West Indies and hosts Sri Lanka earned hard-fought wins in an exciting start to the Super Eights round in the World Twenty20 on Thursday.
West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle (R) celebrates the wicket of England cricketer Jonathan Bairstow with wicket keeper Denesh Ramdin during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's Super Eight match between England and West Indies at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. West Indies and hosts Sri Lanka earned hard-fought wins in an exciting start to the Super Eights round.
West Indies edged out defending champions England by 15 runs while Sri Lanka needed a one-over eliminator to upstage New Zealand, who fought back to tie the match from the jaws of defeat.
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