Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Match Tied: Thrilling finish for England vs Sri Lanka ODI at Trent Bridge

The first ODI of the England vs Sri Lanka ODI series was a thrilling encounter as the Match got tied with a last ball six.

England won the toss and put Sri Lanka in to bat. Sri Lanka went down to 56/3 at one stage and was rescued by Angelo Mathews (73 off 109 balls) and Seekkuge Prasanna (59 off 28 balls). England were set a target of 287 and their top order collapsed to 6/82. Jos Buttler (93 off 99 balls) and Chris Woakes (95 off 92 balls) steadied the innings. With 16 needed off the last over bowled by Pradeep they managed 7 off the first 5 balls. Liam Plunkett smashed the last ball for six to seal a tie.

Chris Woakes was adjudged the Man of the Match.

Match: Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland, 1st ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 21, 2016. Result: Match tied.

Watch the highlights of this match here:

Highlights of England's thrilling draw with Sri Lanka
All the action and that unbelievable finish. Outstanding from Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes
Posted by England Cricket on Tuesday, June 21, 2016


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