Nepal vs Sri Lanka Exciting Face-Off: Head-to-Head in T20 Cricket

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SriLanka In ICC T20 Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka has a rich history in the ICC T20 World Cup, having participated in every edition ICC T20 Cricket World Cup since its inception in 2007. In ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2014, Sri Lanka won the title beating India in the final.

Notable Performances

  • Wanindu Hasaranga: Hasaranga has been a key player for Sri Lanka in the T20 format, taking 14 wickets in the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
  • Angelo Mathews: Mathews has been a consistent performer for Sri Lanka in the T20 format, scoring over 2,000 runs and taking 50 wickets in the format.
  • Dasun Shanaka: Shanaka has been a reliable all-rounder for Sri Lanka, scoring over 1,000 runs and taking 20 wickets in the T20 format.

T20 World Cup Records

  • Highest team total: Sri Lanka’s highest team total in the T20 World Cup is 214/7 against South Africa in 2016.
  • Lowest team total: Sri Lanka’s lowest team total in the T20 World Cup is 77 against South Africa in 2021.
  • Most dot balls: Sri Lanka has faced the most dot balls in the T20 World Cup, with 127 dot balls against South Africa in 2021.

SriLanka in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024

Sri Lanka’s recent form has been inconsistent, with a 2 losses in their last few T20I series. They lost to South Africa in their opening match of the tournament, being bowled out for their lowest ever T20I total of 77. Sri Lanka will need to improve their batting and fielding to make a deep run in the tournament. They have the talent and experience to do so, but it remains to be seen if they can put it all together.

Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup

The 2014 ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was the debut of Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup which was hosted by Bangladesh. ICC T20 Cricket 2024 this June is going to be the second appearance of Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup after 2014. Missing 3 editions of the cricket world cup finally, after 10 long years, Nepal is reliving the dreams of ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

In the only edition that Nepal got to participate in, Nepal played 3 matches out of which in 2 matches Nepal was able to record a victory which was against Hongkong with a difference of 80 runs and with Afghanistan with 9 runs. In this series Nepal lost the match with Bangladesh by 8 wickets. This sums up the performance of Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.

Nepal in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024

On this edition of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, Nepal was selected through regional qualifiers from Asia region. Nepal ended the regional qualifier standing second on the table after Oman.

Currently, Nepal stands at 17th position in ICC Men’s T20I team ranking whereas the best T20 ranking of Nepal till today is 11th.

The Rhinos are all set to lock horns in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2024 led by Rohit Paudel as the captain and coached by Monti Desai. Nepal is categorized under Group D along with the Netherlands, Bangladesh, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

Nepal squad for T20 World Cup 2024: Rohit Paudel (C), Dipendra Singh Airee, Aasif Sheikh, Anil Kumar Sah, Kushal Malla, Lalit Rajbanshi, Karan KC, Gulshan Jha, Sompal Kami, Pratis GC, Sundeep Jora, Abinash Bohara, Sagar Dhakal, Kamal Singh Airee.

Nepal vs Sri Lanka Exciting Face-Off: Head-to-Head in T20 Cricket

Nepal vs Sri Lanka Exciting Face-Off:  Head-to-Head in T20 Cricket

On June 11 2024, there will be an Nepal vs Sri Lanka Exciting Face-Off. Anticipation Soars as Nepal vs Sri Lanka Match Day Nears in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup as the match is in between both teams which are at the bottom. Since their appearance in 2007, Sri Lanka has managed to be in the Super 8s at worst and winner at its best but with 2 defeats in this edition, its seems like a challenge for Sri Lanka to finish in the top 2 of the group table. Hence for Sri Lanka this upcoming Nepal VS SriLanka plays a crucial role.

For Nepal this will be the first face off with Sri Lankan team in T20 and hence this will be quite important match for the Nepal site as well. Will Nepal be able to start the history with the win? Are you guys read for the Nepal vs Sri Lanka Exciting Face-Off: Head-to-Head in T20 Cricket

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