Photo Gallery: England vs Sri Lanka, ICC World Cup 2019

Zee Media Bureau | Jun 22, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Eoin Morgan and Dimuth Karunaratne

With just four points from five games, Sri Lanka will aim to keep their hopes alive in the ongoing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup when they take on hot favourites England at Headingley in Leeds on Friday. The 1996 champions have managed to win just one game so far against Afghanistan in what was a tense battle for them. England, on the other hand, have four victories from five matches they have played so far. 



Dimuth Karunaratne-led Sri Lanka have won the toss and opted to bat first in their 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup clash against top-ranked and hosts England at Headingley in Leeds on Friday. Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera will open the batting for Sri Lanka while Chris Woakes to begin the proceedings for England. 


Moeen Ali gets 100th ODI cap

All-rounder Moeen Ali receives his 100th ODI cap during England's World Cup 2019 clash against Sri Lanka on Friday. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@englandcricket)


Jofra Archer strikes

Jofra Archer gives the breakthrough to England when Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne was caught behind the stumps by Jos Buttler on the last delivery of the second over.


Chris Woakes strikes

Chris Woakes celebrates after removing Sri Lankan opener Kusal Perera (2) on the second delivery of the third over. 


Mark Wood removes Avishka Fernando

Sri Lankan batsman Avishka Fernando (49) fell just one run short of the half-century after being caught by Adil Rashid at third man on a Mark Wood delivery in the 13th over. 


Adil Rashid strikes twice

Adil Rashid struck twice to remove Kusal Mendis and Jeevan Mendis for 46 and duck, respectively on successive deliveries in the 30th over. 


Sri Lanka finish on 232/9

Jofra Archer and Mark Wood bagged three wickets each to restrict Sri Lanka to a score if 232 for nine in their stipulated 50 overs after skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and opted to bat first. 


Lasith Malinga strikes

Lasith Malinga gave the breakthrough to Sri Lanka in the very first over by trapping Jonny Bairstow in front for a golden duck. 


Joe Root slams 50

England batsman Joe Root brought up his ODI half-century off 78 balls. He reached the mark with a single on the last delivery of the 26th over from Jeevan Mendis. 


Lasith Malinga takes 50th World Cup wicket

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga celebrates after bagging his 50th World Cup wicket during his side's clash against England. He removed Joe Root for 57 to achieve the mark. 


Sri Lanka stun England

Angelo Mathews smashed an unbeaten knock of 85 before Lasith Malinga scalped a four-wicket haul to help Sri Lanka snatch an unexpected 20-run win over hosts England in their sixth match of the 2019 ICC World Cup at the Headingley Carnegie in Leeds on Friday. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@OfficialSLC)

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