Herath inspire Lanka to emphatic 3-0 win over Australia


Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath (2L) celebrates with teammates after he dismissed Australia's Adam Voges during the final day of the third and final Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia at The Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo on August 17, 2016. 
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Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath (2L) celebrates with teammates after he dismissed Australia's Adam Voges during the final day of the third and final Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia at The Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo on August 17, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Sri Lanka beat Australia by 163 runs in the final test in Colombo on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 sweep in the three-match series.

Chasing 324 for victory, Australia were all out for 160 half-an-hour before the tea break, succumbing to their third successive defeat against the hosts.

Last session of Australia-Sri Lanka Test washed out

David Warner top-scored for Australia with a fluent 68. Rangana Herath (7-64) was the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers, finishing with a 13-wicket match haul.

The teams face off in a five-match one-day series beginning on Sunday in Colombo.


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