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Sri Lanka vs England 4th ODI Result

SL 273/7 (50.0 Ovs)
ENG 132/2 (27.0 Ovs)
England won by 18 runs by DLS Method
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Eoin Morgan

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Chandimal: We would have bowled first as well, but if we can put runs on the board, we can put them under pressure. One change for us as well. Aponso is a very good asset, he bowled very well with the wet ball in the last match. As a group, we need to play well, I think we have competed well, looking forward to doing our best in this game.

Eoin Morgan: We will bowl first, looks like a good track, some weather around and that’s why we are bowling first. One forced change for us. Alex has produced the goods for us everytime he’s wearing the England shirt. They want to play as much as we can.

We are desperate to win, hopefully, the winning run continues. We have several options on the bench and the guys are pushing for places. Happy with my own form, looking to make more runs.

One confirmed change for the visitors, Bairstow, who twisted his ankle during a game of football sits out and he’s replaced by Alex Hales. One change for the hosts as well, Kasun Rajitha replaces Nuwan Pradeep

Teams:

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Niroshan Dickwella(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga, Amila Aponso, Kasun Rajitha

England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Olly Stone

England have won the toss and have opted to field

While the hosts have pressing problems, it’s been one smooth ride for Eoin Morgan’s team. The batting has been aggressive and sublime, the fielding, although not 100% has been useful and the bowlers have risen to the occasion. They were put under test in a 21-over game on Wednesday, but after a scratchy start, they bounced back in fine fashion. They have ticked all the boxes and will start firm favorites to clinch the series today. Should be another fun-filled day, if the weather doesn’t intervene. Toss and teams in a while…

09:00 AM Local Time: What’s with rain and cricket in Sri Lanka? After a rain-truncated D/N affair on Wednesday, we had two days full of sunshine. Come match day, clouds have started to build over the ground. The forecast is for some thunderstorms to arrive over noon, hopefully, it will stay away and we will have a full match. Going into the game, it’s 2-0 for the visitors and the hosts have looked very ordinary at times.

The World Cup isn’t too far away and they are still struggling to arrive at a right combination. It was a bold move to axe former captain, Angelo Mathews, but the team has looked worse without him. Talent hasn’t been the problem, execution is. Time is running out for Chandimal’s men as they seek to at least square the series.

Match Preview

England managed to beat Sri Lanka and the weather in the third ODI, leaving them in the enviable position of being unable to lose the series with two still to play. A professional performance from Eoin Morgan’s men saw a potential slip-up negotiated with ease. The shorter match looked to suit the hosts, but the manner of England’s chase was as much a testament to their belief as it was to Sri Lanka’s general apathy.

First thing’s first – the forecast… and it doesn’t look too bad. Relatively speaking. We should get some cricket around the scheduled start time and thus enough of a game to ensure that when the rains do come (at around 1 pm and then 4 pm), we would have enough overs in the bank to ensure a result. Handy for the hosts, who desperately need one.

If there are crumbs of comfort for Sri Lanka, they come from a win over South Africa at this very ground back in August. That, too, was affected by rain, but they did manage to strike an impressive 306 from 39 overs, resulting in a daunting chase of 191 from 21 overs for the Proteas. The margin of victory was only three runs but given the paucity of recent results, Sri Lanka can’t be too picky.

Though Lasith Malinga was ineffective, it was probably more down to his own inconsistency and working with a wet ball as opposed to being “worked out”. As with the second ODI, he was most effective at the death and therein lies something of a quandary. Not only does he need back-up but he will also be hoping his teammates work out how best to approach a game that will be punctuated by the weather.

A simple remedy would be running between the wickets with more urgency. Dinesh Chandimal’s 34 from seven overs featured just two boundaries and seemed tinged with a sense that he and only he was the side’s best hope for a competitive score. Alas, the captain’s good intentions were misplaced. Both he and the rest of the line-up will do well to take cues from Niroshan Dickwella.

It’s easier said than done, of course: Dickwella’s charm is his unpretentious approach to batting and only Dasun Shanaka can make him when it comes to clearing the ropes. But England’s attack was never more irked than when they were trying to tame the left-hander. If Sri Lanka is going to turn this series around, or even put a win on the board, they will need to make the visitors do things differently.

Sewing up the series on Saturday will allow head coach Trevor Bayliss some room experimentation in the final ODI, too. Given options available in all departments, it would be a handy luxury and a neat way to cap off what has been an exemplary year in ODI cricket.

When: Sri Lanka vs England, 4th ODI, October 20th, 10 am local time

Where: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

What to expect: 300 is a winning score at this ground, but this England side, given a full 50 overs, could make a tilt for 350, as South Africa did successfully when they won the 3rd ODI here a couple of months ago.

Team News

England: Consistency will be the name of the game for England, especially with the series still live. There are not any known injury doubts and the fact that they’ve only spent 47 overs fielding in the last 10 days means there’s no need to rotate the bowlers. However, the return of Liam Plunkett (he took time out of the start of the series to get married) will mean that one of Stone or the impressive Tom Curran will miss out. At a guess, it is likely to be the latter.

Probable XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan; Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Olly Stone

Sri Lanka: Likely to be as they were for the previous ODI, which featured three changes from the XI before that. With more batting needed, there will be a temptation to bring in Upul Tharanga for Kusal Mendis.

Probable XI: Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga, Sadeera Samarawickrama; Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga, Amila Aponso

Teams:

Sri Lanka (From): Niroshan Dickwella(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Thisara Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka; Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga, Amila Aponso, Nuwan Pradeep, Upul Tharanga; Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha

England (From): Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes; Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Olly Stone, Sam Curran; Joe Denly, Alex Hales, Mark Wood

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