England’s first one-day world in Sri Lanka used to be deserted on Wednesday after a number of hours of monsoon rain in Dambulla. The guests, put into bat after Sri Lanka’s new captain Dinesh Chandimal received the toss, breezed to 92 for two in 15 overs sooner than the heavens opened. The event, the primary in a chain of 5, used to be then known as off early night time. England’s openers had sped to 49 in 8 overs sooner than Nuwan Pradeep had Jonny Bairstow stuck in the back of for 25 and Jason Roy miscued off-spinner Akila Dananjaya and used to be stuck for 24.
Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan then placed on a brisk 41-run stand that includes 5 fours and a six sooner than the deluge arrived.
Global primary England had passed ODI debuts to speedy bowler Olly Stone, 25, and left-arm spinner Liam Dawson, 28, leaving out each Curran brothers.
Sri Lanka’s XI featured left-arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan, who used to be not noted from the Asia Cup squad, and speedy bowler Pradeep, who has no longer performed a global since January, in large part owing to harm.
Monsoon rains impeded Sri Lanka’s coaching at the day sooner than the event, and had additionally washed out one in all England’s warm-up video games.
England have received 29 in their ultimate 39 ODIs, whilst the hosts are ranked 8th and feature misplaced 30 in their ultimate 40 finished video games.
The second one ODI is scheduled for Saturday. After the five-match ODI collection the perimeters play one Twenty20 recreation and 3 Checks.