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Sri Lanka whips West Indies

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 3:30 PM

Sri Lanka easily defeated the West Indies by 57 runs at The Oval a short while ago to advance to the final of the 20/20 World Cup in England.

As a result of the victory, Sri Lanka will meet Pakistan in the final set for Sunday at Lord’s.

West Indies chasing 159 for victory were bowled out for 101 with captain Chris Gayle top scoring with 63 off 50 balls.

Angelo Mathews and Muttiah Muralitharan were the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers with three wickets apiece.