New Delhi: In ICC World Twenty- 20 series, 2016, in Delhi, the Team Sri Lanka crumbled to a Ten run defeat against the England in one of the most memorable games of the tournament. With this wonderful success in the match, England now has cleared its way to enter semi finals.
It was seen in the opening of the match, the England was put to bat first, as Sri Lanka won the toss and decided bowling first, and thus, in the batting by England it has created a score of 171 for 4 which, for beating by the Sri Lankan team was required to score 172. However, the Sri Lankan team, even from its opening time seemed in trouble when in only three overs of the match, they had already lost their Four wickets after scoring only fifteen. Thus, the team Sri Lanka could not succeeded in beating the score and they scored only 161 for 8 wickets.
It can now be safely said that the Captain of Sri Lanka- Angelo Mathews is now in challenging time, and this has been provide a vital injury for the team. It was experienced in the battle that he let out a wild grunt and threw his bat in despair.
From the Sri Lankan team, scores were early shown as Dilshan who out with 2 runs, Chandimal for 1, Siriwaradane for 7 and Thirimamane for 3 runs. And this was seen in only three years. However, thereafter, when Kapugedara joined his captain, then the duo was seen added 80 runs in the space of Nine overs, for putting the match on an even keel.
However, when the match come close to end, in the final over, Sri Lanka was seen in the requirement of the Fifteen runs to win, and that time Captain Mathews was gasping, and even after that he forgot the pain and started carefully running and also seemed wanted to keep the strike. However, England with luck, stokes kept his nerve to bowl tight lines for Mathews, and this seemed fluffing the possibility of Sri Lanka to win.
Moreover, with this success of England, they got chance to enter Semi Finals of the ICC World Twenty- 20 series of this year.