England vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2021 – 3rd T20I

England vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2021

3rd T20I:

Third and final T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between England and Sri Lanka is going to be played at the Rose Bowl, Southampton on June 26th 2021. This is going to be the first T20I series between the teams containing more than 1 match.

Sri Lanka Tour of England History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the sixth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series twice. Whereas the opponent won thrice.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 15 years, between 2006 to present, where the England team won twice and Sri Lanka team won thrice.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka was 2 series between 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka was 2 series between 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England was 3 series between 2006 to 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England was 3 series between 2006 to 2016.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against Sri Lanka are WWLLL.

Matches:

The teams completed 11 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 5 times, whereas the opponent won 6 times. 

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka was 5 T20Is between 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka was 5 T20Is between 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against English was 2 T20Is between 2011 to 2014.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against English was 2 T20Is between 2011 to 2014.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Sri Lanka are WWWWW.

English Backyard:

Series:

When touring England by Sri Lanka, the teams met to play bilateral series 4 times, out of them, the host won the series just once and the visitors won thrice.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in 2006 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 1 series from 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 1 series from 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 3 series from 2006 to 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 3 series from 2006 to 2016.

Last 5 (completed) series results of England against Sri Lanka in England are WLLL -.

Matches:

On the soil of England, the teams faced each other 6 times. Out of them, England received victory thrice and defeated thrice, as well.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 3 T20I from 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 3 T20I from 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 3 T20Is from 2006 to 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 3 T20Is from 2006 to 2016.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Sri Lanka in England are WWWLL.

England vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the first rank (England) and eighth rank (Sri Lanka) team. The host is 52 points ahead of the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 1 point and stay as the table topper, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 11 points with 1 position down. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 8 points with 1 rank down in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 point without impact in the rankings. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 to 7 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 0 to 3 points and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 4 points without any impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are WWLLW.

The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 20 points and 1 rank in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 points without impacting in the ranking. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point without impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 13 points with 1 rank in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will earn 0 to 6 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 7 to 12 points with 1 rank in the rankings. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 6 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka are LLLWL.

The third Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranks, whereas the visitor will lose 1 point without imaging the rank. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 6 points and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 4 points with no change in position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Southampton shows the weather would be mostly cloudy to cloudy throughout the match, but There is an extremely less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 1%. The temperature would be 19 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 12 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would be steady, as the match will progress.

The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened in 5 times out of 8 played games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won twice and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLWW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won once and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WLL – -.

Overall, thrice the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLLLL.

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss twice in the 8 games and the team won once and lost once.

England won the match after winning the toss in the inaugural match, in 2005.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while winning the toss, are LW – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue, while losing the toss, are LWWWW.

The first batting team won the match 4 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 4 times, too.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLWLL.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 162 runs in 2020, and the highest successful chase was 158 runs in 2020.

The first inning lowest total was 140 runs in 2016 and the highest total was 248 runs in 2013. For the second inning, the lowest total was 79 runs in 2005 and the highest was 209 runs in 2013.

The batting average of the first innings is 23.43 and 30.73 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other twice at the venue. Both the teams won once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England against Sri Lanka at the venue are WL – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, and won 5 games and lost thrice. Whereas, the visiting team won once and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are LWWWW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are LW – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

England:

The home side may go with one change and ask M. Wood to rest and give a chance to C. Woakes.

England Eleven: J. Roy, J. Bairstow, D. Malan, E. Morgan, L. Livingstone, S. Billings, S. Curran, D. Willey, C. Woakes, C. Jordan, A. Rashid

Sri Lanka:

The visiting team would introduce D. Lakshan and may give rest to I. Udana.

Sri Lanka Eleven: D. Gunathilaka, A. Fernando, K. Parera, K. Mendis, N. Dickwella, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, D. Lakshan, A. Dhananjaya, D. Chameera, B. Fernando

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.