In the 39th match of the T 20 World Cup 2022, England won the match by 4 wickets with Sri Lanka due to a great performance in bowling. After winning this match, England was placed in the second position with 7 points and a better run rate as compared with Australia. Thus, England qualified for the semi-final of the T 20 World Cup 2022 in Group 1. New Zealand was already qualified for the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Group 1. Australia was out of the T 20 World Cup 2022. Sri Lanka was placed in the fourth position with 4 points after losing this match as per the points tables.
Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first and made a low score of 141/8 in 20 overs due to great bowling by Mark Wood 3/26 (4), Adil Rashid 1/16 (4), Chris Woakes 1/24 (3), Ben Stokes 1/24 (3), and Sam Curran 1/27 (4). Pathum Nissanka 67 (45), Bhanuka Rajapaksa 22 (22), and Kusal Mendis 18 (14) were good batting from the Sri Lanka side. After this inning, Sri Lanka set a low target of 142 runs in 20 overs for England to win this important match.
During chasing, England loses 6 wickets, reached the target of 142 runs in 19.4 overs, and won the match by 4 wickets due to good batting by Alex Hales 47 (30), Ben Stokes 42* (36), and Jos Butler 28 (23). Wanindu Hasaranga 2/23 (4), Lahiru Kumara 2/24 (3.4), and Dhjananjaya de Silva 2/24 (4) were good bowling from the Sri Lanka side.
Adil Rashid (ENG), 1/16 (4), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in bowling.