World Cup: English batsman helpless in front of excellent bowling of Sri Lankan bowlers

World Cup: English batsman helpless in front of excellent bowling of Sri Lankan bowlers, After England won the toss in the 25th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, batting continues against Sri Lanka.

Not long ago, England scored 89 runs at the end of 19.4 overs for the loss of five wickets. This match played in Bengaluru is the fifth match between the two teams in the event.

Earlier, Sri Lanka and England have played four matches in the mega event so far in which they have won only one match.
Both teams must win this match to stay alive in the tournament.

In this match, Sri Lanka will not get the services of captain Dasun Shanaka, while fast bowler Mitisha Pathirana has also been out of the event due to injury.

Kaushal Mendes is leading the team in place of Dasun Shanaka for the rest of the World Cup matches while senior all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been included in the squad in place of Muttisha Pathirana.

If we look at the points table of the World Cup, Sri Lanka is in the seventh position with two points while England is in the eighth position with two points.

On the other hand, the two teams have faced each other 78 times in the ODI format so far, in which England won 38 times while Sri Lanka won 36 times.

Jonny Bairstow, David Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (Captain, Wicketkeeper), Liam Livingston, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood are included in England’s playing XI.

Sri Lanka Playing XI Sri Lanka team includes Patham Nishanka, Kaushal Perera, Kaushal Mendes (Captain, Wicketkeeper), Sudira Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Mahesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madhushanka.

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