ENG vs SL: England all out for 156, its lowest World Cup whole in opposition to Sri Lanka

England was bundled out for 156 runs in its World Cup match on Thursday, its lowest whole in opposition to Sri Lanka within the competitors.

The Three Lions’ earlier low in opposition to Sri Lanka was 212 within the 2019 version. The facet’s first-innings low was 229/6 in 2011.

This can also be the bottom rating a workforce has been bowled out for on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Winning the toss and opting to bat, England openers Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow acquired off to a constructive begin. Sri Lanka, nevertheless, pulled again with two wickets in the direction of the top of PowerPlay.

The center order of Jos Buttler and Liam Livingstone too couldn’t stabilise the innings. Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali struck a 37-run partnership to start a mini-comeback. But Ali supplied a catch to the purpose fielder with the facet’s whole at 122.

Stokes’ resistance lasted for 15 runs extra earlier than he holed out to Dushan Hemantha at deep mid wicket.


Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com

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