Match Preview By Kunal:
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan:
Welcome to the match prediction & preview of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan in the Super 4 matches of Asia Cup 2022. This match is to be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on 3rd September. The last time the two met was in the Group stage of the Asia cup, where Afghanistan won by 8 wickets.
If you talk about performance, Srilanka finished in the 2nd position of the points table with 2 points. They played 2 matches in the group B stage, in which they won 1 and lost 1. In the previous match, they won the game against Bangladesh by 2 wickets.
On the other side, Afghanistan finished in the top position of the points table with 4 points. They played 2 matches in the group B stage, in which they won both their matches convincingly. In their last match, they won the game against Bangladesh by 7 wickets.
In today’s match, Both teams Srilanka and Afghanistan will look to win and keep the winning momentum.
Sri Lanka: Danushka Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana.
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Naveen ul Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Sri Lanka: 2
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 35°C and humidity will be 52%. The speed of the wind will be around 13 km/h and the sky will be clear.
So far, the track at Sharjah has proven to be extremely beneficial to seamers in both innings. The batters at the venue have experienced some movement as well as extra bounce. However, because the teams that bowled first have won both times, we expect the toss-winner to field first.
Match Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network & Hotstar
Afghanistan will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.