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SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Captain & Vice-Captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch report, Weather and other updates

Match No. 1, Group B, Asia Cup 2022

The 15th edition of the Asia Cup will kickstart on the 27th of August with the Group B clash where Sri Lanka will be taking on Afghanistan in Match no. 1. They are joined by Bangladesh in their group. The tournament will be played in the T20 format this year. Both teams will be hoping to start their campaign with a win. In this article, we will provide SL vs AFG, Asia Cup 2022 Dream11 Prediction, Captain & Vice-Captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Head-to-head, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Weather, and other updates.

SL vs AFG: Match Details

MatchSri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Group B
Date27th August
Time6 pm Local, 7:30 pm IST
VenueDubai International Stadium, Dubai
Live StreamingStar Sports Network

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SL vs AFG: Dubai International Stadium, Pitch Report, and Weather Forecast-

The pitch at the Dubai International Stadium is expected to be one on which batters will like batting on. The slow bowlers might get some purchase but conditions will be batting friendly. The average score at this venue is 129 based on the last five matches. Toss plays a vital role here as in the last five games at this venue all the matches have been won by the team chasing. So, captains would surely look to field first after winning the toss.

The forecast shows the weather to be partly cloudy. The average temperature in Dubai is expected to be upwards of 39°C.

Injury Update:

As of now, there is no such news about any injury. But we will update if there is any official confirmation regarding the injury.

SL vs AFG Head-to-Head Records:

The two teams have only played against each other once and that was more than six years ago in the T20 World Cup 2016. Sri Lanka won that match by 6 wickets.

Form Guide (Last 5 Matches)

Sri Lanka WLLLL
AfghanistanLWWLL

SL vs AFG Player Stats:

PlayerTeamT20I MatchesRunsWickets
Rashid KhanAfghanistan66229112
Dasun ShanakaSri Lanka68101518
Mohammad NabiAfghanistan96165380

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SL vs AFG Dream11 Top Picks:

  • Pathum Nissanka: With 326 runs in 11 games, he has been the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka this year. He definitely should be considered for the fantasy team.
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz: The Afghan wicketkeeper has an impressive record in T20Is with a decent strike rate. He would be a crucial pick in the fantasy team.

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Team:

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction

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SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction Team:

  • Wicketkeeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Batters: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Najibullah Zadran, Charith Asalanka, Hazratullah Zazai
  • All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Maheesh Theekshana

Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain:

Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga

Vice-Captain: Rashid Khan

SL vs AFG Probable XI:

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay

Afghanistan: Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Karim Janat

SL vs AFG Dream11 Match Prediction: Who will win?

It is expected to be a close game as both teams have strong bowling lineups. Afghanistan would have an edge as Sri Lanka has not played since June and might look a bit rusty to start with.

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Mitash Arora
Mitash Arorahttp://thesportslite.com
Mitash Arora is a student at VIPS, Pitampura currently pursuing Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. He is 19 years old and likes to write about the game of cricket.
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