England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 - Sri Lanka tour of England 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Sri Lanka and England at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff in 23rd June 2021.

England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Jos Buttler gets out the ramp © PA Images via Getty Images

Bowlers attack before An unbeaten half-century from Jos Buttler steers to England comfortable eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first T20I.

* 80 : Jason Roy and Jos Buttler set up the record first-wicket partnership for England against Sri Lanka in T20 international, previously held by the 68-run stand between Craig Kieswetter and Michael Lumb at Gros Isler in the 2010 World Twenty20 and England's joint ninth highest opening stand in T20Is, jointly 80-run stand held by between Michael Lumb and Alex Hales against India at Mumbai in 2012.

Sri Lanka scored 129-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Dasun Shanaka struck 50 off 44-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes.

Kusal Perera scored 30 off 26-balls including one-six & a four and Danushka Gunathilaka 19.

England best bowler by Adil Rashid, Sam Curran both took 2-wickets, Liam Livingstone, Chris Jordan and Mark Wood each took one-wickets.

England chased 130-2 in 17.1 overs with top scorer by Jos Buttler 68 not out, Jason Roy hammered a 36 off 22-balls including 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 163.63 and Jonny Bairstow 13 not out.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Dushmantha Chameera and Isuru Udana both took one-wickets.

Jos Buttler named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 68-runs knocked off facing 55-balls including 8-fours and a six with strike rate of 123.63.



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