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T20 World Cup 2022: Sri Lanka may be out of the World Cup after a humiliating defeat, know what is the equation

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T20 World Cup got off to a great start on 16th October
Namibia beat Sri Lanka in the very first match
After this defeat, now the path of the former champion has become difficult.

New Delhi. The ICC T20 World Cup has started with a big upset. The team of Asia Cup winner and former champion Sri Lanka suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Namibia. After a poor start in the first match of the tournament round 1, Namibia scored 163 runs for 7 wickets. Defending the target, bowling sharply bowled Sri Lanka for just 108 runs in the 19th over and won the match by 55 runs. Namibia’s victory against a World Cup winner has filled the tournament with excitement.

In the recent Asia Cup, Sri Lanka, who won the trophy by defeating big teams like India and Pakistan, got a big setback. Such a tremendous defeat in the very first match not only spoiled his net run rate but also made it difficult to reach the Super 12. Things change very fast in a T20 match. A loss changes the whole equation and the winning team is in danger of being knocked out.

Sri Lanka may be out of World Cup

Former champion Sri Lanka’s campaign in the battle of Super 12 has suffered a major setback. There are two groups in Round-1 and four teams each have been placed in both the groups. Out of the total eight teams, the top two teams of both the groups will advance. Apart from him in Sri Lanka’s group, there are teams from Namibia, Netherlands and UAE. All these teams have the ability to turn their day upside down. Now the further matches will be difficult for Sri Lanka as the remaining two matches will be do or die. A single defeat will almost ensure the team’s return ticket.

what does the equation say

The Sri Lankan team now has to play with the UAE on 18 October. After this, it will face the Netherlands on 20 October. The Netherlands achieved a thrilling victory against the UAE on Sunday (16 October). In such a situation, if the Netherlands team defeats Sri Lanka, then it will make it to the Super 12. On the other hand, the road to Sri Lanka will be difficult. Two wins is the only way to get into Super 12. If the team loses a single match, then it will have to depend on the results of the other teams, but in this too, if its net run rate improves, then only work will be done.

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