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Sri Lanka vs Namibia 1st Match T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Namibia 1st Match ICC T20 World Cup 2022 - ICC World Twenty20 International tournament first Round of the 1st T20I match played between Namibia and Sri Lanka at GMHBA Stadium, South Geelong, Victoria, Geelong in 16th October 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Namibia 1st Match ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights
Jan Frylinck smoked 44 off 28 balls © Associated Press

Jan Frylinck's all-round display, JJ Smit's assault and Bowlers attack helped to Namibia registered their historic first T20I win against Sri Lanka by thumping 55-runs in a one-sided game of the opening match of a T20 World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Namibia's 55-run win was their seventh largest victory by terms of runs in T20 internationals.
  • Sri Lanka's 55-run defeat was their tenth worst by margin of runs in T20Is and It is their second worst defeat by margin of runs in a T20 World Cup.
  • Namibia's 163 was their highest score against Sri Lanka in T20 international, previously they scored 96 at Abu Dhabi in the last year T20 World Cup and It is their second highest total in a Twenty20 World Cup.

Namibia scored 163-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Jan Frylinck struck 44 off 28-balls including 4-fours with strike rate of 157.14.

JJ Smit hammered a unbeaten 31 off 16-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 193.75, Stephan Baard hit 26 off 24-balls included 2-fours.

Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton hit 20 off 12-balls 2-sixes & a four with strike rate of 166.66 and Gerhard Erasmus scored 20 off 24-balls without a boundary.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Pramod Madushan takes 2-wickets, Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera each took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 108 for all-out in 19 overs with top scorer by Dasun Shanaka struck 29 off 23-balls including 2-fours & a six.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 20 off 21-balls including two boundaries and Dhananjaya De Silva 12.

Namibia best bowler by David Wiese, Bernard Scholtz, Ben Shikongo, Jan Frylinck each took one-wickets and one for JJ Smit.

Jan Frylinck named Player of the match for his all-round performance to took 2-wickets for 26-runs in 4-overs after smashing a quick-fire 44 off 28-balls including 4-fours with strike rate of 157.14.

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