Twitter reactions: Chris Woakes, Joe Root star in England’s 5-wicket victory over Sri Lanka

England all-rounder Chris Woakes produced an impeccable efficiency in opposition to Sri Lanka in Chester-le-Road on Tuesday and returned with excellent bowling figures of 10-5-18-4 to limit the guests at 185.

Woakes picked up his first scalp of the match when he eliminated Pathum Nissanka for simply 5. The Sri Lankan opener batsman batsman pulled a brief supply straight to Moeen Ali at brief mid-wicket. Within the course of, Woakes grew to become the sixth and the quickest England participant to finish 150 wickets in ODI cricket.

Joe Root, in his one hundred and fiftieth ODI, then scored an unbeaten 79 as England cantered dwelling with greater than 15 overs to spare after a short wobble. Root batted serenely, hitting simply 4 fours in his 87-ball knock whereas Sam Curran (9 not out) struck the profitable runs.

Temporary scores: Sri Lanka 185 in 42.3 overs (Kusal Perera 73; Chris Woakes 4/18) misplaced to England 189-5 in 34.5 overs (Joe Root 79*; Dushmantha Chameera 3/50) by 5 wickets.

Right here’s how Twitter reacted:

Chris Woakes has 4-11!


— The Cricketer (@TheCricketerMag) June 29, 2021

Joe Root must bat 3 for England on the World T20. There aren’t any two methods about it.

— Srinath (@srinathb) June 29, 2021

GET IN!!! 1-0… #EngvSL

— Harmless Bystander (@InnoBystander) June 29, 2021

Champion bowler ⚪

Champion bloke 👏

Bowled, @ChrisWoakes 🙌

— England Cricket (@englandcricket) June 30, 2021

Good day for sports activities lovers in England. Three matches of various sports activities being performed on the identical time. England vs Germany soccer at Wembley, England vs Sri Lanka cricket at Chester-Le-Road and Roger Federer in motion at Wimbledon. All with the gang.

— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) June 29, 2021

A spell that included 3 wicket maidens 😮

Take a bow, Christopher Woakes 🔥#ENGvSL

— England’s Barmy Military (@TheBarmyArmy) June 29, 2021

Sensible show of batting by Joe Root underneath stress, he is been prolific One Day batsman through the years. A gritty half century in his one hundred and fiftieth ODI.

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 29, 2021

Quickest to six,000 ODI runs (by innings):

123 Hashim Amla 🇿🇦
136 Virat Kohli 🇮🇳
139 Kane Williamson 🇳🇿
141 Sir Vivian Richards 🏝️ & Joe Root 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
147 Sourav Ganguly 🇮🇳 & AB de Villiers 🇿🇦

Root turns into the 2nd batsman to attain 6,000+ ODI runs for England (Eoin Morgan) #ENGvSL

— Fox Sports activities Lab (@FoxSportsLab) June 29, 2021

Joe Root 79* (87)
Chris Woakes 4/18 (10)

Man of the Match : Chris Woakes#ENGvSL

— Abhijeet ♞ (@TheYorkerBall) June 29, 2021

Solely the 2nd 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 bowler to bowl 5⃣ maidens in an ODI within the twenty first century 😍

Coming into economic system mode is as simple for @ChrisWoakes as pushing a button 😌#ENGvSL

— Delhi Capitals (Keep House. Put on Double Masks😷) (@DelhiCapitals) June 30, 2021

In an age of many excellent seam bowlers, Chris Woakes is correct up there.#bbccricket

— Henry Moeran (@henrymoeranBBC) June 29, 2021

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