- Sri Lanka all our for 281
- Australia 54-2 at stumps
The Sri Lanka captain also unfurled the reverse sweep against Lyon to collect a couple of boundaries.
Starc dismissed Mendis to claim his 100th test wicket, ending the right-hander's 137-ball knock which included 10 fours and two sixes.
Left-arm spinner Jon Holland impressed with his flight and loop on his debut test but had to wait for his first wicket until the final session when he trapped Dhananjaya de Silva (37) lbw with a full toss.