Australia defeated Sri Lanka at The R.Premadasa Stadium,
and have now won 10, lost 14, with 3 No Result in the 27 Matches against Sri Lanka in Sri
Lanka, see Sri Lanka v Australia, and have won 6, lost 7, with 1
No Result in the 14 matches against Sri Lanka at the R.Premadasa Stadium. See Sri Lanka v Australia at R.Premadasa
Mitchell Starc took 3/32 in the match, which took his aggregate to
101 wickets and he became the sixteenth Australian player to reach the 100 wickets
milestone, see Most Wickets for Australia, and he reached that milestone in 52
matches, which was the fastest of any player. See Players with Most Career Wickets after Playing X Matches.
James Faulkner took 4/38 in the match, which was his best bowling
performance, see Best Bowling Performances, the third time he has taken four wickets
in a match, first against Sri Lanka, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and he has now
taken 74 wickets at an average of 31.46. see Most Wickets for Australia.