SL vs AFG: Dream11 Prediction Match 1st ODI, Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 2024
Sri Lanka won the one-off test against Afghanistan by ten wickets.
After the one-off test match, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will face off against each other in the three-match ODI series. The first game of the series will begin on Friday and take place at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.
Both teams have some brilliant spinners that will make this game a competition. Sri Lanka won the one-off test, and they will look to start the ODI series with a win. On the other hand, Afghanistan have given tough times to Sri Lanka in recent times in limited-over cricket, and they will look to win the first ODI.
SL vs AFG: Match Details
Date: 09 February, 2024 (Friday)
Time: 02:30 pm I.S.T.
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
SL vs AFG: Live Streaming Details
The first ODI between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be available live to watch on Sony Sports Ten 5 and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD in India. Cricket lovers can also access the live stream through the Sony Liv mobile app.
SL vs AFG: Head-to-Head
These two have played 12 games so far in ODI cricket, and Sri Lanka are leading the race. The Sri Lankan team have seven victories under their belt, and Afghanistan have four. However, one game between the two was also called off.
SL vs AFG: Pitch Report
The venue, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, offers a spinning track, which helps the bowlers get a turn and grip from the pitch. Spinners can use the conditions to good effect and put pressure on the batters. It is a bat-first pitch.
SL vs AFG: Predicted XIs
Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Janith Liyanage, Sahan Arachchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Pramod Madhushan
Pakistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad, Naveed Zadran
SL vs AFG: Dream11 Picks
Wicket-keepers: Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, R Gurbaz
Batters: Rahmat Shah, Chrith Aslanka, Ibrahim Zadran
All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi (Vice Captain), Gulabdin Naib, Wanindu Hasaranga (Captain), A Omarzai
Bowlers: M Theekshana
Dream11 Prediction: Sri Lanka have an edge over Afghanistan because of the home conditions. They have an experienced batting attack that will help them do well. Hence, we predict Sri Lanka to win the first ODI.