Malinga five ends England's title defence: ICC T20 WC S8 SRL v ENG (P'kele)

England surrendered their World T20 crown when they lost to Sri Lanka by 19 runs after Lasith Malinga roughed them up with a 5 wicket haul.

Earlier, Mahela Jayawardene top-scored for Sri Lanka with 42, while Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis and Thisara Perera chipped in with 28, 18 and 26 not out respectively.The victory meant Sri Lanka and the West Indies reach the semi-finals after the hosts won all their three matches in the Super Eights.

Sri Lanka 169 for 6 (Jayawardene 42, Broad 3-32) beat England 150 for 9 (Patel 67, Malinga 5-31) by 19 runs

Oct 2012

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