Sri Lanka thrash New Zealand, move to semifinals

June 16th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Nottingham, June 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka booked a place in the semifinals of the World Twenty20 with a 48-run victory over New Zealand in a Group F Super Eights match at Trent Bridge here Tuesday.
Brief score: Sri Lanka 158/5 in 20 overs (Tillakaratne Dilshan 48, Mahela Jayawerdene 41 not out; Daniel Vettori 2-32) beat New Zealand 110 all out in 17 overs (Martin Guptill 43; Ajantha mendis 3-9, Udana 2-17)

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