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Last Updated:  Saturday, 15 March, 2003, 08:55 GMT
Atapattu leads Sri Lanka into semis
Sanath Jayasuriya is caught behind by Tatenda Taibu off the bowling of Heath Streak for 22
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Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak celebrates an early breakthrough, dismissing Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya for 22
Marvan Atapattu watches the ball as Sri Lanka recover from the early loss of Jayasuriya
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An eagle-eyed Marvan Atapattu bats carefully on the slow wicket and anchors the Sri Lankan innings
Zimbabwe's Sean Ervine raises a finger in celebration after dismissing Aravinda de Silva
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Sean Ervine, the youngest man in the Zimbabwe squad, delights in dismissing Aravinda de Silva to leave Sri Lanka on 175-3
Kumar Sangakkara shapes to sweep the ball during his innings of 35
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Kumar Sangakkara provides support for Atapattu, playing a fluent innings of 35 before being caught off Streak's bowling
Zimbabwe's Grant Flower dives to just hold onto catch in deep
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Zimbabwe's Grant Flower just holds onto a spectacular diving catch in the deep to signal the end of Russel Arnold
Atapattu punishes some wayward Zimbabwe bowling towards the end of the 50 overs
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Atapattu accelerates towards the end of the innings, taking his score to 103 not out and giving Sri Lanka a total of 256-5
Opener Doug Marillier avoids a Chaminda Vaas bouncer in the early stages of the Zimbabwe innings
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Opener Doug Marillier makes a brisk start on the Sri Lanka total before falling to Pulasthi Gunaratne for 19
Pulasthi Gunaratne celebrates bowling Travis Friend for 21
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Gunaratne is delighted to capture the wicket of Travis Friend, putting Zimbabwe at 68-2 in the twelfth over
Sanath Jayasuriya celebrates as Craig Wishart is bowled
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Opener Craig Wishart falls for 43 to Sri Lankan skipper Jayasuriya as the target looks more and more out of reach
Sri Lankan players celebrate as Andy Flower heads for the pavillion
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Zimbabwe's hopes are effectively ended when Andy Flower is unluckily adjudged lbw on his final international appearance
Grant Flower about to be caught and bowled by Sanath Jayasuriya
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Grant Flower is caught by Jayasuriya off his own bowling and Douglas Hondo soon follows as Zimbabwe are all out for 182
Sri Lanka's Aravinda de Silva and Sanath Jayasuriya celebrate
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The 75-run victory means Sri Lanka pip New Zealand to the last semi-final spot and will face Australia on Tuesday



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