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England Women vs Sri Lanka Women

Match info: ICC Women's World Twenty20 at Sylhet Stadium - Group B

Date: 30th Mar 2014 Umpires: S Ravi and B F Bowden

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

England Women

86/3 (16.0 Overs)

Result

Sri Lanka Women

85/9 (20.0 Overs)

England Women win by 7 wickets

  • Last Updated: March 30 2014, 21:05 BST

England sealed their spot in the Women's World Twenty20 semi-finals with a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in Sunday's Group B match at Sylhet Stadium.

Sarah Taylor: Top-scored for England
Sarah Taylor: Top-scored for England

Captain Charlotte Edwards (17) led England to their 86-run target with 24 balls remaining after Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

Sarah Taylor top-scored with 36 runs for England to make it three wins out of four and confirm their place in the semis.

Heather Knight also got some runs on the board with 21 before losing her wicket to Udeshika Prabodhani.

Shashikala Siriwardene took the other two England wickets, those of Taylor and Edwards, to finish with figures of two for 15.

Earlier, Siriwardene (38 not out) led the way as Sri Lanka posted a mere 85 for nine.

England bowler Anya Shrubsole impressed with figures of three for nine with Rebecca Grundy and Jenny Gunn claiming two wickets apiece.


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