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Herath’s magical fifer spins Sri Lanka into semis

Herath's magical fifer spins Sri Lanka into semis
Herath’s magical fifer spins Sri Lanka into semis

Sri Lanka qualified for the semi-finals of the World T20 2014 with a 59-run win over New Zealand in Chittagong.Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath produced a dream spell of 5 wickets for just 3 runs as Sri Lanka recorded a crushing 59-run victory in Super 10 match to qualify for the semifinals.

Batting first, Sri Lanka were all out for just 119 in 19.2 overs.

Chasing a small target of 120, none of the Kiwi batsmen, barring Kane Williamson (42), managed to get to double figures.

Skipper Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor and Jimmy Neshan all fell to Herath without opening their account. The left-arm spinner also picked up Luke Ronchi (2) and wrapped up the innings for 60 runs in 15.3 overs by dismissing Trent Boult (3).

With the victory, Sri Lanka joined South Africa in the last four from Group One.

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