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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I 2024 - Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 2nd T20I match played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla in 19th February 2024.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I 2024 Highlights
Angelo Mathews removed Aghanistan openers © AFP/Getty Images


All-rounder Angelo Mathews' all-round display and Bowlers leads to Sri Lanka's record 72-run victory over Afghanistan and took an unassailable 2-0 lead to seal the series in a one-sided game of the second T20I.

Match Stats : 
  • Sri Lanka's 72-run win was their fifth largest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their biggest win against Afghanistan in T20Is, previously they have won by 4-runs at same venue earlier in this series' first T20I match.
  • Sri Lanka's 187 was their highest score against Afghanistan in T20 international, previous highest was 179 at Sharjah in 2022 and the highest-score by any team at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in T20Is, previous highest was 160 also against Afghanistan earlier in this series' opening game.
  • 45 : Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis set up the second highest first-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan in T20Is, The highest is 62-run stand between these same pair at Dambulla earlier in this series' previous T20I match.
  • 66 : Sadeera Samarawickrama and Angelo Mathews set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan in T20 international, previously held by the 23-run stand between Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Wanindu Hasaranga at Sharjah in the 2022 T20 Asia Cup and the Sri Lanka's fourth highest sixth-wicket stand in T20Is.
  • Afghanistan lost their top five batsmen wickets for just 31-runs - which was their fourth worst first five-wicket collapse in T20 international and it is their worst first 5-wicket collapse against Sri Lanka in T20Is. Their previous worst such collapse was five for 86-runs against Sri Lanka at same venue earlier in this series' opening T20I.
  • Afghanistan's 115 was their lowest score in a completed innings against Sri Lanka in T20 international, previous lowest-score was 116 at Hambantota in the last year.
  • Wanindu Hasaranga became the second Sri Lankan bowler to take 100 T20I wickets after Lasith Malinga's 107-wickets in 84 matches.


Sri Lanka scored 187-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Sadeera Samarawickrama struck 51 off 42-balls including 5-fours.

Angelo Mathews hammered a unbeaten 42 off 22-balls, Pathum Nissanka hammered a 25 off 11-balls including 5-fours with strike rate of 227.27, Kusal Mendis blasted a 23 off 14-balls included 4-fours with strike rate of 164.28.

Wanindu Hasaranga blasted a 22 off 9-balls including 2-sixes & a four with strike rate of 244.44 and Dhananjaya de Silva scored a run-a-ball 14-runs.

Afghanistan best bowler by Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai both took 2-wickets and one for Fazalhaq Farooqi - Naveen-ul-Haq.

Afghanistan bundled out for 115 in 17 overs with top scorer by Karim Janat struck 28 off 23-balls including 2-fours & a six.

Mohammad Nabi hammered a 27 off 17-balls including 2-sixes & a four with strike rate of 158.82 and Rahmanullah Gurbaz hit 13 off 8-balls included 2-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Angelo Mathews, Binura Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Matheesha Pathirana each took 2-wickets and one for Dasun Shanaka - Maheesh Theekshana.

Angelo Mathews named Player of the match for his all-round performance to took 2-wickets for 9-runs in 2-overs after scoring a quick-fire unbeaten 42 off 22-balls including 4-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 190.90.


                   

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