Over the last week the 2 semi-final matches in the 2011 ICC Cricket World were played.
On the 29th of March Sri Lanka took on New Zealand at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. New Zealand were bowled out for 217 runs in the 49th over of their innings. Scott Styris made the highest score in the Black Cap’s innings, scoring 57 runs off 77 balls. Sri Lanka reached the target in the 48th Over of their innings. Tillakaratne Dilshan scored the most runs for Sri Lanka in their innings. He scored 73 runs off 93 balls. Sri Lanka won the match by 5 wickets.
On the 30th of March Pakistan took on India at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. India batted first and ended their innings on 260/9. Sachin Tendulkar scored 85 runs off 115 balls. There were also useful contributions by Sehwag (38 runs) and Raina (36 runs). Pakistan came in to bat, but were bowled out for 231 runs. The last wicket fell with 1 ball remaining in the innings. All 5 the Indian bowlers managed to take 2 wickets.
Only 2 teams remain in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka and India will be playing the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup final tomorrow (the 2nd of April) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
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