ENG vs. SL: England beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets, lead 1-0

England beat Sri Lanka by 91 wickets by five wickets in the first ODI between Sri Lanka and England at Manchester’s Lee Street on Tuesday. After the win, host England took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. England won the toss and elected to field first and Sri Lanka scored 185 in 42.3 overs. England achieved the target by five wickets. Host Joe Root scored an unbeaten 79 off 87 balls with four boundaries. In addition, Johnny Bierstowe scored 43 and Moeen Ali 28. Chamira got three wickets, Binura Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne took one wicket each.

Before that Sri Lanka were bowled out for 185 runs. Captain Kusal Perera contributed 73 runs for the visiting team. Apart from them, Hasaranga scored 54 and Chamika Karunaratne scored 19 not out. Moeen Ali took one wicket while England’s fast bowler Chris Vox scored four and David Wiley scored three. Vox won the Man of the Match award for his amazing bowling.

ENG vs. SL: Chris Vox has set a great record by beating James Anderson

Fast bowler Chris Vox took 150th ODI wicket by dismissing Patum Nisanka. Vox is the fastest player to score 150 ODI wickets for England, surpassing James Anderson. The Vols have achieved this in their 105th ODI. Anderson achieved this feat in the 115th ODI. Stuart Broad holds the record for the fastest 150 ODI wickets for England. Brad made this feat in the 95th. Darren Gough is second with 150 ODI wickets in 97 matches.

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