.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:15 , admin

43.2

Marnus Labuschagne to Dasun Shanaka. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad back to bowler for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:15 , admin

43.1

Marnus Labuschagne to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner full toss, to leg on the front foot sweeping, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:14 , admin

42.6

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:13 , admin

42.4

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Arm length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:13 , admin

42.3

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Arm length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, missed for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:12 , admin

42.2

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, down leg side moves in front Scoop, in the air under control to fine leg for 2 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:12 , admin

42.1

SIX! Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, middle stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:11 , admin

41.6

Marnus Labuschagne to Dasun Shanaka. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Finch.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:10 , admin

41.5

FOUR! Marnus Labuschagne to Dasun Shanaka. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:09 , admin

41.3

Marnus Labuschagne to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, top edge to short third man for 1 run, run save by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:09 , admin

41.1

Marnus Labuschagne to Dasun Shanaka. Leg spinner length ball, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:08 , admin

40.6

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:07 , admin

40.5

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, to leg on the back foot working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Finch.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:06 , admin

40.3

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:06 , admin

40.2

FOUR! Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, down leg side on the back foot glancing, inside edge past fine leg for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:05 , admin

39.6

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, mis-fielded by Smith, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:04 , admin

39.5

Jhye Richardson to Dasun Shanaka. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:03 , admin

39.4

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:01 , admin

39.3

OUT! Caught. Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid on, caught by Finch.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

13:00 , admin

39.2

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, past fine leg for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:59 , admin

39.1

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:58 , admin

38.6

Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, to leg on the front foot dropped, to gully for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:57 , admin

38.5

Wide Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, Play and Miss (Leg Side) for 1 run, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:56 , admin

38.4

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:55 , admin

38.3

FOUR! Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:55 , admin

38.2

Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:54 , admin

38.1

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:53 , admin

37.6

FOUR! Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Short, down leg side on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past fine leg for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:52 , admin

37.5

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:52 , admin

37.4

Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:51 , admin

37.4

Wide Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Slower ball half volley, wide outside off stump no foot movement driving, missed for 1 run, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:51 , admin

37.3

Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Short, down leg side no foot movement Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:50 , admin

37.2

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:49 , admin

37.1

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:48 , admin

36.6

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, Gloved to fine leg for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:47 , admin

36.4

Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, down leg side down the track cutting, mis-timed to mid off for no runs, shy attempt by Cummins, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:46 , admin

36.3

Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot cutting, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:46 , admin

36.2

Josh Hazlewood to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Maxwell.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:45 , admin

36.1

Josh Hazlewood to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:44 , admin

35.6

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Hazlewood.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:43 , admin

35.5

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third slip for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:42 , admin

35.4

Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:42 , admin

35.3

Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:41 , admin

35.2

APPEAL! Jhye Richardson to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Stoinis, appeal made for Run Out.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:39 , admin

35.1

Jhye Richardson to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:38 , admin

34.6

Glenn Maxwell to Charith Asalanka. Off break length ball, off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 2 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:37 , admin

34.5

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Labuschagne.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:37 , admin

34.4

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, off stump on the back foot Steer, missed for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:36 , admin

34.3

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Warner.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:36 , admin

34.2

Glenn Maxwell to Charith Asalanka. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:36 , admin

34.1

FOUR! Glenn Maxwell to Charith Asalanka. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:35 , admin

33.6

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 2 runs, mis-fielded by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:34 , admin

33.5

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:33 , admin

33.4

FOUR! Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Leg cutter back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past fine leg for 4 runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:33 , admin

33.3

Pat Cummins to Charith Asalanka. Off cutter back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep square leg for 1 run, run save by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:32 , admin

33.2

Pat Cummins to Charith Asalanka. Off cutter back of a length, down leg side on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:31 , admin

33.1

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Richardson.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:30 , admin

32.6

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, top edge in the air uncontrolled to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Cummins.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:29 , admin

32.4

Glenn Maxwell to Charith Asalanka. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot glancing, to short extra cover for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:29 , admin

32.3

Glenn Maxwell to Charith Asalanka. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, Gloved to square leg for no runs.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:29 , admin

32.2

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, to leg on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:28 , admin

32.1

Glenn Maxwell to Kusal Mendis. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, missed for no runs, fielded by Carey.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:25 , admin

31.6

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for 1 run, shy attempt by Labuschagne, fielded by Warner.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:24 , admin

31.5

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Smith.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:23 , admin

31.4

Pat Cummins to Charith Asalanka. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot pulling, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Stoinis.

Sri Lanka vs Australia

12:23 , admin

31.3

Pat Cummins to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run.

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