Sri Lanka is in a somewhat advantageous position on the way to the Super Four. But on paper, there is still hope for Afghanistan. The last match of ‘B’ group in Lahore today is therefore very important for both teams. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in this important match. The two openers Pathum Nishanka and Dimuth Karunaratne started well. They scored 63 runs in the opening pair of 62 balls. Then the sudden storm of Afghan pacer Gulbadin Naib. Karunaratne, who made 32 off 35 balls, broke the pair. Nishanka also returned with 41 runs off 40 balls. After that, Gulbadin gave the Lankans a big blow by sending Sadira Samaravikrama (3) back to Sajghar. Lankans lost 3 wickets out of 23 runs. As of writing this report, after 22 overs, Sri Lanka has collected 113 runs for 3 wickets. Kushal Mendis is unbeaten on 24 and Charith Asalanka is on 13.

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