As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: March 27, 2014, 6:20 PM IST
As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20

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TOSS: England opted to field.

Playing XIs:

England: Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler (wk), Ravi Bopara, Chris Jordan, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad (c), James Tredwell, Jade Dernbach.

Sri Lanka: Kushal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga.

Their campaign opener against New Zealand spoilt by rain, 2010 champions England face a difficult task of taming table-toppers Sri Lanka to keep their semi-final hopes alive in the ICC World Twenty20.

Dinesh Chandimal's men notched up convincing victories against the Netherlands and South Africa in their last two matches to sit at the top of the table with four points and they would look for an encore against England.

First Published: March 27, 2014, 6:20 PM IST

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