The England team have been dominating the ODI cricket since past few years due to the terrific group of players. They have been active in the T20 circuit, comprising of IPL, BBL and T20 Blast. One of the prime examples of brilliance, is Sam Curran who has transformed his game to another level due to the exposure to Indian Premier League in Chennai Super Kings. In the current T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka, they have been brilliant in their all-round performance.
Jonny Bairstow has been a terrific batsmen across the limited-overs format and his performance helped the team to win the 2019 ICC World Cup. His wicket-keeping skills have improved from quite some time and lifted the team’s spirits in crucial situations.
In the 30th over of the Sri Lanka’s innings, Chamika Karunarate nicked a slower ball off Tom Curran and Bairstow pulled off a brilliant catch which created a further downfall for the visitors.
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The home team, England have bowled perfect line-lengths to contain the inexperienced batting line-up of Sri Lanka team. In the 3rd ODI, Tom Curran was the pick of the bowler with 4 wickets, with Willey and Woakes picking 2 wickets each. The visitors could post only 166 runs on the board.
It will be an easy chase for the talented England team, and the openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow would look to continue their good form. Then, they have the experience of Test captain Joe Root and limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan who helped the team to chase down the total in the 2nd ODI and win the series.
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