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Australia in Sri Lanka, 2011-12

Nov 1, 2012: Wisden's review of the first T20I, Sri Lanka v Australia in Sri Lanka, 2011-12

Peter Lalor

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Twenty20, Pallekele

Dilshan revisits an old favourite

Aug 7, 2011: A conversation with his new coach Rumesh Ratnayake prompted Tillakaratne Dilshan to re-employ his trademark scoop shot for the first time in more than a year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Twenty20, Pallekele

Dilshan ton overpowers Australia

Aug 6, 2011: Sri Lanka's captain Tillakaratne Dilshan struck a compelling century then marshalled his team neatly in the field to secure a 35-run victory over Australia

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia in Sri Lanka 2011

Lee watches Twenty20's rise from joke to juggernaut

Aug 5, 2011: Having witnessed the evolution of Twenty20 from its formative days, Australia seamer Brett Lee admits that his team's attitude towards the format has evolved over the years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Twenty20, Pallekele

Setting the tone for a tough tour

Aug 5, 2011: Sri Lanka and Australia will each want to set the tone for the tour with a first-up Twenty20 victory, as much to build confidence in their transitional teams as to get their opponents worried

The Preview by Daniel Brettig
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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele - Sep 8-12, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle - Aug 31-Sep 3, 2011
Australia won by 125 runs
SL Board XI v Australians at Colombo (PSS) - Aug 25-27, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 22, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
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