World Cup cricket (Mans) Preview : Srilanka Vs England
Sri Lanka 232 for nine (Mathews 85, Avishka 49, Kusal Mendis forty six, Wood 3-40, Archer 3-52) beat European country 212 (Stokes 82, Root 57, Malinga 4-43, Dhananjaya 3-32) by twenty runs
Lasith Malinga conjured a vintage spell, part-time offspinner Dhananjaya Diamond State timber affected thrice in 9 balls, Angelo Mathews scored a stubborn eighty five and Avishka Fernando created a coltish forty nine
Tournament favourites European country were afraid into defeat, and Ceylon unbroken their World Cup 2019 alive.The under-stated hero for Ceylon was Nuwan Pradeep, WHO bowled some mean inswingers with the new ball then came back for the last over to possess No.11 Mark Wood feather behind. mount Stokes remained unconquered - and brokenhearted - on a quite splendid eighty two off eighty nine balls.
England have some selecting themselves up to try and do. Ceylon have picked themselves up.
Of course he's. Everytime you think that he is done, he is creaking, he has lost his previous magic - he conjures some. It's unimaginable extremely, however he will it. And this was against the foremost horrifying batting line-up going around, defensive a complete everybody thought inadequate.
He's unbroken Ceylon alive, and European country, all-conquering, almighty European country, are going to be scrapping for a semi-final spot probably. they have the highest 3 - Australia, Asian nation and New island still to play. Gulp.
He might have terminated au fait the losing aspect, however what a hand mount Stokes vie. He was assured from the instant he walked in. They were bowling back of a length outside off to him, and he was happy to merely feel bat on ball nicely, although his punches visited fielders. He scored his 1st flee solely his ninth ball, however terminated up eighty two not out off eighty nine. loads of that with the tail, marshalling European country towards an implausible win.
For no different reason than Stokes, European country due to win.
But then, for no different reason than Malinga, Ceylon due to win too