In this article, we will be analyzing the Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Prediction for the 2nd ODI. Sri Lanka and Afghanistan are all set to continue their ongoing series by facing off in the second of the three ODIs at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, February 11. Sri Lanka will be coming into the clash after dominating Afghanistan in the first ODI, and they will hope for a similar performance in the second ODI as well.
On the other hand, Afghanistan put forth a valiant effort in the first ODI, and after a brilliant performance with the bat, the side will hope for an improved performance in the upcoming game as they aim to level the series.
|Date & Time
|Live Broadcast and Streaming Details
|Afghanistan Tour of Sri Lanka 2024, 2nd ODI
|Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
|Sunday, February 11, 2:30 PM
|Sony Sports Network and SonyLIV app
The surface at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium is preferred by the seamers. The spinners also could get some much-needed help from the surface, and the batters will look to stay patient and slowly build up their innings. Opting to bowl first after winning the toss could be a wise decision.
Click Here: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2nd ODI
|Sri Lanka won
Probable Playing XIs:
Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (C/WK), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Janith Liyanage, Sahan Arahchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Qais Ahmed, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveed Zadran
Probable best batter of the match: Pathum Nissanka
Sri Lanka’s Pathum Nissanka could be the best batter in the second ODI against Afghanistan. With a historic double ton in the first ODI, Nissanka could prove to be a big threat to Afghanistan’s plans, and his performance would surely be key for Sri Lanka as they aim to clinch the series.
Probable best bowler of the match: Dilshan Madushanka
Sri Lanka’s Dilshan Madushanka could be the best bowler in the second ODI against Afghanistan. With 18 wickets in his last ten matches, Madushanka has been in impeccable form, and he will be keen on continuing it in the upcoming clash.
Today’s Match Prediction: Sri Lanka to win the match
Sri Lanka win the toss and bowl
Powerplay score – 75-85
First innings score – 260-270
Sri Lanka win the match
Afghanistan win the toss and bowl
Powerplay score – 70-80
First innings score – 350-360
Sri Lanka win the match