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Hashim Amla struck an unbeaten 56 as South Africa eased to an eight-wicket win over defending champions Sri Lanka in the final match of the Super 10 stage of the World Twenty20. Wholesale Nets Jerseys . Amla guided the Proteas to their target of 121 with 14 balls left to complete a miserable tournament for Sri Lanka, who won just one of their four games to finish level with Afghanistan on points.With both sides already eliminated from the tournament, only a consolation win was on offer to the victors and South Africa cruised it despite a solid start by their opponents.Dinesh Chandimal, leading the side in the absence of the injured Lasith Malinga (hamstring), put on 45 for the first wicket with Tillakaratne Dilshan (36) in under five overs but when the wheels fell off, they did quickly.Dilshan welcomed Aaron Phangiso (2-26) into the attack by swatting the left-armer for 10 off two balls but the spinner gained quick revenge by bowling Chandimal and Lahu Thirimanne through the gate with successive deliveries.Just when Sri Lanka seemed back on track with a third-wicket stand of 30, Milinda Siriwardana (15) was sent back by Dilshan as he attempted to pinch a single to mid-wicket only to be run out by a distance.A score of 75-3 became 78-4 as Shehan Jayasuriya looped a catch to cover and seven runs later Dilshan was on his way, trapped lbw on the sweep by Farhaan Behardien.Chamara Kapugedera had no answer to Imran Tahirs googly before recalled paceman Dale Steyn claimed his first wicket of the tournament, Thisara Perera picking out Behardien at cover.Sri Lankas last five wickets fell for 35 runs and a total of 120 off 19.3 overs never looked enough even when Quinton de Kock was run out by Dilshans throw for nine.Faf du Plessis (31) made light work of knocking off the runs until he fell to a terrible lbw decision, given out as he attempted to scoop despite a big inside edge.Amla went on to post his fifty off 47 balls, passing 1,000 career T20 runs in the process, before AB de Villiers swung a Suranga Lakmal full toss for six to end the match in emphatic style.Watch England take on New Zealand in the first mens semi-final live on Sky Sports 2 this Wednesday from 2pm. Cheap NBA Jerseys .C. -- When North Carolina freshman Ryan Switzer reported to training camp in August he was a little miffed to learn he was third on the depth chart at punt returner. Dzanan Musa Jersey . But the quarterback hopes to stay involved in football after officially calling it quits Tuesday. "Id love to look at those opportunities as they arise," Pierce said in an interview from his Winnipeg eatery. . Both players have lower body injuries that will keep them out of the lineup until at least January 31, which is the first game they can be activated from IR. BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Playing at the stadium where it was humiliated 7-1 by Germany two years ago, Brazil can wipe away some of the lingering pain from that defeat with a convincing performance against Argentina in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.The match is being held at the Mineirao Stadium, which is where Brazil was utterly crushed by Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup.Of course returning here still touches all of us, even those that didnt play, Brazil coach Tite said. But we have to know how to work in all situations. Two years have passed and we are in a different moment.Brazil midfielder Renato Augusto summed up the despondency felt by the nation that day, calling it a defeat for the whole country.All 62,000 seats are expected to be taken at the stadium in Belo Horizonte, located 350 kilometers (220 miles) north of Rio de Janeiro.Since Tite took over, Brazil has won four straight matches in South American qualifying and leads the group with 21 points from 10 matches. Argentina is five points behind.Three Brazilians who are likely to start against Argentina played against Germany: Real Madrid left back Marcelo, Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho and Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho. Chelsea winger Willian is not expected to start, but also played against the Germans in the match now known as Mineirazo.Many others who played against Germany -- like Chelsea defender David Luiz and Atletico Mineiro striker Fred -- are not touted to return to the national team soon.Some of the first Brazil players to arrive in Belo Horizonte were also pledging to make fans forget about thhe 7-1 loss. Cheap Swingman Nets Jerseys. Brazil has a chance to rewrite history, Paulinho said. We are not going to change what happened, but we can leave a good impression this time. After all we went through in 2014, this is a chance to make a comeback against a great team.Defender Rodrigo Caio, who had just turned professional in 2014, said this is a new Brazil, and fans will see that on the field. I can only imagine what that game was like for those that played.One young fan that attended Mondays open training session recalled the pain he felt watching as Germany destroyed Brazils hopes of a sixth World Cup win.I cried a lot at the 7-1. But now I am confident again, said 12-year-old Maicon Silva as he watched the squad training, before adding perhaps somewhat hopefully we are going to (win) 7-1 against Argentina to compensate.Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar were expected to arrive on Tuesday as they prepare to compete against each other.Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza told The Associated Press that he is concerned about not reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia. This is almost unthinkable for a team led by Messi that lost the 2014 final to Germany 1-0.After Brazil, Argentina faces Colombia on Nov. 15 in another tough test.Im worried because the qualifying is still not assured and must still be won, Bauza said.The four automatic spots from South American qualifying are now held by Brazil, Uruguay (20 points), and Ecuador and Colombia (17). A fifth spot will be decided by a playoff. ' ' '