SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video

SL vs AUS LIVE: Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test Live: Just an hour and half before the start of Day 2…

SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video
SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video

SL vs AUS LIVE: Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test Live: Just an hour and half before the start of Day 2 between Sri Lanka vs Australia Test at the Galle International Stadium, heavy rains poured. As a result, the makeshift grandstand roof also collapsed. Thankfully, no one was present when it collapsed, avoiding a massive embarrassment for the home board. The heavy rain and wind also delayed proceedings on the day. Follow SL vs AUS 1st Test Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video

As per a Guardian report, the rain began to blow sideways. And the photos on social media show how the horrifying weather have lead to a chaotic situation, especially around the makeshift stand. The seats have been crushed. The entire roof has almost been dismantled.

SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video

The struggle did not end there as the pouring rain meant that the groundsmen had to ensure the grounds were covered throughout. The heavy rains made their task even more difficult with the gust of wind forcing it everywhere.

Around 12:30 pm IST, the covers were gradually removed with the sun also peeking out at the Galle International Stadium. Despite an improved weather, the game could take some time before play resumes on Day 2.

SL vs Aus Live: Amidst heavy rain and wind, roof collapses at Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka avoid embarrassment as no fans were seated

Australia would be eager to get the game going as they are currently in a solid position. They trail Sri Lanka by 114 runs with Usman Khwaja unbeaten on 47. However, the opening day of the contest belonged to Nathan Lyon.

SL vs AUS LIVE: HORRIFIC! ROOF COLLAPSES at Galle International Stadium amid heavy rain and wind during 1st Test: Watch Video

The off-spinner scalped five wickets while Mitchell Swepson scalped three to dismiss Sri Lanka for 212 runs.

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