T20 World Cup 2022, Jos Buttler: England defeated Sri Lanka on Saturday. With this win, England has become the second team to reach the semi-finals. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored 141 for 8 in 20 overs. In this way, England got a target of 142 runs to win. Opener Pathum Nishanka scored the highest run for Sri Lanka. Pathum Nishanka played an innings of 67 runs in 45 balls. He hit 2 fours and 5 sixes during his innings. At the same time, fast bowler Mark Wood took 3 wickets for England.
‘We just wanted to win this match anyhow’
After the victory over Sri Lanka, England captain Jos Buttler said that it was a very close match, it was a great experience. We just wanted to win this match anyhow. On batting over Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler said that this situation was according to Ben Stokes. That’s why we took this decision. He can play an important role in this team set up of ours. At the same time, on Sri Lanka’s batting, Jos Buttler said that despite the good start of the opposition team, we came back in the game. For this it was necessary to take wickets.
Jos Buttler praises leg-spinner Adil Rashid
England captain Jos Buttler heaped praise on leg-spinner Adil Rashid. He said that due to the excellent bowling of Adil Rashid, we made a comeback in the match. Jos Buttler further said that Adil Rashid did not take too many wickets, but in the conditions he bowled and stopped runs, that was important. He said that Sam Curran is constantly learning, constantly getting better than before. He is an important member of our team, apart from this, Alex Hales presented a fine batting line-up.