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England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: England romp home to 8 wicket win and take ODI series as well

England romped home to an 8 wicket win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ODI series today, at the Kia Oval.

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka tour of England

Match Summary

England 244/2 (43 ov)

Sri Lanka 241/9 (50 ov)

Result - England


Match Highlights

England won the toss and decided to field, restricting the Sri Lankan batsmen  to 241/9 off their 50 overs - Dhananjaya de Silva 91 top scored and Sam Curran and David Willey were the standout bowlers for England sharing 9 wickets beteen them.

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Kusal Perera - 1.2 ov), 2-6 (Avishka Fernando - 1.4 ov), 3-12 (Pathum Nissanka - 3.3 ov), 4-21 (Charith Asalanka - 6.5 ov), 5-86 (Wanindu Hasaranga - 20.3 ov), 6-164 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 34.3 ov), 7-206 (Dasun Shanaka - 44.6 ov), 8-217 (Chamika Karunaratne - 46.1 ov), 9-229 (Binura Fernando - 49.1 ov)

In the run chase, England got off to a great start with Jonny Bairstow 29 and Jason Roy 60 and then, when they were out, Joe Root 69* and Eoin Morgan 75* saw England home by 8 wickets.

Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Jonny Bairstow - 12.4 ov), 2-104 (Jason Roy - 17.1 ov)


Playing XIs

England - Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Tom 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 

Match Details

Start Time: 13:00

Toss: England won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Kia Oval, London

Officials: Richard Kettleborough, Robert Bailey, Michael Gough, Robert Robinson, Chris Broad

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