England women's cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2016–17

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England women's cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2016–17
  Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Flag of England.svg
  Sri Lanka women England women
Dates 9 – 17 November 2016
Captains Inoka Ranaweera Heather Knight (1st, 2nd & 4th WODI)
Danielle Hazell (3rd WODI)[1]
One Day International series
Results England women won the 4-match series 4–0
Most runs Nipuni Hansika (93) Natalie Sciver (185)
Most wickets Inoka Ranaweera (8) Danielle Hazell (9)

England women's cricket team toured Sri Lanka in November 2016. The tour consisted of a series of four One Day Internationals, in which the final three were part of the 2014–16 ICC Women's Championship.[2] England women won the series 4–0.

Squads[edit]

 Sri Lanka  England[3]

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

9 November 2016
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
168/7 (50 overs)
v
 England
171/2 (29.3 overs)
Dilani Manodara 27 (46)
Heather Knight 2/29 (8 overs)
Natalie Sciver 47* (40)
Chamari Atapattu 1/23 (7 overs)
England Women won by 8 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Umpires: Rohitha Kottahachchi (SL) and Pradeep Udawatta (SL)
  • Sri Lanka Women won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Beth Langston (England Women) made her ODI debut.

2nd ODI[edit]

England 
295 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
173 (48.5 overs)
Heather Knight 53 (58)
Inoka Ranaweera 3/48 (10 overs)
Hasini Perera 35 (90)
Danielle Hazell 3/38 (10 overs)
England Women won by 122 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Hemantha Boteju (SL) and Lyndon Hannibal (SL)
  • Sri Lanka Women won the toss and elected to field.
  • Play was suspended after 10.3 overs of England Women's innings due to rain but no overs were lost.
  • ICC Women's Championship points: England Women 2, Sri Lanka Women 0.
  • By winning this match, England Women qualified for the 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup.[4]

3rd ODI[edit]

Sri Lanka 
161 (49.4 overs)
v
 England
162/5 (29.3 overs)
Nipuni Hansika 29 (66)
Alex Hartley 2/23 (6 overs)
Tammy Beaumont 78 (79)
Oshadi Ranasinghe 2/26 (6 overs)
England Women won by 5 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Deepal Gunawardene (SL) and Raveendra Wimalasiri (SL)

4th ODI[edit]

ICC Women's Championship
17–18 November 2016
Scorecard
England 
240/9 (50 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
78 (33.1 overs)
Natalie Sciver 77 (74)
Inoshi Priyadharshani 3/28 (10 overs)
Prasadani Weerakkody 32 (67)
Laura Marsh 4/21 (10 overs)
England Women won by 162 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Nilan De Silva (SL) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "England v Sri Lanka: Heather Knight & Katherine Brunt miss third ODI". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. ^ "England women confirm Sri Lanka ODI tour". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  3. ^ "England Women's squad named for Sri Lanka tour". England & Wales Cricket Board. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  4. ^ "ICC Women's World Cup 2017: England qualify after beating Sri Lanka in Colombo". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  5. ^ "England v Sri Lanka: Nat Sciver and Danielle Hazell star before rain". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  6. ^ "England women win series 4-0 as Sri Lanka collapse to 78 all out". BBC Sport. Retrieved 18 November 2016.

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