ICC World Cup 2019: England vs Sri Lanka, Match Prediction

The highly anticipated cricket tournament of the year is underway. In the 27th Match of CWC 2019, one is going to witness the host team England and tournament favorite locking horns with Sri Lanka. Well, for Friday’s match one is going to witness England fighting out so that they can cement their berth in the semi-final of the world cup. Similarly, Sri Lanka won’t also leave any chance to seal their position in the tournament and they would be looking forward to a dramatic win.

England vs Sri Lanka’s match would be taking place at Headingley from 10.30 am BST.

Match Stats

England is at a better position and enjoying the second spot in the points table. So far they have lost only one match and won the rest of the four matches. They only lost to Pakistan. On the other hand, Sri Lanka is at sixth spot in the points table and they will need to win this match at any cost in order to secure their position in this cricket tournament. So far, they have lost two matches, won only one match, and the rest of the two matches were abandoned.

Team Details

England

The three lions have lost a match against Pakistan at Trent Bridge. Otherwise, they are in a great form. In fact, they scored a record breaking victory against Afghanistan.

1.James Vince would continue to be the opening batsman alongside Jonny Bairstow.

2.Jason Roy continues to recover from his hamstring injury.

3.On the other hand, Eoin Morgan showed that he is in great form after his win over Afghanistan. He showed that his back problems have been put aside.

4.Liam Plunkett’s return depends on whether England cricket team sticks with Moeen Alo and Adil Rashid.

Sri Lanka

High hopes are on Dimuth Karunaratne and Lasith Malinga. It’s expected that they might show some magic in the game to win the game.

Prediction

A superb performance of England against Afghanistan proves once again that England can easily beat their opponents. However, its difficult to accurately guess the winners of the match. Still, England can easily beat Sri Lanka in their upcoming match.

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