26 Mar '11, 6pm

Cricket: Dilshan, Tharanga guide Sri Lanka to semi-final: COLOMBO - Openers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharan...

Cricket: Dilshan, Tharanga guide Sri Lanka to semi-final: COLOMBO - Openers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharan...

COLOMBO - Openers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga hit brilliant hundreds to guide Sri Lanka to an emphatic 10-wicket win over England which eased them into the World Cup semi-finals on Saturday. The 1996 champions restricted England to 229-6 before romping home on the back of a fiery unfinished opening stand of 231 in a one-sided finish, much to the delight of a packed 35,000 crowd at R. Premadasa stadium. Dilshan finished with a 115-ball 108 not out, spiced with 10 boundaries and two sixes, while Tharanga notched an unbeaten 102 off 122 deliveries, studded with 12 fours and one hit over the ropes, as Sri Lanka won with 10.3 overs to spare. Sri Lanka will now play the first of two semi-finals here on March 29 against New Zealand who knocked out South Africa in Dhaka on Friday. Arch-rivals Pakistan and India meet in the second semi-final in Mohali a day later. "We lo...

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