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ENG vs SL: ENG vs SL: eoin morgan feels fieders and his partnership with jos buttler won game for england

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ENG vs SL: eoin morgan feels fieders and his partnership with jos buttler won game for england

England beat Sri Lanka by 26 runs to reach the semi-finals in the Super 12 Group 1 match of the T20 World Cup played in Sharjah today. Sri Lanka won the toss today and decided to bowl first. Jos Buttler played an unbeaten innings of 101 runs for the England team, who came to bat first and also played a century partnership with captain Eoin Morgan. England set a target of 164 runs in front of Sri Lanka. Chasing this target, Sri Lanka were bundled out for 137 runs and England won by 26 runs to make it to the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup.

Jos Buttler was named Player of the Match for his match-winning innings. Butler said, “I batted very patiently in today’s innings. It was not easy to bowl spin on this pitch. I made some partnerships and we managed to get a good total. We were very good in fielding too. I Wasn’t thinking too much about the century on the last ball. I was just waiting that whatever ball comes, I will play accordingly.

England captain Eoin Morgan said, “I am proud of the way our team performed. The conditions were very difficult. Mills was off the field. Despite this, we won the match. Butler probably won the national today. Played the best innings the team played. His innings helped us reach good scores. His skills are very good and he batted with a cool mind today. I was sure I could bat well. Me and Jose Made a great partnership. Our fielders also did a great job and we were able to reach a good score.”

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Dasoon Shanaka, captain of the losing team Sri Lanka, said, “We bowled very well in the beginning. Our bowlers don’t have much experience. For many players, this is the first World Cup but as we progress in this tournament Our bowlers are learning a lot. We knew dew was going to come in the game and that would benefit us but we couldn’t do that.”

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