Asian Games Men's T20I 2023 - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Dream11 Team Prediction Today Match, Top Picks, Playing 11, Captain, Vice Captain, Player Stats, Pitch Report & Weather Update
|Date||4th October, 2023|
|Time||6:30 AM IST, 01:00 AM GMT, 09:00 AM LOCAL|
|Venue||Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field, Hangzhou|
Sri Lanka and Afghanistan were already placed in the quarter finals as 5 teams were already seeded from the ICC rankings. Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will lock horns to book a place in the semi-finals. The winner of this match will get a bronze medal for sure even if they lose in the semi-finals round.
A second-string team will take part in this contest as the primary teams are going to take part in the Cricket World Cup 2023. The Sri Lankan side will be led by all-rounder Sahan Arachchige while Gulbudin Naib will lead the Afghanistan team.
Let’s take a look at the dream11 team prediction for this match.
Nepal smashed 300+ in the first match here but after that we saw a bunch of low-scoring games till India hit 202. We can expect another high-scoring match from these two sides which have experienced hitters. The first innings average score is around 160.
The weather report predicts some scattered clouds but no chances of rain are there. The temperature will hover around 25°C.
Lasith Croospulle, Ashen Bandara, Nuwanidu Fernando, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Sahan Arachchige (c), Ravindu Fernando, Lahiru Udara, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Nuwan Thushara, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nimesh Vimukthi
Noor Ali Zadran, Shahidullah Kamal, Gulbadin Naib (c), Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Nijat Masood, Mohammad Shahzad, Afsar Zazai, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Fareed Ahmad Malik
No injuries or replacements are reported from both the teams. We are expecting the above mentioned playing 11 from both the sides as these are the best team combinations.
Sri Lanka has an upper edge over Afghanistan in the T20I head to head record. Out of a total of 4 face-offs, Sri Lanka have won 3 times while Afghanistan won just once.
|Matches||SL Won||AFG Won||Tie||No Result|
|Batters||Lasith Croospulle (vc), Nuwanidu Fernando, Noor Ali Zadran|
|All-Rounders||Gulbadin Naib, Sahan Arachchige, Karim Janat (c)|
|Bowlers||Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Fareed Malik, Qais Ahmad, Nuwan Thushara|
Afghanistan all-rounder Karim Janat has an experience of 49 T20Is so far in which he has scored 508 runs and picked 37 wickets. Janat will be the dream11 captain for this fantasy team.
The Afghan all-rounder and captain Gulbadin Naib has ample T20I experience. In 56 T20Is, Gulbadin Naib has scored 610 runs and picked 22 wickets. He is also a good choice for the dream11 captain in this match.
Afghani pacer Qais Ahmad has been part of various T20 leagues. He has scored 138 T20 matches in which he has picked 157 wickets at a strike rate of 18.6. He will be the leading pacer for the team in this match.
Lasith Croospulle is a young batsman from Sri Lanka. His international debut is long due as he has been pretty impressive in the T20 matches. Croospulle has scored 900 runs in 44 T20s. Croospulle will be the dream11 vice captain for this match.
Nuwan Thushara has picked more than 100 wickets in 78 T20 matches. He has an international cap with 2 T20Is. He will be a key pacer for the team in this match.