Sri Lanka were gracious in defeat after being outplayed by England, England v Sri Lanka, World Twenty20, 1st Semi-Final, Gros Islet, May 13, 2010 © AFP

  • May 13, 2010

    Kevin Pietersen was in imperious mood as he led England to the finals with an unbeaten 42 from 26 balls © Getty Images

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    By the time Michael Lumb was bowled by Thissara Perera England were well ahead © Getty Images

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    Michael Lumb struggled for timing early on but found his range as the innings went on © Getty Images

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    Kevin Pietersen showed no signs of jet lag as he took the attack to all the Sri Lanka bowlers © Getty Images

  • May 13, 2010

    Craig Kieswetter got England off to a bright start with 39 from 29 balls © Getty Images

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    Chamara Kapugedera swung the bat out of his hands, but could only reach 16 from 27 balls © Getty Images

  • May 13, 2010

    Angelo Mathews held Sri Lanka's middle order together after a clutch of early wickets © Getty Images

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    Stuart Broad dismissed Mahela Jayawardene with the first ball of his spell © Getty Images

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    Mahela Jayawardene swishes his bat in anger after falling to Stuart Broad © Getty Images

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    An exuberant Ryan Sidebottom gave England a strong start with a wicket from his first ball © Getty Images

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    Sanath Jayasuriya fell to the first ball he faced from Ryan Sidebottom, as England took control © Getty Images