England vs Sri Lanka ODI series 2021 – 2nd ODI

England vs Sri Lanka ODI series 2021

2nd ODI:

Second ODI of the series of 3 ODI matches between England and Sri Lanka is going to be played at Kennington Oval, London on July 1st 2021.

England  vs Sri Lanka History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the thirteenth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 5 times. Whereas the opponent won 6 times, and the one series, the inaugural one, was concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 11 series in a span of 33 years, between 1988 to present, where the England team won 5 times and Sri Lanka team won 6 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka was 2 series from 2007-08 to 2014 and from 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka was 2 series from 1981-82 to 1992-93, from 2007-08 to 2014 and from 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England was 4 series from 1992-93 to 2007-08.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England was 4 series from 1992-93 to 2007-08.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 78 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 37 times, whereas the opponent won 36 times. 1 game was tied and 2 were concluded without any result and the remaining 2 were abandoned without a ball. 

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka was 7 ODIs between 1983 to 1993.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka was 9 ODIs between 2016 to 2018.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against English was 7 ODIs between 2006 to 2007.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against English was 7 ODIs between 2006 to 2007.

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

English Backyard:

Series:

When touring England by Sri Lanka, the teams met to play bilateral series 5 times, out of them, the host won the series thrice and the visitors won twice.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in 1988 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 1 series in 1988, 2011 and 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 1 series in 1988, 2011 and 2016.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 1 series in 2006 and 2014.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 1 series in 2006 and 2014.

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

Matches:

On the soil of England, the teams faced each other 33 times. Out of them, England received victory 17 times and defeated 14 times with 1 tied game and 1 without any result.

The most consecutive winning streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 4 ODI from 1983 to 1998.

The longest unbeaten streak for England against Sri Lanka in England was 4 ODI from 1983 to 1998.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 5 ODIs from 2006 to 2011.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against England in England was 5 ODIs from 2006 to 2011.

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

England vs Sri Lanka ODI series 2021 – 1st ODI

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the fourth rank (England) and ninth rank (Sri Lanka) team. The host is 37 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 come to the third position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 9 points with 1 position down. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 6 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 point and come to the third position 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 3 to 5 points and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 3 points without any impact in the position.

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

The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 9 points and 1 rank in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose  1 point 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 7 points and 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 2 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 4 to 6 points and may stay at the current rank or come to eighth position. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 3 points with unaffected ranking.

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

The Second 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 host will earn 1 point and 1 rank in the position, whereas the visiting team will lose 1 point without impact in the position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 3 points and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 3 points with no change in position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of London shows the weather would be mostly cloudy in most parts of the match, except some parts of the game would be cloudy and partly cloudy. There is an extremely less chance of rain, though the precipitation percentage would be between 2% to 24%. The temperature would be between 18-21 Celsius. The wind would be between 4 – 11 km/h. The wind and the temperature would fluctuate throughout the match.

Kennington Oval, London

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 52 times out of 74 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 29 times and lost 22 times. 1 match was concluded without any result and 1 match was called off without any ball.

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

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, won 8 times and lost 11 times. 2 matches were concluded without any result.

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

Overall, 37 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 33 times.

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

Particularly, for England, the team won the toss 22 times in the 48 games and won 13 times the games and lost 7 times with 2 without any result.

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

After 2010, England never lost the match, after winning the toss.

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

The first batting team won the match 30 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 40 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 225 runs in 1999, and the highest successful chase was 322 runs in 2017.

The first innings lowest total was 158 runs in 1975 and the highest total was 398 runs in 2015. For the second innings, the lowest total was 103 runs (completed innings) in 1999 and the highest was 365 runs in 2015.

The batting average of the first innings is 33.53 and 33.81 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 6 times at the venue. The host won 4 times. The visitors won 2 encounters.

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

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has a very good record at the venue, and won 29 games with 17 losses out of 48 games, as 2 were concluded without any result. Whereas, the visiting team has a very poor record as the team won 5 times and lost 8 times out of 13 plays.

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

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are LWLLL.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

England:

The home side would go with a couple of changes and J. Roy may come in place of L. Livingstone and T. Curran may come in place of C. Woakes.

England Eleven: J. Roy, J. Bairstow, J. Root, E. Morgan, S. Billings, M. Ali, S. Curran, D. Willey, T. Curran, A. Rashid, M. Wood

Sri Lanka:

The visiting team would like to go with D. de Silva in place of P. Jayawickrama.

Sri Lanka Eleven: K. Parera, P. Nissanka, C. Alasanka, D. de Silva, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, D. Lakshan, R. Mendis, C. Karunaratne, B. Fernando, D. Chameera

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

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

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

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