SL wins T20 WC opener by 7 wickets

Sri Lanka has won their T20 World Cup opener, played against Namibia.

The game held in Abu Dhabi, was won by 07 wickets.

Winning the toss, Sri Lanka elected to field first and limited the Namibian innings to just 96 (19.3).

Despite losing 03 early wickets, the Sri Lankan team successfully reached their target during 13.3 overs.

Maheesh Theekshana was named man of the match.

Scores : 

Namibia  96 all out (19.3)

Craig Williams 29 

Gerhard Erasmus 20 

(Maheesh Theekshana 3/25 Lahiru Kumara 2/9 Wanindu Hasaranga 2/24)

Sri Lanka 100/3 (13.3)

Avishka Fernando 30*
Bhanuka Rajapaksa 42*

(Ruben Trumpelmann 1/27, Bernard Scholtz 1/16, JJ Smit 7/1)

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