First ever test: Aussies beat Lankans (Kandy, 1983)

Australia won its firstever Test against Sri Lanka. Keppler Wessels scored 141 and David Hookes 143 not out laid the foundation for a score of 5144 declared.

In response the Lankans could only muster 271 and 205. Only Arjuna Ranatunga 90 and Sidath Wettimuny 96 could muster any defiance in each innings.

Kandy, April 1983

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