Rain forced Sri Lanka and Afghanistan to abandon their second match.Afghanistan decided to bat first after winning the toss in that match.Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rahmat Shah scored 68 and 58 runs, respectively, for the team, while Afghanistan scored 228 runs with the bat.
Sri Lanka’s Kasun Rajitha took 3 wickets.After three overs of chase, Sri Lanka put 10 runs on the board.At Kandy, the rain continues to fall continuously after the third over.Because of the persistent rain, the game had to be called off.In this three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have played two matches against each other, each of which Afghanistan won. Afghanistan currently holds a 1-0 series lead.
Sri Lankan right-handed batsman Pathum NissankaIn this series, he has scored 88 runs.
Sri Lankan right-handed batsman and right-arm leg break bowler Wanindu HasarangaIn the last, he has collected three wickets and scored 66 runs.
Afghanistan’s Rahmat Shah is a right-handed batsman.So far in this series, he has scored 110 runs.
Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz bats with his right hand.He has pounded 121 runs in this series up until this point.
All-rounders include Wanindu Hasaranga, Dananjaya de Silva, and Gulbudin Naib. Keeper Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Batsmen include Pathum Nissanka (C), Ibrahim Zadran, and Rahmat Shah (VC). Bowlers include FazalHaq Farooqi, Maheesh Theekshana, Rashid Khan, and Kasun Rajitha.
For the mini-grand leagues, Wanindu Hasaranga will be a top choice for captain.Here, the punt picks include Kusal Mendis and Kasun Rajitha.The best-proposed dream/Dream11 blend for this game is 2-3-3-3.
On the day of the match, the temperature is expected to be around 30°C, with a humidity of 61% and a wind speed of 5 km/hr.During the game, there is a 39% chance of precipitation.
At the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, the surface serves as a neutral wicket, allowing both departments to anticipate receiving some assistance.In the middle overs, spinners will be useful.
The game between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will be broadcast on Sony Sports Network. You can watch the third ODI between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka live on SonyLIV.