Australia, trailing Sri Lanka by 157 runs on the first innings, were 209-3 in their second knock at stumps on the fourth day of the third and final Test in Colombo on yesterday.

Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes was unbeaten on 122 and skipper Michael Clarke was on eight, with Australia 52 runs ahead with seven wickets in hand.

Sri Lanka, who need a win to draw the series, were all out for 473 in their first innings 25 minutes before lunch, with Angelo Mathews returning unbeaten on 105.