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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 17:40 GMT 18:40 UK
Ireland v Sri Lanka
Grenada, 18 April 2007

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Sanath Jayasuriya
Jayasuriya was in dominant form against Ireland in Grenada
Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya lauded his side's bowlers after they dismissed Ireland for just 77 in the World Cup Super 8 clash in Grenada.

Farveez Maharoof took 4-25 and Muttiah Muralitharan grabbed 4-19 as Sri Lanka steamrollered the hapless Irish.

Jayasuriya said: "They bowled well up front - Vaas, Maharoof, and later on Murali finished off the other parts.

"Maharoof is a good all-rounder and he did really well. He is coming on and that is good for us."

Jayasuriya was pleased with his own performance after he hit 24 not out as Sri Lanka reached their target with a full 40 overs remaining.

He said: "What I want is to perform for my country. I wanted to do my bit and win the game. I want to take the responsibility and finish the match.

"We are thinking about the semi-finals and if we do our basics right we have got a chance.

"Nothing worries us about the Jamaican pitch. If it seems and bounces we have the bowlers to deal with it, and our batsmen would enjoy it too."

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