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Aussies strike after Hussey-led declaration

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Four Sri Lankan wickets rewarded a Mike Hussey-induced declaration to have Australia in a powerful position after the second day of the first Hobart Test on Saturday. 

Australia's batsman Mike Hussey (right) celebrates his century against Sri Lanka with teammate Matthew Wade, on the second day of their first Test match, in Hobart, on December 15.

Veteran Hussey's fifth century in six Tests against Sri Lanka enabled skipper Michael Clarke to call a halt to Australia's first innings at 450 for five off 131 overs, some 30 minutes before tea on a rain-interrupted day.

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