In the T20 World Cup, the match between England and Sri Lanka will be played in Sharjah today. In this match, England’s team will win the match to secure a place in the semi-finals. At the same time, the Sri Lankan team will struggle to make a comeback.
England’s Attempt to Secure a Place in the Semi-finals
England’s team will take the field against Sri Lanka in the Group One stage match of the ICC T20 World Cup here on Monday. So it will try to secure a place in the semi-finals. England is already considered a strong contender for the title in the tournament and the team has played their first three matches in the same fashion.
Butler is in Great Form
England’s impressive 8-wicket win against Australia sent a message to other teams as to why they were being considered as title contenders. Another reason for England’s strong chances of reaching the knockout stage is opener Jos Buttler’s scintillating pace.
Woakes-Jordan Deadly Pairing
Fast bowler Chris Woakes brilliant in this match with the new ball and Chris Jordan also showed signs of getting into the rhythm with three wickets. Last overs specialist Tymal Mills was a bit expensive against Australia but he has managed to pick up wickets throughout the tournament. The handy spinner Liam Livingstone has also done a good job for the team, giving Morgan another good option in the bowling.
The Responsibility of Sri Lanka is on the Bowlers
Considering the inexperience of Sri Lankan players. His performance in the tournament will not be undermine. The team lost the match against South Africa but they also had a chance to win the last over match. Having lost two out of three matches, Sri Lanka will have to win this match to maintain their hopes of reaching the last four.