Last Updated on October 18, 2021 by Umar Khan
Sri Lanka vs Namibia, match 4 of the round. This is an important match for both teams to have a great start to the tournament. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first, and the Sri Lankan captain took a good decision. In the Powerplay, Namibia managed to score 30 runs for the loss of 2 wickets. The Opener Baard departed on 10 in 2.1 overs; he made 7 runs. The second batter who went after Baard was the danger man Zane Green at 29 in 5.42 overs. He made just 8 runs for 13 balls. And the powerplay belonged to Sri Lanka. Theekshana took both the wickets.
At the halfway stage, Namibia recovered from the stage, which was looking devastating in the powerplay. Namibia is at 54 without losing any more wickets, and Craig Williams and Erasmus are going on with a 25 runs partnership.
The following 5 overs from 10 to 15 overs, in the 13th over, Erasmus played an expensive shot and lost its wickets. 68/3. The skipper has gone, and David Wiese is now on the Crease, experienced and tall. Namibia lost their 4th wicket in the 14th of the inning. Craig William scored 29 runs and after him David Wiese the danger man departs in the next over 79 runs. He scored 6 runs.
In the last phase from 16-20 overs, Namibia could get what they were looking for. Wiese LBW out when the score was 84 and at the score of 90 Namibia lost another wicket. This time Loftie-Eaton departed who only added 3 runs to the total. Another wicket for Sri Lanka, Trumplamann got this time for just 1 run and Namibia looks very disappointing. And Namibia all out for 96 runs. It means Sri Lanka need 97 runs to start its T20 World Cup Campaign on a high.