• The recently retired Ricky Ponting was in attendance.
  • Angelo Mathews dropped a sharp chance in the first over of the day.
  • Shaminda Eranga's safe hands made no mistake in getting rid of Ed Cowan.
  • David Warner struck a firm half-century.
  • Warner was run out shortly before the lunch break.
  • Phil Hughes marked his return to the XI with a fine half-ton.
  • Chanaka Welegedara had Hughes caught off a no-ball.
  • Shane Watson was comfortable in the middle order.
  • Welegedara delighted in the fall of Watson.
  • Hughes was eventually out for 86.

1st Test, Day 1: Aus v SL

The recently retired Ricky Ponting was in attendance.