Hales Century Gives England A Masive Victory and Stay In World T20 2014
England vs Sri Lanka: Group 1 Match – 22nd Match Of ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2014
22nd Match of World T20 Cricket 2014 (England vs Sri Lanka): 22nd match of International twenty20 world cup 2014 is held between England and Sri Lanka (ENG vs SL) on 27th March 2014. This is a match of group 1 on super 10 stage of world cup twenty20. England won the match by 6 wickets with 4 balls remaining. England got 2 points for the match and Sri Lanka got zero points.
Sri Lanka vs England (SL vs ENG): England won the toss and choose to bowl first. Sri Lanka start the innings and set a score of 189 runs 4 wickets in 20 overs. For Sri Lanka Tilakartne Dilshan joins 55 runs (47 Balls) & Mahela Jayawerdene joins 89 runs (51 balls). England chased for 190 in 20 overs. England got a slow start and loss 2 wickets (Michael Lumb & Moeen Ali) early in the 1st over of the match. But Alex Hales unbeaten t20 century (116* in 64 balls) and Eoin Morgans half century (57 runs in 38 balls) helps to chase the target of 190 and England scores 190 runs 4 wickets in 19.2 overs. Thus England won the match by 6 wickets with 4 balls. Alex Hales (England) is declared as player of the match. he hits the 1st century in twenty20 world cup 2014 and it is also his first century in twenty20 carrier. Alex Hales is the first English man to reach 3 figures in twenty20 international cricket. He hits unbeaten 116* in just 64 balls at the strike rate of 181.25 with the help of 11 fours and 6 sixes.
Full Match Score Card Details: England vs Sri Lanka (ENG vs SL) – Group 1
Sri Lanka (SL): 189/4 (20 Overs)
England (ENG): 190/4 (19.2 Overs)
Result: England Won By 6 Wickets With 4 Balls Remaining
Player Of The Match: Alex Hales (England)