World Cup 2023, ENG vs SL: England Opt To Bat As Both Teams Fight for Survival in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: England and Sri Lanka will face off in a crucial World Cup match today in Bengaluru. Both teams are in the bottom half of the points table and need a win to stay in contention.

Both England and Sri Lanka have managed only one win out of their four matches in the tournament so far. However, Sri Lanka have a better Net Run Rate and are currently ahead of England in the standings.

England will be looking to their star players like Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, and Harry Brook to lead them to victory. Sri Lanka will be hoping that their bowlers, led by Dilshan Madushanka, can step up and deliver.

The match is expected to be a close one, with both teams desperate for a win. The outcome of the match could have a big impact on the World Cup standings and could determine which team progresses to the knockout stages.

Playing XIs

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis(w/c), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

England: Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w/c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

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