SL vs AFG, Today Match Prediction, One-Off Test, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 2-6 February 2024

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SL vs AFG prediction
  • Match – Sri Lanka (SL) vs Afghanistan (AFG)
  • Date – 2-6 February 2024
  • Match Format- Test
  • Venue – Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground, Colombo
  • Time – 10:00 AM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- Cloudy, 30℃
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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Prediction Preview:

Welcome to the SL vs AFG Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts.

In this Test, Sri Lanka will be locking horns with Afghanistan. The match will be taking place at the Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground in Colombo and is slated to commence from 10:00 AM (IST).  

Sri Lanka had last played a Test series versus Pakistan at home and had lost that series 0-2. They would be keen on staging a comeback and getting back on track in the longest format of the game.

On the other hand, Afghanistan had last played a Test match in June 2023 and had lost that game versus Bangladesh by a mammoth margin of 546 runs.

Top Batters SL vs AFG  

  • Dhananjaya de Silva (SL)- 3301 runs in Tests
  • Dinesh Chandimal (SL)- 5295 runs in Tests
  • Hashmatullah Shahidi (AFG)- 375 runs in Tests

Top Bowlers for SL vs AFG

  • Kasun Rajitha (SL)- 45 wickets in Tests
  • Vishwa Fernando (SL)- 50 wickets in Tests
  • Yamin Ahmadzai (AFG)- 6 wickets in Tests

SL vs AFG Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If SL bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- SL is expected to score 320-350 runs
  • Result prediction- SL will win the match by 100-150 runs

Scenario 2- If AFG bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- AFG is expected to score 220-240 runs
  • Result prediction- SL will win the match by 10 wickets

SL vs AFG Today Match Prediction, One-Off Test, Who Will Win the Match?

Sri Lanka to win

We predict that Sri Lanka will be winning the One-Off Test between these two sides. The likes of Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha and Angelo Matthews are expected to play well.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

There are no injury updates for this game.

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Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI

Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva ©, Nishan Madushka (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Kasun Rajitha, Prabath Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando

Afghanistan Predicted Playing XI 

Ibrahim Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Rahmat Shah (vc), Hashmatullah Shahidi ©, Nasir Jamal, Ikram Alikhail (wk), Qais Ahmad, Yamin Ahmadzai, Nijat Masoud, Zahir Khan, Zia Ur Rehman Akbar

SL vs AFG: Complete Squad

Sri Lanka Squad: Dhananjaya de Silva (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Dimuth Karunaratne, Nishan Madushka, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Kamindu Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lahiru Udara, Chamika Gunasekara, Milan Rathnayake

Afghanistan Squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Rahmat Shah, Ibrahim Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Baheer Shah, Nasir Jamal, Abdul Malik, Nijat Masood, Ikram Alikhil, Mohammad Ishaq, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Zia-ur-Rehman, Yamin Ahmadzai, Mohammad Saleem Safi, Naveed Zadran

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