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England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: match abandoned due to rain

Rain denied England a clean sweep against Sri Lanka as the 3rd ODI had to be abandoned. 

Match Sumary

England 0/0 ( ov)

Sri Lanka 166/10 (41.1 ov)

Result - Match Abandoned

Scorecard



England had a modest target of 166 set by Sri Lanka to chase down, and looked all set to hand the visitors a 3-0 whitewash, until rain descended at Bristol in the 3rd ODI.

Sri Lanka once again folded under pressure from England quick’s Chris Woakes and David Willey. They took four wickets accounting for Lanka’s top order.  Tom Curran then took 4/35 as Sri Lanka were bundled out for just 166. Dasun Shanaka top scored with 48 runs, while Wanindu Hasaranga made 20. England’s could not chase as the rains forced the match to be bandoned saving Sri Lanka  from a whitewash.

Sri Lanka Fall of Wickets:  1-19 (Kusal Perera - 2.2 ov), 2-29 (Avishka Fernando - 5.1 ov), 3-33 (Pathum Nissanka - 7.3 ov), 4-42 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 8.5 ov), 5-63 (Oshada Fernando - 14.1 ov), 6-87 (Wanindu Hasaranga - 20.4 ov), 7-116 (Chamika Karunaratne - 29.2 ov), 8-124 (Binura Fernando - 31.5 ov), 9-152 (Dushmantha Chameera - 38.2 ov), 10-166 (Asitha Fernando - 41.1 ov)


Playing XIs

England - Jonny Bairstow (wk), Tom Banton/Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, David Willey, Liam Dawson, George Garton

Sri Lanka - Kusal Perera (c & wk), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando


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