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Match facts August 4-8, 2016 Start time 10. Alvin Kamara Jersey .00 local (04.30 GMT)Big Picture Galled by their own performance in Pallekele, here Australia might be just be Galled full stop. Rod Marsh, the national selector, spoke after the loss in the first Test of Australias excellent preparation. What else can we do, really? he wondered out loud. He sounded like an exasperated parent whose wayward kids can only be guided so far. But Australia will need to do something different when the second Test starts in Galle. They enter the match 1-0 down in the three-Test series and a losing campaign would likely result in them slipping from No.1 on the rankings. They could even fall as far as third.It was Sri Lankas spinners - as well of course as Kusal Mendis with his outstanding century - who troubled Australia most in Pallekele. And that was the one venue on this tour that might actually have suited Australia somewhat. On a dry pitch in Galle, spinners are expected to gain significant turn right from the outset. Overall at Galle, 61.79% of Test wickets have been taken by spinners. Of all Test venues to have hosted at least 10 matches, only Chittagong has a higher proportion of wickets for the slow bowlers. You half expect Michael J. Fox to be Galles deputy mayor, such a spin city it is.It is also the only home venue at which Sri Lanka have a winning record of better than 50%. They are hard to beat on the turning pitch, and will be brimming with confidence after their win in the first Test. Steven Smith, by comparison, will be desperate to turn Australias fortunes around after his first loss as Test captain.Form guide Sri Lanka: WDLLL (last five completed matches, most recent first)? Australia: LWWDWIn the spotlight There is a reason left-arm wrist-spin is also known as left-arm unorthodox: it is extremely rare. Why? Hard to say. But right-armers are more common than left-armers, and finger-spinners more common than wrist-spinners, so it is natural that it should be the least prevalent variety of spin. So much so, in fact, that Lakshan Sandakan is the first left-arm wrist-spinner from Asia to play Test cricket. Its an extraordinary fact, considering how turning pitches are mostly the norm in the in the subcontinent. But Sandakans rarity makes him all the more of a threat, and Australias batsmen struggled with the unknown in Pallekele. On debut, Sandakan finished with match figures of 7 for 107; he extracted big turn and bowled very few bad deliveries. He could just be the perfect spin partner for Rangana Herath.Back in May, the national selectors picked five spinners to represent Australia during winter tours. Jon Holland didnt figure in the shortlist. In the Test squad to tour Sri Lanka were Nathan Lyon and Steve OKeefe, and in the Australia A squad were Ashton Agar, Cameron Boyce and Mitch Swepson. And yet here is Holland in Galle, set to become Australias 444th Test cricketer. Holland was called up for Australia A because of an injury to Agar. Now, an injury to OKeefe and Holland was flown to Sri Lanka before he even had a chance to play for Australia A. An attacking left-armer who has been highly rated since his early days, Holland has had limited opportunities with Victoria in recent years due to the presence of Fawad Ahmed. But when he plays, he takes wickets.Team news Nuwan Pradeep is in doubt with a hamstring strain, which could force Sri Lanka to field a debutant fast bowler - either Vishwa Fernando or Asitha Fernando. Three frontline spinners are again expected on a pitch that should turn plenty. There is the chance that Sri Lanka might drop the opener Dimuth Karunaratne, but the lack of experience elsewhere in the side could save him.Sri Lanka (possible) 1 Dimuth Karunaratne, 2 Kaushal Silva, 3 Kusal Mendis, 4 Dinesh Chandimal (wk), 5 Angelo Mathews (capt), 6 Dhananjaya de Silva, 7 Kusal Perera, 8 Dilruwan Perera, 9 Rangana Herath, 10 Lakshan Sandakan, 11 Vishwa Fernando/Asitha Fernando.Holland will come in for OKeefe, Australias only change to the XI.Australia 1 David Warner, 2 Joe Burns, 3 Usman Khawaja, 4 Steven Smith (capt), 5 Adam Voges, 6 Mitchell Marsh, 7 Peter Nevill (wk), 8 Mitchell Starc, 9 Nathan Lyon, 10 Josh Hazlewood, 11 Jon Holland.Pitch and conditions The Galle pitch was already very dry a couple of days out from the Test and should take turn from the beginning.Stats and triviaThe past 11 Tests in Sri Lanka have all brought results: seven wins for Sri Lanka and four losses. Not since they played South Africa in Colombo in July 2014 has there been a drawThis will be Sri Lankas 250th Test match since their debut 34 years ago. By comparison, it took Australia 83 years to get to 250 TestsSteven Smith needs 63 runs to reach 4000 in Tests. If he does it in this match he will be the third-fastest Australian to the milestone, behind only Don Bradman and Matthew HaydenQuotes As a chinaman bowler, Sandakan has impressed everyone with his control. When you have such control, you can be devastating. He can also bowl the googly. Then more than anything, he gets turn. Thats the complete package you expect from a spin bowler.Rangana Herath on his spin colleague Lakshan SandakanI wasnt yelling at the players. It was obviously disappointing, the loss in Kandy, my first loss as captain. It was a different experience and hopefully it doesnt happen too often. We know what we have to do to turn it around, its just about making sure we go out there and do it.Steven Smith seeks to rebound from his first loss as Test captain Adrian Peterson Womens Jersey . Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3 to clinch Britains opening-round victory against the United States on Sunday at Petco Park. "Im proud of the way Im playing just now, because I had to do a lot of work to get back to where I want to be," Murray said after celebrating with his teammates on the red clay court in a temporary stadium in left field of the downtown home of baseballs San Diego Padres. Marcus Williams Youth Jersey . How great will be revealed in the next couple of days at the board of governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif. http:///...ttimore-gold-jersey/ . -- Cam Newton pranced into the end zone, placed his hands over his chest and did his familiar Superman pose. MADRID -- Real Madrid solved one of its problems during its trip to Germany in the Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo made peace with coach Zinedine Zidane.Now it needs to find a way to start winning again.The 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday was the third consecutive for Madrid in all competitions, raising questions about the teams potential to repeat as Champions League champion, and to end a four-year title drought in the Spanish league.I am frustrated, Zidane said. We played a good game in attack and defense and it was a great effort from everyone. We played the game we wanted. At the end, the same (draw) again, its the third match. Im frustrated for the players because its undeserved.Dortmunds equalizer came in the 87th minute, when Madrid appeared in control.One of the positives that came out of the result was that Zidane got a much warmer handshake from Ronaldo, who created a bit of turmoil after going on a little rant because of his substitution in the league setback at Las Palmas on Saturday. He didnt even look at Zidane while reaching for the coachs extended hand on the sidelines.After scoring Madrids first goal in Dortmund, he immediately pointed to the bench and rushed to celebrate with his teammates. He also exchanged a moment with Zidane, apparently trying to erase doubts about any problems in their relationship.Ronaldo and his teammates have been struggling to put together the type of top-notch performances that led them to the Euroopean final last season, failing to capitalize on scoring opportunities and being unable to put games away. Adrian Peterson Youth Jersey. We need one more goal. When you are only one goal in front, things like this can happen, Zidane said. We are in a slump but we will keep working, and we will change things soon.Madrids first draw was at home against Villarreal, and then it tied Las Palmas after conceding a late goal. In its Champions League opener against Sporting Lisbon, it was losing until the 89th when it rallied to win.Madrid remains unbeaten, and is in decent shape both in the Champions League and La Liga, but new setbacks could start putting Zidanes team in a difficult position in both competitions. Madrid is tied with Dortmund atop Group F with four points from two matches. It leads the league after six games, one point ahead of Barcelona.Madrids next chance to snap its winless streak is on Sunday in La Liga against Eibar at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.Even though weve drawn the last two games in the league, we dont want to keep playing badly, Madrid midfielder James Rodrigues said. On Sunday, we have to go out looking for a win.All three draws came against teams with yellow uniforms. Eibars colors are blue and purple.---Tales Azzoni on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tazzoni. His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/tales-azzoni Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' ' 
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