Sri-Lanka show signs of losing England /There are yorkers, and then there are Lasith Malinga yorkers.

21 June 2019

In Sri Lanka’s most recent match, against England, Lasith Malinga swung the ball an average of 1.1 degrees in his opening spell. According to Crivitz, this was the most swing any bowler had generated that day by at least 30%.

Sri Lankans Lasith Malinga and Dhananjay De Silva bowled England batsmen in the bowl After the half-century of Root-Stokes, England was bowled out for 232 runs. Ben Stokes will not be able to win the team from an unbeaten 82 runs.


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Batting first with a target of 233, England lost two openers in the beginning. Lasith Malinga returned to Jonny Bairstow before opening the scoreboard. The paceman returned to James vanish with 26 runs.

Jos Buttler, Moin Alario too could not make the innings. Butler got Malinga’s 10 and Moin spinner Dhananjay D Silva got 16 runs.

England, after recovering from Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid, quickly fell under pressure. These two people returned to De Silva. After losing eight wickets with 178 runs, the hosts were giving their eyes to the groaning.

Stokes returns to fight alone if he returns to Zora Archer for 186 runs. He did not dare to send Mark Wood to Steve on the other side. Malinga spell ended in the last innings and only 3 runs came in the 45th over.


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Stokes was the only batsman to score two sixes in the 46th over. He took 15 runs in that over. In the next over, Nuwan Pradeep’s Stokes scored 9 in the first ball of the 5th over but the ball was out in the end. As a result, Sri Lanka won the 20-run thrilling win.


Malinga, who took 4 wickets for Sri Lanka, De Silva took 3 wickets and Udana took 2 wickets. England’s Stokes remained unbeaten 82 runs.Stokes had an even more eventful and fortuitous stay before he was finally dismissed for a vital 82-run contribution.

Before winning the toss, Sri Lanka decided to bat first. But they start with a big shock at first. Twenty-two opener took part in the match.

Avishka Fernando and Kushal Mendis, who played in the first match against Sri Lanka, They added 59 runs for the 3rd wicket. Before Mark Wood was dismissed, Fernando’s six fours and two sixes came in like 49 runs in 39 balls.

The two added 71 runs for the fourth wicket. Sri Lanka, who scored 133 runs in the group, Adil Rashid returned to Middies and Jeevan Mendis in the second over. Kusal played 68 innings slow 46 runs innings.

Matthews, who took the 6th wicket with Dhananjay De Silva, to lead the side. De Villiers hit the deficit of 29 runs after scoring 57 runs

Mathews scored an unbeaten 85 in the final match. His 115-ball innings included 5 fours and one six. At the end of 50 overs, Sri Lanka collects 232 runs for 9 wickets.

Leg spinner Adil Rashid took two wickets for England. Mark Wood and Joffra Archer took 3 wickets each.

Sri Lanka reached fifth place in the points table. Their points are 6 and England’s points 8.

Short score:

Sri Lanka: 232/9 (50 overs)
Mathews 85 *, Fernando 49, Kusal Mendis 46, De Silva 29
Wood 3/40, Archer 3/52, Adil Rashid 2/45

Stokes Route 57, Morgan 21, Moin 16,
Malinga 4/43, De Silva 3/32, Udana.2 / 41.

The result – Sri Lanka win by 20 runs


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