The ICC WORLD CUP 2019 27th match will be played between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley, Leeds.
England has won four matches against South Africa, Bangladesh, West Indies, and Afghanistan and lost one match against Pakistan. In the last match against Afghanistan England made 397 in 50 overs for 6 wickets and Afghanistan couldn’t chase the score and England won that match by 150 runs.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, has lost two matches against New Zealand and Australia but, won the match against Afghanistan(DLS method). While two matches against Pakistan and Bangladesh were abandoned due to rains. In the last match against Australia, Australia made 334 in 50 overs for 7 wickets and Sri Lanka failed to chase the score and were 247 all out.
Sri Lanka will be desperate to win this match and get into top four lists in the points table. Whereas England needs to win this match as the next two matches against Australia and India won’t be an easy win.
The Headingley, Leeds has been a high scoring ground. This pitch favors the team batting in the second innings so, the team winning the toss may choose to field first. Also, maximum wickets on this pitch have been taken by fast bowlers.
The score for today’s match should be around 300-350.
Today’s weather is forecasted to be partly cloudy. Let’s hope that we don’t get to see any rains today.
Total Matches Played 39
Won by First Innings 15
Won by Second Innings 24
No Result / Tie 0
Highest Score 351 by England
Lowest Score 93 by England
Average Score 300-350
Average 1st Innings Score 226
Average 2nd Innings Score 207
Previous Match Records
England (339) vs South Africa (267) – Wickets: Fast bowlers (12) & Spinners (4)
India (256) vs England (260) – Wickets: Fast bowlers (6) & Spinners (3)
England (351) vs Pakistan (297) – Wickets: Fast bowlers (12) & Spinners (5)
Head to Head Match Record
Let’s check out England vs Sri Lanka Head to Head match records.
Out of 74 matches, England has won 36 matches, 3 tied/no result and 35 matches won by Sri Lanka. In overall head to head match record, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jos Buttler from England and Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera from Sri Lanka were the top scorers.
Both have faced each other ten times in the World Cup in which, England has won six matches and four won by Sri Lanka.
Total Match 74
England Won 36
Sri LankaWon 35
No Result / Tie 3
Highest Score 366 by Sri Lanka
Lowest Score 202 by Sri Lanka
Top 3 Highest Runs
Jason Roy 162
Joe Root 121
Jos Buttler 121
Kusal Mendis 77
Angelo Mathews 73
Kusal Perera 59
Top 3 Highest Wickets
Chris Woakes 23
Liam Plunkett 14
Adil Rashid 12
Lasith Malinga 44
Suranga Lakmal 19
Thisara Perera 7
Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson.
Probable Playing 11
Note: Playing 11 will be updated in telegram
James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler (C/wk), Ben Stokes, Tom Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali.
Players To Watch
Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood.