An Analysis of Srilanka vs Namibia: What to Expect in T20 World Cup 2022
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is an exciting event where the best players from different countries come together and compete against each other in the same arena. It is the most lucrative and widely viewed cricket event in the world. There have been many exciting moments during this tournament in the past, and it’s bound to become even better for the upcoming 2022 edition. This is the time when fans and cricket enthusiasts get the chance to see the best that cricket has to offer, which makes it an event not to be missed. In this ICC T20 World Cup, Srilanka and Namibia will play against each other on October 16th, 2022 and will start at 9.30 a.m. (IST). Read on to get a detailed analysis of Srilanka vs Namibia match.
The only time Namibia and Sri Lanka met in a T20 World Cup match was in September 2021. Only 96 runs were scored by Namibians in the match, and Sri Lanka emerged victorious. In that match, Namibia used a total of eight bowlers throughout the game to change the momentum after taking three quick wickets within eight overs. However, Rajapaksa and Avishka assisted the team to win.
So, if you are a budding cricket admirer or simply want to know more about this mega event, read on to learn what you should expect from Srilanka vs Namibia T20 World Cup 2022.
Squad to Look Out For in Srilanka vs Namibia Match
Sri Lankan Squad for T20 World Cup 2022:
This team has been one of the most dominant teams in the modern era and with the right combination of youth and experience, this team is expected to bring home the trophy in this edition. Check out the players who are going to ace this tournament.
Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Jeffrey Vandersay, Dushmantha Chameera (subject to fitness), Lahiru Kumara (subject to fitness), Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan.
Namibian Squad for T20 World Cup 2022:
The Namibian squad has performed exceptionally well in the last couple of years. They have won some of the most prestigious tournaments and are touted as one of the favorites to win the tournament in 2022.
Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, Stephen Baard, Jan Frylinck, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Zane Green, Tangeni Lungameni, Divan la Cock, Michael van Lingen, Ben Shikongo, Nicol Loftie Eaton, Karl Birkenstock, Lohan Louwrens, Bernard Scholtz, Helao Ya France.
Top Players for Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup 2022
- Wanindu Hasaranga is one Sri Lankan player who is an allrounder. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg spin bowler. He is a player to keep an eye on this season.
- Charith Asalanka – A vicious left-hand batsman who punishes incorrect balls regularly.
- Mahesh Theekshana is a right-Arm off-spin bowler in the Sri Lankan squad.
Top Players for Namibia in T20 World Cup 2022
- David Wiese – For the first three matches, he got the ‘Player of the Match’. His performance during the warm-up matches was commendable.
- Merwe Gerhard Erasmus – Winner of multiple rewards, he is a right-handed batsman.
- Jan Nicolas Frylinck – He is a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium fast bowler and an all-rounder in the Namibia team and
Live Streaming of Sri Lanka vs Namibia Match in T20 World Cup
|India||Star Network||Disney+ Hotstar|
|Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives||Star Network|
|Pakistan||PTV & ARY Digital Networks||TBC|
|Canada||Times Internet (Willow)||Hotstar|
|USA||Times Internet (Willow)||ESPN+|
|USA, Central & South America, and Mexico||ESPN+|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports||Sky Sports|
|Sub Saharan Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport|
|Hong Kong||Now TV||Now TV, Yupp TV|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport||Sky Sport|
|PNG, Fiji & Pacific Islands||PNG Digicel||PNG Digicel|
|Rest of the World(Continental Europe, SE Asia & Central /South America)||Yupp TV|
|Continental Europeand SEA||NA||YuppTV|
Fun88 Predictions: Who Will Win the Match?
While both these teams are expected to be the favorites to win the match, the Srilanka team is the one that is expected to clinch the win. The Srilankan team is a well-balanced unit with a good mix of youth and experience, which should help them win the contest. The Namibian team has performed exceptionally well in the last couple of years, but they have limited experience playing in high-profile matches. This experience might help the Srilankan team edge out of the contest.
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