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The England vs Sri Lanka (ENG vs SL) T20 match will be played at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) historic ground. According to Indian time, this match will start at 1.30 pm.
ENG vs SL, The 39th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 is to be played on November 5, but it is not yet clear which teams have been completely cleared in the semi-finals. Another do-or-die match is to be played between Sri Lanka and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Whichever team wins, its claim will be strengthened. At the same time, the losing team will be out of the tournament.
England vs Sri Lanka, England (ENG) won their last match by defeating New Zealand by 20 runs. Struggling with poor form, captain Jos Buttler and opener Alex Hales have returned to form. Both these players played half-centuries against the Kiwi bowlers. Jose scored 73 while Alex Hales scored 52 runs. However, after a good start, the teams middle order flopped. Star all-rounder Ben Stokes has not been in form in the entire tournament so far. Moeen Ali, David Malan, and Harry Brooks have also not scored.
Sri Lanka (SL) will also take the field in front of the England (ENG) team after the victory. Sri Lanka (SL) defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets in their previous match. Dhananjay de Silva scored an unbeaten 66 in this match, but the teams batsmen have failed to perform consistently. Kusal Mendis is Sri Lankas top run scorer in the tournament with 205 runs in 7 matches.
Sri Lankas (SL) last match hero Dhananjay de Silva has also been the teams most successful bowler. In this tournament, de Silva has taken 13 wickets in 7 matches. Spinner Maheesh Theekshana has also looked in good form. Maheesh Theekshana has taken 9 wickets.
England vs Sri Lanka Head to Head, A total of 13 matches have been played between England and Sri Lanka, in which England won 9 matches and Sri Lanka won 4 matches. And when it comes to the T20 World Cup, led the 4-1 one-on-one record. Sri Lanka won the match against England in 2012, while the latter lost in 2010, 2014, 2016, and 2021.
The pitch of the SCG stadium has been a good wicket for cricket. It has something for both batsmen and bowlers. The fast bowlers get good carry and bounce which is not a rare sight in Australia. On the other hand, spinners use long boundaries to take some quick wickets. Sydney Cricket Ground is known for its big boundaries and it is not easy to score runs on this ground. In the 17 T20 matches in Sydney, the team that has batted has won 11 times, while the team that bowled first has won only 5 times.