Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 is the 30th match of the World Cup 2023 and will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. The Afghanistan team, which has defeated England and Pakistan, a strong contender for the ICC World Cup trophy, would like to maintain the same momentum in the World Cup match on Monday against Sri Lanka, which is struggling with poor form. Stunting, which defeated Pakistan in the last match in Chennai, will prove this. He must have tried to prove that his victory was no fluke. So the Sri Lankan team will try to improve their bowling department due to which they have faced failure so far in the ICC World Cup 2023.
Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will play in do or die match
Buoyed by two consecutive wins, Sri Lanka will have to avoid self-indulgence in their match against Afghanistan here on Monday to keep their ODI World Cup hopes alive.
Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have registered two wins each in five matches so far and are in the race for a place in the semi-finals, however, they will have to win all their remaining matches and the results of other matches will also be in their favor, they will have to pray that.
In this match, only one team will win and the other team will lose and in such a situation the chances of the other team will be almost finished.
After facing defeat in the first three matches, Sri Lanka has raised their hopes by winning the next two matches but if they underestimate Afghanistan then it will be a big mistake. Afghanistan has given a good test of its ability by defeating England and Pakistan. And he will now try to continue his great performance against Sri Lanka.
Of course, Sri Lanka won the last match against England due to the brilliant bowling performance led by Kumara and strong field defence. The team has been strengthened by the addition of experienced all-rounder Angel Mathews. Madhushanka and Rajitha have taken 11 and 7 wickets respectively in the competition so far.
If Sri Lanka has to continue its winning streak, then she and Trishna will have to perform well among the spinners. In batting, batsman Samaravikrama and Nishanka have emerged as its two most visible batsmen this year. Apart from these two, the team will expect Good performance from captain Mandis.
As far as you talk about Afghanistan, till now Gurbanz has scored 224 runs but Ibrahim, Shahidi, and Rahmat have also performed well in the last match.
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Match Details
Match: Srilanka vs Afghanistan, ICC World Cup 30th Match
Date: Monday, 20 Oct 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Head to Head
Till now there have been 11 ODI matches between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in which Sri Lanka has had the upper hand. Sri Lanka has won seven matches while Afghanistan has won only 3 matches. and 1 match ended with no result.
Total Matches: 11
Won by Srilanka: 7
Won by Afghanistan: 3
No Result: 1
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Head to Head in World Cup
There have been 2 matches between Srilanka and Afghanistan in the World Cup so far, in which Srilanka has the upper hand. While Srilanka has won All 2 matches, Afghanistan has lost only.
The last World Cup match between Srilanka and Afghanistan was in 2019 in which Srilanka won the match by 34 runs.
Total Matches: 2
Won by Srilanka: 2
Won by Afghanistan: 0
No Result: 0
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Pitch Report
This pitch of Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium has been specially prepared for the ICC World Cup. On this pitch, This can be a high-scoring match, here after winning the toss the captain can decide to bowl first because there is a possibility of a dew factor in the second inning.
Sri Lanka will have to play carefully here because Afghanistan has a very experienced Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rehman and Mohammad Nabi who can become a hindrance to Afghanistan’s victory.
On the other hand, Srilanka has names like Maheesh Theekshana and Dunith Wellalage who can change the match on their own at any time.
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Wheather Report
There is no possibility of rain in the Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan match, the temperature here will be between 30 degrees to 33 degrees and the wind speed will be 11 kilometres per hour from today, which will not make much difference in the bowling.
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 Probable Playing XI
Srilanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis(wk) (c), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka and Kasun Rajitha.
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman,Naveen-ul-Haq and Noor Ahmad
Srilanka vs Afghanistan Match World Cup 2023 When, where and How to watch
The Srilanka vs Afghanistan match will be live on Indian television via Star Sports Channels. Indian viewers can also enjoy free live streaming of these matches on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website. The match will start live from Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune 2:00 p.m.
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