England Vs Sri Lanka 3rd Match 9th June 2016 Day 1 Live Score Streaming :- The England and Sri Lanka is all set for their third test match of the series. These both team will meet at the Mecca of Cricket “Lords Cricket Ground” on June 9.
England has made a perfect brilliant start to their Summer by winning both the first 2 test matches. Sri Lanka has already lost this test series and will now fight for the pride in the final test match.
England Vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Match Day 1 Score
In the first match, England won by an Innings at the Leeds. Sri Lanka won the toss and had opted for bowling and also justifies their decision to bowl first as England was 65/4 but Hales (86) and Johnny Bairstow (140) help the England to reach 298 which was sufficient for the host.
After that, Anderson destroyed the batting lineup of Sri Lanka in both the first innings and the follow on. As a result, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 119 and 91 at
In the Second test match at the Chester le Street, host won the toss and opted to bat and on the back of Hales (83) and Moeen Ali (155), England had posted a massive score of 498-9 on the scoreboard.
Third Test Match Eng Vs SL Live Score
Sri Lanka was again shattered in their first innings and all out for 101 in just 43.3 overs. After that, England asked the Sri Lanka to follow on and Sri Lanka showed some firepower as Dinesh Chandimal (126) scored his maiden Century outside of the subcontinent and well supported by the Captain Angelo Matthews(80) and old lad Rangana Herath (61).
But Sri Lanka lost that test match and also lost the series.
Now, Sri Lanka will be looking to win the final test for pride. But it is not that much simple for Sri Lanka as they have a couple of injuries.
ENGLAND POSSIBLE X1
Alastair Cook(), Alex Hales, Nick Compton, Joe Root, James Vince, Jonny Bairstow (w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, James Anderson,Steven Finn, Jake Ball.
SRI LANKA POSSIBLE X1
Kausal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Matthews (c), Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera (w), Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Chaminda Bandar, Rangana Herath.
The concern for England is their batting department as only Hales, Jonny Bairstow, and Moeen Ali looked in good touch.
Both Vince and Root need to convert their respective starts into big daddy hundred. Captain Cook also need to fire , although Cook in the last test match became the youngest player to reach 10,000 test runs.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka has a lot of concerns, their batting department is looking slippery. Apart from Chandimal and Matthews no one is looking that their can paly swing.
Although, in the last match bot Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva passed the half century but their need to be consistent.
Also, an uncapped player Chaminda Bandar is directly drafted into the Sri Lanka squad and will likely to make his debut in this match.
England is looking favorite to win this match and Sri Lanka has to put some competition if they need to pull the much-needed win.