Afghanistan pulls off an enormous upset by defeating Sri Lanka within the first ODI

The Afghanistan staff that went on the tour of Sri Lanka has made a powerful begin. Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka by 60 runs within the first ODI. Afghanistan scored 294 runs for 8 wickets. In response, the Sri Lankan staff received out after scoring 234 runs.

Afghanistan received off to a terrific begin after profitable the toss and opting to bat first. Ibrahim Zadran and Gurbaz added 84 runs for the primary wicket. In the meantime, Gurbaj received out after scoring 53 runs. After this Zadran and Rehmat Shah partnered. Rahmat additionally scored fifty. Zadran remained on the crease even after scoring a half-century. Rahmat Shah was dismissed after scoring 52 runs. Zadran was profitable in scoring a century. 106 runs got here from his bat. Najibullah additionally performed an inning of 42 runs whereas batting for a while and took Afghanistan to a rating of 294 runs for 8 wickets. Vanindu Hasaranga took 2 wickets for Sri Lanka.

Taking part in in reply, the Sri Lankan staff received off to a poor begin. Opener batsman Kusal Mendis scored 1 run. From right here Sri Lanka misplaced a number of wickets in a row. Pathum Nisanka rested on one finish. He was profitable in scoring a half-century. Other than him, Hasaranga additionally scored runs. Nissanka scored 83 and Hasaranga scored 66 runs. All different batsmen flopped and received out one after the other. Ultimately the Sri Lankan staff was bowled out for a complete of 234 runs. Fazalhaq Farooqi took the utmost 4 wickets for Afghanistan. Gulbadin Naib additionally received 3 wickets. Sri Lanka was additionally defeated by Afghanistan within the Asia Cup.

Edited by Niranjan

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