Sri Lanka beat United Arab Emirates by 79 Runs

ICC 08th Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2022 – Australia –¬†First Round – 03rd Day – Group A – Geelong, Victoria

05th Match – Netherlands beat Namibia by 05 Wickets

Namibia electing to bat, 121 / 6 – ( 20 Overs ) Jan Frylinck 43, Michael van Lingen 20, Bas de Leede 2 / 18 & 02 catches

Netherlands in reply, 122 / 5 – ( 19.3 Overs ) Vikramjit Singh 39, Max O’Dowd 35, Bas de Leede 30no,Jonathan Smit 2 / 24, Nicol Loftie – Eaton 02 catches.

Player of the Match : Bas de Leede – Netherlands

06th Match – Sri Lanka beat United Arab Emirates by 79 Runs

Sri Lanka put into bat, 152 / 8 – ( 20 Overs ) Pathum Nissanka 74 – ( 2×6, 6×4, 60 balls ), Dhananjaya De Silva 33, Kusal Mendis 18, Extras 10 – Pathum / Kusal put on a 42 run opening stand, Pathum / Dhananjaya added 50 runs for the 02nd wicket – then lost 05 wickets for the addition of 28 runs – 43 dot balls – Karthik Meiyappan 3 / 19 – first career hatrick, the 05th in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup history – Zahoor Khan 2 / 26, Basil Hameed 02 catches.

United Arab Emirates in reply, 73 all out – ( 17.1 Overs ) Aayan Khan 19, Junaid Siddique 18- he hit the longest six of the tournament thus far ( 109 metres ) off the bowling of Dushmantha Chameera – Chirag Suri 14 – lost the first 05 wickets for the addition of 30 runs, the last 05 wickets fell for the addition of 37 runs – 63 dot balls – Wanidu Hasaranga 3 / 08, Dushmantha Chameera 3 / 15, Maheesh Theekshana 2 / 15.

Player of the Match : Pathum Nissanka – Sri Lanka