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2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup : SL vs NAM Match 1 Preview


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The 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is about to start, As the 2014 Champions Sri Lanka men's national cricket team will lock the horn battling Namibia national cricket team on the 1st match of the tournament on Sunday , October 16, 2022 at Geelong’s Simond Stadium.


The lions enter the tournament on the back of a historic 2022 Asia Cup in UAE last month, wherein they defeated India once and Pakistan twice including the final to assure their 6th title.


While on the other hand, Namibia national cricket team will be keen to repeate or made even better showing their maiden participation at the marquee event in the UAE last year.


The Eagles Team Captain Gerhard Erasmus together with his men had made it to the Super 12s with wins over Netherlands and Ireland and defeated Scotland to finish 5th in their Group.


The Eagles also defeated Zimbabwe by 3-2 in the 5 match series earlier this year.


NAM vs SL: Match Details


Match: NAM vs SL ,2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Date and Time: Sunday, October 16, 2022 ; 09:30am IST

Venue: Kardinia Park, South Geelong


NAM vs SL: Match 1 Pitch Report


At Kardinia Park, the batmen can’t just start hitting bowlers all over the venue. Even if the bowlers have a chance to limit the number of runs of the batters score , they can still do so if they bowl well.


There are opportunities for both bowlers and hitters to succeed on this field.


For the batters, this field’s particularly might provide more of the challenge than the pitch. This cricket field is narrower than others.


NAM vs SL: Match 1 Probable Playing XIs


Sri Lanka Men's National Cricket Team


Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapasksa, Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Chameera, Madhushan


Namibia National Cricket Team


Stephan Baard, Lohandre Louwrens, Gerhard Erasmus, Divan la Cook, JJ Smit, David Wiese, Zane Green, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo


As the tournament is about to begin, who among the 8 teams would have a chance to make a spot and will advance to play on the Super 12 match of the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament.


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