Headingley: England carry on their impressive run of good form to the second ODI against Sri Lanka at Headingley. After an impressive Test series and a smooth transition from the longer version of the game to the 50-over format which saw the hosts thrash the Lankans by 110 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
Another spell of showers at the Oval halted England's recovery in the first ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The home side was 35/1 after losing the wicket of skipper Alastair Cook (5) early in their innings to Lasith Malinga.
Twelve weeks after the World Cup, England and Sri Lanka meet in a five-match one-day international series starting Tuesday at The Oval with both teams looking to hit back from disappointing performances at cricket's showpiece event.
Sri Lankan team has a good opportunity to move ahead of India into the second place in the ICC ODI Championship table if it could win the upcoming five-match ODI series against England comprehensively.