England women seal ODI series whitewash in Sri Lanka

Amy Jones hit eight fours and three sixes in her 76 from 58 balls
Third ladies’s one-day worldwide, Katunayake:
Sri Lanka 174 all out (50 overs):Samarawickrama 42, Contaminated 2-25, Shrubsole 2-30
England 177-2 (26.1 overs):Jones 76, Beaumont 63, Winfield 29, Siriwardena 2-56
England ladies consume by eight wickets

Amy Jones scored 76 and managed two flee-outs as England’s ladies sealed a happy 3-0 one-day series whitewash in Sri Lanka.

The hosts were restricted to 174 all out from their 50 overs in Katunayake.

Openers Jones and Tammy Beaumont (63) got England’s traipse off to a solid originate up, placing on 127 for the first wicket.

Lauren Winfield (29) and Heather Knight then carried England to victory in barely 26.1 overs.

“We wished to be surely ruthless in the how we carried out off the series,” England captain Knight instructed BBC Sport.

“The bowlers saved it surely tight and we were scientific with the bat. After we win an opportunity to beat a workforce comprehensively we desire to invent it. Amy went out and expressed herself and took on the bowling.”

All three ODIs rely against the ICC Females’s Championship, which determines qualification for the 2021 World Cup.

England now face Sri Lanka in three Twenty20 internationals, which originate up on Sunday 24 March (04:30 GMT).

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