England will be facing the Lions or Sri Lankans for the 29th match of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Both the teams will be looking to scrape points from this match to get one step closer to knockouts. Match number 29 will be played at Sharjah Cricket Ground. This match is going to be a very good clash between two good teams who are looking to qualify in the next round of competition.
England will be locking horns with Sri Lanka for the 29th match of the competition. England will be back in action after beating the Australian giants with 8 wickets and 50 balls. The Three Lions are the favourites for winning this tournament and they are performing very well as they are the unbeaten side in this competition. Sri Lanka on the other hand had a promising start in the super 12 group stages after winning against Bangladesh then they lost their next two matches against Australia and South Africa. Sri Lanka will be in search of their winning form so that they can pull off a big upset after winning against England.
Match number 29 of the T20 World Cup Will be played between England and Sri Lanka. This match is going to be crucial for both the teams especially for Sri Lanka as both the teams will be looking to qualify for the next round of the competition. 45 matches will be played between 16 teams for almost 29 days. The last match of the Competition will be played on 14th November. All the teams will be giving their all to win this match.
Fixture Name: Match 29, England vs Sri Lanka
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 1 November, Monday
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Match number 29 of this tournament between England and Sri Lanka will be played at Sharjah Cricket Ground. Sri Lanka will be back on this ground after facing defeat against South Africa. After seeing that match, we can say that the pitch is going to support the bowling department. The average score in the first innings of the match on this ground is 142 and 128 in the second innings. The toss winning captain should go for bowling as due can be a big problem in the second innings of the match.
It will be recommended to pick more England players as they have a better form as compared to their opposite team. as the pitch is going to support the balling department it would be reasonable to pick more bowlers and allrounders in your team. The player picks such as Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes can be very influential picks for your team.
Wicketkeeper: Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Jason Roy, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka
Allrounders: Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Wanindu Hasaranga
Bowlers: Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Rashid Khan, Dushmantha Chameera
England will be the favourites of winning this match against Sri Lanka. The three lions have a better team and they are in their best form. According to Cricket pundits, they are the favourites for winning this competition. On the other hand, Sri Lanka is going through a roller coaster ride as they won their first match in the super 12 group stages but the next two matches were a nightmare for them. This match can be pretty one-sided as England will be looking to dominate this match.
England will be coming on the pitch as the favourites but they have to remain in focus to win this match against Sri Lanka. Eoin Morgan will be coming on the ground with full strength. Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy will be leading the batting department of the team. Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, and Moeen Ali will take responsibility for the bowling department.
England skipper Jos Buttler can be a big problem for the Sri Lankan bowling attack because of his fearless batting style. In his last match against Australia Jos played an extraordinary knock of 71 runs in 32 balls with a strike rate of 221. He will be looking to continue this form against the Sri Lankan side.
England most trusted T20 bowler Chris Jordan has yet proven again why he is one of the best England bowlers in this format. In his last match against Australia, he took three wickets and only gave 17 runs. His has been great because of his deadly and speedy yorker. In total, he has taken 77 wickets in 68 matches.
England Playing 11(Likely)
Sri Lanka will be considered will as the Underdogs in this match. After losing against South Africa with close margins they will be looking to keep their heads up. Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will be leading the batting department. Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, and Chamika Karunaratne will be handling the responsibility of the bowling department.
Sri Lanka leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga almost made South Africa pay for their mistake. In his last match against South Africa, he took his first hattrick for his team and he only gave 20 runs in four overs. He will be looking to continue this bowling form for his team and lead them to a win against England.
Sri Lankan skipper has been exceptional with his bat throughout the tournament. He scored 72 runs in 58 balls with a strike rate of 124. Nissanka has been very crucial for his team because he always provides a good start to his team. this time also he will be looking to provide the same good start that he provided to his team in his last match.
SL Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the clash between the Underdogs Sri Lanka and Table topper England on the Star Sports Network as well as the Hotstar App. All fixtures of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be telecasted and streamed on the below-mentioned platform. This match is going to be full of cricketing action so do not miss the match.
The match will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network and can be streamed live on Hotstar in India.
Here are various other platforms for countries abroad in which the tournament can be watched live.
United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland: Sky Sports
South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
United Arab Emirates: Etisalat Criclife
USA & Canada: Willow TV
New Zealand: SKY Sport
Pakistan: Ten Sports, PTV Sports
Bangladesh: Gazi TV
Afghanistan: Radio Television Afghanistan
South East Asia: Fox Networks Group
Pacific Islands: Digicel
MENA, Continental Europe and Central Asia: Yupp TV
Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong: Star Cricket