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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

"Compaq Cup" Tri-Series: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka crushes New Zealand by 97 runs

Thilan Samaraweera's defiant century (104) as they recovered from a disastrous start to reach 216-7, backed up by three wickets in a single over from Lasith Malinga (4-28) to bowl out Black Caps for just 119 in the 37th over, gave Sri Lanka a crushing 97-run win in the opening match of the tri-nation series. Sri Lanka were struggling at 69-5 after electing to bat before Samaraweera led the fightback with a vital 127-run stand for the sixth wicket with Angelo Mathews (51).
For New Zealand, Grant Elliott top-scored with 41. Ian Butler (25), McCullum (14) and skipper Daniel Vettori (10) were the other batsmen to reach double-figures in a dismal batting performance.
Sri Lanka 216/7 (Samaraweera 104, Mathews 51, Bond 3-43) beat New Zealand 119 (Elliott 41, Malinga 4-28) by 97 runs

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.