England wins against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

England wins against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

England wins against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

Written by Staff Writer

18 Oct, 2018 | 9:45 am

Colombo (News1st): England outclassed Sri Lanka to win a rain-affected third one-day international by seven wickets and take a 2-0 series lead with two games left.

The match was reduced to 21 overs per side after a six-hour rain delay. Sri Lanka slipped from 57-0 to make 150-9, with Adil Rashid taking 4-36 and Tom Curran 3-17 in Pallekele.

Captain Eoin Morgan hit 58 not out and Jason Roy 41 as England comfortably chased down the target with 15 balls remaining.

Opener Roy had got the innings off to a quick start with his 26-ball knock after Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root fell early.

For Sri Lanka, Amila Aponso took 2 for 27 in 3.3 overs. Akila Dananjaya took 1 for 33 in his 4.

 

England wins against Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

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