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Sri Lanka hammer Scotland by 183 runs

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Jul 13, 2011 at 11:05pm IST

Edinburgh: World Cup finalists Sri Lanka brought Scotland back down to earth with a crushing 183 run one-day international win on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka, in the final match of their tour of Britain, made 284 for seven featuring fifties from openers Mahela Jayawardene and Dimuth Karunaratne.

Scotland were then dismissed for their second lowest ODI total of 101, with Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga taking five for 30 in an innings where Majid Haq top-scored with 34 and no other batsman made more than 17.

Sri Lanka hammer Scotland by 183 runs

Scotland were dismissed in the seond innings for their second lowest ODI total of 101.

Sri Lanka's win came just a day after Scotland posted their record ODI total of 323 for five to stun World Cup giantkillers Ireland in a five-wicket win .Brief scoresSri Lanka 284-7 50 overs (M Jayawardene 64, D Karunaratne 60)Scotland 101, 32.4 overs (L Malinga 5-30, D Prasad 3-17)Result: Sri Lanka won by 183 runs.

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