Slinging bowler Lasith Malinga took a career-best five wickets as Sri Lanka beat England by 19 runs to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals and send the defending champions crashing out Monday.
Sri Lanka's cricketer Lasith Malinga celebrates the wicket of England cricketer Alex Hales during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's Super Eight match between England and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. Malinga took a career-best five wickets as Sri Lanka beat England by 19 runs.
Malinga took 5-31 as England, chasing a daunting 170-run target, were restricted to 150-9 in the Super Eights match at Pallekele stadium before a packed and rowdy crowd of 30,000.
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