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Aus aim to clinch series against SL

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Aug 19, 2011 at 04:07pm IST

Colombo: After going down in the third match of the one day international (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, the Austrlalian team under Michael Clarke will be looking to turn things around when the two teams clash in the fourth ODI at Colombo's R Premadasa stadium on Saturday.

Sri Lanka have flown in upcapped leg spin bowler Seekkuge Prasanna back from England to be part of a new squad to play the remaining two one-day internationals against Australia.

Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, allrounder Thisara Perera and batsman Dinesh Chandimal were dropped as the initial 16-man squad was trimmed down to 14.

4th ODI: Aus aim to clinch series against SL

Australia will look to clinch the ODI series against Sri Lanka in the fourth match at Colombo. (AP Photo)

Earlier, Upul Tharanga hit a century and Lasith Malinga took five wickets to propel Sri Lanka to a crushing 78-run win against Australia in the third ODI on Tuesday.

The win kept alive Sri Lanka's hopes of winning the five-match series after Australia won the previous two.

(With inputs from AP)

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