Asia Cup: Sri Lanka knocked out by Afghanistan

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Afghanistan have on Monday knocked five-time Asian champion Sri Lanka out of the continent’s premier ODI competition.

Batting first, Afghanistan set a modest target of 250.

Shah struck five boundaries during his 90-ball knock of 72 and added 50 for the second wicket with Ihsanullah Janat (45) after Afghanistan won the toss and opted to bat on a flat pitch.

Janat hit six boundaries in his 65-ball innings while his opening partner Mohammad Shahzad batted in his aggressive style, hitting a six and four boundaries in his 47-ball 34.