Dean removes harmful Athapaththu on 34Metro Financial institution second one-day worldwide, The County Floor, NorthamptonSri Lanka 106-9 (30.5 overs): Athapaththu 34 (34); Dean 2-12, Davidson-Richards 2-16England: Didn’t batMatch desertedScorecard
England had been thwarted by rain of their try and clinch the one-day worldwide collection in opposition to Sri Lanka.
Main the three-match collection 1-0, the hosts had diminished Sri Lanka to 106-9 when the heavens opened in Northampton and the match was deserted.
Captain Chamari Athapaththu hit a run-a-ball 34 for the vacationers, however after she was trapped lbw by Charlie Dean the innings unravelled.
Dean took 2-12 as Sri Lanka, from 53-2, misplaced seven wickets for 53 runs.
The beginning was delayed by half an hour due to rain and moist climate returned after 30.5 overs of the vacationers’ innings, with the match formally deserted at 17:10 BST.
Previous to that, England’s bowlers carried out nicely, withstanding the early onslaught from Athapaththu earlier than squeezing the Sri Lanka center order as soon as the skipper was dismissed.
Off-spinner Dean was the decide of the bowlers however seamer Lauren Filer and all-rounder Alice Davidson-Richards additionally took two wickets apiece, whereas Kate Cross and Sarah Glenn chipped in as nicely.
“It is irritating that we received ourselves into a very nice place and for it to then rain,” mentioned Davidson-Richards.
The groups will now head to Leicester for the third and remaining ODI of the collection on Thursday.
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