SYDNEY (AP) — Sri Lanka reached 225-7 at stumps on day three of the third and final test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, 87 runs ahead of Australia with three second-innings wickets in hand. Australia declared on 432-9 earlier in the day and leads the three-match series 2-0.
Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 294 (Lahiru Thirimanne 91, Mahele Jayawardene 72; Jackson Bird 4-41, Mitchell Starc 3-71)
Australia 1st innings: 432-9 declared (Matthew Wade 102 not out, Phil Hughes 87, David Warner 85, Michael Clarke 50; Rangana Herath 4-95)
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings: 225-7 (Dimuth Karunaratne 85, Mahele Jayawardene 60; Mitchell Johnson 2-19)