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Last Updated:  Tuesday, 18 March, 2003, 07:30 GMT
Awesome Aussies ease into final
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara celebrates catching Adam Gilchrist
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Kumar Sangakkara celebrates a catch as Sri Lanka appear to claim the first wicket after Gilchrist sweeps onto his pads
Gilchrist decides to walk despite being given not out by umpire Rudi Koertzen
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Umpire Rudi Koertzen gives Adam Gilchrist not out but Gilchrist displays excellent sportsmanship and walks from the crease
Sri Lanka's captain Sanath Jayasuriya celebrates after catching Ricky Ponting
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Sri Lanka strike again, Jayasuriya celebrates catching Ricky Ponting from a deceptive slower ball from Chaminda Vaas
Andrew Symonds makes his ground as he completes a quick single
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Andrew Symonds leads the recovery, after the loss of Matthew Hayden leaves the score on 51-3
Sanath Jayasuriya strikes as Australia's Darren Lehmann inside-edges onto his stumps for 36
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Australia lose their fourth wicket as Jayasuriya claims the wicket of Darren Lehmann who edges onto his own stumps
Andrew Symonds hits out on the way to scoring 91 not out
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Symonds helps the Australian's post a competitive score of 212-7 from their 50 overs with a superb knock of 91 not out
Lee in fired-up, aggressive mood
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Brett Lee is really fired-up for Austalia ripping through the Sri Lanka batting with some devestating quick bowling
Ponting catches Sri Lanka batsman Avishka Gunawardene for only one run
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Ricky Ponting catches Sri Lanka's Avishka Gunawardene, out for only one run from another Lee delivery
Brad Hogg gets the sixth wicket, that of Mahela Jayawardene
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Brad Hogg forces an error from Mahela Jayawardene and Sri Lanka are in trouble on 60-6 with Australia poised for victory
The players are sent back to the dressing room as the rain comes down
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Lee and the rest of the Australia team are forced back into the dressing room as the rain pours down at Port Elizabeth
The umpires confer in the rain
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Umpires David Shepherd and Koetzen confer and the match is called off, Australia winning on the Duckworth/Lewis method



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