Thursday 23 December 2010 

Sri Lanka Aiming For Second World Cup Success

Sri Lanka Aiming For Second World Cup Success
Sri Lanka Aiming For Second World Cup Success
© REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET) Picture Supplied by Action Images
 

As the countdown to the 2011 World Cup continues, Sri Lankan players Lasith Malinga (left) and Tillakaratne Dilshan pose with the trophy as it is exhibited in Colombo.

Sri Lanka are co-hosting the tournament, which gets underway on 19th February 2011, with Bangladesh and India - who meet in the World Cup's opening match in Mirpur.

Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996 - the last time the tournament was held in Asia - and reached the final in 2007.

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