ICC T20 World Cup, SL vs NAM Live Score: Sri Lanka face Namibia in their first game of the tournament on Monday.
- Updated:October 18, 2021 06:55 PM IST
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T20 World Cup 2021 Live Score: Sri Lanka will be aiming to seal a win vs Namibia.© Twitter
Sri Lanka open their T20 World Cup against Namibia in a Group A Round 1 clash at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The Lankans have won both their warm-up games and will be hoping to start their tournament on a strong note. Meanwhile, Namibia lost both their warm-up matches and will be hoping to find some form against Sri Lanka. The top-four of the eight teams in Round 1 will qualify for the Super 12 stage.
Live Cricket Score, Sri Lanka vs Namibia
TOSS - Up goes the coin and it lands in the favour of Sri Lanka. They have opted to BOWL first.
Namibia are the newbie in this tournament and are so called 'underdogs'. Namibia did not have the best of warm-up matches as they lost both their warm-up games to Oman and Scotland respectively. Playing a global event after almost two decades, they will be high on confidence and ready to showcase their talent on the biggest stage. With the likes of JJ Smit, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, and the newest addition of the former South African international David Wiese, Namibia do have a very balanced squad and the Gerhard Erasmus-led team would look to start the proceedings on a winning note. Will they be able to do so? We shall find out soon. Stay tuned for the teams and other updates.
Sri Lanka have good momentum coming into this tournament as they defeated Oman 2-0 in a two-match T20I series. Thereafter, beating Bangladesh and Papa New Guinea in their warm-up matches. With the unavailability of their key players, Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella, they will bet on the likes of Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera. The Lankans look clear favorites to clear this stage and progress further but as you know, nothing is guaranteed in this format of the game.
Hello and a warm welcome to game number 4 of the T20 World Cup. It sees a clash in Group A where Sri Lanka will face Namibia. With an eye on the Super 12 qualification, both these teams will be eyeing to start their campaign on a winning note. Sri Lanka look clear favorites coming in this group but do not sleep on the guns Namibia possesses, as they can work wonders on their given day.
... MATCH DAY ...
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