SL v Eng 2018/19

England bowl first in rain-hit ODI against Sri Lanka

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the rain-hit third one-day international against Srilanka in Kandy on Wednesday.  Live Scoring The ODI has been reduced to 21 overs a side after nearly six hours were lost due to rain. The tourists, who lead the five-match series 1-0 after winning their rain-hit second ODI, have made ...

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Sri Lanka’s Perera out of England ODI

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Sri Lanka’s middle order batsman Kusal Perera will skip the three remaining ODI matches against England, while visiting allrounder Liam Dawson has been ruled out of the entire tournament, officials said. Perera, who scored 30 in Saturday’s second ODI, suffered a hamstring injury and will be replaced by Sadeera Samarawickrama for the rest of the five-match series, Sri Lanka Cricket ...

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England win rain-shortened second ODI

Captain Eoin Morgan hit 92 decisive runs to guide England to a damp squib win over Sri Lanka with rain halting play for the second straight match in their one-day series.  Full Scorecard England were awarded a 31-run victory on a faster run rate after torrential downpour at the Dambulla ground. The tourists scored 278-9 from 50 overs, with Morgan ...

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Rain washes out first ODI between England and Sri Lanka

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England’s first one-day international against Sri Lanka was abandoned following heavy rains in Dambulla on Wednesday.  Full Scorecard England managed to score of 92-2 in 15 overs, with Akila Dananjaya and Nuwan Pradeep claiming the wickets of Jason Roy (24) and Jonny Bairstow (25) respectively. Joe Root (25) and Eoin Morgan (14) were scheduled to return for England once the ...

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England ‘happy favourites’ against Sri Lanka – Buttler

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England are “very happy” being favourites for the one-day series in Sri Lanka but are aware that past tours have been “tricky”, Jos Buttler said on Tuesday on the eve of the first match in Dambulla.Sri Lanka’s captain Dinesh Chandimal warned meanwhile that conditions were “very different” to England, with some “mystery spinners” who could pose problems for Eoin Morgan’s ...

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England look for World Cup boost against Sri Lanka

In-form England will look to maintain their one-day momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup when they take on a Sri Lanka side in disarray in the first of a five-match series at Dambulla on Wednesday. But Sri Lanka are expected to prove much tougher opposition when a three-test series begins next month, England’s first for 12 years without their ...

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