England’s limited-overs season is set to kick off with home T20I and ODI series against Sri Lanka. Kusal Perera-led side has reached Cardiff and will lock horns with Eoin Morgan and co. in the T20I series opener on June 23. Both teams will play a total of six matches in the next 12 days. Meanwhile, the live telecast of Sri Lanka vs England T20 and ODI series will be available on the TV channel in India. The broadcasting and streaming details of upcoming SL vs ENG matches are out and here below is all you need to know.
The tour will be challenging for the Sri Lanka team who has gone from a top side to an underdog in past few years. Newly-appointed captain Kusal Perera has captained the national side in only 3 matches so far. On the other hand, despite the absence of Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, England team is looking very strong.
Sri Lanka vs England 2021 Live Telecast in India
Sony Pictures Network has bought the broadcast rights for ENG vs SL from England Cricket Board. Viewers will be able to watch Sri Lanka vs England 2021 series’ live telecast on Sony Six and Sony Ten 1 channels in India. All the six upcoming ODI and T20 matches can be streamed on the Sony Liv app. It’s worth mentioning that Jio users can watch the SL vs ENG 2021 series telecast on the Jio TV mobile app. Users need to have an active unlimited data plan on the Jio SIM to access Sony Six and Sony Ten 1 channels on the mentioned app.
SL vs ENG 2021 series channel numbers on DTH platforms in India:
Dish TV: Sony Six HD (channel 622), Sony Six SD (channel 623), Sony Ten 1 HD (Channel 610), Sony Ten 1 SD (Channel 611)
Tata Sky: Sony Six HD (channel 483), Sony Six SD (channel 484), Sony Ten 1 HD (Channel 470), Sony Ten 1 SD (Channel 471)
Airtel Digital TV: Sony Six HD (channel 292), Sony Six SD (channel 291), Sony Ten 1 HD (Channel 286), Sony Ten 1 SD (Channel 285)
Sun Direct: Sony Six HD (channel 975), Sony Six SD (channel 508), Sony Ten 1 HD (Channel 980), Sony Ten 1 SD (Channel 506)
Videocon d2h: Sony Six HD (channel 928), Sony Six SD (channel 423), Sony Ten 1 HD (Channel 927), Sony Ten 1 SD (Channel 411)
Sri Lanka tour of England 2021 Schedule
3 T20Is and 3 ODIs have been scheduled to play from June 23 and July 4. Sophia Gardens, Cardiff will host the first two matches while the rest four games will take place at four different venues. The live telecast of the first two England vs Sri Lanka T20s will begin at late night as far as timing in India is concerned. English players will don new jerseys during the matches.
|1||1st T20||23 June||11:00 PM|
|2||2nd T20||24 June||11:00 PM|
|3||3rd T20||26 June||07:00 PM|
|4||1st ODI||29 June||03:30 PM|
|5||2nd ODI||1 July||05:30 PM|
|6||3rd ODI||4 July||03:30 PM|
SL vs ENG Head to Head Record
The current England team has an upper hand on the Lankans. However, the head-to-head record of both sides in limited-overs cricket is balanced. Both teams have 36 ODI wins against each other. On the other hand, out of 9 T20I matches, England has won 5 while Sri Lanka ended up winning 4. We can expect some interesting matches in the next two weeks.