The squad for the tour will be announced next month.
The board is also hopeful that the successful staging of the matches will open new opportunities.
Here's how the fraternity spent its day on social media platforms.
Vaas sees Malinga as a potential asset for Sri Lanka in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.
Some players who expected themselves to be a part of the World Cup later this year were left heartbroken after facing the axe
"The standard of cricket goes down."
Niroshan Dickwella has bee named the vice-captain of the Test team.
The game is a chance for the Aussies to restore pride in their cricket.
Australia have named an unchanged playing XI for this Test.
For a side who are yet to register a win on Aussie soil in the 21st century, this series will be one heck of a challenge.