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Asia Cup 2022, Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka Cricket Match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 27 Aug, Saturday, 7:30 pm pst. The toss between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will be done at 7:00 pm. The Sri Lanka team, this time, is led by Dasun Shanaka, and in the same way, the Afghanistan team is led by Mohammad Nabi. It is the first match of Asia Cup 2022.
Asia cup Match number 1:
|Asia cup 2022 |
Saturday 27 Aug 2022, 7:00pm
|Stadium: Dubai international cricket stadium|
|Sri Lanka Squad||Afghanistan Squad|
|Ashen BandaraRight-hand batsman||Hashmatullah ShahidiLeft-Handed Batsman|
|Bhanuka Rajapaksa (wk)left-hand batsman||Hazratullah ZazaiLeft-Handed Batsman|
|Charith AsalankaLeft-Handed Batsman||Ibrahim ZadranRight-Handed Batsman|
|Danushka GunathilakaLeft-Handed Batsman||Najibullah ZadranLeft-Handed Batsman|
|Nuwanidu FernandoRight-Handed Batsman||Usman GhaniRight-Handed Batsman|
|Pathum NissankaRight-Handed Batsman||Azmatullah OmarzaiRight-Handed BatsmanRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler|
|Dasun Shanaka (C)Right-Handed Batsman Right-arm Medium Bowler||Karim JanatRight-Handed Batsman Right-arm Medium Bowler|
|Dhananjaya de SilvaRight-Handed Batsman Right-arm Off Spin Bowler||Mohammad Nabi (C)Right-Handed Batsman Right-arm Off Spin Bowler|
|Wanindu HasarangaRight-Handed Batsman Right-arm Leg Spin Bowler||Samiullah ShinwariRight-Handed Batsman Right-arm Leg Spin Bowler|
|Dinesh Chandimal (WK)Right-Handed Batsman||Sharafuddin AshrafRight-Handed Batsman- Left-arm Leg Spin Bowler|
|Kusal Mendis (wK)Right-Handed Batsman||Afsar Zazai (WK)Right-Handed Batsman|
|Asitha FernandoRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler||Rahmanulah Gurbaz (WK)Right-Handed Batsman|
|Binura FemandoLeft-arm Medium Fast Bowler||Fareed AhmadLeft-arm Fast Medium Bowler|
|Dilshan MadushankaLeft-arm Fast Medium Bowler||Fazalhaqg FarooqiLeft-arm Medium Bowler|
|Jeffrey VandersayRight-arm Leg Spin Bowler||Mujeeb Ur RahmanRight-arm off Spin Bowler|
|Kasun RajithaRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler||Naveen-ul-HaqRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler|
|Mahesh TheekshanaRight-arm Off Spin Bowler||Nijat MasoodRight-arm Medium Bowler|
|Matheesha PathiranaRight-arm Medium Bowmer||Noor AhmadLeft-arm Off Spin Bowler|
|Nuwan ThusharaRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler||Qais AhmadRight-arm Leg Spin Bowler|
|Pramod MadushanRight-arm Medium Fast Bowler||Rashid KhanRight-arm Leg Spin Bowler|
|Praveen JayawickramaLeft-arm Leg Spin Bowler|
Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka Head-to-Head:
Total number of matches= 2
Afghanistan won = 1, and loss = 1
Sri Lanka won = 1, loss = 1
In Asia cup 2014, Afghanistan won by 91 runs.
In Asia cup 2018, Sri Lanka won by 129 runs.
Sri Lankan News about Asia cup 2022:
- Sri Lanka Cricket Board named an 18- member team for the coming Asia Cup 2022. Sri Lanka hosted this tournament but eventually moved to the UAE due to the profitable and political extremity in the country. They will remain to be the hosts of the tournament.
- “Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee, at a meeting held on 10 Aug 2022, selected the following squad to participate in the Men’s Asia Cup 2022. The Honorable Minister of Sports Roshan Ranasinghe gave his approval for the squad and submitted it on 12 Aug 2022.” SLC said in an official statement.
- Binura Fernando and Kasun Rajitha chose the original team for the coming Asia Cup. During the SLC Invitational T20 League 2022. These players were out of the team due to injury.
Afghanistan News about Asia cup 2022:
- “The Asia Cup is an important event for us, and, as such, we have picked our best available players for the event. Samiullah Shinwari was added to the Asia Cup. He is in excellent form and can give further impetus to the batting department, which already boasts Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, and Mohammad Nabi. Shinwari has not played any international match since March 2020. He has done well in the recently held Shpageeza Cricket League 2022 and demonstrated that he is a good option to strengthen our middle order”, Chief Selector of Afghanistani Team Noor Malikzai said.
- Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman see from the Afghanistan side. Rahman Ullah Gurbaz and Naveen ul Haq are the young players to be observed in this Asia Cup. They can look to make a worry in this campaign.
Conclusion and prediction of Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka Match:
In this Asia cup 2022 match number one between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, both these teams head-to-head are the same. But the Sri Lanka team is in quite a strong position in this match because of their regular participants in the Asia cup and their experience in the Asia cup.
Recently the Sri Lanka T20 international series with Australia. In this series, Sri Lanka lost by (1-2). So, according to this, the Sri Lankan team was not quite in better form. On the other hand, Afghanistan’s team is also not in good condition because of their t20 international series with Ireland. They lost by (2-3). So, both teams are at the same stage.
On the other hand, the Afghanistan team is also a strong candidate for the Asia cup because of some excellent players like Muhammad nabi and Rashid khan. They both make the team strong and in good condition.
Asia Cup 2022 Live Telecast & Broadcasting:
|Country||Live Telecast and Broadcast Channels|
|India||Star Sports network|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports and Ten Sports|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV)|
|Australia and New Zealand||Yupp TV|
|South Africa||SuperSport network|
|The USA and UK||Hotstar|
|Middle East||OSN Sports Cricket|
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