ENG beat SL by 18 runs (D/L method) | Sri Lanka vs England Live Cricket Score 4th ODI Match

England in Sri Lanka, 5 ODI Series, 2018

Date: Oct 20, 2018 Start Time: 09:45 IST | 04:15 GMT | 09:45 Local
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
SL
273/7 Overs: 50.0
ENG
132/2 Overs: 27.0
England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs (D/L method)

Sri Lanka vs England Live Cricket Score - 4th ODI Match - Summary

End of Over : 27.0 ENG: 132/2

We now head to a drier part of Sri Lanka, Colombo, where it has not rained for a long time. The series is done and dusted with England gaining an unassailable 3-0 series lead but the hosts can still avoid a clean sweep. We hope that the fifth and final ODI, slotted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2.30 pm local (0900 GMT), is a properly contested game. Do join us for that. You can also check for other matches in the meanwhile. ADIOS! TAKE CARE!

26.6 4

FOUR! Morgan not helping Sri Lanka's cause. Picks up the length early and pulls this short ball over mid-wicket for a boundary.

26.5 0

Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat.

26.4 0

Tossed up on middle and leg, hit to mid on.

26.3 0

Defended off the back foot by the batsman.

26.2 1

Comes ahead and hits this past mid on. One run taken.

26.1 0

Full and on leg, hit to mid on.

End of Over : 26 3 Runs ENG: 127/2
25.6 0

Pitches this one up outside off, carved through cover-point for nothing.

25.5 0

Another snorter from Malinga. Makes Morgan rock back and sway away.

25.4 0

Short ball outside off, Morgan sways away.

25.3 1

Full and outside off, flicked through mid-wicket for one more.

25.2 1

Back of a length ball outside off, Morgan hops a touch and punches it to covers. They pick up a run to complete their 50-run stand.

25.1 1

Low full toss down leg, flicked to deep square leg for one.

Summary

England's tour of Sri Lanka has been hampered with rains and wet outfield but that has not stopped them from taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ODI series. In the last match, which was reduced to 21 overs, the Lankans put up a decent total of 150 runs on the board. But the formidable English batting chased the target easily to go 2-0 up in the series.

 

Sri Lanka have been going through one of the worst phases of their ODI history and need some luck to salvage some pride in the series. On the other hand, England will look to take a 3-0 lead and add another series win in their bank.

 

Sri Lanka vs England 4th ODI will be played on October 20 at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy. The match will start at 9:45 AM IST. We have a look at two squads of both the teams.

 

Sri Lanka ODI squad:   Dinesh Chandimal (c), Upul Tharanga, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga, Amila Aponso, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, and Kasun Rajitha.

 

 

 

England ODI squad:  Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, and Mark Wood.

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