Sri Lanka keep semi-final hopes alive with 7-wicket win over England
Kumar Sangakkara led the way for the Lankans with an unbeaten 134 to guide Sri Lanka home with 17 balls left.
Kumar Sangakkara led the way for the Lankans with an unbeaten 134 to guide Sri Lanka home with 17 balls left. (AP & AFP Images)
Alastair Cook led the way for England with a good knock of 59.
Jonathan Trott top scored for England with 76.
Joe Root played a good hand of 68.
Ravi Bopara's 33 not out at the end boosted England to 293/7.
James Anderson struck early to remove Kusal Perera.
Tillakaratne Dilshan was aggressive in his innings of 44.
Mahela Jayawardene also got into the act with a brisk 42.
Kumar Sangakkara was the rock of the innings as he hit 134 not out and along with Nuwan Kulasekara who scored 58 not out, took Sri Lanka home with 7 wickets and 17 balls to spare.