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Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Chris Devine

Sri Lanka survived a late scare to book their place in Saturday’s World Cup final with a five-wicket win over New Zealand at the R Premadasa Stadium.

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Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Sri Lanka overcome brave Black Caps

Chris Devine

Sri Lanka survived a late scare to book their place in Saturday’s World Cup final with a five-wicket win over New Zealand at the R Premadasa Stadium.

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Don't believe the hype - Dhoni

Don't believe the hype - Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has ordered his players to ignore the hype surrounding Wednesday's World Cup clash with Pakistan and focus on securing a place in Saturday's final.

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Sangakkara: We must focus

Sangakkara: We must focus

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara insists his side will not be affected by complacency ahead of their World Cup semi-final clash against New Zealand following a 10-wicket win over England.

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Flower promises considered approach

Flower promises considered approach

Andy Flower has revealed England will take time to examine the reasons behind their World Cup exit. The squad flew home on Sunday following their quarter-final defeat to Sri Lanka in Colombo.

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Ponting calls for swift resolution

Ponting calls for swift resolution

Ricky Ponting insists he will put the team first when deciding whether to stand down as Australia captain following their World Cup exit. He hopes his future is resolved “in the next couple of days”.

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No excuses from Strauss

No excuses from Strauss

Chris Devine

England captain Andrew Strauss offered a frank assessment of his side’s shortcomings after their rollercoaster World Cup campaign ended with a 10-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in the quarter-finals.

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Winning margin surprises Sangakkara

Winning margin surprises Sangakkara

Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara thought England would have provided a sterner test after a stunning 10-wicket victory helped the co-hosts set up a World Cup semi-final clash with New Zealand.

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Superb Sri Lanka cruise into semis

Superb Sri Lanka cruise into semis

Rob Barnett

Sri Lanka openers Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan delivered a one-day batting masterclass to set up a World Cup semi-final with New Zealand. Both registered centuries in a 10-wicket triumph.

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McKay replaces injured Mills

McKay replaces injured Mills

Andy McKay has been called into New Zealand’s World Cup squad as a replacement for fellow seamer Kyle Mills, who has been ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a quad strain.

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