RESULT
22nd Match, Pool A, Wellington, March 01, 2015, ICC Cricket World Cup
309/6
(47.2/50 ov, T:310) 312/1

Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
117* (86)
kumar-sangakkara
England Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Details
England  (50 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Moeen Ali c Lakmal b Mathews1526433057.69
Ian Bell  b Lakmal4954877090.74
Gary Ballance c & b Dilshan614101042.85
Joe Root lbw b Herath121108151142112.03
Eoin Morgan (c)c Dilshan b Perera2747542157.44
James Taylor c Dilshan b Malinga2526541196.15
Jos Buttler not out 39192861205.26
Chris Woakes not out 981910112.50
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 2, w 9)18
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 6.18, 226 Mts)309/6
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Moeen Ali, 9.2 ov), 2-71 (Gary Ballance, 12.2 ov), 3-101 (Ian Bell, 20.2 ov), 4-161 (Eoin Morgan, 34.3 ov), 5-259 (James Taylor, 45.3 ov), 6-265 (Joe Root, 46.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lasith Malinga1006316.303010020
45.3 to JWA Taylor, full and wide, Taylor has toe-ended this drive to point. Taylor is gone for 25 off 26. The partnership has been good for England, but you could see Taylor was not at home in this role. Anyway, this brings in Buttler, who will love it from here on. 259/5
Suranga Lakmal7.407119.262511122
20.2 to IR Bell, bowled him. Against the run of play. Bell goes back shaking his head. He has made a meal of mostly a straight half-volley. Pushes at it just outside off, and gets a big inside edge back onto the stumps. Just plays down the wrong line. 101/3
Angelo Mathews1014314.30384110
9.2 to MM Ali, and a wicket from nowhere. Moeen has thrown this away. A length ball outside off, and he plays a lazy neither-here-nor-there drive. He has neither played the classic off drive along the ground looking to beat mid-off either side. Nor is this a full-blooded attempt to go over the man's head. Almost like he has changed his mind halfway through the shot and has checked that full-bloodied drive. Easy catch for mid-off. Soft dismissal from Moeen. 62/1
Tillakaratne Dilshan8.203514.20241100
12.2 to GS Ballance, and Ballance goes. Dilshan has woken up too with a lovely catch. Ballance plays a nothing push in front of his body, the ball doesn't turn, hits the inside half of the bat, and lobs back towards the umpire. Dilshan changes direction in follow-through and dives to his left to take the catch. 71/2
Rangana Herath5.503516.00103000
46.3 to JE Root, Root has reviewed this. He has been given out lbw. Root has tried a reverse-sweep, and has missed it. This is a quicker flatter and straighter delivery. The problem with this shot it, Root is right in front of the stumps when hit by the ball, and that removes any doubt around this lbw decision. Projection shows impact in front of off, the ball clipping leg. 265/6
Thisara Perera8.105516.73246200
34.3 to EJG Morgan, just before the Powerplay. Morgan had been finding the fielders with almost all his shots so far, and this time he has done it fatally so. This is short of a length, provides him the width, and Morgan goes for the cut, failing to control it. Dilshan at point is wide awake now, and takes it smoothly. Timed it sweetly, but once again hit straight to a fielder. 161/4
Sri Lanka  (T: 310 runs from 50 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Lahiru Thirimanne not out 13914319713297.20
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Morgan b Ali4455814280.00
Kumar Sangakkara not out 11786116112136.04
Extras(b 8, lb 1, w 3)12
TOTAL47.2 Ov (RR: 6.59, 197 Mts)312/1
Fall of wickets: 1-100 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 18.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
James Anderson804806.00236000
Stuart Broad1016706.70276210
Chris Woakes9.207207.71209110
Steven Finn805406.75194210
Moeen Ali1005015.00252100
18.6 to TM Dilshan, Moeen provides the breakthrough. The dip does it for him. This is full, into the pads, but it has dipped on him. The ball turns out to be shorter than Dilshan first expects it to. Ends up getting a leading edge to short midwicket. 100/1
Joe Root201206.0031000
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MATCH DETAILS
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season2014/15
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Kumar Sangakkara
Match numberODI no. 3619
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Match days1 March 2015 - day (50-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Bruce Oxenford
Australia
Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
New Zealand
Chris Gaffaney
Reserve Umpire
Australia
Simon Fry
Match Referee
Australia
David Boon
PointsSri Lanka 2, England 0
MATCH NOTES
  • England innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 62 runs, 1 wicket)
  • England: 50 runs in 6.3 overs (39 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 39 balls (MM Ali 13, IR Bell 30, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: England - 88/2 in 17.0 overs (IR Bell 43, JE Root 11)
  • England: 100 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 13
  • England: 150 runs in 31.1 overs (187 balls), Extras 13
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (JE Root 27, EJG Morgan 23, Ex 0)
  • JE Root: 50 off 65 balls (4 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 161/4 in 34.3 overs (JE Root 50)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 42 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Over 38.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 200 runs in 39.3 overs (237 balls), Extras 16
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 41 balls (JE Root 35, JWA Taylor 13, Ex 2)
  • JE Root: 100 off 100 balls, 132 mins (11 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • England: 250 runs in 44.5 overs (269 balls), Extras 16
  • Over 46.3: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - BNJ Oxenford, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • England: 300 runs in 49.4 overs (299 balls), Extras 17
  • NLTC Perera bowled the last ball of Over 49. Herath injured
  • TM Dilshan bowled the last ball of Over 50 Lakmal removed after 2 waist high balls
  • Innings Break: England - 309/6 in 50.0 overs (JC Buttler 39, CR Woakes 9)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 55 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 26, TM Dilshan 22, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 91/0 in 16.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 46, TM Dilshan 40)
  • HDRL Thirimanne: 50 off 58 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 18.4 overs (112 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 112 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 51, TM Dilshan 44, Ex 5)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 28.3 overs (171 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 57 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 31, KC Sangakkara 21, Ex 1)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 34.1 - 39.0 (Batting side - 54 runs, 0 wicket)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 45 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 35.1 overs (211 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 97 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 45, KC Sangakkara 57, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 210/1 in 36.0 overs (HDRL Thirimanne 97, KC Sangakkara 63)
  • HDRL Thirimanne: 100 off 117 balls, 156 mins (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 40.3 overs (243 balls), Extras 6
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 129 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 56, KC Sangakkara 93, Ex 1)
  • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 70 balls, 87 mins (10 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 45.6 overs (276 balls), Extras 11
  • 2nd Wicket: 200 runs in 162 balls (HDRL Thirimanne 80, KC Sangakkara 114, Ex 6)
  • Attendance: 18,503
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ICC Cricket World Cup
Pool A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
NZ660122.564
AUS64192.257
SL64280.371
BAN63270.136
ENG6244-0.753
AFG6152-1.853
SCOT6060-2.218
Pool B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
INDIA660121.827
SA64281.707
PAK6428-0.085
WI6336-0.053
IRE6336-0.933
ZIM6152-0.527
UAE6060-2.032