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Sangakkara puts Scots to the sword

Sangakkara became the first man to score four consecutive World Cup centuries. Credit: Reuters

Kumar Sangakkara became the first man to score four consecutive World Cup centuries as Sri Lanka swept aside Scotland's challenge in Hobart.

The Sri Lanka number three followed up hundreds against Bangladesh, Australia and England with his highest score of the tournament so far, an innings of 124 from 95 balls, as Sri Lanka posted 363 for nine.

In reply, Scotland were a long way short, all out for 215 as they lost by 148 runs.

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