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22nd Match, Group 1: Sri Lanka vs England WT20
Malinga sends defending champions England crashing out of World T20
1 Oct 2012Sri Lanka beat England in World Twenty20. Sri Lanka beat England by 19 runs to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals along with West Indies Monday and send the defending champions crashing out of the tournament. England lost by 19 runs. Samit Patel played the leading role in a half-century stand with a 48-ball 67 before he became a fifth victim for Lasith Malinga (5-31). Sri Lanka, on the basis of their supreme run-rate as compared to other teams, became the first team to qualify for the semis of the World Twenty20 when England were 87/5 at the 13.1 overs mark with 41 balls to spare.
Sri Lanka vs England World T20: Sri Lanka 169/6 (Jayawardene 42, Broad 3-32) beat England 150/9 (Patel 67, Malinga 5-31) by 19 runs
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