Twitter Reacts As Sri Lanka Beat Afghanistan By 4 Wickets To Win First Recreation Of The Asia Cup 2022 Tremendous 4s

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Twitter Reactions

The Match No.1 of the Tremendous 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2022 was performed between Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lanka Nationwide Cricket Crew and Mohammad Nabi-led Afghanistan Nationwide Cricket Crew on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday, September 3.

Sri Lanka Nationwide Cricket Crew defeated Afghanistan Nationwide Cricket Crew by 4 wickets to take revenge for the group stage defeat and finish the profitable streak of Mohammad Nabi and Co. within the marquee match.

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Earlier, the Lankan Lions received the toss, elected to bowl first within the recreation and so they made no modifications to the enjoying XI. However, Afghanistan Nationwide Cricket Crew made one change to the workforce as Samiullah Shinwari changed sick Azmatullah Omarzai.

Batting first, Afghanistan have been off to an excellent begin because the openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai smashed 40 runs within the first 4 overs. Afghanistan misplaced their first wicket within the fifth over as Hazratullah Zazai was cleaned up by Dilshan Madushanka. On the finish of the powerplay, Crew Afghan have been at 49/1.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Picture: ACB

In the meantime, the 20-year-old Rahmanullah Gurbaz regarded in good contact and reached his half-century off 22 balls and after 10 overs Afghanistan have been at 83/1.

Gurbaz was dismissed by Asitha Fernando within the sixteenth over of the match and he performed a fully unbelievable knock of 84 runs at a strike fee of 186.67 and his innings consisted of 4 fours and 6 sixes.

Additionally, Ibrahim Zadran (40) and Najibullah (17) made respectable contributions with the bat. In the long run, the Mohammad Nabi-led facet have been in a position to rating 175 runs on the lack of 6 wickets.

Twitter Reacts As Sri Lanka Beat Afghanistan By 4 Wickets To Win First Game Of The Asia Cup 2022 Super 4s
Kusal Mendis. (Credit: Twitter)

Chasing the goal, the Dasun Shanaka-led facet have been off to a flying begin because the opening duo of Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis batted brilliantly. On the finish of the powerplay, Lankan Lions have been at 57/0.

Naveen-ul-Haq supplied his facet with the primary breakthrough by dismissing dangerous-looking Kusal Mendis, who scored 36 runs at a strike fee of 189.47, within the seventh over. Quickly Mujeeb Ur Rahman despatched again opener Pathum Nissanka, who scored 28-ball 35, within the ninth over.

Charith Asalanka as soon as once more did not carry out effectively with the bat within the ongoing Asia Cup as he was cleaned up for 8 by Mohammad Nabi within the twelfth over. Captain Dasun Shanaka was in a position to make solely a small contribution of 10 runs earlier than being dismissed by Mujeeb Ur Rahman within the fifteenth over.

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Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

Additionally, Danushka Gunathilaka performed a superb 33-run knock earlier than being castled by Rashid Khan within the seventeenth over. In the long run, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (31) and Wanindu Hasaranga’s (16) good power-hitting helped Sri Lanka clinch the victory.

Right here’s How Twitter Reacted To Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Conflict: