England Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 1st ODI: England come back strongly after T20I series defeat winning by 7 wickets
England bowled Sri Lanka out for 106 and chased down the required runs in just 18 overs ,to win the 1st ODI by 7 wickets, at the Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, Durham today.
England Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 1st ODI, Sri Lanka Women tour of England
England Women 107/3 (18 ov)
Sri Lanka Women 106/10 (30.2 ov)
England won toss and bowled first, and debutants Mahika Gaur 3-26 and Lauren Filer 3-27 did the initial damage to Sri Lanka’s top order, with spinners Sarah Glenn 3-20 and Alice Capsey 1-12 also in wickets.
England openers Tammy Beaumont 32 and Emma Lamb 27 got the hosts off to a good start, reaching 61 in the 11th over before Beaumont was out caught.
Maia Bouchier, also on ODI debut, saw England to a 7 wicket win, with Natalie Sciver-Brunt, after Emma Lamb was out with the score on 73 and Heather Knight with the score on 99 .
The 2nd ODI is on Tuesday 12 September, at the County Ground, Northampton.
Sri Lanka Women Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Chamari Atapattu - 4.6 ov), 2-26 (Anushka Sanjeewani - 6.4 ov), 3-40 (Vishmi Rajapaksha - 10.5 ov), 4-61 (Hasini Perera - 15.3 ov), 5-78 (Kavisha Dilhari - 19.3 ov), 6-78 (Nilakshi de Silva - 19.4 ov), 7-95 (Harshitha Samarawickrama - 22.3 ov), 8-100 (Oshadi Ranasinghe - 25.3 ov), 9-101 (Achini Kulasuriya - 27.5 ov), 10-106 (Udeshika Prabodhani - 30.2 ov)
England Women Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Tammy Beaumont - 10.1 ov), 2-73 (Emma Lamb - 13.1 ov), 3-99 (Heather Knight - 16.6 ov)
England Women: Amy Jones(WK), Tammy Beaumont, Maia Bouchier, Heather Knight(C), Emma Lamb, Natalie Sciver, Alice Capsey, Sarah Glenn, Lauren Filer, Kate Cross, Mahika Gaur
Sri Lanka Women: , Anushka Sanjeewani(WK), Harshitha Samarawickrama, Nilakshi de Silva, Vishmi Rajapaksha, Hasini Perera, Chamari Atapattu(C), Kavisha Dilhari, Udeshika Prabodhani, Inoka Ranaweera, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Achini Kulasuriya
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023 11:00
Venue: Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, Chester-le-Street
Toss: England Women elected to bowl
Officials Umpires: James Middlebrook (England) Sue Redfern (England)
Match Referee: Phil Whitticase (England)
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