Malinga leads Sri Lanka beat England by 19 runs

Sri Lankan pace man Lasith Malinga take career best 5 for 31 helped Sri Lanka knocked out defending champions England from the ICC World Twenty20 2012 with 19 run win in Super Eights at Pallekele on Monday.

Malinga dismissed England's top three batsmans in his first over. This five wicket haul helped to restrict England to 150 for 9 in 20 overs. Samit Patel top scorer for England with 67 runs. England and New Zealand are eliminated from the Tournament. Sri Lanka reached semi finals along with the West Indies.

Earlier, Sri Lanka scored 169 for 6 in 20 overs. Mahela Jaywardene made 42 runs. England skipper Stuart Broad take 3 wickets for 32 runs. Lasith Malinga named as the Man of the Match.

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