Match Detail

England 212 ( 47.0 ) overs
Sri Lanka: 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: 212 ( 47.0 ) overs
Sri Lanka 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# 49
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
48.3
W
OUT! Bowled. Mark Wood to Lasith Malinga. Yorker, to leg backing away driving, missed to. That's how you bowl to the tailenders. Two accurate bouncers, followed by a mean yorker that tailed into leg. Malinga walked outside his leg stump to expose the wickets, and couldn't dig it out.
In over# 47
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
46.4
W
OUT! Caught. Mark Wood to Isuru Udana. Short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to mid on, by Root. Got him this time. The short ball working for Wood. Too much pace for Udana, who flaps at the ball, and mis-hits it to mid on for a simple grab. Sri Lanka are in danger of not completing their fifty overs.
In over# 46
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 1
45.4
W
OUT! Caught. Jofra Archer to Thisara Perera. Short, outside off stump backing away cutting, in the air uncontrolled to third man, by Rashid. A third catch taken down at third man today. Thisara wildly swings and was never in control of this. The ball loops down to Adil Rashid, who takes a smart catch tumbling forward. Three for Jofra.
In over# 44
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 1
43.3
W
OUT! Caught. Jofra Archer to Dhananjaya de Silva. Leg cutter short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed to mid on, by Root. Excellent grab. England have been superb in the field today. Archer changes his pace, and that causes Dhananjaya to miscue. The ball loops up to mid on, and Root takes a brilliant two handed catch.
In over# 30
Runs : 0 Bowler: Adil Rashid Wickets : 2
29.5
W
OUT! Caught & Bowled. Adil Rashid to Jeevan Mendis. Leg spinner half volley, off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler, by Rashid. Poked straight back into the hands of Rashid. He's got two in two, and Sri Lanka are falling apart. It's a timid stroke from Mendis, who prods with hard hands, and chips it back for a simple catch. England are turning the screw.
29.4
W
OUT! Caught. Adil Rashid to Kusal Mendis. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot slog sweeping, to short mid wicket, by Morgan. Rashid gets the breakthrough! Mendis seemed to spot the googly, and wanted to go with the turn. Fetched from a long way outside off stump, and he drags it into the hands of the England captain. A sharp catch from Morgan, diving to his left and holding on with both hands.
In over# 13
Runs : 0 Bowler: Mark Wood Wickets : 1
12.5
W
OUT! Caught. Mark Wood to Avishka Fernando. Short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, in the air uncontrolled to third man, by Rashid. Oh dear, what has Fernando done? He was playing so nicely, and just gives his wicket away. Bumper from Wood, the Sri Lankan arches the back, and tries to ramp it over third man, but doesn't get enough on it. Lifted straight down the throat of the man down there, and Rashid makes no mistake.
In over# 3
Runs : 0 Bowler: Chris Woakes Wickets : 1
2.2
W
OUT! Caught. Chris Woakes to Kusal Perera. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, thick edge in the air uncontrolled to third man, by Ali. The good start gets even better for the hosts! Both the openers are already back in the pavilion. Perera goes chasing after a wide delivery, throwing the kitchen sink at it, and the ball flies off the edge down to the third man. Moeen Ali was placed perfectly, and pouches without fuss.
In over# 2
Runs : 0 Bowler: Jofra Archer Wickets : 1
1.6
W
OUT! Caught. Jofra Archer to Dimuth Karunaratne. Seaming away length ball, down leg side on the back foot defending, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Buttler. What a beauty from Archer! Perfect line and length, nipped away a fraction, and the ball kissed the outside edge on the way through to the keeper. Not much you can do as a batsman to that. All credit to the bowler. Terrific start for England.
In over# 47
Runs : 0 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Wickets : 1
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.
In over# 44
Runs : 0 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 1
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.
In over# 41
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dhananjaya de Silva Wickets : 2
40.5
W
OUT! Caught. Dhananjaya de Silva to Adil Rashid. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Perera. Three for Dhananjaya! Sri Lanka are delighted! It's similar to the Woakes wicket. Rashid was playing for turn, didn't get it, and there's a thin edge through to the Perera. A more routine take for the keeper, who mops up well. The visitors just need two more wickets!
40.1
W
OUT! Caught. Dhananjaya de Silva to Chris Woakes. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, outside edge to wicketkeeper, by Perera. Nicked and gone! It's a wonderful take by the keeper standing up. Woakes flashes outside his off stump, not much turn, and it deflects off the willow into the Kusal's hands. Sri Lanka on top now?
In over# 39
Runs : 0 Bowler: Dhananjaya de Silva Wickets : 1
38.3
W
OUT! Caught. Dhananjaya de Silva to Moeen Ali. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long off, by Tillakaratna. But the pressure goes right back onto England! Adrenaline high for Moeen, and he cannot help himself. Dances down to hit it out the park again, but doesn't get a good connection. Miscued down to long off, and Udana swallows it up.
In over# 33
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 1
32.3
W
OUT! L.B.W. Lasith Malinga to Jos Buttler. Yorker, middle stump on the front foot flick, hit pad to. Malinga has four. He is single-handedly doing the job for Sri Lanka. Buttler tries to clip this off the toes, but the ball sneaks underneath the bat to smash into the boot. Review taken by England, but it's stone dead. Three reds on HawkEye. This could go down to the wire!
In over# 31
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 1
30.3
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Malinga to Joe Root. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot glancing, inside edge to wicketkeeper, by Perera. Root gets a faint one on it down the legside, and Kusal Perera snaps it up to give Sri Lanka a crucial wicket. A shake of the head from the umpire originally, but the review quickly changed it to the correct decision. Clear noise as it passed the bat. The game hangs in the balance again.
In over# 19
Runs : 0 Bowler: Isuru Udana Wickets : 1
18.4
W
OUT! Caught & Bowled. Isuru Udana to Eoin Morgan. Full toss, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed back to bowler, by Tillakaratna. Gone this time! A great reflex catch from Isuru Udana. A low full toss, drilled back hard, and the left armer gets it to stick in both hands in his follow-through. Sri Lanka needed that.
In over# 7
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 1
6.5
W
OUT! Caught. Lasith Malinga to James Vince. Out-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, outside edge to second slip, by Mendis. Malinga keeps it full, and Vince is out driving again! Hooping away from the right hander, a flashing blade, and the edge is snaffled up nicely by second slip. Wonderful start for Sri Lanka, and it certainly is game on now!
In over# 1
Runs : 0 Bowler: Lasith Malinga Wickets : 1
0.2
W
OUT! L.B.W. Lasith Malinga to Jonny Bairstow. Out-swinging length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, hit pad to. There is the early wicket that Sri Lanka wanted! Bairstow is gone first ball. Malinga flings it down, the Yorkshireman plays across his front pad, and he cannot get any bat on it. Up goes the finger, and a review is used. HawkEye says it is just clipping leg stump. Good enough!

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)