Aussies dump Lanka to enter semis

Published: Monday, May 10, 2010, 4:52 [IST]
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Aussies dump Lanka to enter semis

Bridgetown: Cameron White smashed an unbeaten 85 off 49 balls before Australia's bowlers destroyed Sri Lanka's batting line-up to set up an 81-run victory in a Super Eights match at the World Twenty20 at Kensington Oval on Sunday.

Earlier, Australia off to a bad start as they lose five wickets for just 67 on the board. White brilliant innings helps Australia to post a modest total of 168 for the loss the five wickets.

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White smashed six fours and six sixes and shared a brilliant partnership of 101 off nine overs with Michael Hussey (39 off 26 balls).

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In-reply Sri Lanka bowled out for just 87 on the board. MG Johnson snared (3-15)

With the second win in a row in Super Eight stage, Australia sealed its spot in the semi-finals.

Cameron White was adjudged as Man of the Match.


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