Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20 2024 Prediction

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 2nd T20I Match Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing 11 & Fantasy Tips

Sri Lanka will take on Afghanistan in the second T20I of the 3-match series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, on Monday (19 February) evening.

 

Sri Lanka won a thrilling contest in the first T20I by just 4 runs. After being put into bat first, captain Hasaranga was the star with 67 runs off 32 balls. Pathirana was the star with the ball, taking 4/24 in his 4 overs. 

 

On the other hand, Afghanistan were in the game for most of the match but failed to cross the line. The pace trio of Farooqi, Naveen, and Omarzai took 7 wickets between them to restrict the hosts to 160 runs. Captain Ibrahim was unbeaten on 67 runs at the end. 

SL vs AFG 2024 2nd T20 Match Details

  • Venue: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
  • Date & Time: Monday, February 19, 2024, at 7 PM IST
  • Live Streaming: Sony Sports Channel and SonyLIV App

Playing 11 for Today’s Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 2nd T20

 

Playing 11 for Sri Lanka Team

P. Nissanka, K. Mendis (WK), D. de Silva, S. Samaramwickrama, C. Asalanka, A. Mathews, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga (C), M. Theekshana, M. Pathirana, B. Fernando

 

Playing 11 for Afghanistan Team

R. Gurbaz, H. Zazai. I. Zadran (C), A. Omarzai, N. Zadran, M. Nabi, G. Naib, K. Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, F. Farooqi, N. Ahmad

 

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 Head-to-head Record

Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have played 6 times in T20Is, out of which Sri Lanka have won 4 times and Afghanistan have won 2 times. The two teams have played only 1 T20I in Sri Lanka.

 

Sri Lanka Won

Afghanistan Won

No Result

Overall

4

2

0

In Sri Lanka

1

0

0

 

Dambulla Stadium Stats

Weather - 25°C, Partly cloudy

Pitch - Balanced (Good for pacers)

Avg. 1st Innings Score - 160 runs (1 T20I played)

Toss - Team batting first won 1 time (1 T20I played) 

Top Fantasy Players for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20 2024

Sri Lanka Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
K. Mendis (WK)1334 runs
D. de Silva (AR)770 runs & 14 wickets
W. Hasaranga (AR)600 runs & 99 wickets
M. Pathirana (BOWL)4 wickets


Afghanistan Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
R. Gurbaz (WK)1284 runs
I. Zadran (BAT)766 runs
A. Omarzai (AR)254 runs & 19 wickets
F. Farooqi (BOWL)34 wickets

 

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 2nd T20 Fantasy Team

  • Wicketkeepers: R. Gurbaz, K. Mendis
  • Batters: I. Zadran, C. Asalanka
  • All-rounders: D. de Silva, A. Omarzai, W. Hasaranga, G. Naib
  • Bowlers: M. Theekshana, M. Pathirana, F. Farooqi

 

  • Captain: K. Mendis/D. de Silva
  • Vice Captain: I. Zadran/G. Naib

HOWZAT Fantasy Team for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I 2024

 

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FAQs

What is the record of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan in T20Is?

Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have faced each other in 6 T20Is. Sri Lanka has won 4 times and Afghanistan has won 2 times.

 

What is Sri Lanka's win record at the Dambulla Stadium?

Sri Lanka have played 42 ODIs at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, winning 25 and losing 17.