Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 1st Match Asia Cup T20 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 1st Match Asia Cup T20 2022 - Asia Cup tournament of the 1st T20I match played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in 27th August 2022.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz punches one away © AFP via Getty Images

Bowlers attack before Rahmanullah Gurbaz's quick-fire 40 and Hazratullah Zazai's unbeaten 37 helped to Afghanistan registered their historic first T20I win against Sri Lanka by easy 8-wickets in a one-sided game of the opening match of a Asia Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Afghanistan chased 106 was their second lowest successful run-chase in T20 Internationals after they chased 72 against Ireland at same venue in 2017.
  • Sri Lanka's 105 was their lowest score against Afghanistan in T20 International and It is their worst-total in Asia Cup T20, previous lowest was 124 against Bangladesh at Mirpur in 2016.

Sri Lanka scored 105 for all-out in 19.4 overs with top scorer by Bhanuka Rajapaksa struck 38 off 29-balls including 5-fours & a six.

Chamika Karunaratne cracked a 31 off 38-balls including 3-fours & a six and Danushka Gunathilaka scored a run-a-ball 17-runs included 3-fours.

Afghanistan best bowler by Fazalhaq Farooqi 3-11, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman both took 2-wickets and one for Naveen-ul-Haq.

Afghanistan chased 106-2 in 10.1 overs with top scorer by Rahmanullah Gurbaz hammered a 40 off 18-balls including 4-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 222.22.

Hazratullah Zazai cracked a unbeaten 37 off 28-balls including 5-fours & a six and Ibrahim Zadran 15.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga took 1-wicket for 19-runs in 3-overs.

Fazalhaq Farooqi named Player of the match for his pace bowling attack to picked up 3-wickets for 11-runs in 3.4-overs including a maiden.

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