T20 World Cup: England vs Sri Lanka – Updates and Predictions

The team of England will be facing Sri Lanka in the upcoming battle, scheduled on Saturday. Here’s a glimpse of the schedule, venue and predictions

With the semi-final rounds drawing closer, the winner of Group A (Sri Lanka) is all set to face the team of England on 5th November for the T20 World Cup. As per the schedule, the face off will be taking place at Sydney Cricket Ground. 

Toss Prediction

With the information and assumptions circulating all around, the team of England is said to have more chances of winning the toss in the upcoming match against Sri Lanka. This is because the England team has managed to win all the tosses till now in the tournament.

Pitch Report 

The venue of the upcoming match (Sydney Cricket Ground) has by far reported to be a maximum scoring playground with an average 1st innings of 174. 

Probable Winners

The England team can be considered as a stronger and more experienced team than Sri Lanka. Therefore, with plenty of stunning skippers, batsmen as well as wicket-keeping options by their side England is expected to defeat Sri Lanka in their next face-off. 

Team of England for T20 World Cup

Though the team of England failed to provide a nice beginning to the tournament, later on could be witnessed retaining their form, as they destroyed the strong playing unit of New Zealand and registered a victory against them in one of the matches. However, the batting unit of England comprises stunning and experienced cricketers like Jos Buttler, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, and Moeen Ali. And their key bowling options include the names of Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, and Liam Livingstone.

England Playing XI

Jos Buttler (Captain of the team and Wicketkeeper), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.

Excellent Performers of Team England

  • Liam Livingstone

Liam Livingstone has been considered as the top all-rounder of team England. According to reports, he is one of the most valued cricketers because of his potential and skillset. He is quick on the field, and also possesses positive energy. Liam has the capability to bowl both leg spin and off spin. Considered so far, he has the capability of coming up with an excellent start to the innings, as well as playing as an exceptional finisher. 

  • Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes is by far regarded as one of the most celebrated winners across the globe. As per reports, Stokes has the potential to handle any sort of match. His presence in the field is said to instil fear in the minds of opposition players. The supporters can’t give away their hopes as long as Stokes is present on the crease. 

Team of Sri Lanka for T20 World Cup

On the other hand, Sri Lanka was slightly out of form in the final rounds of the tournament, compared to their performance in the qualifier rounds. However, the team successfully registered victory in one of their faces off with the team of Afghanistan. The team is also made up of astonishing bowling, batting and wicket-keeping units.

Sri Lanka Playing XI

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (Wicketkeeper), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (Captain of the team), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara and Kasun Rajitha.