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Match Day

692dThe Report by Andrew McGlashan

Hales ton keeps England alive

A breathtaking display from Alex Hales, who hammered England's first T20 hundred, inspired a beleaguered team to their highest-ever chase

712dAndrew McGlashan

Hales achieves blast-off

No Englishman had scored a T20 international century until Alex Hales did it while taking Sri Lanka apart in a tall chase

692dSa'adi Thawfeeq

Chandimal suspended for one match

Dinesh Chandimal will miss Sri Lanka's final group match against New Zealand after he was suspended for one match due to Sri Lanka being found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate for the second time inside 12 months

692dAlan Gardner in Chittagong

England discover map through uncharted waters

Having tossed away opportunities in the field with reckless abandon and slumping into negative territory at the start of their chase, England found the courage to make amends

693dKartikeya Date

The problem with low catches

The cricket cognoscenti is largely eager to give the fielder the benefit of the doubt when a catch is referred. This should not be the case

692dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Mendis - bird of prey or sitting duck?

Batsmen have often struggled to figure out Ajantha Mendis' bowling, but now it is time for Sri Lanka to figure out whether the spinner should be persisted with

692dSa'adi Thawfeeq

No extra spin for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will resist the temptation the bolster their spin attack against England even though the opposition have a poor record against the turning ball

692dAlan Gardner in Chittagong

Bopara intent on clearing the ropes

Though England's batting has been less than stable in recent past and defeat in their next game against Sri Lanka could bring their World T20 campaign, Ravi Bopara is ready for the problems faced by a finisher in the shortest format

Late night chases

9

Nine of the eleven games beginning at 7:30pm in this tournament have been won by the team batting second

A new high

25

Runs Ajantha Mendis conceded in his 4th over, his most expensive in T20 internationals

Century partnerships

2

This is only the second time the third wicket has added a century stand after a team was 0 for 2

Dodgy start

0for2

The only other time England were two down for no score was in the last World T20, against West Indies

Bit of a struggle

44

Tillakaratne Dilshan's fifty equaled his slowest in T20Is

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32141.466
NEPAL32140.933
AFG3122-0.981
HKG3122-1.455
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
NL32141.109
ZIM32140.957
IRE3214-0.701
UAE3030-1.541
Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL43162.233
SA43160.075
NZ4224-0.678
ENG4132-0.776
NL4132-0.866
Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
INDIA44081.28
WI43161.971
PAK4224-0.384
AUS4132-0.857
BDESH4040-2.072