ENG vs SL : The England vs Sri Lanka match of World Cup 2023 was played today in Bangalore. In this match, Sri Lanka defeated England and registered its second win of the World Cup 2023. Sri Lanka defeated the defending champions by 8 wickets. With this victory, Sri Lanka maintained its dominance over England.
Batting first, England scored 156 runs. In the reply innings, Sri Lanka set out to complete the target and won by completing the target in 25.4 overs. With this win, Sri Lanka increased its chances of qualifying for the semi-finals. Now it is very difficult for England to qualify for the semi-finals.
Pathun Nissanka and Sadira played important roles in Sri Lanka’s victory in the ENG vs SL match. Nissanka’s innings of 77 runs on 83 balls. There were four fours and two sixes in his innings. Whereas Sadira played an unbeaten inning of 65 runs with one four and one six. There was a partnership of 137 runs between the two.
England all out for 156
The Sri Lankan bowlers did not allow the England team to bat after winning the toss. The entire England team got defeated in front of him. Batting first in this match, England was all out after scoring 156 runs in 33.2 overs.
Sri Lankan bowler Lahiru Kumar took very important wickets for his team. He dismissed England captain Josh Buttler on the 5th ball of the 14th over. As soon as the captain was out, Livingstone came to bat. But after scoring only one run, Lahiru Kumara sent him back to the pavilion. Not only this, Kumara also dashed all the hopes of England by dismissing Ben Stokes, who was playing the innings for England, in 30.1 overs. Apart from these, Rajitha took 2 wickets, Teekshana took 1 wicket and Angelo took 2 wickets.
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