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England look for World Cup boost against struggling Sri Lanka

Eoin Morgan is confident of leading his side to victory

By: Sarwar Alam

In-form England will look to maintain their one-day momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup when they take on a Sri Lanka side in disarray in the first of a five-match series at Dambulla on Wednesday. But Sri Lanka are expected to prove much tougher opposition when a three-Test series begins next month, England’s first for 12 years without their retired opening rock Alastair Cook. The world’s number one ranked 50-over side, England are favourites despite a historically poor record on the island. England beat India 2-1 in July to record their eighth consecutive bilateral ODI series win with just a loss in a one-off match…

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