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* Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 59 runs to reach semis in WorldT20
Mon, Mar 31, 2014, 11:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 31, Chittagong: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 59 runs in their do-or-die match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, Bangladesh in the Group 1 match of the ICC WorldT20.

Sri Lanka under Lasith Malinga's leadership managed to score 119 runs after the Kiwis won the toss and put them to bat and set the New Zealand an easy target to chase.

Mahela Jayawardena was the highest scorer for Sri Lanka with 25 runs before he was bowled out by Nathan McCullum.

However, New Zealand collapsed in the face of Sri Lanka's bowling to 60 in 15.3 overs clearing Sri Lanka through to the semis.

Decision to replace Ajantha Mendis by Rangana Herath paid off when he took five wickets for 3 runs triggering the New Zealand collapse.

Rangana Herath is the Man of the Match.

Sri Lanka will go to semis along with South Africa from Group 1.

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