Sri Lanka vs England Match Highlights | T20 World Cup 2021

Sri Lanka vs England Match Highlights | T20 World Cup 2021
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The 29th match Sri Lanka vs England was played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday, November 1st, 2021. Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bowl first against England. Are you getting curious to know the highlights of Sri Lanka vs England match? Here is all you need to know regarding the 29th match of the ICC T20 World Cup Sri Lanka vs England. 

England vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2021, Head-to-Head Stats

Here’s the brief head-to-head record of the teams in T20Is. 

StatsMatches England WonSri Lanka Won
Overall 1284
Previous 550
T20 WCs431

Brief Scores;  Sri Lanka vs England

England: 163 for 4 wickets in 20 overs (Jos Buttler 101 not out)

Sri Lanka: 137 for 10 wickets in 19 overs

Sri Lanka vs England | Match Highlights 

Sri Lanka vs England T20 World Cup 2021
Sri Lanka vs England T20 World Cup 2021

England

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field first against England in Sharjah. England took a good start, scoring 12 runs in the first over. Out! The big wicket for Sri Lanka. Jason Roy skipped the low delivery ball and it hit the stumps. ENG 13/1 after 1 over and two balls. And Kumara is hit for a four in the first ball of the 3rd over. And there’s another 4 in the 3rd over. England scored 25/1 after 3 overs.

The 4th over went for just 4 runs. Chameera bowling the 5th over. Another wicket and Malan is gone. And ENG scored 34/2 after 5 overs. Hasaranga came for bowling and that was the 3rd wicket. Bairstow was out. ENG 35/3 after 5.2 overs. Sri Lanka played well and created pressure on England. England made only singles in this over. ENG scored 41/3 in 8 overs.

Karunaratne batted well and a four in the second ball by Buttler. The next ball hit for a big six. ENG got 83/3 after 14 overs. A big six hit by Morgan. And another six followed too. Kumara got battered. And another six was hit to end the over and 22 runs in this over. ENG scored 105/3 after 15 overs. The 17th over started with a six by Morgan. This over ended with 12 runs. The score was 122/3 after 17 overs.

And a big six hit again by Buttler. And there are another 6 and 4 to follow. Buttler got his highest score in T20Is. The score of England was 141/3 after 18 overs. The 4th wicket of England at 147/4 after 18.2 overs and Morgan walked out. Buttler played well throughout the match. And he hit a 4 and another two runs added. And Buttler scored 100 runs.  ENG ended at 163/4 after 20 overs.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka started playing and the target was 164 set by England. Sri Lanka lost their first wicket and it was run out.  Nissanka walked out. What a start by England! First wicket down and SL 1/1 in the first over. Asalanka hit a six and a four. And SL got 14/1 after 2 overs. Another great four was hit by Asalanka. The third over ended up with 10 runs and Sri Lanka had 24/1. And Adil Rashid got an integral wicket and Asalanka was out. The 2nd wicket of SL went in the 4th over at 24 runs.

The 6th over ended at 5 runs. Avishka had hit a 4 in the 3rd ball of the 5th over. And another wicket went and SL got 40/3 after 6 overs. In the 7th over 10 runs were added by the refinement of a Rajapaksha’s six. And a catch was dropped by Woakes. ENG scored 54/3 after 8 overs. Jordan bowled the 9th over and Avishka Fernando walked out. Sri Lanka had 57/4 after 8.3 overs. The 10th over started. The 4th ball of Mills’ over hit for a four by the Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka. This over ended up with 8 runs. SL scored 66/4 after 10 overs.

Another wicket and Rajapaksa went. SL lost their 5th wicket at 76 runs. Rashid bowled the 12th over and it ended up with 5 runs. Livingstone bowled the 13th over and Hasaranga hit a four. SL had 89/5 after 13 overs. Hasaranga hit a big six. And Shanaka made another four. 100 up for Sri Lanka. And Mills went off probably due to a hamstring problem. SL scored 103/5 after 14 overs. And Shanaka hit a big six on Livingstone ball. The 15th over went off  10 runs.

Jordan bowled the 16th over. And a four in the 5th ball and the over went off 10 runs. SL scored 123/5 after 16 overs. Livingstone started bowling the 17th over and Hasaranga hit another four. Another wicket down and he was out. Sri Lanka scored 129 runs with 6 wickets down. Jordan bowled 18th over and Shanaka was run out. Great pressure was put over the Sri Lanka team. SL had 130/7 after 17.2 overs.

And another wicket went off. Jordan got the 2nd wicket of the over. Chameera walked out. England played well with great consistency. Sri Lanka made just 4 runs while 2 wickets were down. And SL got 134/8 after 18 overs. Moeen Ali had bowled the 19th over. What a fielding erect by Morgan! Stunning. 4 wickets were down for just 5 runs. Karunaratne walked out. SL had 134/9 after 18.2 overs.

And it was all over. Another out. Sri Lanka scored 137/10 after 19 overs. England won the match by 26 runs. Well, it’s a big victory for the England team. They played perfectly both batting and fielding. Stay tuned with the NaeTaze website for the upcoming T20 World Cup matches. 

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