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New Zealand bat first against Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka – New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the first World Cup semi-final at the R Premadasa Stadium, on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka named an unchanged team from the line-up who beat England in the quarter-finals. Off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was declared fit to play despite suffering from a bruised knee and a hamstring injury in the lead-up to the match.

Windwards triumph to reach semis

Gros Islet, St Lucia – A five-wicket haul by left arm spinner Gary Mathurin and an unbroken, third wicket partnership of 48 between Keddy Lesporis and Johnson Charles steered Windward Islands to an easy eight-wicket win over Leeward Islands on Monday.

Set 99 to win the final round encounter of the WICB First Class Championship, the Windwards coasted to their target with no worries at the Beausejour Cricket Ground, completing victory 20 minutes before tea on the final day.

CCC celebrate top finish

Bridgetown, Barbados – The Combined Campuses & Colleges are celebrating an excellent season in the West Indies Cricket Board Regional 4 Day Tournament.

The league portion of the season ended on Monday, with the Barbados-based team topping the table with 57 points from seven matches. They finished five points ahead of Trinidad and Tobago (52), while Jamaica and England Lions were joint third on 51 points. The other points were: Windward Islands (41), Barbados (27), Leeward Islands (19) and Guyana (16).

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Semi-finalists decided in 4-Day Tourney

St John’s, Antigua – The semi-final line-ups have been decided for the WICB First-Class Championships, following play on the final day of the seventh round of the league competition.

Combined Campuses will play against Windward Islands in Barbados, while Trinidad and Tobago will host Jamaica. The matches will be played from Friday, April 1 to Monday, April 4.

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Fans can bid for World Cup items

Mumbai, India – The International Cricket Council is giving cricket fans across the world the opportunity to bid for an official piece of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 history in the form of one of the match day balls used in each of the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final of the ICC’s showpiece event currently being staged in the Asia sub-continent.

Specialist collectors and fans alike will have the chance to bid at www.iccauctions.comfor the following exclusive items:

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