In a high-scoring encounter at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium during the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 warm-up match, Afghanistan Against emerges victorious Sri Lanka For 6 wickets, the DLS method was introduced due to rain interruption.
Sri Lanka Innings:
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat, posting a competitive total of 294/10 in 46.2 overs. Kusal Mendis Was the star performer for Sri Lanka, scoring a magnificent 158 off just 87 deliveries with 19 fours and 9 sixes. Received valuable support from Sadira Samaravikrama (39 runs) and Pathum Nisanka (30 runs).
Afghan bowlers make important contribution Muhammad is the prophet Outstanding performer claiming 4 wickets for 44 runs. With other bowlers Fazlhaq Farooqui, Mujib ur Rahman, Naveen Ul Haque and Rashid KhanAlso chipped in with important wickets.
Chasing down a revised target of 261 runs in 38.1 overs due to rain interruption, Afghanistan showed their batting prowess. Rahmanullah Gurbaz Scored a brilliant 119 off 92 balls, including 8 fours and 9 sixes. formed an important partnership with Rahmat ShahWho scored 93 runs off 82 balls.
The Sri Lankan bowlers were just in for a tough challenge Kasun Rajitha And Lahiru Kumar Picking up one wicket each.
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Afghanistan secured a remarkable win in their warm-up match and managed to achieve the target with 6 wickets in hand.
Afghanistan won by 6 wickets (DLS method)
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The match was marked by some outstanding individual performances, making it an exciting contest for cricket fans. Afghanistan’s comprehensive win in the rain-interrupted match bodes well for their confidence as they prepare for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.