SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Asia Cup 2022 Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team for Today’s Match

Updated on: Sep 2, 2022 4:56 pm IST

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Dream11

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction: In the opening game of the Super 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2022, Sri Lanka will be taking on Afghanistan at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on 3 September, 2022 (Saturday). The Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lankan side will definitely be feeling very much high on confidence as they are coming into this game after having registered an incredible 2-wicket win over Bangladesh. On the other hand, Afghanistan picked two amazing back-to-back victories against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh during the group stage of the T20 tournament.

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: Match 7, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan

Competition: Asia Cup 2022

Date: 3 September, 2022

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Pitch Report

As seen in the previous few games at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, there was enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers throughout the match. Both the spinners and fast bowlers have extracted enough from this track in the history of the venue as well, but the conditions are expected to be better for batting and picking more of spinners and batsmen will be an ideal option from the fantasy cricket point of view.

Team Form Guide:

AFG (recent last): W W L W W
SL (recent last): W L W L L


 

SL Playing 11

Pathum Nissanka
Kusal Mendis
Charith Asalanka
Danushka Gunathilaka
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Wanindu Hasaranga
Dasun Shanaka
Chamika Karunaratne
Maheesh Theekshana
Dilshan Madushanka
Asitha Fernando

  • There are no major injury problems in the Sri Lanka camp.
  • They are unlikely to make any big time changes from the previous game.
  • Dasun Shanaka will be the captain.
  • Kusal Mendis will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • The likes of Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will once again be expected to deliver the goods in the batting department.
  • The trio of Wanindu Hasaranga, Asitha Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne will be their important wicket-taking bowlers.

Wanindu Hasaranga Stats in T20I

For Sri Lanka, Wanindu Hasaranga has emerged as a great wicket-taking bowler in the shorter format of the game. Wanindu Hasaranga ended up taking as many as two crucial wickets in the match against Bangladesh.

Matches Wickets Economy Recent Form
40 65 6.6 2/41, 1/19, 24*, 69* & 2/18, 1/30, 0/26

 

Bhanuka Rajapaksa Stats in T20I

Sri Lanka’s swashbuckling batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa will be a key player to watch out for in this crucial game against Afghanistan. In the last game against Afghanistan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 38 runs off 29 balls.

Matches Runs 50s Recent Form
23 390 2 2, 38, 9, 14, 34, 4

 

AFG Playing 11

Hazratullah Zazai
Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Ibrahim Zadran
Najibullah Zadran
Karim Janat
Mohammad Nabi
Rashid Khan
Azmatullah Omarzai
Naveen-ul-Haq
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Fazalhaq Farooqi

Related: Asia Cup Winners List

  • There are no major injury problems in the Afghanistan camp.
  • They are unlikely to tinker with their winning combination from the last game.
  • Mohammad Nabi will captain the side.
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran and Najibullah Zadran to come good with the bat.
  • The likes of Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Naveen-ul-Haq will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz Stats in T20I

For Afghanistan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz looked in a brilliant touch during the opening game against Sri Lanka. While chasing a small total, Rahmanullah Gurbaz smacked a blazing knock of 40 runs off just 18 deliveries that included 4 sixes and 3 fours.

Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
29 727 136.9 4 11, 40, 4, 24, 53, 1

 

Rashid Khan Stats in T20I

Afghanistan’s premier leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been an impressive bowler in the shorter format of the game. Rashid Khan had bowled an excellent spell against Bangladesh where he picked three vital scalps.

Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
68 115 6.17 13.91 3/22, 0/12, 1/17, 2/21, 0/38, 0/27

 

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan today match?

  • Sri Lanka have witnessed as many as 3 defeats and 2 T20I victories in the recent while.
  • Afghanistan have managed to win 4 out of their last 5 T20I matches so far.
  • In the most recent meeting between these two sides, Afghanistan defeated Sri Lanka by 8 wickets.

According to the Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan today match prediction, Afghanistan are the favourites to win this match.

SL vs AFG Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Mendis
BATTERS: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Hazratullah Zazai, Najibullah Zadran
ALL-ROUNDERS: Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammad Nabi, Dasun Shanaka
BOWLERS: Maheesh Theekshana, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Related: Top 5 Batsmen with Most Runs in T20I

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Rashid Khan, Wanindu Hasaranga.

For Grand League: Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Nabi.

Related: Who will win Asia Cup 2022?

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