The Australian cricket team toured Sri Lanka from 18 July to 9 September 2016 to play three Test matches, five One Day Internationals (ODIs), two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) matches.
The Test series was played for Warne-Muralitharan Trophy, with Sri Lanka winning 3-0, their first ever series whitewash against Australia and first series win against Australia after 1999.
In August 2016, Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan announced that he would retire from both ODI and T20I cricket at the end of the series. He retired from all international cricket on 9 September 2016 after second T20 at RPS Colombo.
On 6 September 2016, Australia recorded the highest ever Twenty20 International score of 262/3 in first T20I of the series. Australia won both ODI and T20I series.
Player of the series:
Test: Rangana Herath (SL)
ODI: George Bailey (Aus)
T20I: Glenn Maxwell (Aus)
Sri Lanka T20 squad (05-Sep-2016)Dinesh Chandimal (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Kasun Rajitha, Sachith Pathirana, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Sachithra Senanayake, Seekkuge Prasanna, Kusal Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Chamara Kapugedera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera (Wicket Keeper), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dasun Shanaka
Australia T20 squad (25-Aug-2016)David Warner (Captain), Mitchell Starc, Peter Nevill (Wicket Keeper), Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Chris Lynn, Moises Henriques, Travis Head, John Hastings, Aaron Finch, James Faulkner, Scott Boland, Adam Zampa
Sri Lanka ODI squad (19-Aug-2016)Angelo Mathews (Captain), Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Avishka Fernando, Amila Aponso, Angelo Perera, Sachith Pathirana, Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella (Wicket Keeper), Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Chandimal (Wicket Keeper), Kusal Perera (Wicket Keeper), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Milinda Siriwardana, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dasun Shanaka
Australia ODI squad (31-Jul-2016)Steven Smith (Captain), Adam Zampa, Matthew Wade (Wicket Keeper), Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Starc, Usman Khawaja, Moises Henriques, Josh Hazlewood, Aaron Finch, James Faulkner, Nathan Lyon, Nathan Coulter-Nile, George Bailey, David Warner, Travis Head
Sri Lanka Test squad (21-Jul-2016)Angelo Mathews (Captain), Lakshan Sandakan, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Roshen Silva, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera (Wicket Keeper), Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dinesh Chandimal (Vice Captain/Wicket Keeper), Suranga Lakmal
Australia Test squad (24-May-2016)Steven Smith (Captain), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jackson Bird, Steve O'Keefe, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Peter Nevill (Wicket Keeper), Moises Henriques, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Adam Voges, Usman Khawaja, Joe Burns, David Warner, Jon Holland
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