England ladies 188 for four (Jones 54, Winfield 44, Beaumont 43, Priyadharshani Three-45) beat Sri Lanka ladies 187 for 9 (Madavi 42, Hartley Three-36, Shrubsole 2-21, Marsh 2-42) by six wickets
England ladies eased to a different snug victory within the second ODI towards Sri Lanka in Hambantota, chasing down a average goal of 188 with six wickets and 16.Three overs to spare to safe an unassailable 2-Zero collection lead.
After profitable the toss for the second match operating, Sri Lanka this time selected to bat first, maybe conscious of the daunting rating that England had placed on the board within the first fixture after being requested to bat.
And although every of the highest eight reached double figures in a decided workforce efficiency, no-one managed to push on to any milestone of word, with Harshitha Madavi top-scoring with 42 from 46 balls.
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With Katherine Brunt sitting this match out with a again harm, England’s seamers have been thwarted of their preliminary burst, and as an alternative it was the spin of Laura Marsh that made the primary incisions, with each openers, Prasadani Weerakkody and Chamari Atapattu falling in fast succession after a stand of 41.
Wickets continued to fall in pairs for Sri Lanka, as they have been steadily pinned again after laying respectable foundations. With the rating on 71 for two, Alex Hartley bowled Anushka Sanjeewani for 13 earlier than Anya Shrubsole handled Shashikala Siriwardene two runs later, and the sample was repeated at 145 for four, with two extra wickets for 4 runs ending essentially the most threatening stand of the innings between Madavi and Hansima Karunaratne.
Sri Lanka’s innings fell away thereafter, as Hartley handled the tail to complete with figures of three for 36, and England’s reply began with the form of intent that quickly made the end result a foregone conclusion.
Amy Jones, England’s tempo setter within the opening fixture, as soon as once more left her team-mate Tammy Beaumont in her wake as he blazed her solution to 54 from 39 balls with seven fours and three sixes. She had scored greater than 75% of England’s runs when she fell to Oshadi Ranasinghe off the ultimate ball of the Powerplay.
Lauren Winfield picked up the place Jones had left off with 44 from 41 balls, with Beaumont taking part in the relative anchor function for 43 from 60. Nat Sciver, who made 6 from 14 balls, endured one other off-day with the bat – her tour has been a bit all or nothing in that regard – however captain Heather Knight and Danielle Wyatt have been readily available to steer the ultimate section of the run-chase with an unbeaten stand of 28.