6 Oct 2012

Sri Lanka reach Twenty20 final

7:15 am on 6 October 2012

Hosts Sri Lanka have beaten Pakistan by 16 runs to qualify for the final of the Twenty20 World Cup.

In their semi-final in Colombo, Sri Lanka scored a modest 139 for 4, however their bowlers stepped up and restricted Pakistan to 123 for seven.

Spinner Rengana Herath picked up three wickets.

The West Indies thrashed Australia by 74 runs in the other semi-final.