The powerful batting display led by Mahela Jayawardene disgraced the mighty West Indies by a huge margin as Sri Lanka flew towards the semi-final of the event.
Luke Wright propelled New Zealand with a destructive match winning knock in the important match of the ICC World Twenty20 as England won the game easily.
Shane Watson and David Warner slaughtered eight Indian bowlers at will as Australia became victorious comfortably by losing just one wicket.
Umar Gul and Umar Akmal saw Pakistan through to a difficult task when the odds were against them as South Africa lost a thrilling encounter in the Super Eights.
A top class performance from the West Indies openers and the lethal bowling spell of Ravi Rampaul let England down in the first match of the Super Eights, Group 1.
Tillakaratne Dilshan played a devastating knock as Sri Lanka levelled the target set by New Zealand and won the game after a sensational Super Over.
An astonishing opening partnership of 124 runs between Imran Nazir and Mohammad Hafeez tyrannized Bangladesh as Pakistan powered themselves in the Super Eights.
Australia leads the table in Group B by winning vs. West Indies and Ireland as the Windies were unable to exploit their skills in the rain affected games.
A destructive bowling display was demonstrated by the Indian bowlers who demolished the strong batting line up of England and beat them convincingly.
Pakistan exhibited an all round performance and won vs. New Zealand. It was well led by Nasir Jamshed with the bat and Saeed Ajmal excelled by his off spin.