After completing a 3-0 whitewash in the T20I series, England and Sri Lanka will lock horns in three-match ODI series, starting from 29th June at Riverside Stadium in Chester-le-Street.
Liam Livingstone, Liam Dawson, Tom Curran, David Willey, Sam Billings and George Garton have been included in the limited-overs squad for the three-match series against Sri Lanka. England Test Captain Joe Root is expected to return to the England ODI’s squad for Sri Lanka series.
Eoin Morgan will lead the side for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have named their full-strength side for the limited-overs series.
Shiran Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama, Ishan Jayaratne, Dhananjaya Lakshan and Charith Asalanka are five uncapped players named in the ODI squad for the three-match series. Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis are promising players who have made one or two appearances for Sri Lanka in the 50-over format.
Here are the key statistics and information related to England vs Sri Lanka 2021 ODI series which is mentioned below as following:
2014 was the last time Sri Lanka won a bilateral one-day series against England. In 2018/19, Eoin Morgan’s England completed a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day series played against Sri Lanka.
124 runs required by England Skipper Eoin Morgan to completed 7,000 runs in the limited-overs cricket. Left-hander has accumulated 6,876 runs in 220 matches at an average of 39.97 with 13 centuries and 41 half-centuries to his name.
38 runs needed by England batsman Joe Root to complete 6,000 runs in the 50-over format. Currently, Root has scored 5962 runs in 149 matches at an average of 50.10, which includes 16 centuries and 33 half-centuries.
151 runs needed by England all-rounder Moeen Ali to complete 2,000 runs in one-day internationals. Currently, Moeen has scored 1,849 runs in 109 matches at an average of 24.98 with three centuries and five half-centuries to his name.
128 runs needed by England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler to complete 4,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. Currently, Buttler has accumulated 3,872 runs in 148 matches at an average of 38.72 with nine centuries and twenty half-centuries to his name.
1 wicket needed by England all-rounder Chris Woakes to complete 150 wickets in the limited-overs cricket. In 104 matches played, Woakes has claimed 149 wickets at an average of 30.34, which includes nine four-wicket hauls.
31 runs needed by Sri Lankan middle-order batsman Dhananjaya de Silva to complete 1,000 runs in limited-overs cricket. In 48 matches, Dhananjaya has scored 969 runs at an average of 26.18 with six half-centuries to his name.
11 runs needed by Sri Lanka captain Kusal Perera to complete 3,000 runs in one-day internationals. Left-hander has accumulated 2,989 runs in 104 matches at an average of 31.79 with six centuries and fourteen half-centuries to his name.