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Sri Lanka's gloom over their shattering innings capitulation to Australia deepened with news Friday that star batsman Kumar Sangakkara will miss the rest of the tour with a fractured finger. 

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara (L) walks off after having his hand injured by a delivery from Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson on the third day of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2012. Sri Lanka's gloom over their shattering innings capitulation to Australia deepened with news Sangakkara will miss the rest of the tour with a fractured finger.

Sangakkara, who only joined the exclusive 10,000-run Test club with his 58 in the first innings of the second Melbourne Test, is booked in for surgery on a fractured left index finger after being struck on the glove by rampant Mitchell Johnson.

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