World T20: Sri Lanka to begin their title defence

Sri Lanka get the defence of their World Twenty20 title under way this evening. The reigning champions, who have also been runners-up twice, take on Afghanistan in Kolkata, with the action getting under way at 18:00 UAE time. Sri Lanka go into the game with just three wins from their last 16 completed internationals. Meanwhile, Afghanistan secured an impressive win over Zimbabwe in the tournament’s first round, as they qualified for the Super 10 stage by winning Group 1.

More from Sports News

On Virgin Radio today

  • Non Stop Hits

    Midnight - 6:00am

    The UAE's #1 Hit Music Station with no interruptions

  • The Kris Fade Show

    6:00am - 10:00am

    Kris, Priti and Rossi host the UAE's biggest radio show. It's full of fun, laughs and it's Where The Stars Live.

Trending on Virgin Radio

  • ARN News Centre

    Get the latest UAE and world news from our award winning team of journalists. The ARN News Centre is the country's most trusted source of information.

  • Mais Vault on the Kris Fade Show!

    The boys tried their 'pick up' lines on Mais Vault and things did not go according to plan...

  • Middle East Hot 30

    Every weekend Kris Fade plays the biggest tracks in the Middle East. Check out this weeks chart...

  • Jason Derulo on the Kris Fade Show!

    The super-star and multi-award-winning singer-songwriter, Jason Derulo is bringing the heat to Dubai.