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The spinner was not picked for the opening match which the hosts lost inside three days in Galle.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Australia has added Jon Holland into their 17-man squad as Agar's replacement.
All-rounder Cameron Green played a crucial knock of 77, helping the Aussies gain a 109-run lead after Sri Lanka were dismissed for 212 in first innings.
Travis Head (4/10) and Nathan Lyon (4/31) shined for Australia with the ball, helping the side seal crush Sri Lanka by ten wickets in the first Test of two-match series at Galle International Stadium in Galle on Friday
Travis Head (4/10) and Nathan Lyon (4/31) destroyed Lankans in the third innings with their spin, skittling them out for 113
Oshada Fernando has been named as Mathews' replacement.
Galle was the venue where the Australian great became the first bowler in test cricket history to take 500 wickets.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The all-rounder last played a Test match against Bangladesh in 2017 at Chattogram, the same year where he got his only Test century against India in Ranchi.
Australia defeated Sri Lanka in the 5th and final ODI on Friday but lost the series 3-2.
Marnus Labuschagne and Alex Carey were the top scorers for the Australia team.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the fifth and final ODI, here at R Premadasa Stadium, on Friday.
Along with Maxwell, Mitch Marsh and Josh Inglis are the other options to take up Head's No.5 berth if the left-hander does not regain fitness in time.