- Afghanistan received toss & will self-discipline first
- Every facets lost opening sport
- TMS on air at 10:15 BST (UK easiest)
My colleague in Cardiff has correct sent me a message to “request disruptions” on the present time, courtesy of the climate.
It does peep reasonably… grim, overhead, I actually have to pronounce.
Sri Lanka are no longer having the finest 2019 – they’ve lost 9 of their 10 ODIs this year, with their sole victory coming towards Scotland in Could well perhaps.
They were thrashed by Unusual Zealand in their World Cup opener at Cardiff, posting correct 136 sooner than the Blackcaps romped home to a 10 wicket take.
Afghanistan also lost their World Cup opener, falling to a seven wicket defeat by Australia in a match that seen them lose every their openers for geese.
They bask in received four of their eight performed ODIs this year and they beat Pakistan in their first World Cup heat-up match.
Honestly. The dedication on explain right here. The color co-ordination. The trim lines. Terrific work.
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Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne: “We batted first within the final sport. now we know the draw the stipulations will play. I have confidence our batsmen bask in some options on fetch. It be no longer a 300 wicket however we are going to have the chance to bask in to restful know fetch our most efficient fetch on this wicket.”
Lasith Malinga is giving an interview about his sixteen-year profession.
Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib: “The stipulations are factual for the bowlers and there might be cloudy climate, so it be a correct toss to take. We took somewhat a pair of issues from our final sport towards Australia. Sri Lanka are a champion facet so it’s a long way dependent on the day if we play our most efficient cricket.”
It be reasonably dark in Cardiff – Ali Mitchell reckons we are going to fetch half of-an-hour of play sooner than the first bathe arrives.
Oh, that might be a greenish pitch as effectively. Simply luck, Sri Lanka.
Afghanistan are unchanged, and there might be no longer any Jeevan Mendis for Sri Lanka. They bask in added an further seamer in Nuwan Pradeep.
It is no longer raining! A valid open.
Up goes the coin from Gulbadin Naib and Dimuth Karunaratne calls incorrectly.
Afghanistan will bask in a bowl first.
Aloof, the climate might perchance perhaps well be worse…
I’ve viewed more promising forecasts.
This is able to perchance perhaps well be an spell binding one on the present time.
Sri Lanka bask in never received an ODI at Cardiff and their dismantling by the palms of Unusual Zealand received’t bask in helped their self assurance.
They were knocked out of ultimate year’s Asia Cup by Afghanistan and, since the final World Cup in 2015, Afghanistan bask in received more ODIs than Sri Lanka, despite having played 22 fewer video games.
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Favourites England slipped to a surprising 14-flee defeat by the palms of Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
Honestly, it used to be a belter of a match as Pakistan posted 348-8 and England, despite centuries from Jos Buttler and Joe Root, fell fast.
Hello! We might perchance perhaps bask in some more cricket?
We’re heading to a expectantly non-moist Cardiff for Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, two facets who lost their respective World Cup openers.
Extra of this, please…