ENG vs SL T20WC 2022: England in semi-finals with victory over Sri Lanka, Australia out of T20 WC 2022.
The England cricket team faced Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground and in this very exciting match, England won by 4 wickets and made it to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022.
At the same time, with this victory of England, the defending champion Australia was out of the T20 World Cup.
After New Zealand was in Group A, England became the second team to reach the semi-finals of this World Cup.
In this match, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bat first.
After this, Sri Lanka’s team scored 141 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs on the basis of the half-century innings of Pathum Nisanka and gave England a target of 42 runs to win.
In response, England’s team won the match by scoring 144 runs for 6 wickets in 19.4 overs.
Eng vs SL T20WC 2022: Such was the game of points in Group A.
The three Group A teams, New Zealand, England, and Australia, had scored 7-7 points, but the best net run rate was New Zealand, who finished at number one with 7 points.
At the same time, England’s net run rate was better than Australia and she was at number two with 7 points.
While with 7 points, the Kangaroo team was at number three on the basis of poor run rate compared to these two teams, and they were placed in T20 World Cup 2022.
In Group A, Sri Lanka finished fourth with 4 points, Ireland fifth with 3 points, and Afghanistan with 2 points.
England’s innings, the team reached the semi-finals.
The English team’s first wicket fell as Jos Buttler was dismissed by Hasranga for 28 runs. After this, Alex Hales scored 7 runs while Harry Brooke also got out after scoring 4 runs.
Liam Livingstone was dismissed for four by Lahiru Kumara while Moeen Ali was dismissed for one by Dhananjay de Silva. Sam Curran was caught out on the score of 6 runs and lost his wicket.
After this, Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 42 while Chris Woakes played an unbeaten 5 not out and gave the team victory.
Sri Lanka’s innings, Pathum Nisanka’s half-century.
Sri Lanka’s first wicket fell in the form of Kusal Mendis and Chris Woakes got him caught by Liam Livingstone on the score of 18 runs.
On the other hand, Dhananjay de Silva was out on the ball of Sam Curran after scoring 9 runs.
The team’s third wicket fell in the form of Charith Aslanka, who was caught by Ben Stokes for 8 runs at the hands of Malan.
At the same time, Pathum Nisnaka played good innings of 67 runs in 45 balls with the help of 5 sixes and 2 fours, but his innings were ended by Adir Rashid.
Captain Dasun Shanaka was dismissed by Mark Wood for 3 runs. Apart from this, Bhanuka Rajapaksa was run out for 22 runs.
While Wanindu Hasaranga returned to the pavilion after being run out for 9 while Chamika Karunaratne was dismissed by Markwood without opening the account.
Mark Wood was the most successful bowler for England taking three wickets.