Preview: Sri Lanka and England will look to open account within the 2nd ODI after the primary one-day worldwide in Sri Lanka was deserted on Wednesday due to a number of hours of monsoon rain in Dambulla.
The guests, put into bat after Sri Lanka’s new captain Dinesh Chandimal gained the toss, breezed to 92 for two in 15 overs earlier than the heavens opened.
The match, the primary in a collection of 5, was then referred to as off early night.
England’s openers had sped to 49 in eight overs earlier than Nuwan Pradeep had Jonny Bairstow caught behind for 25 and Jason Roy miscued offspinner Akila Dananjaya and was caught for 24.
Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan then placed on a brisk 41-run stand that includes 5 fours and a six earlier than the deluge arrived.
World primary England had handed ODI debuts to quick bowler Olly Stone, 25, and left-arm spinner Liam Dawson, 28, leaving out each Curran brothers.
Sri Lanka’s XI featured left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan, who was omitted from the Asia Cup squad, and quick bowler Pradeep, who has not performed a global since January, largely owing to harm.
Monsoon rains impeded Sri Lanka’s coaching on the day earlier than the match, and had additionally washed out considered one of England’s warm-up video games.
England have gained 29 of their final 39 ODIs, whereas the hosts are ranked eighth and have misplaced 30 of their final 40 accomplished video games.
With inputs from AFP
Printed Date: October 13, 2018
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