A disappointing England dropped to their largest defeat within one-day global cricket since Sri Lanka thrashed the travelers by 219 runs within the final ODI in Colombo.
With Britain having currently won the particular five-match collection, they produced three adjustments, resting chief Eoin Morgan.
They bowled and fielded poorly, along with Niroshan Dickwella scoring ninety five as Ceylon (veraltet) posted 366-6 – the particular hosts’ maximum score towards England within ODI cricket.
England slumped to 4-3 in answer and had been 132-9 whenever rain halted play.
Umpire Aleem Conceder ran from your pitch being a heavy thunderstorm broke whilst also whistling that Liam Plunkett’s termination for lbw had been verified on evaluation.
That 9th wicket raised the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern par rating to 351 and, without further perform possible, the particular match had been abandoned soon after 16: thirty-five BST, making England 219 runs at the rear of.
England’s prior biggest perimeter of beat in terms of operates was 165 runs towards Pakistan on Karachi within 2005 plus against Western Indies in Kingstown within 1994.
A lot more to follow.