India made mild work of Sri Lanka of their remaining World Cup 2019 league stage match at Headingley in Leeds on Saturday. Driving on their seven-wicket win in opposition to Sri Lanka, India took the highest spot on the factors desk with 15 factors from 9 matches. However, Australia, who had been the desk toppers earlier than their 10-run defeat in opposition to South Africa, slipped to second place. England are positioned third with 12 factors, whereas New Zealand occupy the fourth spot with 11. 

India will tackle New Zealand within the first semi-final to be be performed at Outdated Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.

Australia will lock horns with England within the second semi-final that’s scheduled to be performed at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Thursday.

The ultimate can be performed on the Lord’s on Sunday.

Rohit Sharma grew to become the primary participant to hit 5 centuries in a single World Cup as India cantered to an all-important seven-wicket win.

The opener smashed 103 off 94 deliveries as semi-finalists India chased down their goal of 265 in 43.three overs to finish the group stage with seven wins, one defeat and a washout.

Sharma’s opening companion KL Rahul top-scored with 111 because the pair placed on 189 runs for the primary wicket to place India in full command.

Man-of-the-match Sharma reached his milestone with a boundary off Kasun Rajitha to move the mark set by Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara, who scored 4 tons of on the 2015 match.

His century got here off 92 balls, with 14 fours and two sixes.

So far as Australia are involved, Faf Du Plessis’ aspect made 325/6 and restricted the holders to 315 all out within the run chase on Saturday.

Australia’s defeat, solely their second of the match, meant they needed to accept second place within the group desk, which concluded with their match at Outdated Trafford.


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