ENG vs. SL Match

Sri Lanka vs. England ICC ODI World Cup 2023 Highlights:

In the 25th match of the World Cup, the defending Champions England suffered a defeat against Sri Lanka. This is England’s fourth defeat in five matches of this World Cup. England won the toss, batted first, and scored 156 runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, In response, Sri Lanka scored 160. runs, losing two wickets, and won the match by eight wickets.

Sri Lanka defeated England.

Sri Lanka defeated England by eight wickets. This is England’s fourth defeat in this World Cup. Batting first, England scored 156. runs in 33.2 overs. In response, Sri Lanka scored 160 runs, losing two. wickets in 25.4 overs and won the match by eight wickets.

What happened in the first inning?

England made a good start after winning the toss and batting first. The pair of Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan made a fast start and added 45 runs for the first wicket. Malan became the victim of Angelo Mathews after scoring 28 runs. However, after this, there was a flurry of wickets. Joe Root was running. out after scoring three runs.

Bairstow was dismissed by Kasun. Rajita on the score of 30 runs. Captain Butler was out after scoring.
eight runs, and Livingstone after scoring one run. The England team was struggling after losing five wickets for 85 runs. However, Ben Stokes was standing at one end. In such a situation, Intelligent batting was expected from the English batsmen, but it did not happen. England’s batsmen kept giving away wickets by playing bad shots. Moeen Ali was out after scoring 15 runs, Chris Woakes 0, and Adil Rashid scored two runs. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes also remained on his personal score of 43 runs. Rashid lost the wicket due to his carelessness. In the end, Mark Wood was also out after scoring five runs. Willie remained unbeaten. after scoring 14 runs. Lahiru Kumara took three wickets for Sri Lanka. Angelo Mathews and Kasun Rajita got two wickets each. Tikshna took one wicket.

What happened in the second innings?

Chasing the target of 157 runs, Sri Lanka did not have a good start. Kusal Perera was out after scoring. four runs. After this, Kusal Mendis also returned to the pavilion with a score of 11 runs. Sri Lanka could have been in trouble after losing two wickets for 23 runs, but Pathum Nissanka and Sadir Samarawickrama made a century partnership to lead their team to victory. Nissanka remained unbeaten on 77 runs, and Sadira remained unbeaten by 65 runs. David Willey took both wickets for England.


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