ENG vs SL, T20 World Cup Score: Wanindu Hasaranga struck in his first over as England are one down.© AFP
Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has won the toss and elected to bowl vs South Africa in his team’s fourth match of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Sharjah. Both the teams made no changes in their playing XI. Currently unbeaten, Eoin Morgan’s side sits at the top spot in Group 1 points table with 6 points while Sri Lanka who lost two of their three Super 12 games are in fourth position with 2 points. England crushed Australia by 8 wickets in their last game where Jos Buttler’s heroics guided the 2010 champions to chase down a total of 126 runs with 50 balls to spare. On the other hand, Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lanka team go into the match on the back of a narrow loss against South Africa, where fast bowler Lahiru Kumara failed to defend 16 runs in the final over. (LIVE SCORECARD)
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs Sri Lanka Live Cricket Score Straight From Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Kumara to Buttler, edge and FOUR!! Lucky Buttler!!
Live Score: England 23/1
Kumara to Buttler, FOUR, to square of the wicket. Buttler is continuing from where he left.
Hasaranga strikes!! Jason Roy is BOWLED!! Brilliant start from Sri Lanka.Jason Roy b Hasaranga 9(6) (4s-1)
Live Score: England 13/1 in 1.2 overs
FOUR!! Lovely shot to the covers. Chameera bowled outside off-stump but Roy picked up very easily.
Chameera to Roy, 2 runs, to backward square-leg. Roy gets off the mark with a double.
No Changes In England Line-Up As Well!
England Playing XI: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills
No Changes In Sri Lanka Playing XI!
Sri Lanka Playing XI:Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera(w), Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Avishka Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live blog of the England vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2021 match that will start shorty. England are still unbeaten in the tournament and are at the top spot with 6 points while Sri Lanka sit at the fourth position with 2 points. The Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lanka side who won all of their Round 1 matches have lost two of their three Super 12 games. They lost to South Africa in their last game where Lahiru Kumara failed to defend 16 runs in the final over. On the other hand, the table-toppers England come into the game after crushing Australia in a one-sided game by 8 wickets.
Match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 7:00 IST.
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