England vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Highlights
Sri Lanka defeated England by 20 runs
Leeds Sri Lankan forced England to knock out in the match of the Cricket World Cup due to fast bowlers Lasith Malinga’s strong bowling. The England cricket team, which is being considered in the World Cup contenders, lost by 20 runs to Sri Lanka.
It is the second defeat of the England Cricket Team in Cricket World Cup 2019. Before that, he had to face the Pakistan Cricket team in the match played on June 3.
England, who scored 233 runs in the 47th over with an easy target of 212 runs, were stacked. All-rounder, Ben Stokes top-scored for England with 82 *. In addition, Joe Root scored 57 runs.
Due to the failure of the batsmen, the English team could not cross this simple goal and had to face an embarrassing defeat. England’s captain Eoin Morgan scored only 21 runs. Apart from them, Johnny Bairstow (zero), Jos Buttler (10), Moin Ali (16), Chris Woakes (2) and Joefra Archer (3) were also not able to perform any significant work.
If one player goes to the most credit of victory in this match, then he is fast bowler Lasith Malinga. Malinga also broke England’s waist while using his experience in the opposite conditions.
Having spent 43 runs in 10 overs, Malinga showed the way for the pavilion to four English batsmen. Malinga also got good with Dhananjay Di Silva who got three wickets. Udana got two wickets in the account.
Sri Lankan innings
Earlier, winning the toss, the Sri Lankan cricket team could score 232/9 in the allotted 50 overs. Due to the start of the team, the wickets continued to fall in regular intervals due to which the team could make ordinary scores.
All-rounder Angelo Mathews scored highest 85 * against Sri Lanka. He faced 115 balls and during the innings, he scored 5 boundaries and 1 six. Apart from that, Ashishka Fernando (49) and Kaushal Mendis (46) contributed useful knocks. Dhananjay D Silva scored 29 runs.
Six batsmen cannot touch the tenth figure
In this match, Sri Lankan batsmen performed extremely poorly. Six of the team’s batsmen failed to touch the tenth figure. The batsmen, who were dismissed for less than ten, included skipper and opener Karunaratne (1), Kushal Perera (2), Jeevan Mendis (0), Tishara Perera (2), Udana (6) Lasith Malinga (1) are.
In English bowlers, Jaffra Archer and Mark Wood showed the three-three Sri Lankan batsmen’s path to the pavilion. Apart from this, Adil Rashid took two wickets and Chris Woakes took one wicket.