Joe Root, with a career-high 923 rating points, is now at No. 19 on the list of the highest-rated batters in Test history
Steven Smith says he and Usman Khawaja have moved on following their mix-up in the first Test in Sri Lanka, with the pair chilled over Smith's on-field reaction.
- Pant jumps to fifth, Bairstow to tenth place in latest Test rankings
- Smith moves on from Khawaja run out mix-up
- Swepson's wicket wait: 'I'm not going to lie, it plays on your mind'
- Australia have eye on India as building blocks slot into place
Alex Carey is yet to win over his wife on the reverse sweep but has no plans to change tactics against spin that originated out of a rut five years ago.
The legspinner played a key role in Galle after toiling on the Pakistan tour
The series next February could yet be vital in the World Test Championship
Green's rapid learning and use of knowledge from seniors to transcend extreme challenges has surprised his team-mates too
For one, they understand bowling, which is key for decision-makers on the field
Mitchell Starc has confirmed he won't make himself available for the BBL amid the push for Australia's multi-format stars to feature in the competition
A look at some of the key elements of their performance which came together in Galle
Holland had been a chance to play the first Test but an injured finger halted that
A look at some of the standout numbers from the Galle Test which lasted just over two days
The home side collapsed inside 23 overs as the match ended before lunch on the third day
Coach supported an attacking approach with the bat but said technique was a problem
Sri Lanka were bowled out inside a session on the third day in Galle as the first Test hurtled to a finish. Here's how it unfolded
"There is so much appetite to learn and be successful on these wickets"
Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey also made vital runs as Sri Lanka's spinners struggled for control
Broadcaster cites "multiple quality and standards breaches, CA "astonished" by the action
Australia's batters have acquired some serious competence on subcontinent pitches
Also what England's whitewash of New Zealand means, what Australia need to do in Asia, and why Pakistan are strong contenders
Niroshan Dickwella's counter-attacking half-century and Ramesh Mendis' double-strike keep Sri Lanka in the contest
Men's domestic season returns to full schedule after Covid disruption for three years in a row
Allrounder joins up for latter stages of T20 Blast as well as red-ball fixture at Scarborough
Most runs, most wickets, and a lot more