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The latest results and news from the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2012 13:48


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Sri Lanka are the hosts of the fourth Twenty20 World Cup and the first Asian nation to host the event. Twelve teams will compete for the title which was won by England at the last competition in the West Indies in 2010 
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
The hosts Sri Lanka are one of the favourites to win the tournament along with Pakistan, India, South Africa and England. The home advantage is bound to help an improving Sri Lankan side
ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images
In the opener on Tuesday, Sri Lanka thrashed a below par Zimbabwe team by 82 runs. After an eight month lay off, finger spinner Ajantha Mendis took 6-8 to lead Sri Lanka to victory
PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS
Australia recorded a seven wicket victory over Ireland in Colombo. All rounder Shane Watson took 3-14 and hit 51 off 31 with Australia out to prove they were better than their ninth ranking suggests  
LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images
Afghanistan qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup for the second time. They were unable to win a game in the West Indies but will be hoping to give their fans something to cheer about back home 
LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images
And Afghanistan gave India a bit of a fright in their opening match. Up against one of the cricket world's big boys, it was dropped catches which cost Afghanistan who lost by 23 runs 
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
Five of South Africa's players suffered from a virus before their match against Zimbabwe on Thursday. Kiwi Daniel Vettori (pictured) and two of his teammates went down with stomach trouble before travelling from Colombo to Kandy. NZ open their campaign at Pallekele on Friday against Bangladesh 
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
Zimbabwe are the first nation to be sent packing from the tournament after Jacques Kallis recorded his best Twenty20 figures for his country to inspire South Africa to 10 wicket win 
PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images
Brendon McCullum hit the highest individual score in Twenty20 internationals as New Zealand crushed Bangladesh by 59 runs. He bettered unbeaten 117 scored by South African opener Richard Levi
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Defending Champions England knocked minnows Afghanistan out of the competition as they flew to a 116 run win in their Group A match in Colombo. England are now ensured a place in the Super Eights along with India
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
Both South Africa and Sri Lanka are through to the Super Eights but in their clash it was the Proteas who came out on top with a 32 run win. South Africa's Hashim Amla (pictured) hit three fours for his team during a match that was shortened due to rain
LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images
Pakistan survived a late New Zealand fightback to claim a thrilling 13-run victory in the Group D match on Sunday 
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
Despite both teams having already qualified for the Super Eight, India’s crushing 90-run win over defending champions England can only be a morale-booster ahead of the next round
PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS
Bangladesh needed to win by at least 36 runs to knock Pakistan out of the tournament. However, they didn't even get close, as Pakistan emphatically defeated their opposition by eight wickets. Pakistan topped the group going through with New Zealand
DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS
In a thrilling end to the Super Eights opener, Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a Super Over eliminator. With both teams tied on 174 runs, the game went to a decider with Sri Lanka hitting 13-1 with NZ falling short at 8-1.
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The West Indies edged England by 15 runs in the second group one match of the day. Chasing a daunting 180-run target, England came close with Eion Morgan and Alex Hales putting on a 107-run partnership but ultimately it was not enough.
PHILIP BROWN/REUTERS
Bowler Umar Gul turned batsman for Pakistan against South Africa on Friday. With his team struggling, Gul combined with Umar Akmal to share a match-winning partnership of 49 in 27 balls. The two wicket victory came in the last over with only two balls remaining
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Opening batsmen Shane Watson and David Warner (L) smashed India apart as they put on 133 runs. Australia defeated their rivals by nine wickets with a remaining 31 balls left as they strolled to the 141 target
ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images
Sri Lanka put one foot into the semi-finals thumping the West Indies by nine wickets in a low-scoring match. Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten 65 for the hosts.
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In Pictures: Twenty20 World Cuphttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-CupThe latest results and news from the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Thu, 20 Sep 2012 10:53:57 GMTFri, 28 Sep 2012 17:38:24 GMTCRICKET-ICC-WORLD-T20-MATCH01-SRI-ZIMhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bMk4v8dBm1TH

Sri Lanka are the hosts of the fourth Twenty20 World Cup and the first Asian nation to host the event. Twelve teams will compete for the title which was won by England at the last competition in the West Indies in 2010 

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:38:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bMk4v8dBm1THISHARA S.KODIKARAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Sri Lanka are the hosts of the fourth Twenty20 World Cup and the first Asian nation to host the event. Twelve teams will compete for the title which was won by England at the last competition in the West Indies in 2010 

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Sri Lanka's Mendis is congratulated after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Masakadza during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantotahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=09V68sW2dz1lY

The hosts Sri Lanka are one of the favourites to win the tournament along with Pakistan, India, South Africa and England. The home advantage is bound to help an improving Sri Lankan side

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:25:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=09V68sW2dz1lYDINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

The hosts Sri Lanka are one of the favourites to win the tournament along with Pakistan, India, South Africa and England. The home advantage is bound to help an improving Sri Lankan side

Sri Lanka's Mendis is congratulated after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Masakadza during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantota
CRICKET-ICC-WORLD-T20-MATCH01-SRI-ZIMhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0fqB5dL34Y2RU

In the opener on Tuesday, Sri Lanka thrashed a below par Zimbabwe team by 82 runs. After an eight month lay off, finger spinner Ajantha Mendis took 6-8 to lead Sri Lanka to victory

Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0fqB5dL34Y2RUISHARA S.KODIKARAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

In the opener on Tuesday, Sri Lanka thrashed a below par Zimbabwe team by 82 runs. After an eight month lay off, finger spinner Ajantha Mendis took 6-8 to lead Sri Lanka to victory

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Australia's Watson hits out during the ICC World Twenty20 group B match against Ireland at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombohttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=017c8Hz6tS5NK

Australia recorded a seven wicket victory over Ireland in Colombo. All rounder Shane Watson took 3-14 and hit 51 off 31 with Australia out to prove they were better than their ninth ranking suggests  

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 12:08:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=017c8Hz6tS5NKPHILIP BROWNREUTERSReuters Pictures

Australia recorded a seven wicket victory over Ireland in Colombo. All rounder Shane Watson took 3-14 and hit 51 off 31 with Australia out to prove they were better than their ninth ranking suggests  

Australia's Watson hits out during the ICC World Twenty20 group B match against Ireland at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
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Afghanistan qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup for the second time. They were unable to win a game in the West Indies but will be hoping to give their fans something to cheer about back home 

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:43:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=07VH86NdlofLDLAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHIAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Afghanistan qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup for the second time. They were unable to win a game in the West Indies but will be hoping to give their fans something to cheer about back home 

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And Afghanistan gave India a bit of a fright in their opening match. Up against one of the cricket world's big boys, it was dropped catches which cost Afghanistan who lost by 23 runs 

Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:51:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0dPA9Rr0b71qALAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHIAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

And Afghanistan gave India a bit of a fright in their opening match. Up against one of the cricket world's big boys, it was dropped catches which cost Afghanistan who lost by 23 runs 

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New Zealand's Vettori speaks to reporters during an open session news conference ahead of the World Twenty20 cricket series in Colombohttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=07et7rC9BAbHx

Five of South Africa's players suffered from a virus before their match against Zimbabwe on Thursday. Kiwi Daniel Vettori (pictured) and two of his teammates went down with stomach trouble before travelling from Colombo to Kandy. NZ open their campaign at Pallekele on Friday against Bangladesh 

Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=07et7rC9BAbHxDINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Five of South Africa's players suffered from a virus before their match against Zimbabwe on Thursday. Kiwi Daniel Vettori (pictured) and two of his teammates went down with stomach trouble before travelling from Colombo to Kandy. NZ open their campaign at Pallekele on Friday against Bangladesh 

New Zealand's Vettori speaks to reporters during an open session news conference ahead of the World Twenty20 cricket series in Colombo
South Africa's Albie is congratulated by his teammates after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Masakadza during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantotahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0fDucL65uK2W0

Zimbabwe are the first nation to be sent packing from the tournament after Jacques Kallis recorded his best Twenty20 figures for his country to inspire South Africa to 10 wicket win 

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0fDucL65uK2W0DINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Zimbabwe are the first nation to be sent packing from the tournament after Jacques Kallis recorded his best Twenty20 figures for his country to inspire South Africa to 10 wicket win 

South Africa's Albie is congratulated by his teammates after taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Masakadza during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantota
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Brendon McCullum hit the highest individual score in Twenty20 internationals as New Zealand crushed Bangladesh by 59 runs. He bettered unbeaten 117 scored by South African opener Richard Levi

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0baVg7PfR34QIPRAKASH SINGHAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Brendon McCullum hit the highest individual score in Twenty20 internationals as New Zealand crushed Bangladesh by 59 runs. He bettered unbeaten 117 scored by South African opener Richard Levi

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England v Afghanistan - ICC World Twenty20 2012: Group Ahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0aE6ctFc290Hr

Defending Champions England knocked minnows Afghanistan out of the competition as they flew to a 116 run win in their Group A match in Colombo. England are now ensured a place in the Super Eights along with India

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0aE6ctFc290HrGareth CopleyGetty ImagesGetty Images

Defending Champions England knocked minnows Afghanistan out of the competition as they flew to a 116 run win in their Group A match in Colombo. England are now ensured a place in the Super Eights along with India

England v Afghanistan - ICC World Twenty20 2012: Group A
South Africa's Amla plays a shot against Sri Lanka during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantotahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=05mbfng2SF8c7

Both South Africa and Sri Lanka are through to the Super Eights but in their clash it was the Proteas who came out on top with a 32 run win. South Africa's Hashim Amla (pictured) hit three fours for his team during a match that was shortened due to rain

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 12:51:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=05mbfng2SF8c7DINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Both South Africa and Sri Lanka are through to the Super Eights but in their clash it was the Proteas who came out on top with a 32 run win. South Africa's Hashim Amla (pictured) hit three fours for his team during a match that was shortened due to rain

South Africa's Amla plays a shot against Sri Lanka during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Hambantota
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A formidable 191-8 by the West Indies did not stop Australia taking a rain-interrupted 17-run to advance to the Super Eights. The second team to advance from Group B will be decided when the Windies take on Ireland on Monday.

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A formidable 191-8 by the West Indies did not stop Australia taking a rain-interrupted 17-run to advance to the Super Eights. The second team to advance from Group B will be decided when the Windies take on Ireland on Monday.

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Pakistan's Gul celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's McCullum during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Pallekelehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bW5gTudfj8ea

Pakistan survived a late New Zealand fightback to claim a thrilling 13-run victory in the Group D match on Sunday 

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bW5gTudfj8eaDINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Pakistan survived a late New Zealand fightback to claim a thrilling 13-run victory in the Group D match on Sunday 

Pakistan's Gul celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's McCullum during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Pallekele
India's Pathan celebrates after dismissing England's Hales during their ICC World Twenty20 group A match in Colombohttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0cq84wJglG29M

Despite both teams having already qualified for the Super Eight, India’s crushing 90-run win over defending champions England can only be a morale-booster ahead of the next round

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:13:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0cq84wJglG29MPHILIP BROWNREUTERSReuters Pictures

Despite both teams having already qualified for the Super Eight, India’s crushing 90-run win over defending champions England can only be a morale-booster ahead of the next round

India's Pathan celebrates after dismissing England's Hales during their ICC World Twenty20 group A match in Colombo
Pakistan's Akmal and Jamshed share a moment after winning the match against Bangladesh during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Pallekelehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bmVfowbHX879

Bangladesh needed to win by at least 36 runs to knock Pakistan out of the tournament. However, they didn't even get close, as Pakistan emphatically defeated their opposition by eight wickets. Pakistan topped the group going through with New Zealand

Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bmVfowbHX879DINUKA LIYANAWATTEREUTERSReuters Pictures

Bangladesh needed to win by at least 36 runs to knock Pakistan out of the tournament. However, they didn't even get close, as Pakistan emphatically defeated their opposition by eight wickets. Pakistan topped the group going through with New Zealand

Pakistan's Akmal and Jamshed share a moment after winning the match against Bangladesh during their Twenty20 World Cup cricket match in Pallekele
Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates after dismissing New Zealand's Guptill as McCullum looks on during the super over of their Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match in Pallekelehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0aXUaqTdzM3Nv

In a thrilling end to the Super Eights opener, Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a Super Over eliminator. With both teams tied on 174 runs, the game went to a decider with Sri Lanka hitting 13-1 with NZ falling short at 8-1.

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0aXUaqTdzM3NvPHILIP BROWNREUTERSReuters Pictures

In a thrilling end to the Super Eights opener, Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a Super Over eliminator. With both teams tied on 174 runs, the game went to a decider with Sri Lanka hitting 13-1 with NZ falling short at 8-1.

Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates after dismissing New Zealand's Guptill as McCullum looks on during the super over of their Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match in Pallekele
West Indies' Rampaul celebrates with Pollard and Samuels after dismissing England's Wright during the Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match at Pallekele, Sri Lankahttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=08XV04abRMeMZ

The West Indies edged England by 15 runs in the second group one match of the day. Chasing a daunting 180-run target, England came close with Eion Morgan and Alex Hales putting on a 107-run partnership but ultimately it was not enough.

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:06:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=08XV04abRMeMZPHILIP BROWNREUTERSReuters Pictures

The West Indies edged England by 15 runs in the second group one match of the day. Chasing a daunting 180-run target, England came close with Eion Morgan and Alex Hales putting on a 107-run partnership but ultimately it was not enough.

West Indies' Rampaul celebrates with Pollard and Samuels after dismissing England's Wright during the Twenty20 World Cup Super 8 cricket match at Pallekele, Sri Lanka
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Bowler Umar Gul turned batsman for Pakistan against South Africa on Friday. With his team struggling, Gul combined with Umar Akmal to share a match-winning partnership of 49 in 27 balls. The two wicket victory came in the last over with only two balls remaining

Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:59:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=05iG5p79TgaRlPal PillaiGetty ImagesGetty Images

Bowler Umar Gul turned batsman for Pakistan against South Africa on Friday. With his team struggling, Gul combined with Umar Akmal to share a match-winning partnership of 49 in 27 balls. The two wicket victory came in the last over with only two balls remaining

Pakistan v South Africa - ICC World Twenty20 2012: Super Eights Group 2
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Opening batsmen Shane Watson and David Warner (L) smashed India apart as they put on 133 runs. Australia defeated their rivals by nine wickets with a remaining 31 balls left as they strolled to the 141 target

Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:07:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Twenty20-World-Cup?image_id=0bnF5ay5qU8D0ISHARA S.KODIKARAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Opening batsmen Shane Watson and David Warner (L) smashed India apart as they put on 133 runs. Australia defeated their rivals by nine wickets with a remaining 31 balls left as they strolled to the 141 target

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