SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of Asia Cup 2022 match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Details:
The 1st match of the Asia Cup 2022 will see Sri Lanka facing off against Afghanistan on 27th August at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
This game is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST and the live action can be viewed on Star Sports Network while the live scores can be tracked on the CricketAddictor website. The live streaming will be available on the Hotstar app.
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Preview:
The Asia Cup 2022 will begin on August 27 in United Arab Emirates (UAE). This edition of the Asia Cup was to be originally hosted by Sri Lanka, but the ongoing civil unrested deemed the country unfit to host, and hence it was moved to the UAE. India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Hong Kong will be participating in it.
The teams are divided into 2 groups. The final of the tournament will be played on September 11. Asia Cup 2022 will be held in the T20I format and it is only the second time that the competition is being played in this format.
Sri Lanka will be squaring off against Afghanistan in the inaugural game of this edition’s Asia Cup at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Dasun Shanaka will lead the Lankan side while Mohammad Nabi will lead the Afghanistan side. Sri Lanka is ranked eighth on the ICC Men’s T20I rankings while Afghanistan is ranked tenth on the list.
A great game of cricket is anticipated here between these two similar-looking sides.
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 36°C on the matchday with 38% humidity and 18 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Pitch Report:
The Dubai Cricket stadium often produces matches in the vicinity of 160-170 and is not exactly conducive for explosive batting. The straight boundaries of Dubai are very short and the batsman takes full advantage of it. Some seam movement and extra bounce are also on offer here. There is very little help for the spinners on this surface.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 155 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 80 on this ground.
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
SL vs AFG Asia Cup 2022 Match 1 Probable XIs:
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajaspaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay
Afghanistan: Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Karim Janat
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Wanindu Hasaranga is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Sri Lanka. He has marked 382 runs and picked up 62 wickets in his 38 matches T20I matches T20I career so far. He will be an essential pick to consider for this game.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa is a left-handed batsman from Sri Lanka. He has smashed 350 runs in the 21 matches T20I career so far. He will be hoping to contribute hugely with the bat here.
Rashid Khan is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Afghanistan. He has scored 229 runs and grabbed 112 wickets in his 66 matches T20I career so far. He will be aiming to come in handy with both the bat as well as ball in this match.
Mohammad Nabi is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Afghanistan. He has hammered 1631 runs and hunted 80 wickets in his 95 matches T20I career so far. He will be a safe pick for this match as well.