CHITTAGONG: Sri Lanka crushed the Netherlands by nine wickets after bowling their rivals out for the lowest-ever World Twenty20 total of 39 in Chittagong on Monday.
Ajantha Mendis (3-12), Angelo Mathews (3-16) and Lasith Malinga (2-5) wrecked their opponents in 10.3 overs, before Sri Lanka knocked off the target in just five overs for their second Group One win in the Super-10 stage.
The Netherlands, sent in to bat, lost half their side for 25 before losing the rest for just 14 runs, beating the previous lowest score of 56 made by Kenya against Afghanistan at Sharjah in 2013.
Tom Copper top-scored with 16.
Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five runs in their first match.
South Africa recorded their first win in the Group One when they beat New Zealand in a thrilling finish by two runs Monday.