Mike Hussey goes out a winner with Australian victory

Mike Hussey capped his final Test before retirement by steering Australia to 141-5 and a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Sunday, completing a 3-0 series sweep.

updated: January 06, 2013 13:50 IST
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Sydney: Mike Hussey bowed out of Test cricket with a win when he guided Australia to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Sunday, giving the home side a clean sweep of the three-match series.

Left-hander Hussey, playing in his 79th and final Test after announcing his international retirement, got his team over the line after the loss of five wickets on a tense fourth day at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The 37-year-old provided the steadying hand as Australia made hard work of running down 141 runs for victory on a turning pitch.

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