England might take a while to recover from the shock as no one predicted Sri Lanka’s win
England was strangled in the match against Sri Lanka last night. Indeed strangled is the perfect word here. There is now a huge dent in the team’s hopes to make it to the semi-finals of Cricket World Cup 2019. Moreover, Sri Lankans fumed fire on the playground and took everyone by surprise. The target for the host team was just 233. But the Sri Lankan bowlers were in no mood to let them chase the score. By the end of the match, Ben Stokes gave a little hope to England fans. He scored 23 off 8 balls. But the hope did not last long.
Indeed this match has changed the ranks table. While England is still at third position, Sri Lanka is racing upwards, now at fifth.
All the players, old and young, from all the teams, applauded the team’s game. With words, references and praises the world bowed to a magical game at
There was a dim light for Sri Lanka to reach the semi-finals, but the bowlers are all set out to change the stereotypes.
Now the next match in the series is being played between India and Australia. Only the cricket live score will tell what is in store for India.