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Sri Lanka women’s Cricket Team win thriller

Sri Lanka women’s Cricket Team win thriller
Sri Lanka women’s Cricket Team win thriller

ICC Women’sWorld Cup 2013

The Sri Lanka women’s Cricket Team won in a thriller, beating England by one wicket a last-ball six in a thrilling, at the Women’s world Cup 2013 in A group stage match played at the Brabourne Stadium at Mumbai.  England batting first scored 238/8 in their allotted fifty overs. 

Eshani Lokusooriya of Sri Lanka celebrates with her teammates after taking the wicket of Charlotte Edwards.
Eshani Lokusooriya of Sri Lanka celebrates with her
teammates after taking the wicket of Charlotte Edwards.

The Lankans got off to a flying start with a record century partnership between Chamari Atapattu and Yasoda Mendis, but slumped to 157 for 5 before Kaushalya Lokusooriya brought them on the doorsteps of victory with a whirlwind 56 off 41 balls with three sixes and 5 fours.
Kaushalya was run out off the penultimate ball at the non-striker’s end before Dulani slammed Elwiss for a six to complete a shock win over the three-time champions.

Sri Lanka will meet West Indies on February 3,2013 at the same grounds.

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