- Match: Afghanistan (AFG) vs Sri Lanka (SL)
- Date- 5th September 2023
- Match Format- ODI
- Venue- Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
- Time-3:00 PM (IST)
- Weather Forecast: Sunny, 37℃
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the AFG vs SL Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Afghanistan will be locking horns with Sri Lanka in this Asia Cup 2023 game.
Afghanistan are coming on the back of a 89-run loss at the hands of Sri Lanka in there previous game. Ibrahim Zadran had top-scored for them with a score of 75 runs in 74 balls.
The bowling department of Afghanistan let the entire team down and the bowlers will have to take up more onus in this match.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka had defeated Bangladesh in a low-scoring game on 31st August 2023.
Sri Lanka had won the game by 5 wickets and the defending champions of Asia Cup 2023 would be brimming with confidence ahead of this game.
Top Batters AFG vs SL
- Charith Asalanka (SL)- 62* runs in the previous game
- Ibrahim Zadran (AFG)- 75 runs in the previous game
- Sadeera Samarawickrama (SL)- 54 runs in the previous game
Top Bowlers for AFG vs SL
- Matheesha Pathirana (SL)- 4 wickets in the previous game
- Maheesh Theekshana (SL)- 2 wickets in the previous game
- Rashid Khan (AFG)- 170 wickets in ODIs
AFG vs SL Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If AFG bats first
- First Innings score prediction- AFG is expected to score 250-270 runs
- Result prediction- SL will win the match by 6 wickets
Scenario 2- If SL bats first
- First Innings score prediction- SL is expected to score 280-290 runs
- Result prediction- SL will win the match by 40-50 runs
AFG vs SL Today Match Prediction, Match 6, Who Will Win the Match?
Sri Lanka to win
We predict that Sri Lanka will be winning this game at the Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore. The Sri Lankans look in good form despite the absence of a few of their key players.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
There are no injury news as of now. We will update if there are any updates.
Probable Playing 11
Afghanistan Playing XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c) Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha/Matheesha Pathirana
Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Abdul Rahman, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Suliman Safi, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis (vc), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushan Hemantha, Binura Fernando, Pramod Madushan