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Afghanistan bowl against Sri Lanka in World Cup

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Afghanistan’s Gulbadin Naib won the toss and opted to bowl first against Sri Lanka. (left) (AP pic) 

CARDIFF: Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won the toss and opted to bowl first against Sri Lanka under heavy skies in their World Cup clash in Cardiff on Tuesday.

Both sides were soundly beaten in their first matches of the tournament in England and Wales.

Former champions Sri Lanka were thumped by 10 wickets by New Zealand on the same ground while Afghanistan went down by seven wickets to defending champions Australia in Bristol.

Afghanistan were unchanged for the match in the Welsh capital and Sri Lanka brought in seamer Nuwan Pradeep for Jeevan Mendis.

“The conditions are suitable for the bowlers and there’s cloudy weather, so it’s a good toss to win,” said Naib….

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