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2009 ICC World Twenty20, England
ICC World Twenty20 England 2009The 2009 ICC World Twenty20 is the World Championship for Cricket in the Twenty20 format. There are 12 teams competing in the Group Stages. The first two placed teams from each of the four groups (Group A to D) will move on to the Super Eights. Each team plays three games against teams they have not already played. (Teams divided into Group E and Group F). Fixtures are predetermined and have no connection to who finished first and second in the group. No points are carried forward from group stages. Top two teams in Groups E and F qualify for semi-finals.
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Australia vs Sri Lanka at Trent Bridge
Australia knocked out of World Twenty20
June 08, 2009Sri Lanka's six-wicket victory at Trent Bridge over Australia meant the Aussies are out of the ICC World Twenty20 and will have more time to practice for the upcoming Ashes. Kumar Sangakkara played a captain's innings, steadying the innings whenever the Australians tried to crawl back into the game. His 55 not out in 42 balls had six shots to the boundary including 2 sixes at crucial moments. Sri Lanka booked a berth in the Super Eights with five balls to spare. Tillakaratne Dilshan hit 53 off 32 balls, making sure Sri Lanka were always comfortably paced, chasing Australia's 159/9.