England came out victorious to win the only T20I against hosts Srilanka by 30 runs at Colombo on Saturday.

SL won the toss and sent England to bat first. The visitors scored 187/8, Jason Roy top scored with 69 runs off 34 deliveries.

Lasith Malinga and Aponso scalped two wickets each.

In reply, SL could only manage 157 runs. Thisara Perera scored 51 but wickets continued to tumble.

Joe Denly who ended with figures of 4-0-19-4 was named Man of the Match.

Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan claimed 3 and 2 wickets respectively.

Both sides will play their 1st test against each other that begins on Nov 6 at Galle.


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