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World Cup 2019: Afghanistan Vs Sri Lanka


MATCH DETAILS

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, ICC World Cup 2019 Match 7
June 04, 2019, 3 PM IST

VENUE : Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

DETAILS

The first game of the tournament here saw Sri Lanka take on New Zealand. The former were bowled out for less than 140, with the track offering plenty for the seamers up front. The pitch in Cardiff was a bit green and is going to provide movement when the conditions are overcast. The weather forecast is not good at all for Cardiff on match day and plenty of rain is expected. 

PREVIEW

Both the team suffered heavy defeats in their opening match and will be looking for a comeback when they meet each other on 4th June 2019 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. The match will be live from 3:00 pm IST. A cracker contest may be expected as both of the team will be eager to register their first win of the tournament.

Afghanistan lost their first match against Australia by 7 wickets. Team has the best chance to register a win in the tournament as they are going against one of weakest team of the tournament.

Sri Lanka was blown away by New Zealand in the first match. Their batsman could manage only 136 runs and were all out within 30 overs. Karunaratne played well who managed to stay till the end of the inning and scored a 52 runs knock.

HEAD TO HEAD

Total matches-03

Won by Afghanistan-01 ( 66.66% )

Won by Sri Lanka -02 ( 33.33% )

Tied-NIL

No result -NIL

Form Guide (most recent match first)

Afghanistan- L W L W NR (Inconsistent form)

Sri Lanka-L W NL L L (poor form)

* The details written above are recorded before 4 June 2019. New stats would be updated soon.