KOLKATA (Staff Report) – Chasing 172 to win, Sri Lanka made a good fight back with Angelo Mathews’ 54-ball 73 but could manage 161/8 in 20 overs.
Jordan took 4-28 and two wickets from the penultimate over which did for Sri Lanka in the end.
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to field first against England in the Super-1- (Group-1) round match of ICC WT20 2016 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.
Bangladesh will face New Zealand at Kolkata and England will play against Sri Lanka at Delhi in an ICC T-20 World Cup match on Saturday.
The first match (Bangladesh vs New Zealand) will start at 3:00pm (IST) and 2:30pm (PST) and second match (England vs Sri Lanka) will begin at 7:30pm (IST) and 7:00pm (PST).
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Squads New Zealand:
Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Grant Elliott, Colin Munro, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan McCullum, Adam Milne, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Mahmudullah, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Sabbir Rehman, Abu Hider, Nurul Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammed Mithun, Mustafizur Rahman, Saqlain Sajib, Shuvagata Hom.
Squads Sri Lanka:
Angelo Mathews (captain), Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal (wicketkeeper), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Rangana Herath, Shehan Jayasuriya, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Dasun Shanaka, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Thirimanne.
England: Jason Roy, James Vince, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan (captain), Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Sam Billings, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Reece Topley, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Liam Dawson.