Sri Lanka seal semis spot with 59-run win over New Zealand

Sri Lanka secured a semifinal spot in the ICC World Twenty20 after defeating New Zealand by 59 runs in a Group I match of at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, here today.

Brief Scores:

Sri Lanka: 119 all out in 19.2 overs (Mahela Jayawardene 25, Lahiru Thirimanne 20; Tremnt Boult 3/20, Jimmy Neesham 3/22).

New Zealand: 60 all out in 15.3 overs.(Kane Williamson 42; Rangna Herath 5/3.