Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wickets in the first match of the Super Four stage in the Asia Cup T20 tournament after a thrilling encounter. Afghanistan’s target of 176 runs was achieved by Sri Lanka at the loss of 6 wickets, Rajapaksa played an innings of 31 runs off 14 balls. Kaushal Mendis scored 36 runs, Nisanka scored 35 runs and Guna Thilaka scored 33 runs.
Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wickets | Asia Cup 2022
The Super Four stage match between the two teams was played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Sri Lanka won the toss and invited Afghanistan to bat first. Afghan team scored 175 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs, Rehmanullah Garbaz scored 84 runs off 45 balls. Ibrahim Zadran scored 40 runs, Najibullah scored 17 runs, Hazratullah Zazai scored 13 runs and Mohammad Nabi scored 1 run. Sri Lankan bowler Dilshan took 2 wickets, Fernando and Thakshana 1 each.