Veteran spinner Rangana Herath took six wickets to help Sri Lanka dismiss Australia for 379, after the tourists lost their last 5 wickets for just 26 runs.
Australia was boosted by a 246-run partnership between skipper Steve Smith (119) and Shaun Marsh (130) to take a 24-run lead in response to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 355.
Sri Lanka 355 and 22 for 1 (Karunaratne 8*, Silva 6*) trail Australia 379 (S Marsh 130, Smith 119, M Marsh 53, Herath 6-81) by 2 runs.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2016 SRL v AUS 3rd Test
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Players Tagged in ClipDexSilva, Kaushal J Karunaratne, F Dimuth M Lakmal, Suranga Smith, Steve PD Perera, M Dilruwan K Herath, Rangana Marsh, Mitchell R Marsh, Shaun
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