ENG vs SL: A big shock for the host team.. With the victory of England against Lanka.. Australia is out of the tournament..

Eng Vs Sl T20 Match

England reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup. England defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in the Super-12 Group-1 match on Saturday. Sri Lanka, who won the toss and batted first, scored 141 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. After that, England reached the target after losing 6 wickets in 19.4 overs. With this, the defending champion Australia team has left the tournament. If Sri Lanka won this match, Australia would have reached the semi-finals. But as the result turned out to be different, disappointment was inevitable for the defending champions. Most of the runs came from Pathum Nisanka’s bat. He scored 67 off 45 balls. At the same time, Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 22 runs in 22 balls. Mark Wood took the most 3 wickets for England.

The Sri Lankan team is already out of the semifinal race. It was a do or die match for England. England team had to work hard for victory in this match which lasted till the last over. Losing wickets consecutively, it looked like defeat at one stage. But finally England all rounder Ben Stokes played a crucial innings unbeaten with 44 runs and won by 4 wickets.

Both teams..

England Playing XI: Jos Buttler(w/c), Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, David Malan, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nisanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Dhananjaya De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha

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