Test series between Australia and Sri Lanka have often been one sided, with Sri Lanka winning all 3 tests at home in 2016 and losing both tests in 2019. Sri Lanka is getting used to clean sweeps at home, losing 3-0 to India in 2017 and 3-0 to England in 2018.
Here we look at the history of Tests between Australia and Sri Lanka:
Australia lead 19-4, with 3 of their losses coming in 2016. Sri Lanka has never won a Test in Australia.
Most runs (500 and above):
The most centuries are by M Hussey (5) and the most scores of 50+ are 8 by Clarke, Ponting and Sangakkara.
No current player from either side has more than 500 runs in these matches.
Highest innings (125 and above):
From this series we see 180 by Burns and 161 by Head.
Batting averages (Minimum 20 innings, all instances):
Headed by Ponting and Sangakkara, with no recent players here.
Strike rates (Minimum 1000 balls faced, 40.00)
Headed by Jayasuriya, with no one from recent years.
To be continued.