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T20 World Cup: England beat Sri Lanka to virtually seal semi-final spot

Updated on: 02 November,2021 07:14 AM IST  |  Sharjah
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England’s bowlers then combined to bowl out SL for 137 in 19 overs and remain unbeaten with four wins in the Super 12 stage to stay top of the group

T20 World Cup: England beat Sri Lanka to virtually seal semi-final spot

Jos Buttler celebrates scoring a century against Sri Lanka yesterday. Pic/Getty Images


Jos Buttler hit a century and spinner Adil Rashid returned figures of 2-19 as England beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs to all but book their semi-final spot in the T20 World Cup on Monday. 


Buttler’s unbeaten 101 steered England to 163 for four after being invited to bat first. England’s bowlers then combined to bowl out SL for 137 in 19 overs and remain unbeaten with four wins in the Super 12 stage to stay top of the group. 



Brief scores
England 163-4 in 20 overs (J Buttler 101*, E Morgan 40; W Hasaranga 3-21) beat SL 137 all-out in 19 overs (W Hasaranga 34, D Shanaka 26; M Ali 2-15, A Rashid 2-19, C Jordan 2-24) by 26 runs


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