South Africa beats Sri Lanka in Nassau's first Cricket World Cup match

The match between South Africa and Sri Lanka took place at 10:30 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2024, 9:43 AM

Updated 9 days ago

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The first Cricket World Cup match in Nassau County took place Monday at Eisenhower Park, with South Africa defeating Sri Lanka by six wickets with 22 balls left.
The opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup was held Saturday in Texas. The U.S. team beat historic rival Canada.
Before the match began, there was an opening ceremony which included the national anthem and players and flags representing countries. Some of those flags were held by Long Island children.
The next Nassau County match will take place Wednesday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m. when India takes on Ireland.


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