It was a real tough time for Angelo Mathews and Sri Lankan team in the Indian tour as they lost the One Day Series in a margin of 5-0. Now, the team is all set to take on England in their home, and this time, it will be a battle of honor for the islanders. […]
It was a real tough time for Angelo Mathews and Sri Lankan team in the Indian tour as they lost the One Day Series in a margin of 5-0. Now, the team is all set to take on England in their home, and this time, it will be a battle of honor for the islanders.
The first One Day International in the 7 match series will start at the R Premadasa Stadium Colombo on 26thNovember 2014.
The team which struggled in all departments of the game against India should find the rhythm soon, and this will play a huge role in determining the success of Sri Lanka in this ODI series.
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The king pins in the batting department of the team are getting aged, and this is the main problem of the hosts. Thilakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela jayawardene are all nearing 39, and they have already lost their Midas touch.
The match will be live telecast in Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 2 HD. For live scores, you can visit ESPN Cric Info.
Star Sports will be telecasting the match in India and Ten Cricket in Pakistan. The live streaming online can be watched here.
The team still depends on the form of these veterans, and this is not a good sign for Sri Lanka in the upcoming World Cup.
The return of Herath will add the sharpness of Sri Lankan bowling side. Ajantha Mendis and Kandamby will support Herath in combating the English batting side. The absence of Lasith Malinga will drastically affect the balance of the Sri Lankan bowling.
On the other hand, England is a well balanced side, but they need to find consistency in winning matches. The classic game portrayed by England in the past are of no use in this fast paced cricketing circuit, and the team will be looking forward to cop up with the Asian style of playing to come out successfully in the upcoming World Cup.