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Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Australia 440-8 in reply to Sri Lanka's 156

Australia led Sri Lanka by 284 runs at stumps on the second day of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Australia were 440 for eight in reply to Sri Lanka's 156, with Mitchell Johnson unbeaten on 73 and Nathan Lyon yet to score.

Scoreboard at the close of the second day of the second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday:

Sri Lanka 1st Innings 156 (K. Sangakkara 58; M. Johnson 4-63)


Australia 1st Innings (150 for 3 overnight)
E. Cowan c M. Jayawardene b Prasad 36 D. Warner c Prasad b Mathews 62 P. Hughes run out (Dilshan) 10 S. Watson c Samaraweera b Prasad 83 M. Clarke c M. Jayawardene b Eranga 106 M. Hussey c Herath b Dilshan 34 M. Wade c Eranga b Prasad 1 M. Johnson not out 73 P. Siddle c M. Jayawardene b Eranga 13 N. Lyon not out 0 Extras (b9, lb5, w6, nb2) 22 Total (8 wkts; 129 overs) 440

Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Warner), 2-117 (Hughes), 3-117 (Cowan), 4-311 (Clarke), 5-313 (Watson), 6-315 (Wade), 7-376 (Hussey), 8-434 (Siddle)

Bowling: Welegedara 14.4-6-38-0, Eranga 26.2-2-106-2 (2nb, 5w), Prasad 24-2-102-3 (1w), Mathews 13-3-47-1, Herath 39-7-95-0, Dilshan 12-1-38-1

To bat: N. Lyon, J. Bird.

Toss: Sri Lanka

Crowd: 39,486

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Nigel Llong (ENG)

TV umpire: Tony Hill (NZL)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)
(AFP)

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