Sri Lanka made a paltry 117 in 34 overs after winning the toss. Australia will resume on 66-2 in reply where 12 wickets tumbled in two sessions on day one.
Steve Smith (28 not out) and Usman Khawaja (25 not out) shared a crucial third-wicket stand of 59 before rain cut short play.
Australia 66 for 2 (Smith 28*, Khawaja 25*) trail Sri Lanka 117 (Lyon 3-12, Hazlewood 3-21) by 51 runs.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2016 SRL v AUS 1st Test
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