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Women's T20 World Cup: Shashikala Siriwardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh

Media playback is not supported on this device Sri Lanka finished their T20 World Cup campaign with their first victory of the tournament against Bangladesh. In a match between two sides already eliminated, it was Sri Lanka who dominated – winning by nine wickets and with 27 balls to spare. Victory was set up by Shashikala Siriwardene’s 4-16 in her final match before retirement as Bangladesh mustered just 91-8 after

India accused of dodgy, deceitful tactic

Desperate to avoid its first series whitewash in eight years, India’s Test team has been accused of resorting to dodgy tactics in the second match against New Zealand. Having set New Zealand a small target of 132, India needed early wickets at Christchurch and the touring team seemingly did not care too much about how they came. Watch the QANTAS Tour of South Africa LIVE & On-Demand with no ad-breaks

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips for Monday, March 2

Robin Goodfellow’s racing tips for Monday, March 2 Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings at Wolverhampton and Wetherby. Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings  ROBIN GOODFELLOW  4.45 Creative Talent (nap) 5.15 Traveller 5.45 Tabaahy 6.15 Sky Defender (nb) 6.45 Unforgiving Minute 7.15 Dear Power 7.45 Bowling Russian  GIMCRACK  4.45 Cafe Sydney 5.15 Traveller 5.45 Johnny Reb 6.15 Deal

England beat West Indies to reach Women's T20 World Cup semi-finals

England put the West Indies in a spin to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup  England’s trio of young spinners led them to victory over the West Indies  It was an emphatic 46-run victory, with the Windies dismissed for 97 England will face either Australia or India in Thursday’s semi-final  England’s trio of young spinners led them to the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals on Sunday with

England reach Women's T20 World Cup semi-finals and knock out West Indies

England booked their place in the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup after beating former champions West Indies by 46 runs in Sydney. Heather Knight’s side posted 143-5, with Natalie Sciver scoring 57 and Amy Jones smashing 23 from 13 balls. England then produced a brilliant bowling and fielding performance to limit the Windies to 97-9, with Sophie Ecclestone finishing with sensational figures of 3-7 from 3.1 overs. The

Horse Racing tips March 1: Who to back at Sedgefield and Huntingdon today

Racing fans across the UK have another action-packed day to look forward to with courses across the country hosting meetings today. Sedgefield and Huntingdon host races throughout the day. Express Sport expert The Scout is on hand to pick out the horses whom punters should be backing across the four racecards. THE SCOUT – Chris Goulding SEDGEFIELD 2.10 Oxwich Bay 2.40 Strong Glance 3.15 Gangster 3.45 Samtu 4.20 Eceparti 4.50

Perry misses training, in doubt for crunch game

Superstar all-rounder Ellyse Perry missed training on Sunday, raising further doubts over her availability for Australia's crucial World Cup game against New Zealand. The Australians will wait until the last minute on Monday before making a call on Perry, who is nursing a hip injury. She was the only member of Australia's 15-woman squad not to take part in the optional session at the Junction Oval. Ellyse Perry is in

Elevated temperature explains Alabama's failure

Alabama Express' disappointing run in the Australian Guineas has been explained via an elevated temperature, with the horse ruled out of a tilt at the All-Star Mile due to the illness. Jockey Michael Dee described the failure as "too bad to be true" and post-race examinations revealed the colt had pulled up with some sort of illness. Michael Dee aboard Alabama Express in the CF Orr Stakes.Credit:Getty Images Trainer Mike

Batting collapse leaves Aussies red faced

A maiden international century by Heinrich Klaasen set up a 74-run win for South Africa in the first one-day international against Australia at Boland Park. Klaasen hit 123 not out in a South African total of 291 for seven. Australia were on target midway through their reply but lost their last seven wickets for 43 runs to be bowled out for 217. Watch the QANTAS Tour of South Africa LIVE

Maximum Security wins Saudi Cup in Riyadh

Maximum Security toughed it out in Riyadh to win an epic first running of the Saudi Cup, the world’s most valuable race. In doing so he once and for all erased the pain of losing the Kentucky Derby, having been the first horse ever to be disqualified from first place in the ‘Run for the Roses’ for causing interference. Twice a winner in Grade One company since that day in