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Afghanistan will be up against Sri Lanka in the 6th match of the Asia Cup, 2023 at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on 5th September 2023 at 03:00 PM IST.

AFG vs SL (Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka), Match 6 - Match Information

Match: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, Match 6
Date: 5th September 2023
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

AFG vs SL (Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka), Match 6 Preview

Afghanistan have played 1 match in the series and they are currently ranked third on the points table, while Sri Lanka have also played 1 match in the series and they will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot.

Asia Cup, 2023 Points Table

The points table of Asia Cup, 2023  Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost, and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
SL 1 1 0 2 +0.951
BAN 2 1 1 2 +0.373
AFG 1 0 1 0 -1.780

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd ODI  of the Afghanistan in Sri Lanka, 3 ODI Series, 2023  where Gulbadin Naib scored the highest fantasy points for Afghanistan with 61 match fantasy points while Dushmantha Chameera topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Sri Lanka with 114 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Afghanistan against Bangladesh, Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 89 runs. The top fantasy player for Afghanistan was Ibrahim Zadran who scored 105 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets. The top fantasy player for Sri Lanka was Matheesha Pathirana who scored 118 fantasy points.

AFG vs SL, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 254 runs. The pitch at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Temperature will hover around 39.71 °C and humidity is expected to be around 22%. 1.29 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

AFG vs SL, Head to Head

In the 10 matches played between these 2 teams, Sri Lanka all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while batters have earned the most fantasy points for Afghanistan.

AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ibrahim Zadran 5 156 31.2 0 0 75, 0, 80, 0, 1 -
Pathum Nissanka 5 242 48.4 0 0 14, 23, 104, 101, 0 -
Rahmanullah Gurbaz 5 181 36.2 0 0 1, 5, 151, 18, 6 -
  1. Ibrahim Zadran

    Ibrahim Zadran is a batter and has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order opening batter, and bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 156 runs at an average of 31.2 per match.

  2. Pathum Nissanka Silva

    Pathum Nissanka is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Pathum Nissanka has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. He is a top order opening batter, and bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 242 runs averaging 48.4 per match.

  3. Rahmanullah Gurbaz

    Rahmanullah Gurbaz is a high risk, high returns player for your Fantasy Team. Rahmanullah Gurbaz has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.6. He is a top order opening batter, who bats right-handed and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 181 runs at an average of 36.2 per match.

AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Maheesh Theekshana 5 41 8.2 17 3.4 0, 13, 0, 0, 28 2, 4, 4, 4, 3
Rashid Khan 5 48 9.6 5 1 24, 16, 2, 0, 6 0, 1, 0, 2, 2
Fazalhaq Farooqi 5 7 1.4 7 1.4 1, 6, 0, 0, 0 0, 1, 3, 1, 2
  1. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a bowler and has an average of 91 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Maheesh Theekshana is an off break bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 2, 4, 4, 4, 3 wickets at an average of 3.4.

  2. Rashid Khan Arman

    Rashid Khan is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. Rashid Khan is a leg break googly bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 0, 1, 0, 2, 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  3. Fazalhaq Farooqi

    Fazalhaq Farooqi is a bowler and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a left-arm medium fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches Fazalhaq Farooqi has taken 7 wickets at an average of 1.4.

AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Gulbadin Naib 5 72 14.4 5 1 15, 0, 20, 5, 32 1, 2, 1, 0, 1
Mohammad Nabi 5 43 8.6 5 1 3, 3, 29, 7, 1 0, 0, 2, 2, 1
Dasun Shanaka 5 20 4 4 0.8 14, 1, 0, 0, 5 1, 0, 1, 1, 1
  1. Gulbadin Naib

    Gulbadin Naib is an all-rounder and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 15, 0, 20, 5, 32 runs at an average of 14.4 per match.

  2. Mohammad Nabi

    Mohammad Nabi is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. Mohammad Nabi has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.6. He is a batter, and bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 43 runs at an average of 8.6 per match.

  3. Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka

    Dasun Shanaka is an all-rounder and has an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.7 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Dasun Shanaka is a right-arm medium Bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 1, 0, 1, 1, 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Matheesha Pathirana 5 5 1 8 1.6 0, 4, 0, 0, 1 4, 0, 1, 2, 1
Ibrahim Zadran 5 156 31.2 0 0 75, 0, 80, 0, 1 -
Maheesh Theekshana 5 41 8.2 17 3.4 0, 13, 0, 0, 28 2, 4, 4, 4, 3
Charith Asalanka 5 201 40.2 0 0 62, 36, 2, 63, 38 -
Hashmatullah Shahidi 5 101 20.2 0 0 51, 13, 15, 0, 22 -
Gulbadin Naib 5 72 14.4 5 1 15, 0, 20, 5, 32 1, 2, 1, 0, 1

The top point-getters for Afghanistan are Ibrahim Zadran with 105 match fantasy points, Hashmatullah Shahidi with 75 match fantasy points and Gulbadin Naib with 45 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Sri Lanka are Matheesha Pathirana with 118 match fantasy points, Maheesh Theekshana with 88 match fantasy points and Charith Asalanka with 77 match fantasy points.

AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Ibrahim Zadran 5 156 31.2 0 0 75, 0, 80, 0, 1 -
Pathum Nissanka 5 242 48.4 0 0 14, 23, 104, 101, 0 -
Maheesh Theekshana 5 41 8.2 17 3.4 0, 13, 0, 0, 28 2, 4, 4, 4, 3
Rashid Khan 5 48 9.6 5 1 24, 16, 2, 0, 6 0, 1, 0, 2, 2
Gulbadin Naib 5 72 14.4 5 1 15, 0, 20, 5, 32 1, 2, 1, 0, 1
  1. Ibrahim Zadran

    Ibrahim Zadran is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 60 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Ibrahim Zadran is a top order opening batter, who bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches he has scored 75, 0, 80, 0, 1 runs averaging 31.2 per match.

  2. Pathum Nissanka Silva

    Pathum Nissanka is a batter and has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Pathum Nissanka has scored 242 runs at an average of 48.4 per match.

  3. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a bowler and has an average of 91 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He is an off break bowler and in the recently played 5 matches this player has taken 2, 4, 4, 4, 3 wickets at an average of 3.4.

  4. Rashid Khan Arman

    Rashid Khan is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Rashid Khan has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He bowls leg break googly and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 0, 1, 0, 2, 2 wickets at an average of 1.

  5. Gulbadin Naib

    Gulbadin Naib can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Gulbadin Naib has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 72 runs at an average of 14.4 per match.

AFG vs SL Squad Information

Sri Lanka (SL) Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Mendis, Binura Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dushan Hemantha, Charith Asalanka, Pramod Madushan, Pathum Nissanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage and Matheesha Pathirana

Afghanistan (AFG) Squad: Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Najibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Ikram Alikhil, Ibrahim Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Riaz Hassan, Abdul Rahman, Noor Ahmad and Mohammad Saleem

AFG vs SL Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batters: Dimuth Karunaratne, Ibrahim Zadran, Pathum Nissanka and Riaz Hassan

All-Rounders: Dunith Wellalage, Gulbadin Naib and Mohammad Nabi

Bowlers: Fazalhaq Farooqi, Maheesh Theekshana and Rashid Khan

Captain: Ibrahim Zadran

Vice-Captain: Pathum Nissanka

Photo credit: Alamy

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