After notching a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the series opener, Australia lost by an innings and 39 runs in the second Test as Sri Lanka drew the series 1-1 on Monday and Cummins feels the defeat was a “reality check.”
Before Sri Lanka, Australia had toured Pakistan, beating the hosts 2-0 in the three-match Test series in March.
“I think half our batting lineup and half our bowling lineup hasn’t played a lot over here in the subcontinent. So the experience on these two vastly different wickets, I think we got a lot of lessons out of it to take to India next year,” Cummins was quoted as saying by ‘Sydney Morning Herald.’
“We turned up knowing it’s a tough place to win series and games over here, So to come away with a series…