In the one encounter between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan that has been played so far in this three-match ODI series, Afghanistan came out on top and is now leading the series 1-0. Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka by 60 runs in the opening match. Afghanistan choose to bat first after winning the toss in the match.
As they batted, Afghanistan scored 294 runs, with 106 of those runs coming from Ibrahim Zadran. For Sri Lanka, Wanindu Hasaranga took two wickets. Pathum Nissanka and Wanindu Hasaranga were able to contribute to the team’s success by scoring 85 and 66 runs, respectively, but Sri Lanka was unable to successfully chase down the target and lost all of their wickets on the score of 234 runs.
Kusal Mendis and Rahmanullah Gurbaz are the Wicketkeepers.
The batsmen are Ibrahim Zadran, Pathum Nissanka, and Najibullah-Zadran.
All-rounders: Rashid Khan (VC), Maheesh Theekshana, and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman All-rounders: Dananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga (C), and Gulbudin Naib Bowlers:
For the tiny leagues, Wanindu Hasaranga will be a top multiplier option. Mohammad Nabi and Fazalhaq Farooqi are two punt choices in this situation.
On the day of the game, there is forecasted to be a 5 km/hr wind speed, 61% humidity, and a constant temperature of around 30°C. During the game, there is a 39% chance of precipitation.
The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium’s pitch offers a neutral wicket where both departments should get a fair amount of support from the surface. In the middle innings, spinners can be deadly.
The game is set to begin at 2:30 PM IST, and fans can follow the action live on FanCode.