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Last Updated:  Friday, 7 March, 2003, 07:06 GMT
Australia thrash Sri Lanka
Matthew Hayden pulls powerfully against Sri Lanka
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Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist get the Aussie innings off to a flyer with some big shots in the opening overs
Adam Gilchrist takes a run against Sri Lanka
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Gilchrist is in sparkling form, smashing the Sri Lankan bowlers to all corners of the ground on his way to a half century
Muttiah Muralitharan appeals for the wicket of Matthew Hayden
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A breakthrough for Sri Lanka as Hayden is caught at short leg off Muttiah Muralitharan for 22
Adam Gilchrist smashes a six against Sri Lanka
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Gilchrist rides his luck surviving a missed stumping and a dropped catch before being cruelly run out for 99
Ricky Ponting launches a six against Sri Lanka
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Skipper Ricky Ponting takes over where Gilchrist left off and sets about the Sri Lankan attack with some fierce hitting
Ricky Ponting salutes his century against Sri Lanka
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Ponting's 114 and a half century from Damien Martyn help Australia reach a huge total of 319-5
Sanath Jayasuriya is helped from the field after his injury
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Sri Lanka's reply receives an early blow as captain Sanath Jayasuriya has to retire hurt, injured by a Brett Lee delivery
Brett Lee appeals for a wicket against Sri Lanka
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Lee is in inspired form and shoots out the Sri Lankan top order to leave them floundering on 48-4
Australia's Michael Bevan shakes hands with Sri Lankan batsman Pulasthi Gunaratne
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Michael Bevan shakes hands with the Sri Lankan batsmen as they are dismissed for 223 to seal a 96-run victory for Australia



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