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ENG vs SL 1st T20I 2021 Full Highlights | England vs Sri Lanka

Watch the Highlights of England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 - Sri Lanka tour of England 2021 played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on 23 June 2021.

Cricket Highlights - England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Sri Lanka tour of England 2021 played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on 23 June 2021.

ENG vs SL 1st T20I 2021

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): 
Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(w/c), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep

England (Playing XI): 
Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against England in the 1st T20I of Sri Lanka tour of England 2021.
  • England won the first T20I against Sri Lanka by 8-wickets despite an incredible batting performance of  50 runs off 44 balls from Dasun Shanaka.
  • Sri Lanka scored 129 runs for 7-wickets in 20 overs with a top score of 50 runs off 44 balls including 3-fours and 2-sixes with a strike rate of 113.64 from Dasun Shanaka.
  • Skipper Kushal Perera struck 30 runs of 26 balls including a fours and a six with a strike rate of 115.38, Danushka Gunathilaka added 19 runs off 16 balls as an opener including 3-fours, Kushal Mendis scored 9 runs, Isuru Udana 6 not out and Wanindu Hasaranga 5.
  • England bowler Adil Rashid and Sam Curran both took 2-wicktes each for 17 runs and 25 runs, one each wicket claimed by Mark Wood, Chris Jordan and Liam Livingstone.
  • England Chases 130 runs for 2-wickets down in 17.1 overs with a top score of  68 runs not out off 55 deliveries including 8-fours and a six with a strike rate of 123.64 from Jos Buttler.
  • Jason Roy guided 36 runs off 22 balls including 4-fours and a six with a strike rate of 163.64, Jonny Bairstow added 13 runs not out off 12 balls including a six and a fours with a strike rate of 108.33 and Dawid Malan 7.
  • Sri Lankan bowler Dushmantha Chameera & Isuru Udana both claimed one wicket each for 24 runs in 3.1 overs and  one wicket for 30 runs in 4 overs respectively.
  • Jos Buttler na,ed Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling performance of 68 runs not out off 55 deliveries including 8-fours and a six with a strike rate of 123.64
Kusal Perera " The batsmen didn’t put a good total on the board but was optimistic of making a comeback in the series. Credit to England bowlers, They bowled well. We didn't have enough runs on the board. Our bowlers tried well." {alertInfo}

Match Highlights

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