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ICC WORLD CUP T20: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets Scorecard

Afghanistan Captain Asghar Stanikzai Has Won The Toss And Elected To Bat In A Group I Super 10 Match Of The World Twenty20 Against Sri Lanka In Eden Garden, Kolkata.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 17 Mar 2016, 11:11:59 PM


Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai has won the toss and elected to bat in a Group I Super 10 match of the World Twenty20 against Sri Lanka in Eden Garden, Kolkata.


Mohammad Shahzad†, Noor Ali Zadran, Asghar Stanikzai*, Karim Sadiq, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Shafiqullah, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan

Sri Lanka:
TM Dilshan, LD Chandimal†, HDRL Thirimanne, CK Kapugedera, AD Mathews*, TAM Siriwardana, DSNFG Jayasuriya, NLTC Perera, KMDN Kulasekara, PVD Chameera, HMRKB Herath

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Live Cricket Scorecard


  • Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets.

  • With a loss of couple of wickets Sri Lanka run chase gets slow but remains comfortable. SL - 71/2 (10 Overs)
  • Sri Lanka take brisk start to chase target and manages 41 runs for no wicket loss. After 5 overs Sri lanka 41/0.
  • Afghanistan scores 153 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.

  • Asghar Stanikzai hits half ton to power his side.

  • Skipper Asghar Stanikzai stand strong on one end as wickets keep falling on the other. Eying half ton, he lifts runrate back to 6 an over. Afghanistan 94/4 after 15 overs.

  • Some quick wickets hinder Afghanistan’s slow yet steady pace. Run rate dips low to 4.7 runs per over as team score 47 runs in first 10 overs with the loss of two wickets.
  • Afghanistan takes a decent start as they manage to score 30 runs for the loss of 1 wicket. Mohammad Shahzad got out for mere 8 runs on 12 balls.

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First Published : 17 Mar 2016, 07:17:00 PM