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Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Save our hearing please

Apr 4, 2014: The cricket was fine despite the storm. If only the emcee had turned down the volume on them loudspeakers

Mayisha Kabir

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Sammy defends wait-and-watch approach

Apr 3, 2014: Darren Sammy said it was disappointing to go out under the rain rule, and refused to answer when he was asked whether West Indies could afford Gayle and Samuels taking as much time as they did

Abhishek Purohit in Mirpur

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Sri Lanka thrive before the storm

Apr 3, 2014: Before the rain arrived, Sri Lanka showed an intensity while bowling and fielding that West Indies could not deal with

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

The flamingo uppercut and Bravo's boundary magic

Apr 3, 2014: Plays of the day for the semi-final between Sri Lanka and West Indies in Mirpur

Alan Gardner in Mirpur

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final, Mirpur

Sri Lanka book another final spot; holders out

Apr 3, 2014: West Indies banked on a frenetic finish, but Sri Lanka's bowlers had choked the chase to suffocation-point before heavy rain, then marble-sized hail, cut the innings short and sent Sri Lanka to yet another major final

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Windies firepower gives them the edge

Apr 2, 2014: Both Sri Lanka and West Indies have strong spin attacks, but West Indies have been unstoppable with the bat in the last five overs

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Perennial bridesmaids SL seek to break hoodoo

Apr 2, 2014: In the previous eight global tournaments, Sri Lanka made the semis or better six times. They did not win the title even once. Can they be seventh time lucky?

Alan Gardner in Mirpur

SL v WI, World T20, semi-finals

High-risk and handsome

Apr 2, 2014: West Indies' inability to rotate the strike has landed them in a few sticky situations, but their six-hitting prowess has usually come to their rescue. Can this approach take them to a second straight final?

Abhishek Purohit in Mirpur

SL v WI, World T20, semi-finals, Mirpur

Captaincy contrasts couldn't be starker

Apr 2, 2014: Sri Lanka had not announced their captain seven hours before they play a crunch game while West Indies are buzzing under the in-form Darren Sammy

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20, semi-final

Malinga to lead SL in semi after Chandimal opts out

Apr 2, 2014: Lasith Malinga has been confirmed captain, but memories of the 2012 World T20 final will hang over Sri Lanka ahead of their semi-final against a dangerous West Indies side

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL v WI, World T20, semi-finals

'Sri Lanka will be thinking about 2012 final' - Sammy

Apr 2, 2014: Darren Sammy does not think the events of the 2012 final will give West Indies an edge going into their World T20 semi-final, but says it will play on Sri Lanka's minds

Abhishek Purohit in Mirpur

World Twenty20 2014

Dhaka pitch a fresh challenge for SL, SA

Apr 2, 2014: Mirpur will provide more grip and turn for the spinners than the surface in Chittagong, which held together through most of the Super 10 stage. South Africa and Sri Lanka, therefore, will need to adapt quickly

Alan Gardner and Mohammad Isam
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Tour Results
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Apr 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 27 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 31, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 59 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 27, 2014
England won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Mar 24, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
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