In this article we will analyze the Asian Games 2023 Cricket Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Prediction in their Quarter Final 3. Cricket In the recently concluded Asia Cup, Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by just two runs, which ruled the latter out of the tournament. Hence, Afghanistan will eye for revenge when they challenge the Lankan Lions in the Quarter Final of the ongoing Asian Games on October 4 at Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field in Hangzhou.
Notably, both teams have sent their second-string teams to the tournament as the primary team is engaged for the upcoming ODI World Cup, which is slated to begin on October 5. Neither teams have played a single game in the tournament so far and will be fresh to take on each other.
Asian Games 2023 Cricket Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Details:
Venue: Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field, Hangzhou
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 4, 6:30 AM IST
Live Streaming Details: Sony Sports Network, SonyLiv
Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field Pitch Report:
A run-fest is expected at Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field. Batting first will be ideal for either of the teams, and anything over 230 runs can be considered as a safe target.
SL vs AFG Head-to-Head Record:
Matches – 4, Sri Lanka – 3, Afghanistan – 1
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Probable Playing XI
Sri Lanka (SL):
Lasith Croospulle, Nuwanidu Fernando, Sahan Arachchige (c), Lahiru Udara (wk), Ashen Bandara, Ravindu Fernando, Ranitha Liyanarachchi, Nimesh Vimukthi, Nuwan Thushara, Isitha Wijesundara, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth
Noor Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Afsar Zazai, Sediqullah Atal, Gulbadin Naib (c), Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fareed Ahmad, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Sayed Shirzad
Probable Best Performers:
Probable Best Batter:
Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan):
Veteran opener Mohammad Shahzad is known for his destructive batting. He has played 70 T20I matches so far for the national team and has 2015 runs to his name. Given his experience and ability to hit, Shahzad can prove to be a force to reckon with.
Probable Best Bowler:
Qais Ahmad (Afghanistan):Youngster Qais Ahmad is considered to be one of the players to look out for in the coming times. He is already a sensation in franchise cricket and will be aiming to keep up with it to help the team qualify for the semi-finals.
Today’s Match Prediction: Afghanistan to win the match
Disclaimer: The 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.