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England beat Sri Lanka to take 2-0 lead
Dhaka, 18 October, Abnews: England outclassed Sri Lanka to win a rain-affected third one-day international by seven wickets and take a 2-0 series lead with two games left.
 
The match was reduced to 21 overs per side after a six-hour rain delay.
 
Sri Lanka slipped from 57-0 to make 150-9, with Adil Rashid taking 4-36 and Tom Curran 3-17 in Pallekele.
 
Captain Eoin Morgan hit 58 not out and Jason Roy 41 as England comfortably chased down the target with 15 balls remaining.
 
Opener Roy had got the innings off to a quick start with his 26-ball knock after Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root fell early.
 
Ben Stokes finished unbeaten on 35 to help England to victory alongside Morgan as the match finished at 23:30 local time.
 
England can seal a series victory in the fourth ODI at the same ground on Saturday. – Agencies
 
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