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New Delhi, June 17 (HS). Sri Lanka ended their campaign at the 2024 T20 World Cup in style with a stunning 83-run win over the Netherlands at Gros Islet. This meant they finished third in Group D with three points behind South Africa and Bangladesh, who had sealed their place in the Super Eights by beating Nepal at Kingstown.

Sri Lanka's batsmen laid the foundation for the victory and the bowlers executed it brilliantly. Nuwan Thushara took 3 wickets for 24 runs, but Mahesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka and Mathisha Pathirana also performed well and the Netherlands team was bowled out for 118 runs while chasing the target of 202 runs.

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For Lanka, Charith Asalanka played a stormy innings of 46 runs in 21 balls, after which Kusal Mendis (46 runs in 29 balls) and Dhananjay de Silva (34 runs in 26 balls) also performed well. After this, Angelo Mathews (30 runs in 15 balls) and Hasaranga (20 runs in six balls) played an important role in the victory and Sri Lanka became the second team to cross the 200-run mark in this tournament.

Netherlands chased the impossible target for a while due to Michael Levitt's strong performance in the powerplay, but after the first wicket fell the rest of the batsmen did not offer any resistance. Sri Lanka's varied attack proved too tough for Netherlands and the entire team was bowled out for 118 runs in 16.4 overs. Michael Levitt scored 31 runs in 23 balls with the help of 2 fours and 3 sixes. Apart from Levitt, captain and wicketkeeper Scott Edwards scored 31 runs in 24 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six.

Bangladesh beat Nepal by 21 runs in a thrilling match

In another match played in Kingstown, Bangladesh defeated Nepal by 21 runs. In this match, Nepal won the toss and invited Bangladesh to bat first. Bangladesh's team was all out for only 106 runs in 19.3 overs.

Shakib Al Hasan (17), Mahmudullah (13), Jakeer Ali (12), Rishad Hossain (13) and Taskin Ahmed (12 not out) played short knocks for Bangladesh.

For Nepal, Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh, captain Rohit Paudel and Sandeep Lamichhane took 2 wickets each.

In reply, Nepal were on the verge of victory at 78 runs for the loss of 6 wickets at one stage but then they lost their remaining four wickets for a total score of 85 runs and the entire team was all out for 85 runs in 19.2 overs.

For Bangladesh, Tanjim Hasan Shakib took 4 wickets, Mustafizur Rahman took 3 wickets, Shakib Al Hasan took 2 wickets and Taskin Ahmed took 1 wicket.