- Sri Lanka made two changes in the team, England did not have one
- Shrivardhana and Thirimane outside, Avishka Fernando-Jeevan Mendi joins team
- England second in points table and Sri Lanka sixth place
On Friday, Sri Lanka decided to bat after winning the toss against the hosts England in the 27th World Cup match. Sri Lanka’s Kusle Mendis and Angelo Mathews are on the crease. Captain Dimit Karunaratne scored one run and Jopra was bowled out of Archer. In the next over, Chris Woakes sent Kusal Perera (2) to the pavilion. Avishka Fernando missed the half-century. They were 49 runs off Mark Wude’s ball. He shared a 59-run partnership with Mendis for the third wicket.
Earlier Sri Lanka made two changes in the team. Batsman Lahiru Thirimane and Milinda Shrivardhana were dropped out of the team. Both of them took Avishka Fernando and Jeevan Mendis into the team. England, on the other hand, did not make any changes in the XI. England’s all-rounder Moin Ali’s 100th ODI Prior to the match, former England captain Steven Gerrard congratulated them.
Both teams are
England: Eoin Morgan (captain), James Vince, Johnny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moin Ali, Chris Woakes, Joefra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (Captain), Kusal Perera, Anishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Thesara Pereira, Jeevan Mendis, Dhananjay D Silva, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep.
Not lost in England in last three matches in Sri Lanka World Cup
England’s view will be to break the three consecutive losses in the World Cup against Sri Lanka. His previous win was on May 14, 1999 at Lord’s. Then the English team won by 8 wickets. After that, he faced 2 runs in 2007, 10 wickets in 2011 and 9 wickets in 2015.
Sri Lanka won by just one match so far
England’s team is in second position in the table. It has 8 points in 5 matches. By winning this match he would like to reach the top of the table in the table. The second is only 4 points in Sri Lanka’s 5 matches. That number is sixth in the table. She got just one win so far. At the same time, two matches were canceled due to rain. He wins this match and wants to earn two points. With this, the Sri Lankan team will go back to Bangladesh in fifth place.
A total of 74 ODIs have been played between the two sides of the England-Sri Lanka head-to-head team. Among them the England team won 36. Sri Lanka got success in 35 matches Tie a match There were no results in the two matches. Talking about the World Cup, there were 10 matches between the two. England won 6 and Sri Lanka in 4 matches. There were 31 competitions in both teams on the England ground. The host team won 16 and Sri Lanka 13. A match was tied up and the result did not come out in one.