The in-form Marnus Labuschagne says having faith in his methods and ability has enabled him to pile on the runs.
Australia have a decent platform to build from on day two against New Zealand after the in-form Marnus Labuschagne produced once again.
Sri Lanka moved on to 263-6 in their first innings after only 18.2 overs of play on day two of their Test in Pakistan was possible.
India clinched a 2-1 Twenty20 series victory on Wednesday, their batsmen dominating West Indies in the decider in Mumbai.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has agreed to take over as Cricket South Africa director of cricket on a short-term basis.
Pakistan's pacemen took four wickets in the afternoon session in their first Test in their homeland since 2009.