Defending champs England are faced with a must-win position as they take on unbeaten hosts Sri Lanka in a vital Super Eight game of the ICC World T20 here on Monday. If England lose on Monday, it would be some relief as Sri Lanka and West Indies.
Event: T20 World Cup 2012 | New Zealand vs Sri Lanka T20 Match
Match Timings: 7:30 PM local | 02:00 AM GMT | 7:00 PM PST (Pakistan Standard Time)
Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (c), Angelo Mathews, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Dilshan Munaweera, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Shaminda Eranga, Akhila Dhananjaya.
England: Stuart Broad (c), Jonathan Bairstow, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Danny Briggs, Jos Buttler, Jade Dernbach, Steven Finn, Alex Hales, Craig Kieswetter (wkt), Michael Lumb, Eoin Morgan, Samit Patel, Graeme Swann, Luke Wright.
Pitch Report: Chances are that Pallekele pitch will help more tho seam bowling than spin. Batsmen will have to work tough to score runs.
Weather Report: The day will be cloudy and there are chances of thunderstorms. Match may be disturbed by the showers.