England on Wednesday defeated Srilanka by 7 wickets at Pallekale in 21 over reduced match due to rain.

England won the toss and sent in Srilanka to bat first.

The hosts managed 150/9. Openers Niroshan Dickwella and Samarawickrama scored 36 and 35 respectively.

Skipper, Chandimal contributed 34 runs.

Adil Rashid picked 4 wickets while Tom Curran scalped 3 wickets.

England chased down the total in just 19.3 overs.

Skipper, Eoin Morgan scored an unbeaten 58 runs.

Jason Roy scored 41 runs while Ben Stokes too played 35* runs.

Amila Aponso picked 2 wickets.

Adil Rashid was adjudged Man of the Match.

England are now 2-0 ahead in the ODI series.

The 4th ODI will be held at Pallekale on Saturday.


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