Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd T20 2024 Prediction

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 3rd T20I Match Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing 11 & Fantasy Tips

Sri Lanka will take on Afghanistan in the final T20I of the 3-match series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, on Wednesday (21 February) evening.

 

Sri Lanka lead the series by 2-0, beating Afghanistan by a massive 72 runs in the second T20. Samarawickrama scored his maiden T20I fifty, and Matthews produced an all-round display on Monday. Hasaranga, Pathirana, and Fernando picked up two wickets each.

 

On the other hand, Afghanistan have failed to win any match on this tour so far. Omarzai and Nabi took two wickets each, but none of the batters could get going in the second innings. Karim Janat was the top scorer with 28 runs. This is Afghanistan’s final chance of winning on this tour. 

SL vs AFG 2024 3rd T20 Match Details

  • Venue: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
  • Date & Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 7 PM IST
  • Live Streaming: Sony Sports Channel and SonyLIV App

Playing 11 for Today’s Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 3rd T20

 

Playing 11 for Sri Lanka Team

P. Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), K. Perara, S. Samaramwickrama, A. Mathews, Kamndu Mendis, 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, M. Ishaq (WK), K. Janat, F. Ahmed, F. Farooqi, S. Ashraf

 

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20 Head-to-head Record

Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have played 7 times in T20Is, out of which Sri Lanka have won 5 times and Afghanistan have won 2 times. The two teams have played 2 T20Is in Sri Lanka.

 

Sri Lanka Won

Afghanistan Won

No Result

Overall

5

2

0

In Sri Lanka

2

0

0

 

Dambulla Stadium Stats

Weather - 27°C, Cloudy

Pitch - Batting (Good for pacers)

Avg. 1st Innings Score - 174 runs (2 T20Is played)

Toss - Team batting first won 2 times (2 T20Is played) 

Top Fantasy Players for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd T20 2024

Sri Lanka Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
K. Mendis (WK)1357 runs
A. Matthews (AR)1308 runs & 43 wickets
W. Hasaranga (AR)622 runs & 101 wickets
M. Theekshana (BOWL)42 wickets


Afghanistan Team

PlayerCareer T20I Stats
I. Zadran (BAT)776 runs
A. Omarzai (AR)254 runs & 21 wickets
M. Nabi (AR)2003 runs & 90 wickets
F. Farooqi (BOWL)35 wickets

 

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2024 3rd T20 Fantasy Team

  • Wicketkeepers: K. Mendis, S. Samarawickrama
  • Batters: I. Zadran, D. Shanaka
  • All-rounders: A. Matthews, A. Omarzai, W. Hasaranga, M. Nabi
  • Bowlers: M. Theekshana, B. Fernando, F. Farooqi

 

  • Captain: A. Matthews/K. Mendis
  • Vice Captain: M. Nabi/A. Omarzai

HOWZAT Fantasy Team for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd 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 7 T20Is. Sri Lanka has won 5 times and Afghanistan has won 2 times.

 

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

Sri Lanka have played 2 T20Is at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, winning both.

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