Siri Lanka Vs England CWC19 Match 27 Result


Siri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the 27th match of World Cup 2019.

Match Summary

Siri Lanka Beat the world no 1 ODI team England by 20 Runs. England is the hot favorite team for the World cup 2019 but got outclassed by the Siri Lankans. England first lost their match to Pakistan and now they lost their second match against Siri Lanka. Lasith Malinga took 50 wickets haul in World Cup history and become the 5th player to take 50 wickets in World Cups.

England was almost out of the game after falling to 186-9 as they chased 233 for the win. Ben Stokes’ 82 runs did not come out on 89 balls, including seven to four and four sixteen. But Stokes’ gamble to headbutt Durham team-mate Mark Wood at the end of Nuwan Pradeep’s return match when the number 11 was trapped, with Sri Lanka defeating three others. Victory would have seen England’s hosts, eager to win the World Cup for the first time, to top the 10-team table.

After a 14-point loss to Pakistan left them in third place, with Sri Lanka only two points behind pre-tournament favorites. The first four at the end of the first phase qualify for the semi-finals. England’s next match against Australia, it’s rival the table flippers and defending champions – at Lord’s on Tuesday is even more important for the hope of a final match. four places.

Earlier, Mathews’ 85 runs helped Sri Lanka recover from a first-place crash to finish 232-9. It seemed like a low total but Malinga 4-43 and half-star Dhananjaya de Silva followed by three wickets in a row, it proved more than enough as Sri Lanka enjoyed another memorable day at Headingley the ground where sealed his first Test Series victory in England five years ago.

Man of the Match Award

Lasith Malinga was awarded as man of the match award for his amazing bowling performance.