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Australia thrash Sri Lanka to seal Test series

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Australia humiliated an ailing Sri Lanka by an innings and 201 runs to wrap up the series midway through the third day of the second Test in Melbourne on Friday. 

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson celebrates with teammate Peter Siddle after dismissing Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan on the third day of their second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2012. Australia battered and humiliated Sri Lanka by an innings and 201 runs to win the series.

Trailing by 304 runs on the first innings, a battered Sri Lanka surrendered for 103 for seven off 24.2 overs with Kumar Sangakkara retiring hurt and out for the rest of the tour.

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