Persistent rain in Colombo led to the game being called off after 32.5 overs, Sri Lanka v Australia, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 5, 2011 © Manoj Ridimahaliyadda

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    Fans take refuge from the rain © AFP

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    The rain came pouring down to halt the Sri Lanka-Australia match after 32.5 overs © Getty Images

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    Thilan Samaraweera built a half-century stand with Kumar Sangakkara to steady Sri Lanka © AFP

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    Team-mates congratulate Steven Smith on running out Mahela Jayawardene © AFP

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    Kumar Sangakkara picks a gap on the off side on his way to a 69-ball fifty © Associated Press

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    Brett Lee celebrates Upul Tharanga's dismissal © Associated Press

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    Steven Smith is pumped after taking a stunning catch to dismiss Upul Tharanga © Associated Press

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    Tillakaratne Dilshan angers the Australia players by pulling out at the last moment facing Shaun Tait © Getty Images

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    The Sri Lanka team sing their national anthem © Manoj Ridimahaliyadda

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    Shaun Tait celebrates the wicket of Tillakaratne Dilshan © Getty Images

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    Tillakaratne Dilshan falls to Shaun Tait © AFP

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    Shaun Tait leaps in the air after getting rid of Tillakaratne Dilshan © AFP

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    Sri Lanka's fans sport hairstyles to rival Lasith Malinga's © AFP

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    There was a festive atmosphere at the Premadasa for Sri Lanka's big game against Australia © AFP

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    The Irish spirit has spread as far as Colombo © AFP