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England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: England beat Sri Lankan by 5 wickets (D/L)

England won the 2nd T20I,  at Sophia Gardens Cardiff, tonight against Sri Lanka, to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series.

 

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sri Lanka tour of England

England 108/5 (16.1 ov)

Sri Lanka 111/7 (20 ov)

Result - England won by 5 wickets (D/L method)

Scorecard

 

Match Highlights

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat, scoring just 111/7 in their 20 overs, on a challenging batting surface -

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Danushka Gunathilaka - 1.3 ov), 2-18 (Avishka Fernando - 3.3 ov), 3-68 (Kusal Perera - 12.3 ov), 4-76 (Kusal Mendis - 13.2 ov), 5-76 (Niroshan Dickwella - 13.3 ov), 6-87 (Wanindu Hasaranga - 16.4 ov), 7-90 (Dasun Shanaka - 17.4 ov)

In a rain affected run chase, England were 30-4 at one stage, but Billings and Livingstone got them to safety, after a break for rain, and England got over the line, with a few lusty blows from Sam Curran, just before the rain came down again.

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Jonny Bairstow - 1.2 ov), 2-8 (Dawid Malan - 2.3 ov), 3-30 (Eoin Morgan - 5.2 ov), 4-36 (Jason Roy - 6.3 ov), 5-90 (Sam Billings - 14.3 ov)

Playing XIs

 

England - Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow(wk), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, David Willey, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

Sri Lanka - Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(c), Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya

 

 

Match Details


Start Time: 18:30

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sophia Gardens Cardiff, Cardiff

Officials:Alexander Wharf, Michael Burns, Martin Saggers, David Millns, Philip Whitticase



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