Full Scorecard: England vs Sri Lanka JPN by Ira Shukla
English batsmen played convincing innings with Jos Buttler's 66 powering the team to a 171-run total with power-packed shots in the end. Meanwhile, Lanka looked weak right from the start and lost four wickets for mere 15 runs.
Mathews played some extraordinary shots to score unbeaten 73 runs and put Sri Lanka in a strong position towards the end of the match. He also tried to provide stability with a 80-run partnership with Kapugedera; even as they failed to lead the side to victory.
England 171/4 (20/20 ov)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Hales, 1.4 ov), 2-65 (Root, 10.1 ov), 3-88 (Roy, 12.5 ov), 4-162 (Morgan, 19.2 ov)
Sri Lanka 161/8 (20/20 ov)
Fall of wicket 157/8 (18.6 ov); Partnership: 2 runs, 0.3 overs, RR: 4.00 (Herath 1, Mathews 1)
Full Scorecard: England vs Sri Lanka
JPN by Ira Shukla