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* England beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in World Twenty20
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 11:15 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 27, Chittagong: England beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in their World Twenty20 super 10 Group One match at Chittagong, Bangladesh on Thursday ending Sri Lanka's 14-match winning streak.

England after winning the toss set Sri Lanka to bat and Sri Lanka set England 190 to chase with 55 from Dilshan Tillakaratne and 89 from Mahela Jayawardena.

In reply England's Alex Hales hit 116 out of 97 balls to claim victory and stay alive in the tournament. Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara claimed England's all four wickets.

Sri Lanka, although tied with South Africa in the point table with 4 points each, is at the top of the table with the better run rate.

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