DUBAI – The eighth ICC Males’s T20 World Cup is all set to start tomorrow (Sunday), with 16 groups enjoying 45 matches in seven Australian cities between 16 October and 13 November.
The primary of 45 matches on the event will see Spherical 1 get underway in model, with Group A favourites Sri Lankan taking over a Namibia facet who’ve excessive hopes of progressing to the Tremendous 12 stage.
This would possibly not be the primary time that the 2 sides are going to lock horns at a serious event as they performed their opening match of the final T20 World Cup marketing campaign and Namibia misplaced the sport to Sri Lanka.
This yr, Namibia hopes to star their world cup journey with a win towards the Lankans.
Sri Lanka, then again, are coming into this event with confidence as they emerged because the Champions of Asia lately by beating groups like India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh on their technique to the Asia Cup title.
Nevertheless, the high-octane conflict of the occasion can be performed between arch-rivals Pakistan and India on October 23.
Predicted Taking part in XIs
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka
Namibia: Divan la Cock, Michael van Lingen, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Inexperienced (wk), Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni