Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

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Australia sneak home

This seesaw battle on the neutral turf of the P Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo ultimately went Australia's way.

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On a knife edge

The rain that arrived as the players sipped their tea provided an early full-stop for the fourth day's play at the P Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo

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Shoaib sets up thrilling finale

A spell of terrifying fast bowling from Shoaib Akhtar combined with some crafty spin from Saqlain Mushtaq gave Pakistan an outside chance of winning a first Test

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Faisal leads the fightback

With Australia dismissed for 467 and Pakistan replying with 210 for 5, you might think this was a fairly ordinary day in Colombo

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Australia's day

Australia were in the ascendant for much of the first day of the series

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Ponting leads the way as Australia take charge

Steve Waugh's Australians welcomed in a new Test season in characteristically indomitable fashion on Thursday, overwhelming an inexperienced and nomadic Pakistan side at P