Sri lanka Won Semi final From New zealand and Reach In Final of cricket World cup 2011
Sri lanka Beat New Zealand and Qualify for Final: in first Semi final of the World Cup at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Sri Lanka beat the New zealand with 5 wickets after a crucial match and reach in Final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Now Sri Lanka Play the World Cup Final at Mumbai on the date of 2nd April .Other Competitor decides after 2nd semi final match of Pakistan vs India on 30 March.
Sri Lanka Beat New Zealand in Semi Final with 5 wickets
Sri lanka Reach in Final of ICC Cricket world Cup 2011
In this match New zealand score only 217 runs But Lankan batsman face hard to beat them due to exact bowling as required for match.
From New Zealand Styris out on 57 , Guptill on 39 and Taylor made 36 runs.And Mendis and Melinga Out 3,3 Players .On the other hand From Sri Lanka Dilshan 73 and Sangakkara score 54 runs .New Zealand Bowler Southee out 3 players in this match.
New Zealand will be mighty pleased with their effort but they were unlucky that they came up short. On a pitch that was slowing up considerably, Dilshan and Sangakkara played a superb innings. They carted the Kiwi bowlers to all parts of the ground and it seemed that the game was headed towards an early finish. They went past their fifties and shared a 120 run partnership to put SL on course. However, three wickets fell for just nine runs and NZ gave a good fight. Chamara Silva and Samaraweera struggled to score runs and NZ were slowly but surely applying pressure. Silva continued his poor run, but Samaraweera and Mathews held their nerve till the end. Mathews, aided by the runner, struck some crucial blows to give the Sri Lankans a thrilling five wicket win. With this victory, Sri Lanka have booked a place in the finals. This is their second consecutive final appearance and they will be really determined to win this now. For the Kiwis, it was their sixth appearance in a World Cup semi-final and they fell short yet again