After England had been 35/3 at one level, Buttler anchored nicely and batted by all 20 overs, ending unbeaten on 101, attending to his maiden T20 Worldwide century with a six off the ultimate supply of the innings.
Eoin Morgan additionally contributed with a knock of 40 off 36 deliveries, enjoying his half in a 112-run stand with Buttler.
Buttler hit six sixes and 6 boundaries in his 67-ball innings. It was the primary century of the 2021 T20 World Cup. He additionally grew to become the primary England males’s cricketer to attain a century in all three codecs for the nation.
Wanindu Hasaranga continued his good type, choosing three wickets for 21 runs in his 4 overs.
England’s bowlers then dominated Sri Lanka, and regardless of a late surge from Wanindu Hasaranga and Dasun Shanaka, they got here out on high, bowling them out for 137 in 19 overs.
Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan all claimed two wickets every whereas Chris Woakes and Liam Livingstone shared one apiece.
T20 World Cup 2021: England stay 1st in Group 1
England, with 4 wins in as many matches, are on high of the T20 World Cup Tremendous 12s Group 1 factors desk. In addition they have a commendable Internet Run Price (NRR) of three.183.
South Africa are behind them within the T20 World Cup standings, with two wins in three matches.
Australia are third, with the identical factors as South Africa, however an inferior NRR.
Sri Lanka keep fourth, with two factors from 4 matches, whereas the West Indies and Bangladesh are fifth and sixth respectively.
South Africa are set to tackle Bangladesh within the day recreation on Tuesday within the subsequent match within the group.
Pakistan will face Namibia within the second match on Tuesday.
Pakistan are high of the T20 World Cup standings in Group 2, with three wins in as many matches. Afghanistan are second, with New Zealand and Namibia following go well with.
India are fifth, whereas Scotland are backside of the desk, with each groups but to win a single match within the Tremendous 12 spherical.
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India’s subsequent match can be on Wednesday in opposition to Afghanistan, whereas New Zealand will face Scotland within the match earlier than that.
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