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Apr 4, 2014

Kohli gratefully accepts gift from India skipper

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – When Virat Kohli accepted the man of the match award on Friday it was the second gift he had received in quick succession.

With the scores level in the World Twenty20 semi-final against South Africa, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not have asked for a more innocuous delivery as left-arm paceman Beuran Hendricks sent down a slow, short ball to conclude the 19th over.

Apr 4, 2014

Cricket-Kohli gratefully accepts gift from India skipper

MIRPUR, Bangladesh, April 4 (Reuters) – When Virat Kohli accepted the man of the match award on Friday it was the second gift he had received in quick succession.

With the scores level in the World Twenty20 semi-final against South Africa, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not have asked for a more innocuous delivery as left-arm paceman Beuran Hendricks sent down a slow, short ball to conclude the 19th over.

Apr 4, 2014

Virat Kohli leads India into World Twenty20 final

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – India set up a World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka on Sunday after Virat Kohli’s 72 not out secured a six-wicket victory over South Africa on Friday.

Kohli’s innings took just 44 balls as his side reached their victory target of 173 with five balls to spare.

Apr 4, 2014

Kohli leads India into World Twenty20 final

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – India set up a World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka on Sunday after Virat Kohli’s 72 not out secured a six-wicket victory over South Africa on Friday.

Kohli’s innings took just 44 balls as his side reached their victory target of 173 with five balls to spare.

Apr 4, 2014

Cricket-Kohli leads India into World Twenty20 final

MIRPUR, Bangladesh, April 4 (Reuters) – India set up a World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka on Sunday after Virat Kohli’s 72 not out secured a six-wicket victory over South Africa on Friday.

Kohli’s innings took just 44 balls as his side reached their victory target of 173 with five balls to spare.

Apr 3, 2014

Sri Lanka’s prayers were answered, says Sammy

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Divine intervention may have been partially responsible for Sri Lanka’s World Twenty20 semi-final victory on Thursday, according to West Indies captain Darren Sammy.

Chasing 161 for victory, holders West Indies were 80 for four in the 14th over when a hailstorm lashed the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Apr 3, 2014

Cricket-Sri Lanka’s prayers were answered, says Sammy

MIRPUR, Bangladesh, April 3 (Reuters) – Divine intervention may have been partially responsible for Sri Lanka’s World Twenty20 semi-final victory on Thursday, according to West Indies captain Darren Sammy.

Chasing 161 for victory, holders West Indies were 80 for four in the 14th over when a hailstorm lashed the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Apr 3, 2014

World Twenty20 – Sri Lanka reach final after hailstorm in Mirpur

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after beating holders West Indies by 27 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-ruined contest on Thursday.

Chasing 161 for victory against the team they beat in the final of the 2012 tournament, West Indies were 80 for four in 13.5 overs when the players were forced off by a hailstorm and a wet outfield prevented any further action in the semi-final.

Apr 3, 2014

Sri Lanka reach final after hailstorm in Mirpur

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after beating holders West Indies by 27 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-ruined contest on Thursday.

Chasing 161 for victory against the team they beat in the final of the 2012 tournament, West Indies were 80 for four in 13.5 overs when the players were forced off by a hailstorm and a wet outfield prevented any further action in the semi-final.

Apr 3, 2014

Cricket-Sri Lanka reach final after hailstorm in Mirpur

MIRPUR, Bangladesh, April 3 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after beating holders West Indies by 27 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-ruined contest on Thursday.

Chasing 161 for victory against the team they beat in the final of the 2012 tournament, West Indies were 80 for four in 13.5 overs when the players were forced off by a hailstorm and a wet outfield prevented any further action in the semi-final.