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The 3rd ODI between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan is scheduled for today, February 14, 2024, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. The match will begin at 2:30 PM local time.

                                   Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, 3 ODI Series, 2024

 

Here are some recent updates related to cricket matches between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan :

One Day International

  1. 2nd ODI (One Day International):
    • Sri Lanka and Afghanistan faced off in the second ODI of the three-match series.
    • In the first match, Sri Lanka secured a stunning 42-run victory after posting a formidable total of 381 for 3. Pathum Nissanka played a remarkable innings, scoring an unbeaten 210 runs off just 139 balls, including 20 fours and eight sixes.
    • Afghanistan, in reply, managed 339 for 6 in their 50 overs.
    • The second ODI is currently in progress, with Sri Lanka batting at 170/4 after 33.3 overs.
  1. One-Off Test Match:
    • In a recent One-Off Test match, Sri Lanka emerged victorious against Afghanistan.
    • Prabhat Jayasuriya’s five-wicket haul helped Sri Lanka bundle out Afghanistan for 296 runs in their second innings.
    • Sri Lanka chased down the target of 56 runs comfortably, securing a ten-wicket win.

comparison between Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan :

Sri Lanka: 

Captain: Kusal Mendis

Recent Performance: In the second ODI of the ongoing series, Sri Lanka secured a 4-wicket victory against Afghanistan. They successfully chased down a target of 293 runs with just 2 balls remaining. Sri Lanka’s batting performance has been strong, and they are aiming for another good display in today’s match 12.
Key Players: Pathum Nissanka (scored an unbeaten 210 in the first ODI), Asitha Fernando (replacing the injured Dushmantha Chameera), and other experienced players.

Afghanistan:

Captain: Hashmatullah Shahidi

Recent Performance: Afghanistan is looking for an improved showing from their bowlers. In the second ODI, they made a strategic change by bringing in spinner Qais Ahmad in place of Fareed Ahmad. The conditions in Pallekele are warm and sunny, similar to the first game.
Key Players: Qais Ahmad (extra spinner), experienced batsmen, and the bowling attack.

the Afghanistan squad for the upcoming 3rd ODI series against Sri Lanka:

The 3rd One Day International (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 14th February 2024, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy. This match is part of the Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, 3 ODI Series, 2024.

In the previous ODI match between these two teams, which was the 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka emerged victorious. They won the toss and chose to bat first, posting a formidable total of 308 runs for 6 wickets in their innings. Afghanistan, in response, managed to score only 153 runs for 10 wickets in 33.5 overs Sri Lanka won by 155 runs, and Charith Asalanka was named the Player of the Match after scoring an impressive 97 runs off 74 balls.

Here are the probable XIs for the upcoming 3rd ODI:

Sri Lanka Probable XI:

Pathum Nissanka
Avishka Fernando
Kusal Mendis (c and wk)
Sadeera Samarawickrama
Charith Asalanka
Janith Liyanage
Wanindu Hasaranga
Mahesh Theekshana
Dilshan Madushanka
Pramod Madushan
Asitha Fernando

Afghanistan Probable XI:

Ibrahim Zadran
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)
Rahmat Shah
Hashmatullah Shahidi ©
Mohammad Nabi
Gulbadin Naib
Ikram Alikhil (wk)
Azmatullah Omarzai
Qais Ahmad
Noor Ahmad
Fazalhaq Farooqi

 

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