WC 2015: Sri Lanka win 3rd consecutive match against Eng at WC, trail 4-6 now

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Wellington, March 1: Former world champions Sri Lanka crushed England by 9 wickets in their World Cup match at Wellington Regional Stadium here. This was the 10th meeting between the two teams and England have won 6 of them while Sri Lanka 4. The Asian side has won four of the last five matches against England at the World Cup.

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  • England beat Sri Lanka by 47 runs at Taunton in 1983 [Eng 333/9 in 60 overs, SL 286 in 58 overs]
  • England beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets at Leeds in 1983 [SL 136 in 50.4 overs, Eng 137/1 in 24.1 overs]
  • England beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs at Peshawar in 1987 [Eng 296/4 in 50 overs, SL 158/8 in 45 overs]
  • England beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets at Pune in 1987 [SL 218/7 in 50 overs, Eng 219/2 in 41.2 overs]
  • England beat Sri Lanka by 106 runs at Ballarat in 1992 [Eng 280/9 in 50 overs, SL 174 in 44 overs]
  • Sri Lanka beat England by 5 wickets in 1996 [Eng 235/8 in 50 overs, SL 236/5 in 40.4 overs]
  • England beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in Lord's [SL 204 in 48.4 overs, Eng 207/2 in 46.5 overs]
  • Sri Lanka beat England by 2 runs at North Sound in 2007 [SL 235 in 50 overs, Eng 233/8 in 50 overs]
  • Sri Lanka beat England by 10 wickets at Colombo in 2011 [Eng 229/6 in 50 overs, SL 231/0 in 39.3 overs]

  • Sri Lanka beat England by 9 wickets at Wellington in 2015 [Eng 309/6 in 50 overs, SL 310/1 in 47.2 overs]

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