Who Won? England Vs Sri Lanka| 25th Match of World Cup 2023 – 26 Oct Match Performance, Scores Updates

Uswa Toheed

Who Won England Vs Sri Lanka 25th Match of World Cup 2023 – 26 Oct Match Performance, Scores Updates

The England vs Sri Lanka match was played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India. This match was the 25th match of ICC World Cup 2023 on October 26, 2023.

The England team won the toss and took the wrong decision. They decided to bat first but it was their bad day that they could score only 156 runs. It was shocking that the champion team gave a very easy target. Sri Lankan players did the best bowling and restricted them to not giving a big target. Sri Lankan batters complete this target of 157 runs in just 25.4 overs. Lahiru Kumara delivered 7 overs and dismissed 3 players giving 35 runs. Due to his best bowling figure in this match named the Player of the Match.

Eng vs Sri match Highlights

Playing XI

EnglandSri Lanka
Jonny BairstowPathum Nissanka
Dawid MalanKusal Perera
Joe RootKusal Mendis (C)
Ben StokesSadeera Samarwickrama
Jos Buttler (C)Charith Asalanka
Liam LivingstoneDhananjaya de Silva
Moeen AliAngelo Mathews
Chris WoakesMaheesh Theekshana
David WilleyKasun Rajitha
Adil RashidDilshan Madushanka
Mark WoodLahiru Kumara

England have played six matches so far, in which they lost five and won one. It is unfortunate that in this World Cup England team is not able to show his performances as well as in the previous matches. Sri Lanka has won two and lost four of their six matches in the tournament. But their chances of staying in the tournament are still not dead.

The England team decided to bat first. It was not a wrong decision, they made this decision wrong. The best choice was that they scored more runs and gave them a massive target which they could not handle. But they scored just 156 runs. To accept a target like this from a champion team was surprising. But Sri Lankan bowlers did great work.

Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan arrived at the ground to play and gave a better start to the team. But they could have only 45 runs opening and Dawid was dismissed by Rajitha. Joe Root added just 3 runs and his wicket dropped down in 57 runs. In addition, Sri Lankan bowlers did great bowling and didn’t let them score easily. Dawid was also out by Mathews. The wickets dropped one by one. Ben Stokes scored 43 runs but for scoring these runs he took 73 balls. He played a very slow innings. No player from the England team scored a half-century.

Jos Buttler played 6 deliveries but it was the bad luck of the team that the power hitter Buttler also could not score more runs. He went to the pavilion after scoring just 8 runs. Moeen Ali and David Willey added 15 and 14 runs respectively. On just 156 runs, the entire England team was out. Additionally, It was shocking for the fans that a strong team could not fight properly. They used 33.2 overs to give this target.

Sri Lanka batting 25th match of World Cup

An easy target for the Sri Lankan team. They catch up these runs in 25.4 overs. Pathum Nissanka the opener gave a strong strike rate. He played an inning of 77 runs and remained unbeatable. Sadeera also added 65 runs off 54 balls. Moreover, England’s bowlers took only two wickets. Kusal Perera could score just four runs. Kusal Mendis played 12 balls and went back to the pavilion to add 11 runs in the win. But Pathum and Sadeera built a strong partnership.

They completed the target 146 balls before. In front of England’s bowlers, they fought hard, saved their wickets, and reached the target as soon as possible. Lahiru was outstanding by taking 3 wickets. He was named the Player of the Match. A great win for the Sri Lankan team, a big win over a champion team.

England bowling World Cup 2023 25th match

Scorecard of Both Teams

England Batting

Jonny Bairstow3031643096.77
Dawid Malan28253260112.00
Joe Root310140030.00
Ben Stokes4373986058.90
Jos Buttler (C)86610133.33
Liam Livingstone1690016.66
Moeen Ali15153310100.00
Chris Woakes048000.00
David Willey1417341182.35
Adil Rashid2770028.57
Mark Wood5661083.33
Total15633.2 Ov

Sri Lanka Bowling

Dilshan Madushanka503707.4000
Kasun Rajitha703625.1410
Maheesh Teekshana8.212112.5230
Angelo Mathews511422.8000
Lahiru Kumara703535.0000
Dhananjaya de Silva1010010.0000

Sri Lanka Batting

Pathum Nissanka77831107292.77
Kusal Perera4581080.00
Kusal Mendis (C)1112152091.66
Sadeera Samarawickrama65548471120.37
Total160/225.4 Ov

England Bowling

Chris Woakes603005.0020
David Willey503026.0010
Adil Rashid4.403908.3500
Mark Wood402305.7500
Liam Livingstone301705.6600
Moeen Ali302107.0000

Uswa, a cricket admirer, provides keen and perceptive information. In the same way, she writes after proper and deep research and gives clear details.

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