Captain Ricky Ponting insists Australia have no fear of Sri Lanka in Saturday’s World Cup final despite not having faced their three leading bowlers.

Muttiah Muralitharan, Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga – who have 52 wickets between them – were rested in the seven-wicket Super 8 defeat.

Winning our games as comprehensively as we have gives us a lot of confidence says Ricky Ponting. His words grow forth executed really well against them last time. They had their bowlers out but they had their full complement of batsmen and we restricted them,” Ponting added.

“We just have to pick them to pieces again.”

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