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ICC CWC 2019 Match 7 highlights: Lanka hand Afghanistan 34-run defeat (D/L)

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won the toss and opted to bowl first against Sri Lanka under heavy skies at Cardiff. Check Afg vs SL LIVE score, and match commentary here

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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Afghanistan cricket team, ICC CWC 2019
Afghanistan cricket team. Photo: Reuters
In today’s match of (CWC),Sri Lanka suffered a dramatic collapse in their World Cup match against Afghanistan with Mohammad Nabi wreaking havoc with three wickets in five balls at Cardiff cricket ground. Sri Lanka made a bright start under heavy skies in Cardiff, passing the 100 mark in the 15th over and cruising at 144 for one. But off-spinner Nabi, who had earlier removed Dimuth Karunaratne, then created panic in the Sri Lankan ranks, taking three wickets in an over. Nabi bowled Lahiru Thirimanne for 25 before having Kusal Mendis caught by Rahmat Shah in the slips for two runs. Angelo Mathews was next to go, for a duck, also caught by Shah.


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72 minutes of game time have been lost which means 18 overs will be reduced (9 overs per side). It will be 41-over per side match. The innings break will be of just 10 minutes.

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Afghanistan vs Sri lanka world cup match will start at 3:00 pm IST. The match will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 2 in English Commentary and on Star Sports Hindi HD, in Hindi Commentary. You can also live stream Afg vs SL cricket match on the Hotstar app and the Hotstar website.
 
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