Malinga’s five sends England crashing out
Sri Lanka 169 for 6 (Jayawardene 42, Broad 3-32) beat England 150 for 9 (Patel 67, Malinga 5-31) by 19 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details
England’s defence of their World Twenty20 title ended with a 19-run defeat against Sri Lanka, as the home side were cheered on amid a raucous atmosphere generated by a vibrant home crowd. Lasith Malinga ripped out the top order with three wickets in four balls, to immediately set back a tough chase of 170, then returned to finish with 5 for 31 just when Samit Patel offered England a glimmer.
Malinga had been relatively quiet in the tournament until…
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