World T20, 29th Match, Super 10 Group 1: England v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 26, 2016
World T20 - 29th match, Super 10 Group 1
England won by 10 runs
Played at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi (neutral venue)
26 March 2016 - night match (20-over match)
  England innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JJ Roy lbw b Vandersay 42 49 39 3 2 107.69
12.5 swing and a miss and out! Trapped in front. It did look very high, but the umpire's finger was raised immediately - and that's a huge wicket 88/3
View dismissal AD Hales lbw b Herath 0 7 4 0 0 0.00
1.4 oh that's out, surely - yep, bang in front! Herath fired this in straight, no turn, and Hales is trapped in front while sweeping 4/1
View dismissal JE Root c Thirimanne b Vandersay 25 30 24 4 0 104.16
10.1 he's holed out! A horrid shot to a horrid ball - short, asking to be mowed for six but he picks out deep midwicket who swallows it with ease 65/2
JC Buttler not out 66 47 37 8 2 178.37
View dismissal EJG Morgan* run out (Perera) 22 33 16 1 1 137.50
19.2 Perera to Buttler, Buttler thrashes it back to Perera who gets his body behind it, saving at least two. Morgan runs through for a single but is sent back, and Perera, on his knees, throws down the stumps 162/4
BA Stokes not out 6 2 1 0 1 600.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 3, nb 1) 10
  Total (4 wickets; 20 overs) 171 (8.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  AD Mathews 4 0 25 0 6.25 10 3 0
View wicket HMRKB Herath 4 1 27 1 6.75 8 2 1
1.4 to Hales, oh that's out, surely - yep, bang in front! Herath fired this in straight, no turn, and Hales is trapped in front while sweeping 4/1
View wickets JDF Vandersay 4 0 26 2 6.50 11 4 0
10.1 to Root, he's holed out! A horrid shot to a horrid ball - short, asking to be mowed for six but he picks out deep midwicket who swallows it with ease 65/2
12.5 to Roy, swing and a miss and out! Trapped in front. It did look very high, but the umpire's finger was raised immediately - and that's a huge wicket 88/3
  TAM Siriwardana 1 0 9 0 9.00 2 0 1
  PVD Chameera 4 0 36 0 9.00 11 5 1 (1nb, 1w)
  NLTC Perera 2 0 27 0 13.50 3 1 2 (2w)
  MD Shanaka 1 0 15 0 15.00 1 1 1
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 172 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal LD Chandimal c †Buttler b Jordan 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
1.2 edged to the keeper! Quickish delivery but very wide and Chandimal didn't know whether to play or leave, edging to Buttler's right who took an easy catch 4/2
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Hales b Willey 2 1 2 0 0 100.00
0.3 gone! A shorter ball, Dilshan went for the pull but straight down deep square-leg's throat - who barely had to move a muscle! 3/1
View dismissal TAM Siriwardana c Morgan b Willey 7 11 7 0 1 100.00
2.5 steps outside leg, tries to loft him over cover but finds a leaping Morgan who pulls it down smartly 15/3
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne run out (Stokes) 3 9 5 0 0 60.00
2.6 Willey to Mathews, fuller ball, punched to mid-on and Thirimanne runs through for a single but is sent back. Hang on! Stokes has the ball and throws down the non-striker's stumps while flying midair, and Thirimanne is short! Brilliant from Stokes. 15/4
AD Mathews* not out 73 83 54 3 5 135.18
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Stokes b Plunkett 30 42 27 2 1 111.11
12.6 another huge hit but he's skied it...and Stokes, steadying himself at deep midwicket, takes a good catch under pressure with a baying crowd for company! 95/5
View dismissal NLTC Perera c Willey b Jordan 20 18 11 1 2 181.81
16.4 uppishly driven straight to Willey at mid-off! England fight back! 137/6
View dismissal MD Shanaka c Root b Jordan 15 10 9 2 1 166.66
18.3 catch it - what a catch from Root! Shanaka leant back and murdered this but uppishly, just to Root's left at mid-off, who flung himself high and to his left, two-handed, to pounch a stunner! 155/7
View dismissal HMRKB Herath b Jordan 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
18.6 bowled him! Jordan discovers his yorker when it most matters, and what a yorker too - demolishing middle-and-off 157/8
JDF Vandersay not out 0 6 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 2, w 7) 9
  Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 161 (8.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets DJ Willey 4 0 26 2 6.50 13 1 2
0.3 to Dilshan, gone! A shorter ball, Dilshan went for the pull but straight down deep square-leg's throat - who barely had to move a muscle! 3/1
2.5 to Siriwardana, steps outside leg, tries to loft him over cover but finds a leaping Morgan who pulls it down smartly 15/3
View wickets CJ Jordan 4 0 28 4 7.00 11 4 0 (3w)
1.2 to Chandimal, edged to the keeper! Quickish delivery but very wide and Chandimal didn't know whether to play or leave, edging to Buttler's right who took an easy catch 4/2
16.4 to Perera, uppishly driven straight to Willey at mid-off! England fight back! 137/6
18.3 to Shanaka, catch it - what a catch from Root! Shanaka leant back and murdered this but uppishly, just to Root's left at mid-off, who flung himself high and to his left, two-handed, to pounch a stunner! 155/7
18.6 to Herath, bowled him! Jordan discovers his yorker when it most matters, and what a yorker too - demolishing middle-and-off 157/8
View wicket LE Plunkett 4 0 23 1 5.75 11 2 0 (2w)
12.6 to Kapugedera, another huge hit but he's skied it...and Stokes, steadying himself at deep midwicket, takes a good catch under pressure with a baying crowd for company! 95/5
  BA Stokes 4 0 19 0 4.75 12 1 0 (2w)
  AU Rashid 2 0 31 0 15.50 1 0 4
  MM Ali 2 0 32 0 16.00 1 0 4

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka
Points - England 2, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - JC Buttler (England)
Umpires - PR Reiffel (Australia) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire - CB Gaffaney (New Zealand)
Match referee - JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire - S Ravi

Match Notes


    • England innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 38 runs, 1 wicket)
    • England: 50 runs in 7.6 overs (48 balls), Extras 3
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 42 balls (JJ Roy 32, JE Root 19, Ex 3)
    • England: 100 runs in 15.0 overs (90 balls), Extras 6
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 29 balls (JC Buttler 28, EJG Morgan 20, Ex 3)
    • JC Buttler: 50 off 28 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • England: 150 runs in 18.1 overs (110 balls), Extras 9
    • Innings Break: England - 171/4 in 20.0 overs (JC Buttler 66, BA Stokes 6)
    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 34 runs, 4 wickets)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 9.1 overs (55 balls), Extras 6
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 46 balls (AD Mathews 30, CK Kapugedera 16, Ex 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 13.4 overs (82 balls), Extras 7
    • AD Mathews: 50 off 40 balls (3 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 9
 
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