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England Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends: Match 5 Preview

Sri Lanka will be looking to get their second win on the trot.
Sri Lanka Legends
Sri Lanka Legends: (Image Source: Twitter)

Sri Lanka Legends will face England Legends in match 5 of the ongoing Road Safety World Series 2022 edition. Sri Lanka have played one match and won against Australia Legends in a dominating fashion. England will play their first game of the Road Safety World Series on the 13th of September.

Team News

Sri Lanka Legends

The Sri Lankan Legends romped home and demolished the Australia Legends in spanking fashion. Dilshan and Munaweera headlined the win by scoring 95 runs and 107 runs respectively and helped them reach a massive total of 218 which was the highest in the history of the tournament. Nuvan Kulasekara did the job with the ball with four scalps to his name.

England Legends

England are packed with quality players such as Ian Bell, Dimitri Mascarenhas, and Tim Ambrose to name a few. They would like to put up a good show and try to stop Lankans from registering second consecutive win. England Legends will be looking to perform better than last season.

Players to watch out for

Sri Lanka Legends

Nuvan Kulasekra , Jeevan Mendis, Ishan Jayaratne

England Legends

Riki Clarke, Tim Ambrose, Dmitri Mascarenas

Probable playing XI

Sri Lanka Legends

Munaweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, C de Silva, Gunaratne, Udana, Kulasekara, Chaminda Vaas, Chamara Silva, Ishan Jayaratne, J Mendis.

England Legends

Ian Bell, Nicholas Compton, Darren Stevens, Phil Mustard, James Tindall Rikki Clarke, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Chris Tremlett, Tim Ambrose, Stephan Parry, Mal Loye.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Green Park in Kanpur will be a batting paradise as observed in the previous matches. The pitch will have true bounce that can be trusted and there will be some help to the fast bowlers and the spinners as well.

Match Details

Match: England Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends, Match 5 , Road Safety World Series 2022

Date & Time: September 13, 7:30 PM

Venue: Kanpur

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