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Highlights: Sri Lanka-England game

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Published: Monday, October 1, 2012, 23:48 [IST]

Highlights: Sri Lanka-England game

Pallekele, Oct 1: Lasith Malinga's five-wicket haul powered Sri Lanka to a 19-run victory and sent England packing from the ICC World Twenty20 2012. The victory sent Sri Lanka into semi-finals along with West Indies from Group 1 on Monday night.

Scorecard; Points Table

Here are the highlights of this game

# Malinga finished with figures of 5/31 and won the Man-of-the-match award

# Malinga is now the fourth bowler to take a five-wicket haul in all three formats (Test, ODI and T20Is). Umar Gul, Ajantha Mendis and Tim Southee are the other three

# Malinga also became the first bowler to take five wickets against England in a T20I. Previous best was Harbhajan Singh's 4/12 last week

# Chasing 170, England were kept to 150/9 in 20 overs

# Malinga took three wickets in over including two off two. Bowling the third over of the innings and his first, he dismissed Luke Wright on the second ball then he had the scalp of Jonathan Bairstow off the fifth delivery and finished over with the wicket of Alex Hales

# Malinga was off the attack after just one over (1-0-3-3). He returned to bowl the 14th over with Jos Buttler facing the hat-trick ball. The right-handed batsman safely negotiated that delivery

# Samit Patel was the top scorer for England with 68

# England, the defending champions failed to reach the semi-finals. They won only one match in the Super Eight out of three

# West Indies finished second in the group behind Sri Lanka with two wins

# Sri Lanka will face the second placed team from Group 2 in the last-four match on Thursday in Colombo's R Premadasa Stadium

# West Indies will play the Group 2 winner on Friday at the same venue

# Tuesday is the last day of Super Eight stage

# Kumar Sangakkara captained Sri Lanka today even though regular skipper Mahela Jayawardene was playing

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