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ENG vs SL T20 World Cup 2016 Match Live Score: Race for the Semi-Finals

With a must win a match to both the teams, the 29th match of the T20 World Cup will be played Today between England vs Sri Lanka on 26 March 2016 in Kotla, Delhi. West Indies has already qualified for the next stage from Group 1 while the second team from the same group to be qualified is still not clear. Except Afghanistan, all the three teams are still in the game and are in same positions of “Do or Die” as a loss to any of the team will fade their chances for the next round. With lots of permutation and combinations, the second team will be qualified from group 1 and to keep yourself aware with each and every happenings of the ENG vs SL match of T20 World cup 2016, keep visiting our website.

ENG vs SL T20 World Cup Match

This match will be the last chance for the England team to make their chances alive for qualifying into the Semifinals of the World T20 2016. They has played three group matches so far and has won two matches (against South Africa and Afghanistan) and lost one that to West Indies. Though the team was able to gain a victory over Afghanistan, but the win was not as convincing as they struggled and it has clearly showed the improvements, the team needs to do work on their batting . The win over Sri Lanka will not be enough for them as they can be knocked out if South Africa also win the match against the same opponent on 28 March. So England also need to win with a high margin to strengthen their net run rate in the points table of T20 World Cup 2016.

The former champion Sri Lanka on the other hand has still to play two matches to proceed to the next round. They have played two group matches till now and has lost one to West Indies and won against Afghanistan. The team is in danger of being knocked out and the exit of Lasith Malinga from the squad due to injury has made the condition even worst. As we know cricket is a game of uncertainties anything can happen in today’s England vs Sri Lanka T20 Match. A very crucial match for both the teams. Lets see who will win and go to the semifinals of the tournament

Check out Squads of both the team :

EnglandSri Lanka
Jason RoyDinesh Chandimal (wk)
James VinceTillakaratne Dilshan
Alex HalesLahiru Thirimanne
Joe RootChamara Kapugedera
Eoin Morgan (capt)Angelo Mathews (capt)
Ben StokesMalinda Siriwardana
Jos Buttler (wk)Thissara Perera
Moeen AliNuwan Kulasekara
Chris JordanRangana Herath
David WilleyJeffrey Vandersay
Adil RashidDushmantha Chameera.
Liam Plunkett.
  Group 1, Super10 Match 29 ENG vs SL
England                VsSri Lanka Cricket
VenueKotla, Delhi
Date26th March 2016
Time7:30 pm (Local Time)
TossSri Lanka won the toss chose to Field

The Live Score of the upcoming match of T20 World cup 2016 will be covered here as soon as match starts.

ENG: 171/4 in 20 overs

SL: 161/8 in 20 overs

Match Result: England won the match by 10 runs and qualify for the semi-finals of T20 World Cup.

Here is the Score card of the SL vs ENG T20 Match :-

England innings (20 overs maximum)RMB4s6sSR
JJ Roylbw b Vandersay42493932107.69
AD Haleslbw b Herath074000.00
JE Rootc Thirimanne b Vandersay25302440104.16
JC Buttler†not out66473782178.37
EJG Morgan*run out (Perera)22331611137.50
BA Stokesnot out62101600.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 3, nb 1)10
Total(4 wickets; 20 overs)171(8.55 runs per over)


AD Mathews402506.251030
HMRKB Herath412716.75821
JDF Vandersay402626.501140
TAM Siriwardana10909.00201
PVD Chameera403609.001151(1nb, 1w)
NLTC Perera2027013.50312(2w)
MD Shanaka1015015.00111


Sri Lanka innings (target: 172 runs from 20 overs)RMB4s6sSR
LD Chandimal†c †Buttler b Jordan1630033.33
TM Dilshanc Hales b Willey21200100.00
TAM Siriwardanac Morgan b Willey711701100.00
HDRL Thirimannerun out (Stokes)3950060.00
AD Mathews*not out73835435135.18
CK Kapugederac Stokes b Plunkett30422721111.11
NLTC Pererac Willey b Jordan20181112181.81
MD Shanakac Root b Jordan1510921166.66
HMRKB Herathb Jordan1320050.00
JDF Vandersaynot out06000
Extras(lb 2, w 7)9
Total(8 wickets; 20 overs)161(8.05 runs per over)


DJ Willey402626.501312
CJ Jordan402847.001140(3w)
LE Plunkett402315.751120(2w)
BA Stokes401904.751210(2w)
AU Rashid2031015.50104
MM Ali2032016.00104 


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