Match Day

542dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Murali spins Sri Lanka to 69-run win

Inspired by a genius who raised his game when the occasion demanded, Sri Lanka overpowered India in their final league match at Port-of-Spain and stormed into the Super Eights

542dCricinfo staff

Pawar comes down hard on India

Sharad Pawar, the BCCI president, says that India's defeat to Sri Lanka at Trinidad has "disappointed him and the nation", and has promised to take "harsh" decisions in future team selections

542dRahul Bhattacharya in Port-of-Spain

Jayawardene credits young batsmen

Following Sri Lanka's emphatic 69-run win over India at the Queen's Park Oval on Friday, captain Mahela Jayawardene and Man of the Match Muttiah Muralitharan spoke to the media

542dThe Verdict by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

India lacked muscle and hustle

Hungry and energetic, Sri Lanka out-fought an Indian team packed with stars but lacking a single enforcer

542dCricinfo staff

It wasn't good enough - Chappell

Greg Chappell appeared in what was probably his most volatile press conference in the job. "In light of recent events," he said, referring to the Bob Woolmer incident, "I am not going to be making any comments about what's wrong with anything or anybody."

542dS Rajesh and HR Gopalakrishna

Winning it in singles

Sri Lanka adhered to the basics when batting, and Murali then turned it on again when they took the field

India 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st25SC GangulyRV Uthappa
2nd18SC GangulyV Sehwag
3rd1SR TendulkarV Sehwag
4th54R DravidV Sehwag
5th14R DravidYuvraj Singh
6th0R DravidMS Dhoni
7th24R DravidAB Agarkar
8th23R DravidHarbhajan Singh
9th2Harbhajan SinghZ Khan
10th24Harbhajan SinghMM Patel

World Cup

Super Eights
TeamMWLPTNRR
AUS770142.4
SL752101.483
NZ752100.253
SA74380.313
ENG7346-0.394
WI7254-0.566
BDESH7162-1.514
IRE7162-1.73
Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
AUS33063.433
SA32142.403
NL3122-2.527
SCOT3030-3.793
Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL33063.493
BDESH3214-1.523
INDIA31221.206
BMUDA3030-4.345
Group C
TeamMWLPTNRR
NZ33062.138
ENG32140.418
KENYA3122-1.194
CAN3030-1.389
Group D
TeamMWLPTNRR
WI33060.764
IRE3113-0.092
PAK31220.089
ZIM3021-0.886