The 1st match of the 3 matches ODI Series between England and Sri Lanka will be held on June 29, 2021, Wednesday at Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street, England. The pitch will be helpful to seam bowlers. This ground is also not that big, and therefore a good scoring game is expected. Both teams are top-level teams, and hence they will try to win the first match of series to take an early and secure lead in the series. Hence the first match will be much crucial for both teams. Eoin Morgan will be the captain of the English team, and Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the Sri Lankan team.