Asian Champion fall down against Namibia

Namibia gave a upset to the Asian champion on first match of t20 world cup 2022. You can’t underrate a team that qualify for a world cup. The World Cup has started with a huge backlash. Because Namibia has defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin of 55 runs in the very first match.

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first at Simmonds Stadium Geelong. Namibia’s start was not good and the two batsmen went back on the score of 16 runs. At one point Namibia’s score was 93 for 6 out 14.2 overs. But after that John Frylinck and Smith batted well, and reaching the score 163 runs in 20 overs.

Having picked up the pace in the last overs, Namibia kept it up and bowled well. Sri Lanka lost their first four batters for 40 runs. After that Sri Lanka could not control itself and had to face a big defeat.

Seven batter of Sri Lanka could not even touch the tens figure. Dasun Shanaka scored the most runs for Sri Lanka. Shanaka scored 29 runs in 23 balls with the help of two fours and a six. David Wiese bowling the best for Namibia, taking 2 important wickets for 16 runs in 4 years. Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka were reduced to a score of 108 in 19 overs.


Namibia 163/7 in 20 overs. Jan Frylinck 44 (28), Weise 31 (16), M. Theekshna 23/1

Sri Lanka 108 all out in 19 overs. S.shanaka 29 (23), D Wiese 16/2.

Man of the Match – Devid Weise

Source @cricBuzz

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