Australia grabbed a handy 86-run lead in the first innings
over Sri Lanka and dealt an early blow with the new ball
before rain washed out the entire final session for the
second consecutive day in the first test at Pallekele.
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dethroned Pakistan's
Yasir Shah to top the International Cricket Council's (ICC)
test rankings after his match-winning display against West
Indies in the first test.