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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 3rd ODI – SL vs AFG Cricket Match Prediction, Where To Watch, Probable 11 And Fantasy 11 Tips

The Afghanistan team, who is leading the three-match series by 1-0 is on a verge of scripting history against the Sri Lankan team as they will face off in the third and decisive ODI on Wednesday.

Ayush Dwivedi
By Ayush Dwivedi November 30, 2022 • 11:33 AM

The Afghanistan team, who is leading the three-match series by 1-0 is on a verge of scripting history against the Sri Lankan team as they will face off in the third and decisive ODI on Wednesday.


SL vs AFG 3rd ODI: Match Preview:

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The second ODI between the two teams got abandoned due to rain after the first half of the game was played.

The first bilateral series between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka gets off to a strong start after the Afghan team defeated the home side in the opening match and now leading the series by 1-0 and has gained significant Super League points.

Even though Afghanistan lost an early wicket, they started out in the batting department with all guns blazing, high on intent, and good use of a batting surface.

The second match got hindered by rain but in the first inning, Afghanistan batted first and scored 228/10 in 48.2 overs. Opening batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 68 runs. 

Rahmat Shah continued his form from the 1st ODI and struck 58 runs. The Centurian of the last match Ibrahim Zadran couldn't able to get big runs in this match and scored just 10 runs.

In the end skipper, Mohammad Nabi (41 in 34) got the third-highest runs for the team and Shahidi scored 28 runs.

For Sri Lanka, Kasun Rajitha scalped 3/31 in 9 overs which also included 2 maiden overs. Theekshana and Lahiru got 2 wickets each, whereas Hasaranga and de Silva dismissed a 1-1 wicket to their account.

In the first match, Pathum Nissanka (83) and Wanindu Hasaranga (66) batted well but due to the poor batting performance of other players, the home team couldn't able to get win against Afghanistan. 

While in the bowling all the Lankan bowlers went well and Hasaranga was the leading wicket-taker for the team with 2 dismissals.

On the other hand, Afghan bowling revolved around pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi who registered a 4-wicket haul to his name in 9 overs. Gulbadin Naib clinched 3/40 in 8 overs.

Yamin Ahmadzai took 2/46 in 6 overs, and Rashid Khan also took one wicket and made a day special for their team.


SL vs AFG 3rd ODI: Match Details

  • Date – Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • Time – 02:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

Match Prediction: Today's Match Prediction? SL vs AFG 3rd ODI

Home team Sri Lanka would start as favorites to win the 3rd ODI against visitors in Afghanistan. 

SL vs AFG Head-to-Head:

  • Total – 06
  • Sri Lanka – 03
  • Afghanistan – 02
  • No Result: 01

SL vs AFG 3rd ODI: Where to Watch?

The ODI series between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be broadcasted on Sony Liv App.

SL vs AFG 3rd ODI Team News:

The same playing XI of both teams is likely to play in the second match. 

SL vs AFG 3rd ODI Probable Playing XI:

  • Sri Lanka – Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha
  • Afghanistan – Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Yamin Ahmadzai

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SL vs AFG 3rd ODI Fantasy XI:

  • Wicket-keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Kusal Mendis
  • Batsman: Ibrahim Zadran, Pathum Nissanka, Najibullah Zadran
  • All-rounder: Wanindu Hasaranga, Gulbadin Naib
  • Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rashid Khan