ENG vs SL

TEAM NEWS:

ENG:

Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, James Vince, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Tom Curran, L Dawson

  • They have crossed 300 hundred marks in 4 out of 5 matches.
  • Jason Roy is ruled out of this match also.
  • J Vince open the inning along with J Bairstow.
  • J Bairstow scored attacking 99,51 and 45 in last 3 matches.
  • Joe Root  scored 2 half centuries and 2 century till now
  • Eoin Morgan scored attacking 148 with 17 sixes.
  • Ben Stokes took 3 wickets in 3rd  last match.
  • Jos Buttler is expected to bat next.
  • Moeen Ali,C Woakes and J Archer will do late hitting duty.
  • Woakes scored 40 in 2nd  last game after getting promotion in batting.
  • Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali will lead the spin attack
  • Rashid took 3 wickets in last match.
  • Jofra Archer,C Woakes and M Wood will lead the pace attack
  • Archer   took 12 wickets till now.
  • M Wood took 9 wickets in 4 matches he played.

SL:

SQUAD:

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera(w), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Milinda Siriwardana.

  • Their whole batting unit except Karunaratne and K Perera  failed in all the completed  matches.
  • They can recall Avishka Fernando in playing11 in place of L Thirimane while Jeevan Mendis can play in place of M Siriwardane.
  • D Karunaratne and K Perera  will open the inning
  • Karunaratne is looking in good form,he scored 97,74, 87 and 52* in 4 of last 6 matches.
  • Kusal Perera scored attacking 78 and 52 in  last 2 innings.
  •  Kusal Mendis  scored 32 runs till now.
  • EAngelo Mathews will bat next
  • Dhananjay DeSilva scored 43 in last warm up match but failed in all the matches in this world cup.
  • Thishara Perera will do late hitting duty.
  • Jeevan Mendis(slight risky) will lead the spin attack while  D Desilva will assist him.
  • DeSilva took 2 wickets in last match.
  • I Udana,N Pradeep and L Malinga will lead the pace attack of the team while T Perera  will assist them.
  • N Pradeep took 4 wickets in 2nd  last match while Udan took 2 wickets in last match.
  • Malinga  took 4 wickets in last 2 matches.

Pitch Condition:

Headingley, Leeds

The pitch is flat, with almost no sign of green, which should suggest a high-scoring game

 

PROBABLE11

ENG:

Jonny Bairstow, J Vince, Joe Root,E Morgan,Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes,Moeen Ali,C Woakes,Adil Rashid ,Jofra Archer,M Wood

 SL:

D Karunaratne,K Perera,L Thirimane/A Fernanddo, K Mendis,A Mathews,D Desilva,T Perera,J Mendis/M Siriwardane,I Udana,N Pradeep,L Malinga,

WICKETKEEPER:

  • In wicketkeeper Kusal Perera and J Bairstow will be best  in small leagues.

Choices Of Captain:

  • J Root
  • J Bairstow
  • J Vince
  • J Archer
  • M Wood
  • C Woakes
  • D Karunaratne
  • T Perera