Welcome to the preview of England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Match. Two big teams ready to clash with each other in Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on the 23rd of June.
After a big defeat by New Zealand in the Test series team, England is back to start their white-ball season this summer with three T20I against the Sri Lanka team.
Team Sri Lanka lost their last T20 series against West Indies but now are in rebuilding shape under a new captain Kusal Perera.
England vs Sri Lanka Match Details
England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I | Sri Lanka Tour of England 2021
Date & Time: June 23, 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Sophia Gardens in Cardiff
The Sophia Gardens is good for batsmen, we can expect a high batting score from high-performing batsmen. On another side, the pitch is also favorable for swing bowlers as they can control the flow of runs.
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ENG vs SL Head to Head
ENG vs SL Head to Head Records in T20Is.
Match Played in T20I: 9
- England: 5 Wins.
- Sri Lanka: 4 Wins.
ENG vs SL Key Players
England Key Players
- Jason Roy: 12 half-centuries with an average of 31 runs per innings in T20I.
- David Malan: Scored 1003 runs with 10 half-centuries in 25 T20i innings.
Sri Lanka Key Players
- Kusal Parera
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Danushka Gunathilaka
ENG vs SL Probable Playing XI
England Playing XI
Josh Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood.
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Kusal Perera (c), Kusal Mendis (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Pathum Nissanka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana.
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