The SL vs AFG 1st T20I will probably be performed in Pallekele on February 9, Friday. The fit begins at 2.30 pm IST. All of the fits will probably be performed in Pallekele ranging from 2.30 pm IST.
Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan through 10 wickets within the Most effective Take a look at in Colombo. The Lankan first-innings rating of 439 used to be a little bit an excessive amount of for Afghanistan who scored 196 and 292 within the two innings of the Take a look at fit.
After the one-off Take a look at fit this SL vs AFG ODI sequence is anticipated to be a a lot more aggressive sequence. Sri Lanka remaining performed towards Afghanistan within the ODI Global Cup the place the Afghans defeated the Lankans.
Heading into this recreation, Afghanistan have performed 12 ODI fits towards Sri Lanka profitable 4 and shedding seven fits. They have got a possibility so as to add to this tally on this sequence. In 4 T20Is, SL have received 3 and AFG one.
Sri Lanka not too long ago performed towards Zimbabwe in an ODI and T20I sequence at house. They received the ODI sequence 2-0 and the T20I sequence 2-1. In spite of the sequence win, the hosts have been examined through the visiting Zimbabwean group. Thus the aspect is susceptible in house prerequisites as neatly and that is the place Afghanistan have a chance.
SL vs AFG Fit Preview- 1st ODI, 2024
Sri Lanka will probably be led through Kusal Mendis their new ODI skipper. He received his maiden ODI sequence as captain towards Zimbabwe and now has to stand the problem from Afghanistan. They have got a full-strength squad with their key spinner Hasaranga and Theekshana to be had. Each have been not too long ago taking part in within the ILT20 league.
Their batting is sorted through skipper Mendis along Sadeera Samarawickrama, Aviskha Fernando, Charith Asalanka and opener Pathum Nissanka. The energy for Sri Lanka lies of their spinners and within the absence of Rashid Khan within the opposition.
Sri Lanka Squad
Kusal Mendis (c), Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Sahan Arachchige, Chamika Karunaratne, Janith Liyanage, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Akila Dananjaya, Wanindu Hasaranga
Afghanistan will probably be led through Hasmatullah Shahidi. He’ll omit the products and services of ace spinner Rashid Khan within the sequence who continues to be convalescing from his decrease again surgical treatment. This permits fringe spinners Noor Ahmad and Qais Ahmad to hog the limelight carry out for the group and win them fits. Fazalhaq Farooqi will lead the tempo assault however is spin that can dictate phrases towards the opposition.
The batting will probably be led through Ibrahim Zadran who not too long ago scored a century within the one-off Take a look at. He’ll have the likes of Rahmat Shah and skipper Hasmatullah for corporate. Rahmanullah Gurbaz may be again within the aspect after his stint with Dubai Capitals within the ILT20. He and Ibrahim want to give the group a just right get started. Nabi, Gulbadin, and Zamatullah Omarzai are 3 just right all-rounders within the aspect.
Afghanistan have the essential ammunition to problem Sri Lanka of their yard and get started 2024 with a chain win. Pallekele does get ready just right wickets for batting and the Afghanistan batters want to be sure that they offer their bowlers a just right general to shield.
Hashmatullah Shahidi (capt), Rahmat Shah (vice-capt), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ikram Alikhil (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Qais Ahmad, Noor Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveed Zadran, Farid Ahmad
Reserves: Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shahidullah, Abdul Rahman, Bilal Sami