CWC 19: In-form England take on Sri Lanka

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20 Jun 2019

England vs Sri Lanka: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-head

In-form England, who have been breathtaking in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Sri Lanka in match number 27 on Friday.

England will be eyeing their fifth victory in the ongoing World Cup, whereas, Sri Lanka are in a must-win scenario after pocketing just one victory.

Here we present the complete statistical analysis.

Head-to-head

Head-to-head records between the two sides

Head-to-head records between the two sides

Overall, the two teams have faced each other on 73 occasions in ODI cricket.

England have a close 36-35 tally.

Two matches didn't have any results.

They have faced each other on 10 occasions in the World Cup.

England have the edge over Lanka (6-4).

Their last meeting came in the 2015 edition.

Lanka won the match by nine wickets.

Run-scorers

Top run-scorers of England and Lanka in World Cups

For England, Graham Gooch amassed the most runs in the World Cup (897) between 1979 to 1992 in 21 innings.

He smashed one ton and eight half-centuries.

For Lanka, Kumar Sangakkara amassed the most runs in the World Cup.

Sanga scored 1,532 runs and smashed five tons and seven fifties at an average of 56.74.

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Wicket-takers

Top wicket-takers from England and Lanka in World Cups

Top wicket-takers from England and Lanka in World Cups

Ian Botham leads the show in terms of the wickets picked for England in World Cup across editions (30).

The legend excelled at an average of 25.40. His best performance was 4/31.

Legendary off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for most scalps taken (68).

He averaged 19.63 with the ball and played a strong role.

Ground stats

Headingley: Here's a look at the ground stats

England's 351/9 against Pakistan earlier this year is the highest team total recorded here.

England (93 versus Australia in 1975) hold the lowest team score.

Eoin Morgan (456) has the most runs at this venue.

Sanath Jayasuriya (152 versus England in 2006) has the highest knock here.

Chris Old (12 wickets) has the record for the most scalps at Headingley.

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Pitch report, timing and TV listing

Pitch report, timing and TV listing

According to reports, chances of rainfall is minimal.

One expects to see a sunny day with some clouds and moderate breeze expected.

One can expect runs at this venue, which will be making its CWC 19 debut.

The match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.

It is scheduled for a 3:00 PM IST start.

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The 2019 World Cup match between England and Sri Lanka is on June 21.

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The match is set to start at 3:00 PM IST.

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The match between England and Sri Lanka is set to be held at Headingley in Leeds.

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