Match Detail

England Men 212 ( 47.0 ) overs
Sri Lanka Men: 9-232 ( 50.0 ) overs
Sri Lanka win by 20 runs
Toss - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsman
R
B
4S
6S
SR
82
89
7
4
92.13
0
4
0
0
0
Bowler
O
M
R
W
Econ
8.0
0
41
2
5.12
Man of the Match
Lasith Malinga
Commentary
In over# 47
Runs : 9 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 1
Over 47. 9 runs. Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep. England: 10-212(rr 4.51)
46.6
W
OUT! Caught. Nuwan Pradeep to Mark Wood. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Perera. Tiny nick, and Sri Lanka win! One ball to bowl at Mark Wood, and Pradeep gets it spot on. Lovely line and length, Wood hangs the bat out, and Perera gobbles up the edge to seal things.What a game of cricket that was. High drama till the very end. England were extremely poor with the bat, apart from Joe Root and Ben Stokes, but huge credit must go to Sri Lanka. No one expected them to pull off this victory. Lasith Malinga stood up for his team and took four important wickets, and that gave them the belief to get those two points. Remarkable win, which certainly blows things wide open in this tournament.Hopefully the games will continue like that for the rest of the competition! Tomorrow we have two World Cup games on. India take on Afghanistan, and West Indies take on New Zealand. Should be another good day for cricket.
46.5
1
Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Half volley, down leg side on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
46.4
.
Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Full toss, off stump on the front foot driving, to deep extra cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
46.3
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Length ball, to leg moves in front Slog, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Steps across his stumps, a huge swing to leg, and he gets it away off the inner half of the bat past short fine leg.
46.2
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Low full toss, Stokes whips this away powerfully, and long on cannot get round to cut it off. A few more boundaries might make this interesting.
46.1
.
Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for no runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 46
Runs : 15 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 0
Over 46. 15 runs. Bowler: Isuru Udana. England: 9-203(rr 4.41)
45.6
.
Isuru Udana to Mark Wood. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
45.5
1
Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
45.4
2
Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Slower ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Fernando.
45.3
.
Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Slower ball, down the track driving, to long off for no runs, fielded by Perera.
45.2
6
SIX! Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs. Six more! Stokes charges out the crease, and dispatches it over long off this time. What a strike.
45.1
6
SIX! Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs. Bang! Right in the slot for Stokes, and he launches this deep into the crowd. Big swing, and a pure connection. Lovely.
In over# 45
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 0
Over 45. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Malinga. England: 9-188(rr 4.18)
44.6
1
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Half volley, to leg on the front foot flick, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
44.5
.
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, in the air uncontrolled to deep mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mendis. So close to the catch being taken! Stokes heaves it off the pads out to the sweeper on the legside. Couldn't get the fingers underneath the ball, and Malinga is furious.
44.4
.
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot flick, to long on for no runs, fielded by Perera.
44.3
.
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for no runs, fielded by Fernando.
44.3
1
Wide Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Off cutter half volley, wide outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
44.2
.
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Perera.
44.1
.
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Malinga.
In over# 44
Runs : 1 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 1
Over 44. 1 run. Bowler: Isuru Udana. England: 9-186(rr 4.23)
43.6
.
Isuru Udana to Mark Wood. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Perera.
43.5
.
Isuru Udana to Mark Wood. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to deep cover for no runs, fielded by Mendis.
43.4
W
OUT! Caught. Isuru Udana to Jofra Archer. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long on, by Perera. That should settle things. Still another 47 runs to get for England and they just have one wicket remaining. Out the back of the hand from Udana, Jofra's eyes light up, and he attempts to bludgeon it out the ground. Off the bottom end of the bat, and a simple take for long on.
43.3
.
Isuru Udana to Jofra Archer. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Karunaratne.
43.2
1
Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long on for 1 run, fielded by Fernando.
43.1
.
Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Leave, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Perera.
In over# 43
Runs : 2 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 0
Over 43. 2 runs. Bowler: Lasith Malinga. England: 8-185(rr 4.30)
42.6
.
Lasith Malinga to Jofra Archer. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot flick, to backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
42.5
.
Lasith Malinga to Jofra Archer. Short, off stump on the back foot pulling, hit body to point for no runs, fielded by de Silva.
42.4
1
Lasith Malinga to Ben Stokes. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Perera.
42.3
1
Lasith Malinga to Jofra Archer. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot flick, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
42.2
.
Lasith Malinga to Jofra Archer. Yorker, middle stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Malinga.
42.1
.
Lasith Malinga to Jofra Archer. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mathews.
England Men: 212 ( 47.0 ) overs
Sri Lanka Men 9-232 ( 50.0 ) overs
Toss - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Sri Lanka win by 20 runs
RR : 7
CRR : 4.51
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
D Karunaratne

c: Buttler b: Archer

1
8
0
12.5
K Perera

c: Ali b: Woakes

2
6
0
33.33
A Fernando

c: Rashid b: Wood

49
39
6
125.64
K Mendis

c: Morgan b: Rashid

46
68
2
67.65
A Mathews

not out

85
115
5
73.91
J Mendis

c&b: Rashid

0
1
0
0
D de

c: Root b: Archer

29
47
1
61.7
T Perera

c: Rashid b: Archer

2
6
0
33.33
I Udana

c: Root b: Wood

6
4
1
150
L Malinga

b: Wood

1
5
0
20
N Pradeep

not out

1
1
0
100
Extras 10(b 0, lb 4, WD 6, NB 0)
Total 232/9 50.0 overs

FOW:
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
5.0
0
22
1
4.40
10.0
2
52
3
5.20
8.0
0
40
3
5.00
5.0
0
16
0
3.20
10.0
0
40
0
4.00
10.0
0
45
2
4.50
2.0
0
13
0
6.50
Batsman
R
B
4S
SR
J Vince

c: Mendis b: Malinga

14
18
2
77.78
J Bairstow

lbw: Malinga

0
1
0
0
J Root

c: Perera b: Malinga

57
89
3
64.04
E Morgan

c&b: Tillakaratna

21
35
2
60
B Stokes

not out

82
89
7
92.13
J Buttler

lbw: Malinga

10
9
1
111.11
M Ali

c: Tillakaratna b: de Silva

16
20
0
80
C Woakes

c: Perera b: de Silva

2
4
0
50
A Rashid

c: Perera b: de Silva

1
2
0
50
J Archer

c: Perera b: Tillakaratna

3
11
0
27.27
M Wood

c: Perera b: Fernando

0
4
0
0
Extras 6(b 0, lb 1, WD 5, NB 0)
Total 212/10 47.0 overs

FOW:
Bowlers
O
M
R
W
Econ
10.0
1
43
4
4.30
10.0
1
38
1
3.80
8.0
0
32
3
4.00
8.0
0
34
0
4.25
8.0
0
41
2
5.12
3.0
0
23
0
7.67
In over# 50
Runs : 6 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 0
49.1
6
SIX! Jofra Archer to Angelo Mathews. Leg cutter length ball, middle stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs. That's in the slot from Archer. Mathews clears the front leg, and pumps it over the legside for six. Nice strike.
In over# 48
Runs : 4 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 0
47.6
4
FOUR! Jofra Archer to Angelo Mathews. Short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs. Super shot from Mathews. Knew the short one was coming, so got in position early, and just dinked the ball over the keeper for four.
In over# 47
Runs : 8 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
46.5
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Angelo Mathews. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
46.3
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Isuru Udana. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs. Not sure how that's gone down there. Udana swings hard, aiming over mid wicket, but the ball flies off the edge and skips away to the third man boundary.
In over# 41
Runs : 4 Bowler: Joe Root Wickets : 0
40.5
4
FOUR! Joe Root to Angelo Mathews. Off break full toss, down leg side on the front foot sweeping, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Poor delivery from Root. A big full toss down the legside, and Mathews helps it on its way to bring up his fifty. It's been a slow one, but important for Sri Lanka.
In over# 34
Runs : 4 Bowler: Adil Rashid Wickets : 0
33.6
4
FOUR! Adil Rashid to Dhananjaya de Silva. Leg spinner half volley, off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Picked up nicely by Dhananjaya. Tossed up high, he gets down on one knee, and heaves it over cow corner for four.
In over# 30
Runs : 4 Bowler: Adil Rashid Wickets : 0
29.1
4
FOUR! Adil Rashid to Angelo Mathews. Leg spinner yorker, middle stump on the front foot sweeping, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Mathews uses his reach to get the ball on the full, and swipes it away behind square, where there isn't a fielder in sight.
In over# 24
Runs : 4 Bowler: Adil Rashid Wickets : 0
23.4
4
FOUR! Adil Rashid to Angelo Mathews. Leg spinner half volley, middle stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past long on for 4 runs. Not a pretty looking shot, but it's effective. Mathews hacks against the spin, just about clears the infield, and it trickles away into the rope.
In over# 20
Runs : 4 Bowler: Ben Stokes Wickets : 0
19.5
4
FOUR! Ben Stokes to Kusal Mendis. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Loose delivery from Stokes, and it got what it deserved. Wide full toss, which is hammered between extra cover and mid off.
In over# 16
Runs : 4 Bowler: Ben Stokes Wickets : 0
15.1
4
FOUR! Ben Stokes to Kusal Mendis. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. Smoked through the covers by Mendis. That's a beauty. Overpitched, and laced between the fielders in the ring for four.
In over# 11
Runs : 4 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 0
10.6
4
FOUR! Mark Wood to Avishka Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, thick edge past third man for 4 runs. Opened the face to guide it down to third man, but didn't intend to get it that fine. The ball runs off the edge, and the fielder on the boundary edge cannot get round to cut it off.
In over# 10
Runs : 10 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 0
9.5
6
SIX! Jofra Archer to Avishka Fernando. Short, outside off stump on the back foot hooking, well timed in the air under control over fine leg for 6 runs. Bangs it into the pitch now, and Fernando sends it out the stadium! Swipes the bat at it, and because of the pace from Archer, the ball flies away for a maximum.
9.4
4
FOUR! Jofra Archer to Avishka Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Taking the attack to the England bowlers. Not that short, but Fernando rocks back to shovel it over the legside for four.
In over# 9
Runs : 4 Bowler: Chris Woakes Wickets : 0
8.2
4
FOUR! Chris Woakes to Avishka Fernando. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control past deep square leg for 4 runs. Fernando is playing his shots here. He picks up the length early, and hoicks it away over square leg for four more.
In over# 7
Runs : 4 Bowler: Chris Woakes Wickets : 0
6.5
4
FOUR! Chris Woakes to Avishka Fernando. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Fernando looks a hell of a player. Another gorgeous looking stroke, this time a perfectly executed on drive, and it whistles into the fence.
In over# 6
Runs : 14 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 0
5.6
4
FOUR! Jofra Archer to Avishka Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs. The most beautiful of the lot. Fernando presses forward, and crunches this through the covers once more. High front elbow, and it skims away to the rope in no time.
5.5
6
SIX! Jofra Archer to Avishka Fernando. Short, off stump on the back foot hooking, well timed in the air under control over fine leg for 6 runs. Takes on the bouncer, and swats this out the ground! Wonderful shot from Fernando. Took it off his head, and lifted it over the fine leg fence.
5.2
4
FOUR! Jofra Archer to Avishka Fernando. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. That's a cracking shot. Hit the ball on top of the bounce, and slammed it away through the vacant covers.
In over# 47
Runs : 8 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 0
46.3
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Length ball, to leg moves in front Slog, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Steps across his stumps, a huge swing to leg, and he gets it away off the inner half of the bat past short fine leg.
46.2
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past long on for 4 runs. Low full toss, Stokes whips this away powerfully, and long on cannot get round to cut it off. A few more boundaries might make this interesting.
In over# 46
Runs : 12 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 0
45.2
6
SIX! Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs. Six more! Stokes charges out the crease, and dispatches it over long off this time. What a strike.
45.1
6
SIX! Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs. Bang! Right in the slot for Stokes, and he launches this deep into the crowd. Big swing, and a pure connection. Lovely.
In over# 40
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 0
39.2
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Length ball, down leg side on the back foot defending, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. Edged, but no catchers in place, and the ball runs away to the third man boundary. That's the fifty up for Stokes. Brilliant knock from him today. If he's there till the end, England win.
In over# 39
Runs : 6 Bowler: Dhananjaya de Silva Wickets : 0
38.2
6
SIX! Dhananjaya de Silva to Moeen Ali. Off break half volley, middle stump on the front foot slog sweeping, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs. That will release some pressure. Moeen sweeps from the stumps, and goes big! Swatted over the legside and it hits the boundary on the full.
In over# 34
Runs : 4 Bowler: Thisara Perera Wickets : 0
33.2
4
FOUR! Thisara Perera to Ben Stokes. Back of a length, down leg side on the back foot working, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Timed the pants off of that! Stokes nudges it off the pads through mid wicket, and it races across the outfield to the mid wicket fence.
In over# 33
Runs : 4 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 0
32.2
4
FOUR! Lasith Malinga to Jos Buttler. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. Buttler latches onto that length, rocks backs, and slaps this behind square for four.
In over# 32
Runs : 4 Bowler: Thisara Perera Wickets : 0
31.6
4
FOUR! Thisara Perera to Ben Stokes. Length ball, to leg on the front foot Steer, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. A little lucky from Stokes. He looks to run it down to third man, but edges just past the dive of the keeper. Handy boundary for England, though.
In over# 28
Runs : 12 Bowler: Jeevan Mendis Wickets : 0
27.4
6
SIX! Jeevan Mendis to Ben Stokes. Leg spinner short, off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs. Goes all the way again. That's buffet bowling from Jeevan. A rank long hop, and Stokes can put it where he wants. Muscled over long on again.
27.1
6
SIX! Jeevan Mendis to Ben Stokes. Leg spinner length ball, off stump down the track driving, well timed in the air under control over long off for 6 runs. Makes that look very easy. Stokes jumps out to the pitch, and belts this back over the bowler's head for a maximum.
In over# 27
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 0
26.4
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Ben Stokes. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Angled into the pads, and Stokes tucks this nicely through mid wicket. Wide open spaces through that region, and it cannot be cut off.
In over# 23
Runs : 4 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 0
22.4
4
FOUR! Isuru Udana to Ben Stokes. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep backward square leg for 4 runs. First boundary for Stokes. On the hip, swivels on it to get it round the corner, and he finds the gap for four.
In over# 17
Runs : 8 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 0
16.6
4
FOUR! Isuru Udana to Joe Root. Length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Whipped away through a vacant mid wicket, and the timing of Root is sensational. The fielder had no chance of catching it.
16.2
4
FOUR! Isuru Udana to Eoin Morgan. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Angled into Morgan, and he tickles this away off the hip to the fine leg fence. Very delicate.
In over# 9
Runs : 8 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 0
8.6
4
FOUR! Lasith Malinga to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Tremendous from Root. Weight going into the shot, and punched elegantly through mid off for four.
8.1
4
FOUR! Lasith Malinga to Eoin Morgan. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Solid start from the England skipper. He plonks down onto the front foot, and crisply drives through the covers for four.
In over# 7
Runs : 8 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 0
6.3
4
FOUR! Lasith Malinga to James Vince. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot flick, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Back to back for Vince. A glorious clip off the toes now, and it zooms away to the mid wicket boundary.
6.2
4
FOUR! Lasith Malinga to James Vince. Out-swinging half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs. Vince gets his first boundary away with a flowing drive. Lunges forward, and crunches past mid off.
In over# 4
Runs : 4 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 0
3.3
4
FOUR! Nuwan Pradeep to Joe Root. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, well timed past deep point for 4 runs. Finally the first boundary of the England innings. A bit of shape away, and Root goes with it, opening the blade to cream it through the gap.

Dimuth Karunaratne

0 (0)

0(0)

Kusal Perera

0 (0)

Kusal Perera

0 (0)

0(0)

Avishka Fernando

0 (0)

Avishka Fernando

0 (0)

0(0)

Kusal Mendis

0 (0)

Kusal Mendis

0 (0)

0(0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Jeevan Mendis

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Dhananjaya de Silva

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Thisara Perera

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Isuru Udana

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Lasith Malinga

0 (0)

Angelo Mathews

0 (0)

0(0)

Nuwan Pradeep

0 (0)

James Vince

0 (0)

0(0)

Jonny Bairstow

0 (0)

James Vince

0 (0)

0(0)

Joe Root

0 (0)

Joe Root

0 (0)

0(0)

Eoin Morgan

0 (0)

Joe Root

0 (0)

0(0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

0(0)

Jos Buttler

0 (0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

0(0)

Moeen Ali

0 (0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

0(0)

Chris Woakes

0 (0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

0(0)

Adil Rashid

0 (0)

Ben Stokes

0 (0)

0(0)

Jofra Archer

0 (0)