Sri Lanka Vs Afghanistan Group A Match (ICC Cricket world cup 2015)

by Nicholas Salgado | Posted on Sunday, February 8th, 2015 | 1

World Cup Match Preview Afghanistan Vs Sri Lanka

This is the 10th edition of ICC cricket world cup event. Bat this Afghanistan is come to play their first appearances at world cup cricket at this year. Last 2 tournaments runner-ups Sri Lanka have played their 2nd match of this tournament after the first match against New Zealand. Angelo Mathew’s teams will play at 12th match of this tournament against another Asian team Afghanistan. This will be Afghanistan’s second match in World Cup. Watch this match live at 22nd February 2015, Sunday from University Oval, Dunedin at TV channel Nine Networks (Australia), Arab Television Network (Middle East), PTV Sports (Pakistan) and so on. Pakistan has played one match before this game at last year 3rd March. At Asia cup of this match Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 129 runs.

Match Information:

Venue: University Oval Stadium, Dunedin

Sri Lanka Vs Afghanistan

Match: Sri Lanka Vs Afghanistan (live streaming One day ODI match online on TV channel HD will be available to watch free on CSN network/PTV sports)

Round: 12th Group Stage (Pool A)

Match No: Group Stage 12th match

Date: Sunday, 22nd February 2015.

Series : 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

Kick-off time: 22:00 GMT (Local) and 4:00 AM BST

Australia Vs England Match Broadcaster:

Sky Sport (New Zealand)

Gazi TV and Bangladesh Television (Bangladesh)

Lemar TV (Afghanistan)

Nine Networks (Australia)

SuperSports (South Africa)

CMC (West Indies)

Asian Television Network (Canada)

DD National (India)

Television Jamaica (Jamaica)

Star Cricket and CSN (Sri Lanka)

Willow TV (United States)

Arab Television Network (Middle East)

Eurosport2 (Europe)

PTV Sports (Pakistan)

Star Sports (China)


Team squad:

Afghanistan’s Team against Sri Lanka:

U Ghani, Nawroz Mangal, M Nabi, Javed Ahmadi, A Stanikzai, Samiullah Shenwari, M Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, H Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, D Zadran, A Alam, N Zadran, NJamal, A Zazai

Sri Lanka’s Team against Afghanistan:

A Mathews, Tillakaratne Dilshan, J Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, N Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, T Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, M Jayawardene, Dimuth Karunaratne, K Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, R Herath, Sachithra Senanayake

Match Brief:

1996 world cup champion Sri Lankan’s 10th World Cup appearances in this Australia-New Zealand world cup. So far at these 10 tournaments of this event, Sri Lanka has won this champions title for one time and runner-up was in the last 2 tournaments. Sri Lanka has 15 World cup centuries so far. DPDM Jayewardene has scored 3 individual hundred at his 4 world cup appearances. ST Jayasuriya also scored 3 individual hundred but he was played 5 world cup tournaments. This world cup will be DPDM Jayewardene’s 5th World Cup. Highest scored was played by PA de Silva is 145 runs against Kenya at 1996 world cup.

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