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England vs Sri Lanka: Weather Forecast, Pitch Report

England is facing Sri Lanka in the Super-12 Group-1 on Saturday in the T20 World Cup. Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bat first.

The Sri Lankan team is already out of the semi-final race. It is a do-or-die match for England. If England wins, it will advance to the semi-finals.

If England loses, Australia will reach the last four as the second team from this group. New Zealand has already qualified for the semi-finals.

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Weather Forecast

Talking about the weather, there is only a 10% chance of rain in Sydney. Clouds may remain during the match and wind will blow at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour.

Pitch report

The pitch at Sydney Cricket Ground will be good for the batsmen. It will be easier to bat on this surface as the ball hits the bat well. The bowlers have to be very careful about their line and length while bowling on this surface.

must win match for England

If England wants to go to the semi-finals, it will be necessary for them to beat Sri Lanka. Australia and New Zealand have 7 points so far while England has 5 points. England’s net run rate is lower than New Zealand’s but better than Australia’s. In such a situation, if England beat Sri Lanka, then its ticket to the semi-finals is confirmed.

England had initially lost against Ireland. But by winning against New Zealand, England strengthened its claim in the World Cup again. The team has power hitters like Jos Buttler and players like David Malan who can change the course of the match with their batting. On the other hand, Sam Curran and Mark Wood can trouble the front team with their bowling.

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