Thursday, September 29, 2022

Asia Cricket Cup 2022: Sri Lanka to face Afghanistan in Dubai today

Asia Cricket Cup 2022: Sri Lanka to face Afghanistan in Dubai today

DUBAI (92 News) - The opening match of Asia Cup will be played between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in Dubai today.

The match will start at 7:00 pm Pakistan Standard Time. Pakistan will play its first match against India on Sunday at the same venue.

Fast bowler Muhammad Wasim Junior has been ruled out of the ACC T20 Asia Cup due to a side strain. He had picked up the injury while bowling in Pakistan’s practice session. The bowler was assessed by the team medical staff, and MRI scan in Dubai confirmed the diagnosis.

Meanwhile, Hassan Ali, has been named as Wasim’s replacement, which is subject to the Event Technical Committee’s approval. Hassan Ali was sought as a replacement player by the team management and the request was accepted by the chief selector.