I've been to roughly 50 days of Test cricket at the MCG and that the second day of this Test was probably the most boring I've been to. The first session was so ho-hum that I was almost nodding off by the end of it!
Such a disappointing match after 4 tough, hard-fought Tests this summer. That would have to be the worst batting performance in a Test by a side in Australia post-WSC, especially considering on paper it was a very capable one. Probably the West Indies batting performance at the Gabba in 2000/01 would be worse.
Notwithstanding the weak opposition, full marks to Australia for their overall performance. Only concern imo for them this match was how their top order recklessly gave away three wickets when they had it all over SL. If you're not going to take advantage in that situation, you never will.
Really bad signs ahead for SL. As has been mentioned by others, this performance is part of a growing trend and they're a side that's old, soft and in decline - the worst possible combination.