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England vs. Sri Lanka 4th ODI Prediction

Zia Rana May 28, 2014 No Comment 54,434 views
Cricket Betting
England
England
vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
ScheduleSaturday, 31 May 2014 at 13:00 GMT / 14:00 UK / 18:30 IST
VenueLord's, London

England bulldozed Sri Lanka in the third One Day International by a huge margin of ten wickets at Old Trafford, Manchester, on May 28, 2014. Earlier, the hosts won the first ODI by 81 runs at Kennington Oval, London, on May 22, 2014. The Islanders came back in the five match series by clinching the second one by a big difference of 157 runs on May 25, at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. The Englishmen will anticipate grabbing the fourth game and win the series whereas the Lankan Lions will try to bounce back and square it at 2-2.

Chris Jordan - Lethal bowling spell of 5-29 in the 3rd ODI
Chris Jordan - Lethal bowling spell of 5-29 in the 3rd ODI

Players to watch

The English skipper, Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, Gary Ballance and Eoin Morgan are the batsmen in form. Chris Jordan destroyed the batting line up of the Islanders in the third ODI by grasping 5-29 runs. James Tredwell and James Anderson are the other two impressive bowlers of the home side.

The Sri Lankan side was bowled out for 67 mere runs in the third game and none of their batsmen touched the 20 runs mark. Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews and Mahela Jayawardene can get back their form. Sachithra Senanayake, Nuwan Kulasekara and Lasith Malinga can be the lethal bowlers in the coming match.

Time & Venue

Saturday, May 31, 2014 @ 13:00 GMT, 14:00 local at Lord’s, London.

Weather

Partly cloudy with temperatures around 12-22ᵒC

Toss

The winning captain will opt to chase

The Pitch

The strip will be assisting the stroke players and the pace bowlers

Teams

England – Alastair Cook (C), Ian Bell, Gary Ballance, Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, Ravi Bopara, Jos Buttler, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell, James Anderson, Harry Gurney.

Sri Lanka – Angelo Mathews (C), Lahiru Thirimanne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Ashan Priyanjan, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga.

Prediction

England is favourite to win the encounter

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