Sri Lankan batsman Pathum Nissanka created historical past within the first SL vs AFG ODI fit and slammed a double hundred. Nissanka performed an innings of 210 runs from 139 balls and hit a complete of 20 fours and 8 sixes right through his keep on the crease. Nissanka was the 10th batsman to hit a double century in ODI cricket.
Pathum Nissanka was the 3rd quickest batsman by way of leaving in the back of Indian legend Virender Sehwag and ‘universe boss’ Chris Gayle to hit a double hundred. Gayle slammed the double century in 138 balls while Sehwag accomplished the milestone in 140 balls. Nissanka reached the milestone in 136 balls.
Pathum Nissanka scripts historical past towards Afghanistan
Pathum Nissanka additionally was the primary Sri Lankan batsman to wreck a double century in ODI cricket and now holds the perfect rating by way of a Sri Lankan batsman within the 50-over layout. Nissanka went handed veteran Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya who held the document in the past. Jayasuriya had scored 189 runs towards India in 2000 towards India.
Younger Indian opener Ishan Kishan lately holds the document of slamming the quickest century in ODI cricket and reached the mark in 126 balls towards Bangladesh. Australia’s Glenn Maxwell is on the second one spot and reached the mark in 128 balls towards Afghanistan within the not too long ago concluded ODI Global Cup.
Pathum Nissanka joined the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill, Fakhar Zaman, Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, and Glenn Maxwell who’ve slammed double masses within the 50 over layout.
Batting first Sri Lanka had been ready to place up a rating of 381 runs for the lack of 3 wickets. The Sri Lankan workforce had been off to a super get started as openers Nissanka and Avishka Fernando added 182 runs for the primary wicket. Fernando were given out for 88 runs while Nissanka persisted his assault from the opposite finish. Sri Lankan captain Kusal Mendis used to be now not ready to give a contribution a lot with the bat and were given out for 16 runs.
Sadeera Samarawickrama performed an innings of 44 runs from 36 balls and hit a complete of 4 fours and 1 six right through his time on the crease. Pathum Nissanka smashed the entire Afghanistan bowlers to the entire portions of the bottom and the likes of Azmatullah Omarzai and Fareed Ahmad went for over 8 runs an over. The Afghanistan workforce have a tricky activity of their palms and Sri Lanka would have an opportunity of registering a heavy win.
Afghanistan had been enjoying with out the likes of giant names similar to Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman. The Afghani workforce has an green batting lineup which is composed of the likes of Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, and Gulbadin Naib.
Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka of their earlier ODI come across right through the ODI Global Cup 2023. The Afghani workforce would need to proceed their momentum towards the Sri Lankan Lions. Alternatively, Sri Lanka registered a ten-wicket win towards Afghanistan within the inaugural fit of the excursion. Sri Lanka gained the fit by way of ten wickets and had been ready to make a super commentary.