Joel Embiid asks for high fives from the crowd.

Good day and welcome to Sportstar’s Live coverage of the T20 Earth Cup Super 12 Team 1 match concerning Afghanistan and Sri Lanka from the Brisbane Cricket Ground.

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha.

Afghanistan Playing XI: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi.

TOSS: Afghanistan wins the toss and elects to bat very first.

“The skies have cleared up. Afghanistan gamers accomplishing a bit of throwdowns, some catching exercise for Sri Lankans. Toss in about 10 minutes,” Shayan tells us. Sport on!

“Things looking significantly superior in Brisbane. Skies have cleared up, there is a glimpse of the sunlight,” our reporter Shayan Acharya tells us from Brisbane after rain loomed large above the match.

Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be locked in a ought to-earn T20 World Cup Tremendous 12 Group 1 contest at the Brisbane Cricket Floor on Tuesday.

While Sri Lanka is coming off a 65-operate defeat in opposition to New Zealand, Afghanistan will be eager to participate in following its very last two matches were being washed out due to rain without the need of a ball becoming bowled.


Following getting two of its game titles washed out at the Melbourne Cricket Floor, Afghanistan was determined for some sunny and vibrant times in Brisbane. Nonetheless, there’s no respite in sight as significant showers have been forecast for Tuesday when Afghanistan squares off against Sri Lanka at the Gabba in a will have to-win T20 Planet Cup game.

Darkish clouds hovered about the Ian Healy Oval on Monday afternoon as the Afghanistan staff educated. Even although head mentor Jonathan Trott was optimistic about the temperature clearing up for the match to be held as for each schedule, one more washout is rather achievable. Afghanistan has two points from a few games so significantly, with a net operate fee of -.620, while Sri Lanka’s NRR is -.890. In this kind of a state of affairs, it’s a must-gain video game for equally groups the race for a location in the semifinals.

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Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Ashen Bandara, Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Pramod Madushan. Standby Players: Praveen Jayawickrema, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwanidu Fernando.

Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Azmatullah Omarzai, Darwish Rasooli, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Naveen ul Haq, Qais Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Salim Safi, Usman Ghani. Standby Gamers: Afsar Zazai, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib.

WHEN AND Where TO Observe SL VS AFG T20 Globe CUP MATCH?

The T20 Environment Cup Super 12 match involving Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be aired Are living on the  Star Sports Community at 9:30 AM IST on Tuesday, November 1. The match will also be Are living streamed on  Disney+Hotstar.