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SL vs AFG: Rahmanullah Gurbaz’s innings in vain, Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan

SL vs AFG: Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by 4 wickets in the first Super 4 match of the Asia Cup 2022. Chasing the target of 176 runs, the Sri Lankan team defeated the Afghan team by 4 wickets by scoring 179 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 19.1 overs. With this victory, Sri Lanka has also avenged the defeat against Afghanistan in the group stage. Chasing the target, Sri Lanka’s openers Pathum Nisanka 35 and Kushal Mendis 36 gave a good start and laid a strong foundation for the first wicket in 6.3 overs. But in the end, explosive batsmen Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Wanindu Hasaranga gave Sri Lanka a 4-wicket victory with strong innings. Dasun Gunatilka also played an innings of 33 runs in 20 balls.

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Important innings of Rajapakse and Hasranga

Sri Lanka’s victory at the end of the innings looked a bit difficult as the required run rate continued to rise but Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Wanindu Hasaranga made the Sri Lanka victory possible with their short but important innings. Rajapaksa made 31 off 14 balls while Hasaranga scored 16 runs in 9 balls to give Sri Lanka victory.

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