Sports Desk – The 7 match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is being played today between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. The match will be played at The Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Sri Lanka did not have the ideal start to their World Cup campaign as they lost by 10 wickets to the Black Caps on June 1. Kiwi pacers and were bundled out for 136.
Afghanistan, despite being comprehensively beaten by Australia in their opening game, will back themselves to bounce back against a demoralised Lankan team. However, in order to do that, their openers need to score runs and make sure they set a platform for the lower order .
Toss:- Afghanistan opt to bowl
Score:- SL 182/8 (33.0) CRR: 5.52
AFG 42/1 (7.1)
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka match start?
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka match will start at 03:00 PM IST.
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka being broadcast?
The Match 7, Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, of the ICC Cricket World Cup can be viewed on Doordarshan, Star Sports 1 and 2. Hotstar.com and Hotstar app will live stream the opener.
Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(w), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga
Afghanistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Shahzad(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan