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New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder who scored 52 plays a shot as Sri Lankan cricket captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara looks on during the second Twenty20 match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at The R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 4, 2009. New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat in the Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Colombo. AFP

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs

Daniel Vettori’s New Zealand recorded their second Twenty20 success over Sri Lanka in three days with a 22-run victory on Friday that helped them sweep the two-match series. The Kiwis, who won the first match on Wednesday by three runs, piled up 170-4 after winning the toss and then restricted the World Twenty20 finalists to 148-8 under lights at the Premadasa stadium.

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Bolt a one-man show in Shanghai?

Three-time world sprint champion Usain Bolt is set for a showdown in Shanghai against himself. The Jamaican superstar is the only competitor listed so far for the men's 100m event at the post-season Shanghai Golden Grand Prix on September 20, organisers said.

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Ferguson anchors Australia in ODI opener

Callum Ferguson’s career-best 71 was the centrepiece of Australia’s 260 for five against England in the first one-day international at the Oval here on Friday. Ferguson, who might have been out for nought, surpassed his previous best at this level of 63 against South Africa at Cape Town in April, during a composed 75-ball innings featuring five fours in what was the 24-year-old’s 15th match at this level.

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