England vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights: England Defeat Sri Lanka By 26 Runs In Sharjah
T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights, ENG vs SL: England beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs to register their fourth consecutive victory of the tournament.
England beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs to register their fourth consecutive victory in the ongoing T20 World Cup on Monday. Chasing a target of 164 runs, Sri Lanka were reduced to 76/5 in the 11th over of the match but then Wanindu Hasaranga (34) and skipper Dasun Shanaka (26) added 53 runs for the sixth wicket with their quickfire knocks. Later when the partnership was broken by Liam Livingstone, the Sri Lanka batters crumbled and were bowled out for 137 runs. Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali were in top form for England, taking two wickets each. Earlier while batting first, Jos Buttler (101*) top-scored for England as he got to his maiden T20I hundred and also became the first batsman to reach the three-figure mark in this year's tournament. Earlier, Sri Lanka removed England's three wickets in the powerplay but later Buttler and Eoin Morgan (40) stitched together a partnership of 112 runs for the fourth wicket that guided England to a good finish. With this victory, Eoin Morgan has surpassed Afghanistan Asghar Afghan and became the most successful T20I captain when it comes to the number of wins. Morgan has now led England to 43 victories. (SCORECARD)
T20 World Cup 2021 England vs Sri Lanka Highlights Straight From Sharjah Cricket Stadium
- 23:13 (IST)England Win By 26 Runs!OUT!! Moeen Ali has got his second wicket and Sri Lanka are all out.Theekshana c Jordan b Moeen Ali 2(2)England have won the game by 26 runsMorgan has now 43 wins as T20I captain for England and with this he is now the most successful skipper in the format when it comes to number of wins.