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Sri Lanka will be up against Afghanistan in the 12th match of the Asian Games Men’s T20I 2023 at the ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou, Zhejiang on October 4, at 6:30 AM IST.

SL vs AFG (Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan), 3rd Quarter Final - Match Information

Match: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 3rd Quarter Final
Date: October 4, 2023
Time: 6:30 AM IST
Venue: ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou, Zhejiang

SL vs AFG (Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan), 3rd Quarter Final Preview

Afghanistan are playing their first game of this season. In their last 5 games, Afghanistan have won 2 games and lost 3. In their last 5 games, Sri Lanka have won 1 game and lost 3.

Both teams last played against each other in the Super 12 - Match 20 of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Australia 2022  where Dhananjaya de Silva scored the highest fantasy points for Sri Lanka with 117 match fantasy points while Mujeeb Ur Rahman topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Afghanistan with 65 match fantasy points.

SL vs AFG, ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou, Zhejiang Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou, Zhejiang is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 10 matches is 155 runs.

Weather Report for ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou, Zhejiang

Temperature will hover around 23°C and humidity is expected to be around 74%. Winds at a speed of 1.94 m/s are expected. Cloud cover is expected, so expect some movement to aid the pace bowlers.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

SL vs AFG, Head-to-Head

In the 4 matches played between these 2 teams, Afghanistan do not have a good record against Sri Lanka. Based on our analysis and trends, we predict that Sri Lanka will win this match. Sri Lanka's all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for Afghanistan.

SL vs AFG 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
Noor Ali Zadran 5 152 30.4 0 0 69, 1, 67, 11, 4 -
Mohammad Shahzad 5 144 28.8 0 0 0, 36, 77, 10, 21 -
Ashen Bandara 5 101 20.2 0 0 0, 22, 27, 12, 40 -
  1. Noor Ali Zadran

    Noor Ali Zadran is a batter and has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 152 runs at an average of 30.4 per match.

  2. Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi

    Mohammad Shahzad is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Mohammad Shahzad is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 0, 36, 77, 10 and 21 runs at an average of 28.8 per match.

  3. Koralegedera Nadeeja Ashen Bandara

    Ashen Bandara is a batter and has an average of 27 match fantasy points in the last 5 games, a fantasy rating of 7.1 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, Ashen Bandara has scored 101 runs at an average of 20.2 per match.

SL vs AFG 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
Nuwan Thushara 5 7 1.4 10 2 0, 7, 0, 0, 0 4, 0, 3, 1, 2
Zahir Khan 5 1 0.2 2 0.4 0, 0, 0, 1, 0 0, 0, 2, 0, 0
Nijat Masood 5 1 0.2 3 0.6 1, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 2, 1
  1. Ilandari Dewage Nuwan Thushara

    Nuwan Thushara is a bowler and has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 4 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 5 matches this player has taken 4, 0, 3, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 2.

  2. Zahir Khan Pakteen

    Zahir Khan is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Zahir Khan has an average of 35 match fantasy points in the last 1 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. He bowls slow left-arm chinaman and in the recent 5 matches, this player has taken 0, 0, 2, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Nijat Masood

    Nijat Masood is a bowler and has an average of 33 match fantasy points in the last 3 games, a fantasy rating of 7.2 and can be a punt pick for your Dream11 Team. Nijat Masood bowls right-arm medium and in the last 5 matches he has taken 0, 0, 0, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.6.

SL vs AFG 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
Sharafuddin Ashraf 5 125 25 6 1.2 4, 24, 34, 37, 26 1, 0, 0, 2, 3
Karim Janat 5 120 24 2 0.4 24, 20, 12, 16, 48 0, 0, 0, 0, 2
  1. Sharafuddin Ashraf

    Sharafuddin Ashraf is an all-rounder and has an average of 68 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.9 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, Sharafuddin Ashraf has scored 125 runs averaging 25 per match. He is also a handy bowler, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in recent matches, he has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2 per match.

  2. Karim Janat

    Karim Janat is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.6. Karim Janat is a batter eho bats right-handed. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 24, 20, 12, 16 and 48 runs at an average of 24 per match.

SL vs AFG 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
Sharafuddin Ashraf 5 125 25 6 1.2 4, 24, 34, 37, 26 1, 0, 0, 2, 3
Noor Ali Zadran 5 152 30.4 0 0 69, 1, 67, 11, 4 -
Mohammad Shahzad 5 144 28.8 0 0 0, 36, 77, 10, 21 -
Karim Janat 5 120 24 2 0.4 24, 20, 12, 16, 48 0, 0, 0, 0, 2
Nuwan Thushara 5 7 1.4 10 2 0, 7, 0, 0, 0 4, 0, 3, 1, 2
  1. Sharafuddin Ashraf

    Sharafuddin Ashraf is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 68 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.9. Sharafuddin Ashraf is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 4, 24, 34, 37 and 26 runs averaging 25 per match. This player can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling slow left-arm orthodox and in recent matches has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2 per match.

  2. Noor Ali Zadran

    Noor Ali Zadran is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Noor Ali Zadran has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 69, 1, 67, 11 and 4 runs averaging 30.4 per match.

  3. Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi

    Mohammad Shahzad is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Mohammad Shahzad has an average of 38 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 0, 36, 77, 10 and 21 runs averaging 28.8 per match.

  4. Karim Janat

    Karim Janat is an all-rounder and has an average of 44 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Karim Janat is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 120 runs averaging 24 per match.

  5. Ilandari Dewage Nuwan Thushara

    Nuwan Thushara is a bowler and has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 4 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player bowls right-arm medium fast and in the recently played 5 matches Nuwan Thushara has taken 4, 0, 3, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 2.

SL vs AFG Squad Information

Sri Lanka (SL) Squad: Lahiru Udara, Ranitha Liyanarachchi, Sahan Arachchige, Sachitha Jayathilake, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nuwan Thushara, Ashen Bandara, Nimesh Vimukthi, Lasith Croospulle, Nuwanidu Fernando, Isitha Wijesundera, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Shevon Daniel, Ahan Wickramasinghe and Ravindu Fernando.

Afghanistan (AFG) Squad: Noor Ali Zadran, Mohammad Shahzad, Gulbadin Naib, Sayed Shirzad, Afsar Zazai, Shahidullah Kamal, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fareed Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Karim Janat, Nijat Masood, Mohammad Ibrahim, Nangeyalia Kharote, Qais Ahmad, Zubaid Akbari, Sediqullah Atal, Allah Noor and Wafiullah Tarakhil.

SL vs AFG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Afsar Zazai and Mohammad Shahzad

Batters: Ashen Bandara and Noor Ali Zadran

All-Rounders: Karim Janat, Sachitha Jayathilake and Sharafuddin Ashraf

Bowlers: Fareed Ahmad, Nijat Masood, Nuwan Thushara and Zahir Khan

Captain: Sachitha Jayathilake

Vice-Captain: Afsar Zazai

Photo credit: Alamy

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