Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Day 3 match is going to play at 04:30 AM GMT in Galle Stadium, Galle January 16, 2020. Here you can watch complete match video highlights of Sri Lanka vs England 1st test day 3 match in HD quality. For watching more highlights click here ⇒⇒ Cricket Highlights.
Series: England tour of Sri Lanka, 2021
Match: SL vs ENG, 1st Test Day 3
Date: Thu-Mon, Jan 14-18, 2020
Time: 04:30 AM GMT
Venue: Galle Stadium, Galle
Highlights Will be Available Shortly.
Some Interesting Facts:
- ENG Test Ranking: 4th Position
- SL Test Ranking: 6th Position
- Head to Head in Test: 35
- ENG Won: 15
- SL Won: 8
According to Weather Report, There is a chance of rain. Sky will be cloudy on the whole day. The temperature will be 29″C expected, the humidity level will be 81% and wind flow is 10km/h.
Pitch Report :
As you know the weather will be cloudy so there are chances spinners get help from the weather condition. Although both team bowlers get help in spinning from pitch if they will bowl at the right area on the pitch. Batsmen should play cautiously if they want to set a high score on the scoreboard.
Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Day 1 Match Preview
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first. Sri Lanka teams host this test series and have a home ground advantage but despite of this they fail to put a high score on scoreboard. Sri Lanka all team washed out at 135 runs in only 46.1 overs. All the batting line of Sri Lanka team exposed against England good bowling Line up.
Chandimal which is also a captain of Sri Lanka team, he score high runs 28 at 71 balls in his team. Mathews score a 27 runs at 54 balls and Shanaka scores 23 runs against 48 balls. Dilruwan Perera,Embuldeniya,Asitha Fernando did not score a single run.
Broad and Dom Bess are the highest wicket taker in first innings. Dom Bess bowels 10.1 overs, in which he bowls three maiden overs and gets a five wickets. Broad bowls 9 overs, in which three overs are maiden and he gets three wickets. Both man are the best performer in first innings on bowling side.
Sri Lanka Team gives a 135 runs target to England team in there first inning. England teams started there inning confidently but in early stage they lost there wickets of Zak Crawlet and Dominic Sibley. Zak Crawlet scores a 9 runs and faced 26 balls. Dominic Sibley plays a 15 balls and score only 4 runs.
After that Jonny Bairstow plays well and score a 47 runs against 93 balls. Joe Root and Daniel Lawrence plays fantastically well and runs a high score on board. Daniel Lawrence plays 150 balls and score a 73 runs on board. Joe Root still on crease at the end of 2nd day play and till now he is played at 168 runs against 254 balls. With them Jos Buttler are on crease at 7 runs against 31 balls he faced.
At 2nd day plays end England Scores are 320 runs and there lead are 185 runs. At this point England team clearly seems to win.
Sri Lanka Team/Playing XI:
Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando
Dimuth Karunaratne, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Roshen Silva, Vishwa Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Ramesh Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan
England Team/Playing XI:
Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root (c), Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad
James Anderson, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Ben Foakes, Olly Stone