Sri Lanka vs Namibia T20 Match Schedule
Sri Lanka & Namibia will face each other during the tournament’s first match, with hopes and stakes high.
As per the fixtures, the match between Sri Lanka & Namibia will start at 9:30 AM (IST) on October 16th 2022. This match is a proof that performance on a given day is as important as experience.
The young yet experienced Sri Lankan side will have to take their first point, to get into the Super12 games.
T20 World Cup Squad for Sri Lanka vs Namibia
- Sri Lankan Squad for T20 World Cup 2022: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera (subject to fitness), Lahiru Kumara (subject to fitness), Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan.
- Namibian Squad for T20 World Cup 2022: Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Divan la Cock, Stephen Baard, Nicol Loftie Eaton, Jan Frylinck, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo, Karl Birkenstock, Lohan Louwrens, Helao Ya France.
Key Points to note for Sri Lanka & Namibia T20 Match
- Until September 2022: Sri Lanka has faced Namibia only once
- Sri Lanka has conceded only 96 runs and won the match effortlessly
- In that particular match, the Namibian team has used 8 bowlers, but it went in vain
Quick Pitch Report for Sri Lanka vs Namibia World Cup T20 2022
It is a flat wicket, which supports batsmen to go for big shots. There won’t be any dew, as it is not a night match.
The pitch is not going to change after the first innings. The chasing team will have a better chance of winning.
Sri Lankan Players to watch out for in T20 World Cup 2022
• Wanindu Hasaranga – He is the best all-rounder in the squad for a reason. He is a lot more than a tail-ender. He can bat and bowl at any stage of a game.
• Kusal Mendis – He has scored a terrific 50 in a warm up match. With him as an opener, Sri Lanka can make a strong statement.
• Mahesh Theekshana – He is the present ‘mystery spinner’ in the Sri Lankan squad.
• Dushmantha Chameera – This pacer can bowl at an average speed of 140+.
• Dasun Shanaka – He is a pillar of strength in the middle. He bats steadily and bowls economically.
Key Players for Namibia in T20 World Cup 2022
• David Wiese – He got the ‘Player of the Match’ award in his first three matches, being a part of the T20 World Cup squad. It helped Namibia reach this stage of the Tournament.
• Merwe Gerhard Erasmus – The current captain has a lot of rewards and responsibilities on his shoulder ahead of this tournament. He has been instrumental in all the matches he has played.
• Jan Nicolaas Frylinck – With a starstruck performance of 6 wickets for 24 runs, this allrounder has been consistent in the Namibian squad.
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Prediction for Sri Lanka vs Namibia Match
Though the toss plays a role, Sri Lanka has a better chance of winning the match. Their bowling, batting and fielding units are filled with youngsters to bring in energy and enthusiasm.
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