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Sri Lanka is the World Cup Runner up

Apr 3, 2011 12:17:17 PM - itnnews.lk

India won the Cricket World Cup after a strong battle. The Sri Lankan team became the runners up.

The World Cup series which was held for several months amidst the enthusiasm of world cricket fans came to an end, last night. The final between Sri Lanka and India was held yesterday. The Sri Lankan team which won the toss built up a strong innings scoring 275 and offered a challenging target to India. The Indians achieved the target in 48 overs and two balls after making a strong effort. It is after a gap of 28 years that India won the World Cup. Accordingly Sri Lanka has become the runner up.