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Sri Lanka restricts India to 130-4 in final

April 6, 2014

MIRPUR, Bangladesh (AP) — Virat Kohli struck a solid 77 but India could score only 130-4 against Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday.

Kohli struck five fours and four sixes off 58 balls but some tight bowling from Sri Lanka restricted the free flow of runs expected from the Indian batting lineup.

Kohli, who survived two chances on 11 and 65, completed his fourth half-century of the tournament and his eighth in international Twenty20 games.

However, the departure of a well-set Rohit Sharma for 29 and a slow 11 off 21 by Yuvraj Singh saw the Sri Lankan bowlers dominate.

India could score only 19 runs in the last four overs as pace bowlers Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara bowled out beautifully.

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