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ICC CWC 19 SL vs WI preview: Sri Lanka face uphill task in must-win match

Sri Lanka are placed seventh on the ICC World Cup 2019 Points Table with six points from seven matches, need to win their final two games to keep semi-finals hope alive

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A hopeful Sri Lanka cricket team will aim to give their best shot against West Indies cricket team in their next World Cup encounter at the The Riverside Durham on Monday. Sri Lanka's 20-run win over England had breathed life into their inconsistent campaign but a painful defeat against South Africa, in the very next game, hurt their semifinals chances. The 1996 champions, who are placed seventh on the ICC World Cup 2019 Points Table with six points from seven matches, need to win their final two games, and hope for favourable outcomes in the England and Pakistan's next fixtures.

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 8:52 PM IST

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