England win brings down the curtains on defending champions’ campaign

Led by Ben Stokes’s unbeaten 36-ball 42, England ticked off Sri Lanka’s total 141 for 8 with four wickets in hand and two balls to spare at the Sydney Cricket Ground, on Saturday. The tense win also helped England advance to the semi-finals of the 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup and ended the campaign for the defending champions, Australia.

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 141/8 in 20 overs (Pathum Nissanka 67, Bhanuka Rajapaksa 22; Mark Wood 3-26, Adil Rashid 1-16) lost to England 144/6 in 19.4 overs (Alex Hales 47, Ben Stokes 42*; Wanindu Hasaranga 2-23, Dhananjaya de Silva 2-24) by 4 wickets

Broadcast Schedule

England v Pakistan 2024 T20 series
1st T20, ENG v PAK, Headingley
22nd May
Start time: 6:30 pm BST