England vs Sri Lanka 29th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights
Watch the highlights of England vs Sri Lanka 29th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2021 - ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
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Watch the highlights of England vs Sri Lanka 29th Match ICC T20 World Cup 2021 - ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on 1st November 2021.
England scored 163-4 in 20 overs, with Jos Buttler top scoring with 101 not out - his first T20I century. Eoin Morgan hit 40 from 36 balls, including three sixes and a four, and Jason Roy hit nine.
Wanindu Hasaranga, Sri Lanka's finest bowler, got three wickets for 21 runs in four overs, while Dushmantha Chameera claimed one wicket.
Sri Lanka scored 137 for all-out in 19 overs, with Wanindu Hasaranga top scoring with 34 off 16 balls, including three fours and a six at a strike rate of 161.90.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit 26 off 18 balls, including two sixes and two fours, for a strike rate of 144.44, Dasun Shanaka hit 26 off 25 balls, including two fours and a six, and Charith Asalanka hit 21 off 16 balls, including three fours and a six.
England's best bowler was Moeen Ali, who got two wickets, Adil Rashid, who took one, and Chris Woakes, who took one.
Jos Buttler named Player of the Match after scoring a career-high blistering undefeated 101 runs off 67 balls, including six sixes and six fours with a strike rate of 150.74.
England's 26-run victory over Sri Lanka was their second-lowest in terms of runs in T20 internationals, and it was their fourth narrowest win in T20 World Cup.
After Alex Hales, David Malan, and Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler became the fourth England batsman to reach a century in a T20 international.
*Jos Buttler became the second England batsman after Alex Hales to make a century in a T20 World Cup, and the eighth player overall in T20 World Cup. Jos Buttler and Morne van Wyk tied for the fourth slowest century in T20 international history with a 67-ball century. Jos Buttler became the first England batsman to make a century in all three forms, and the 15th player overall.
England's 163 was their sixth-highest total against Sri Lanka in T20 internationals and their third-highest total against Sri Lanka in T20 World Cups.
Eoin Morgan now has 43 victories as a captain in T20 international cricket, breaking the previous mark of 42 set by former Afghanistan skipper Asghar Afghan.