Afghanistan srilanka match: in afghanistan leads the series after winning the first match with a 1-0 lead and the second match being washed out in Pallekele. Afghanistan skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi won the toss and chose to bat against Sri Lanka as they looked to have wiped out the series in the third one-day international on Thursday.
Afghanistan won the toss in the series and elected to bat first like in the previous two games at the Pallekelee international Stadium on Wednesday. Afghanistan has earned direct qualification for the upcoming World Cup in 2023 as a result of these honors.
Noor Ahmad debue:
They have made one change from the afghanistan srilanka match that was postponed due to rain. Noor Ahmad, a debutant, will fill in on the wings for Yamin Ahmadzai. Sri Lanka also made some changes, with Dunith Wellalage and Asitha Fernando replacing Dhananjaya Lankan and Lahiru Kumara.
Afghanistan will qualify for the World cup
Afghanistan won the first game on Friday by 60 run while they wash out the lions. Srilanka still have a chance only square the series by winning the final ODI.
The rained out game means both teams collected five points each. The ICC World cup Super League and Afghans also qualified automatically for the next which is huge achievement for the team. This victory must boost Afghanistan’s standing on the international stage.
Afghanistan Srilanka match member of Team xi
Sri Lanka playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (capt), Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Kasun Rajitha
Afghanistan playing XI: Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (capt), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
The third ODI must be a decisive match for Afghan but Srilanka also don’t lie 10th in the Super League points table.