Afghanistan will face Sri Lanka in match 32 of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 The Gabba in Brisbane will host this exciting Group 1 match on November 1 Afghanistan have been extremely unlucky in T20 World Cup 2022. They lost their opening match against England and had no chance of bouncing back as their next game against New Zealand was washed out due to rain. A clash between Afghanistan and Ireland was organized at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. But rain again played havoc and the game was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Afghanistan now move on to Brisbane, where they hope to finally get some action. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, qualified for the Super 12 after topping Group A. They started their Super 12 campaign with a comprehensive win against Ireland but lost their way a bit. They lost to Australia in their next match and suffered a heavy loss against New Zealand in their most recent match.
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup 2022 Match Preview
Afghanistan will face Sri Lanka in the 32nd match of the ongoing T20 World Cup at Gaba on November 1. Group leaders New Zealand are almost a foot into the semi-finals and tournament favorites England and Australia are fighting for the other place, with Sri Lanka. Lanka will need to win this match to have an outside chance of making it to the knockout stages. Sri Lanka come into the game after back-to-back defeats against Australia and New Zealand and are on the verge of elimination from the tournament.
The Islanders, who advanced to the Super 12 stage by playing the qualifiers, will hope to finish in the top four of Group 1 to ensure their automatic qualification for the 2024 World T20. Meanwhile, rain in Australia has left Afghanistan dry as their two scheduled matches. So far have ended in washouts, possibly ending their semi-final hopes. The game against Sri Lanka comes as an opportunity for them as they face the defending champions in their last game of the Super 12 phase.
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Details
- Match: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 32, Super 12 Group 1, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
- Date and Time: November 1 2022, Tuesday, 09:30 am IST
- Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 2022 Match Preview
The islanders will want to turn their fortunes around in this year’s T20 Cup. Dasun Shanaka will hope that the team can adapt to the conditions and show consistency in this competition. In the batting department, the onus will be on Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, K Asalanka Dasun Shanaka and Pathum Nisankad to provide more runs and help the Islanders post a competitive score on the board.
Mohammad Nabi-led unit will need to raise their overall game in all three categories. In the batting department, the team will rely on Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran and captain Mohammad Nabi to score most of the runs. As of January 2021, middle-order batsman Najibullah Zadran is the highest run-scorer for Afghanistan in the T20 format. The left-handed batsman has amassed 255 runs in 10 innings at an average of 31.87 with two half-centuries to his name.
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Probably Squad List
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rashid Khan, Samiullah Shinwari, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Usman Ghani.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwanidu Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Pramod Madushan, Nuwan Thushara.
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 Cup 2022 Live Stream
In India, fans can watch the Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, T20 Cup cricket match on Star Sports Network and DD Sports. Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka live streaming is available on Disney+ Hotstar. The game will start at 9:30 PM IST on November 01. In UAE, the match will start at 6:00 PM and in Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, it will start at 9:30 PM and 10:30 PM respectively. Both telecast and live streaming of the first T20 Cup match will be available on Sri Lanka’s SLRC Channel Eye. Ariana TV will telecast the game in Afghanistan. However, as of now, no details are available for the live streaming source.
Watch Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Live Streaming Match 2022
Sri Lankan cricket fans can watch all the matches live on the SLRC TV channel. While in India, Sony Sports Network will broadcast the matches live. TV channels have been confirmed but Sony Six and Sony Ten T have the potential to broadcast live in India. Official details of live telecast streaming and TV channels have not yet been announced. It will be available soon, so stay tuned.
Where to get Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan live telecast ?
Live streaming of the T20 Match will be available on Sunlive. The live broadcast will be available on Sony Six HD / SD, Sony Ten 3 HD / SD and Doordarshan. Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 match will be telecast live on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3, Sony Ten 4, Sony SIX and their respective HD TV channels in India, starting with the first match on 27 august. Live streaming Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan is available on Sony LIV app and website.
How to Watch (Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka) T20 Cup 2022 Live Online
ESPN Plus is now available to watch Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka T20 Cup 2022 matches on the digital platform. In the United States, T20 Cup 2022 will be available through ESPN Plus or Disney Bundle with subscription fees at two tiers, annual and monthly. Hotstar is now available for viewing in the UK and Canada. T20 Cup 2022 matches on digital platform. In UK/CA, T20 Cup 2022 will be available through Hotstar with subscription fees at two tiers, annual and monthly.
DD National (DD1) and DD Sports will broadcast live coverage of India’s matches in India. About 92% of the country’s population and 81% of its land area are covered by the DD National Channel, the world’s largest terrestrial network.
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