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.
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