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Srilanka vs Afghanistan Highlights

Srilanka vs Afghanistan Highlights 

First match of Asia Cup 2022 Afghanistan won by 8 wickets and 59 balls remaining.

In first match of Asia Cup 2022 Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bowl first. While bowling first, Afghanistan bowlers bowled very weĺl and Srilanka batsman have no clew to play the Afghanistan bowler.

Srilanka scored 105 runs and lost 10 wickets in 19.4 Overs. From Srilanka batsman, Rajapaksa scored 38 runs, Karunaratne scored 31 runs, Gunathilaka scored 17 runs , captain Shanaka scored 0 , Kusal Mandis scored 2 and Hasaranga scored 2 runs.

From Afghanistan bowling line up, Farooqi took 3 ,Mujeeb ur Rahman took 2, Muhammad Nabi took 2 and Naveen ul Haq took 1 wicket.

Sri Lanka set Afghanistan a target of 106 runs to win the match. Afghanistan team completed this target in 10 overs. Afghanistan team performed well in batting as well as bowling and completed the target of 106 runs for the loss of two wickets.

From Afghanistan batsman, Gurbaz scored 48, Zazai scored unbeaten 37*, Ibrahim Zadran scored 15 and Najibullah Zadran scored unbeaten 2* runs. From Srilanka, Hasaranga bowled very well and took 1 wicket in 3 over and gave 18 runs. Apart from Hisa Ranga, none of the Sri Lankan bowlers could bowl well or take wickets.

Afghanistan has proved itself as the favorite for the Asia Cup by winning this match. Afghanistan has now sounded the alarm for all the teams in the Asia Cup. Afghanistan is a great team and they are capable of winning matches against any team. So any team will have to work hard to win the match against them and win the match by showing better performance than Afghanistan.

                            Fazalhaq Farooqi was given Man of the Match due to his brilliant bowling.  He took 3 wickets and gave 18 runs in 3.4 Overs.

 

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