Sri Lanka edge past Afghanistan by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka edge past Afghanistan by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka edge past Afghanistan by 4 wickets

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wickets in their Pool A match of the cricket World Cup at the University Oval, here today.

Chasing 233 for a win, the Angelo Mathews-led side achieved its target with 10 balls to spare.
Brief Scores:

Afghanistan 232 in 49.4 overs (Asghar Stanikzai 54, Samiullah Shenwari 38; Lasith Malinga 3-41, Suranga Lakmal 2-36, Angelo Mathews 3-41)

Sri Lanka: 236/6 in 48.2 overs (Mahela Jayawardene 100, Angelo Mathews 44, Thisara Perera 47 not out; Hamid Hassan 3-45).

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