England beat Sri Lanka to win T20 series

England opener Amy Jones scored 36 off 24 balls to abet England to victory
2d females’s Twenty20 global, Colombo (P Sara Oval):
Sri Lanka 108-6 (20 overs):Chamari Atapattu 24, Brunt 2-31
England 109-2 (13.5 overs):Wyatt 37, Jones 36
England Ladies folk clutch by 8 wickets

England thrashed Sri Lanka by eight wickets to cope with an unassailable 2-0 lead of their Twenty20 sequence.

Sri Lanka may perchance well furthermore easiest organize 108-6 of their 20 overs, with Katherine Brunt taking 2-31 for England in Colombo.

England bought off to a solid delivery up with openers Danni Wyatt and Amy Jones inserting on Seventy nine for the first wicket.

Tammy Beaumont and Natalie Sciver then saw England home in 13.5 overs for a ninth successive clutch on their tour of India and Sri Lanka.

England lost the one-day sequence against India 2-1 nonetheless England claimed the closing match of that contest and beget not been overwhelmed since.

They whitewashed India 3-0 in a T20 sequence after which won the ODI sequence over Sri Lanka by the an identical margin.

The third and final match of T20 sequence against Sri Lanka takes pickle on Thursday.


BBC Sport’s Henry Moeran in Colombo

We’ve been here before… England limiting Sri Lanka to a below-par total and chasing their target down with the minimal of fuss.

Perchance the finest incompatibility was the fresh opening partnership: Amy Jones and Danni Wyatt looked in gorgeous compile on the high of the say with Seventy nine for the first wicket, and a class above something the hosts may perchance well furthermore offer.

This T20 sequence has long previous practically completely for Label Robinson and his aspect, the finest hope shall be that they’ll compile the probability to bat first within the final T20 and in actuality flex their muscles.

As I looked by means of the local paper before the game, there were no references to this sequence – the lack of publicity, passion and the performances on the pitch all suggesting the females’s recreation in Sri Lanka has some approach to run.

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