Sri Lanka were bowled out for 291 against Australia on the first day of the first Test 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.