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Half-centuries put Australia on top of Sri Lanka

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Australia took the upper hand against Sri Lanka following half-centuries by Phil Hughes, David Warner and Michael Clarke on the opening day of the first Test in Hobart. 

Australian batsman Michael Clarke drives a ball from the Sri Lankan bowling on the first day of the first Test in Hobart on December 14, 2012. Australia took the upper hand against Sri Lanka following half-centuries by Phil Hughes, David Warner and Michael Clarke on the opening day of the first Test in Hobart.

The Australians always had the measure of the unthreatening Sri Lankan bowling attack, but Mahela Jayawardene's team kept a lid on the scoring rate to just above three runs an over with alert ground fielding.

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