Asia Cup, 2022 Match 1 SL vs AFG Match Prediction Who Will Win 


The Match 1 between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Saturday, 27 August 2022. Keep reading to find out Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match 1 Match Prediction.

It’s the beginning of the 15th edition of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka have won this tournament on five occasions with the last occurrence in 2014. Afghanistan are relatively new to the setup as they are yet to taste victory.

Here is our SL vs AFG Match 1 Prediction

Case 1: If Sri Lanka bats first

Result prediction: Sri Lanka will win the match by 10-20 runs 

Case 2: If Afghanistan bats first

First Innings score prediction: Afghanistan will score 145-155

Result prediction: Sri Lanka will win the match by 5 wickets 

SL vs AFG Predicted XIs

Sri Lanka Predicted XI:

Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Asitha Fernando

Afghanistan Predicted XI:

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Usman Ghani, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik

SL vs AFG head to head in T20I

SL vs AFG Total Matches:2

Sri Lanka Won: 1

Afghanistan Won: 1

Tie: 0

Venue Stats

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Stats – T20I
Total Matches 74
Matches won batting first 34
Matches won bowling first 39
Average 1st Inns scores 142
Average 2nd Inns scores 124
Highest total recorded 211/3 – Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 2013
Lowest total recorded 55 – West Indies vs. England, 2021
Average 1st innings score: 143
Highest score chased 183/5 – Afghanistan vs. UAE, 2016
Lowest score defended 134/7 (20 Ov) by OMAN vs HK

Pitch Report

Generally, the Dubai pitch is good for batting. It’s the first game of the tournament and so, there must be something in the surface for the fast bowlers.

Weather Forecast

On Saturday, the maximum temperature in Dubai would be 41°C with humidity around 29%.

Toss Prediction

For the starters, the teams would be inclined towards getting the feel of the pitch first. So, win the toss and bowl first could be the preferred option.

SL vs AFG Today Match Prediction:

Sri Lanka could be the stronger unit because of their superior batting. Therefore, they have the odds in their favour.

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