Sri Lanka win last ball thriller, Kaushalya star of the day

Women’s WC 2013

Sri Lanka beat England in a last ball thriller by one wicket in a Group ‘A’ match of the 2013 Women’s Cricket World Cup, at the Brabourne Stadium, in Mumbai, on Friday.

England, who were sent into bat made 238 for 8 in their 50 overs. Sri Lanka pipped them, scoring 244 for 9, also in 50 overs.

Sri Lanka’s star of the day was undoubtedly LE Kaushalya, who blasted 56 off just 41 balls, inclusive of three sixes and five fours.

Earlier, she took 2-49 when England batted.

Brief Scores:

England 238-8 in 50 overs ( JL Gunn 52, CR Seneviratne 2-35, Kaushalya 2-49, Siriwardene 2062)

Sri Lanka 242-9 in 50 0vers (Jayangani 62, LE Kaushalya 56, BYA Mendis 46)

Results of the rest of the matches:

Australia 175, Pakistan 84 (Australia won by 91 runs)

New Zealand 320-5

South Africa 170 all out

(NZ won by 150 runs)

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