Sri Lanka and UAE will square off in the sixth match of Round 1 in T20 World Cup 2022 on Tuesday, October 18 at Geelong.
SL vs UAE: Match Preview:
Sri Lanka will lock horns against UAE in the sixth game of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, on Tuesday, October 18.
In the first match, Sri Lanka got demolished by the Namibian attack which resulted in an unexpected defeat by a big margin of 55 runs.
After bowling first, a Sri Lankan bowler Madushan got 2/37 and the rest bowlers, Theekshana, Chameera, Karunaratne, and Hasaranga grabbed one dismissal each.
Whereas, while chasing a total of 163 runs, Sri Lanka was bowled out to 108 runs. The Lankan batters looked colorless as if they were questioning their own ability to make runs.
Dasun Shanaka was the top scorer for his side with 29 runs, and Rajapaksha was the second topper with 20 runs.
On the other hand, UAE lost to the Netherlands in their opening encounter by three wickets. For the team, Muhammad Wasim (41 runs) scored some runs but the rest of the UAE batters were trying to find some luck.
However, UAE bowlers did a great job and tried to put their team in the game. Junaid Siddique came as the top threat for the Dutch team with 3 dismissals. Other UAE bowlers also went well.
SL vs UAE: Match Details
Date – Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Time – 01:30 AM IST
Venue – Kardinia Park, Geelong
Match Prediction: Today’s Match Prediction? SL vs UAE
Asia Cup champions Sri Lanka will start as the favorites in the game against UAE.
SL vs UAE Head-to-Head:
Sri Lanka has faced UAE once in T20Is where the Lankan team came up victorious.
SL vs UAE: Where to Watch?
The Sri Lanka-UAE match will be get broadcasted on the Star Sports network on TV, and Hotstar for Indian viewers.
SL vs UAE Team News:
There is no update on any player getting injured.
SL vs UAE Probable Playing XI:
Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis (w), Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapasksa, Gunathilaka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Chameera, Madhushan
UAE: Muhammad Waseem, Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind(w), Chundangapoyil Rizwan(c), Basil Hameed, Zawar Farid, Aayan Afzal Khan, Kashif Daud, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan
SL vs UAE Fantasy XI:
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Wicket-keeper – Kusal Mendis
Batters – Pathum Nissanka, Muhammad Waseem, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chirag Suri
All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga
Bowlers – Junaid Siddique, Theekshana, Karthik Meiyappan
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