ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: England defeats Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series
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ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0

ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0- check scorecards
ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0- check scorecards

ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0- England comfortably beat Sri Lanka again in the second one-day international at The Oval to clinch the series with a game to spare. Sam Curran took 5-48 – his first five-wicket haul for England – as the hosts restricted Sri Lanka to 241-9 from 50 overs.

Post that a clinical batting performance from England batsmen helped the hosts take 2-0 unassailable lead over Sri Lanka in the ODI series. Jason Roy, fit again after a hamstring niggle, scored 60 from 52 balls, sharing an opening stand of 76 with Jonny Bairstow.

Joe Root (75*) and Eoin Morgan (68*) eased them to victory with a chanceless unbroken stand of 140.

It sealed a fifth heavy defeat for Sri Lanka in five matches on this white-ball tour – these ODIs following a dominant 3-0 win for England in the Twenty20 series.

The final ODI takes place in Bristol on Sunday.

ENG beat SL in 2nd ODI – Sam Curran Shines: Earlier a dominating bowling performance from Sam Curran helped England restrict Sri Lanka to 241/9 in their allotted 50 overs. The youngster scalped a maiden five-wicket haul which included top 3 batsmen from the Sri Lanka batting line-up who departed in single digits, leaving the visitors reeling at 12/3 at an early stage. For Sri Lanka, Dhananjaya de Silva was the standout player with 91 runs while Dasun Shanka contributed 47 runs to help Sri Lanka go past 200 runs. Silva’s innings comprised 13 boundaries.

ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0

England Innings 241/2 (43 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Jason Roy c D de Silva b C Karunaratne 60 52 10 0 115.38
Jonny Bairstow (WK) b W Hasaranga 29 36 3 1 80.56
Joe Root Not out 68 87 5 0 78.16
Eoin Morgan (C) Not out 72 83 7 1 86.75
Extra 12 (b 1, w 11, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 241/2 (43)
Yet To Bat Sam BillingsSM CurranMM AliAU RashidDJ WilleyMark WoodTK Curran
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Dushmantha Chameera 9 0 46 0 5.11
Binura Fernando 9 0 50 0 5.56
Asitha Fernando 10 0 54 0 5.40
Wanindu Hasaranga 7 0 46 1 6.57
Chamika Karunaratne 6 0 34 1 5.67
Dhananjaya de Silva 2 0 10 0 5.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
JM Bairstow 1-76 12.4
JJ Roy 2-104 17.1
ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0
ENG vs SL 2nd ODI LIVE Scoreboard
Sri Lanka Innings 241/9 (50 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Pathum Nissanka b SM Curran 5 12 1 0 41.67
Kusal Perera (WK) lbw b SM Curran 0 2 0 0 0.00
Avishka Fernando lbw b SM Curran 2 2 0 0 100.00
Dhananjaya de Silva c JE Root b DJ Willey 91 91 13 0 100.00
Charith Asalanka c (sub GHS Garton) b DJ Willey 3 11 0 0 27.27
Wanindu Hasaranga c Sam Billings b SM Curran 26 49 2 0 53.06
Dasun Shanaka c SM Curran b DJ Willey 47 67 2 1 70.15
Chamika Karunaratne c JM Bairstow b SM Curran 21 38 1 0 55.26
Binura Fernando c AU Rashid b DJ Willey 17 15 3 0 113.33
Dushmantha Chameera Not out 14 12 0 1 116.67
Asitha Fernando Not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extra 14 (b 0, w 13, nb 0, lb 1)
Total 241/9 (50)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
David Willey 10 1 64 4 6.40
Sam Curran 10 1 48 5 4.80
Tom Curran 10 0 43 0 4.30
Mark Wood 10 1 35 0 3.50
Adil Rashid 10 0 50 0 5.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
K Perera 1-4 1.2
A Fernando 2-6 1.4
Pathum Nissanka 3-12 3.3
KIC Asalanka 4-21 6.5
W Hasaranga 5-86 20.3
D de Silva 6-164 34.3
D Shanaka 7-206 44.6
C Karunaratne 8-217 46.1
B Fernando 9-229 49.1
ENG vs SL 2nd ODI LIVE
Playing XI

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera(w/c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka, Charith Asalanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando

England (Playing XI): Jonny Bairstow(w), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, David Willey, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

ENG vs SL 2nd ODI LIVE

ENG beat SL, 2nd ODI: Sam Curran, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan shine as England defeat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, win series 2-0

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