Jaywardene steers Lanka home in S '8'

Published: Saturday, May 8, 2010, 10:26 [IST]
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Jaywardene steers Lanka home in S '8'

Kensington Oval: A Super Knock from Mahela Jayawardene helps Sri Lanka to thrash West Indies by 57 runs in the super eight game of Group F in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup here on Friday.

Earlier, Mahela Jayawardene smashed a quickfire 98 from just 56 balls which helps in posting a formidable total of 195 for the loss of 3 wickets.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka, Super 8, Group F -Scorecard

Skipper Kumara Sangakkara joined with him and smashed 68 from just 49 balls.

In-reply, West Indies closed their innings for just 139/8 in the alloted 20 Overs. RR Sarwan (28 from 33 balls) and DJ Bravo (23 from 23 balls) are the only contributors in West Indies innings.

ICC T20 WC '10: Fixture - Points - Top10(R/W)

Mendis and SL Malinga snared three each wickets their spectacular spell.

Mahela Jayawardene was adjudged as Man of the Match.


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