Namibia defeats SL at WC opener



Namibia stunned Sri Lanka by 55 runs in the opening match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Geelong today (16).

After being put into bat first, Namibia posted 163 for 7 in 20 overs. With 93 for 6 in 14.2 overs, Namibia were in deep trouble.

Jan Frylinck (44 off 28b; 4×4) and JJ Smit (31 not out off 16b; 2×4, 2×6) put on 70-run stand for the seventh wicket in just 34 balls.

For Sri Lanka, Pramod Madushan Liyanagamage (2/37), Maheesh Theekshana (1/23), Dushmantha Chameera (1/39), Chamika Karunaratne (1/36), and Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva (1/27) shared the spoils.


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