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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: England vs Sri Lanka - 2nd ODI

England's Jonny Bairstow in action
England's Jonny Bairstow in action
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The 2nd ODI of the three-match series between England and Sri Lanka will be played at Kennington Oval, London.

LIVE SCORES - England vs Sri Lanka - 2nd ODI

England won the series opener comfortably by 5 wickets, with more than 15 overs to spare.

Joe Root is the top run-scorer for England with 79 runs at a strike rate of 90. He has struck 4 fours. Jonny Bairstow has also made 43 runs at a strike rate of 204.

Chris Woakes has been the best bowler for England and has picked up 4 wickets while bowling at an average of 4 and an economy rate of 4.80.

England have Tom Curran, Liam Dawson and George Garton waiting in the wings if they want to make any changes to their playing XI.

Kusal Perera is the top run-scorer for Sri Lanka with 73 runs at a strike rate of 90. He has struck 7 fours. Wanindu Hasaranga has also made 54 runs at a strike rate of 83.

Dushmantha Chameera has been the best bowler for Sri Lanka and has picked up 3 wickets while bowling at an average of 14 and an economy rate of 4.40.

Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana, Asitha Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Ishan Jayaratne and Oshada Fernando are the players on the Sri Lankan bench.

 Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs:

England - Jonny Bairstow (wk), Liam Livingstone, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood 

Sri Lanka - Kusal Perera (c & wk), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrama

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - England

Who will win? – England

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Joe Root (England), Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Adil Rashid (England), Dushmantha Chameera (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes – Jonny Bairstow (England), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match –  Joe Root

Team Scores Batting first – England 340+, Sri Lanka 260+

Match Handicap England

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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