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KOLKATA (Staff Report) – Sri Lanka is set to face off Afghanistan in the fourth match of Super 10 round of ICC World T20 2016 on Thursday (today) at Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium, Nagpur.

The match will start at 7:30pm (Indian Standard Time), 2:00pm (GMT) and 7:00pm (Pakistan Standard Time).

Daily Pakistan Global Live Scorecard: 

Sri Lanka Squad:

Lasith Malinga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, T M Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Milinda Siriwardena, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedara, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Jeffrey Vandersay

Afghanistan Squad:

Hamilton Masakazda (c), Vusi Sibanda, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbara, Donald Tiripano, Wellington Masakazda, Tinashe Panyangara

The Super 10 round comprises of 18 games, where two groups of fives teams each will fight each other to qualify for semifinals. Top two teams from both groups will make it to semifinals. The round will conclude on March 28.

New Delhi and Mumbai will host the semi-finals on 30 and 31 March, respectively, while Eden Gardens in Kolkata will be the venue of the 3 April finals. The women’s semi-finals and final will be followed by the men’s knock-out matches. There is a reserve day for the finals.

Earlier Bangladesh and Afghanistan qualified for the Super 10 round, remaining top teams of two groups in the qualifying round.

Pakistan at WT20:

Pakistan beat Bangladesh on March 16 in the first of its Super 10 match by 55 runs. On March 19, Green Shirts will face off arch rival India at Kolkata’s Eden Garden stadium. It will play against New Zealand and Australia on March 22 and March 25 respectively.

Prize for WT20 Winners:

The men’s event will carry a total prize money of $5.6million, which is an 86 per cent increase from the 2014 tournament, while the total prize money for the women’s event is $400,000, which is a 122 per cent increase from the Bangladesh event.


Points Table Group 1:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Sri Lanka                   0                    0            0          0              0            0
England                      1                     0            1           0              0            0
South Africa             0                    0            0          0              0            0
West Indies              1                      1             0          0              0            2
Afghanistan              0                    0            0           0              0            0


Points Table Group 2:

Team                    Played          Won      Lost    Tied      N/R      Points
Pakistan                      1                     1            0          0            0             2
India                             1                     0            1           0            0            0
Australia                    0                     0            0          0            0            0
New Zealand            1                      1             0          0            0            2
Bangladesh               1                      0            1           0            0            0


World T20 Schedule and Venues:

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