Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene's interview after the Australians registered a huge 137-run win against the tourists in the opening Test match at Hobart on Tuesday.

Pacemen Peter Siddle and Mitchell Starc bowled Australia to victory over Sri Lanka in the first  Test in Hobart, claiming six wickets in the final session for a thrilling win.

The Sri Lankans looked to be batting out for a draw until Siddle and Starc struck to secure Australia's first win of the home season, after losing to South Africa 1-0 in the recent three-Test series.

Starc claimed the last four wickets to fall to end with five for 63, while Siddle was named man of the match after his four for 50 to finish with nine wickets for the match.