Jackson Bird starred with the ball for Australia to dismiss Sri Lanka for 294 on Day One of the third Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney on Thursday.

Sri Lanka got off to a good start. However, Australian bowlers pulled things back in the second and third session.

Lahiru Thirimanne top-scored for the visitors with a brilliant 91,. Mahela Jayawardene also made valyuable contribution with a handy 74.