Chasing 190 to win, Alex Hales scored a brilliant 116 and shared a record 152-run stand with Eoin Morgan to power England to a six wicket win over Sri Lanka.
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TOSS: England opted to field.
England: Michael Lumb, Alex Hales, Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler (wk), Ravi Bopara, Chris Jordan, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad (c), James Tredwell, Jade Dernbach.
Sri Lanka: Kushal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga.
Their campaign opener against New Zealand spoilt by rain, 2010 champions England face a difficult task of taming table-toppers Sri Lanka to keep their semi-final hopes alive in the ICC World Twenty20.
Dinesh Chandimal's men notched up convincing victories against the Netherlands and South Africa in their last two matches to sit at the top of the table with four points and they would look for an encore against England.