Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Super Four 1st Match Asia Cup 2022 today match prediction. Asia Cup T20. We provide 100 % sure today’s cricket Match prediction tips by raja babu. Who will win today’s Match SL vs AFG? Asia Cup toss prediction. Live score with ball by ball prediction and cricket toss prediction.
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The cricket fans are ready to witness yet another big battle of Asia Cup T20. The Super Four 1st match of Asia Cup T20 2022 is scheduled to play between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan on Saturday, 3rd September 2022 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. We are posting safe, accurate, and secure today Match prediction of ICC T20 Asia Cup free.
Asia Cup 2022 Super Four 1st Match Prediction Overview
The group league matches of Asia Cup 2022 had been completed and now we have the best four teams who will be contesting for the title of Asia Cup. Bangladesh is the finalist team of the previous two editions of the Asia Cup but now they are out from the Super Four matches as they lost both league matches. Hong Kong is the other team that lost both matches and they are also out of this tournament. Now Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, India, and Pakistan will be fighting for the title. Sri Lanka qualified for the Super Four after beating Bangladesh in a very tough match. Afghanistan won both league matches.
Sri Lanka and Afghanistan are playing the third T20 match against each other and the second in Asia Cup. Sri Lanka was dominated by Afghanistan in the first match of the Asia Cup by a handsome margin of eight wickets. Major match prediction providers are favoring Afghanistan to win this match but it will not very easy for them as Sri Lanka had given a superb fight to Bangladesh in the previous match.
Sri Lanka Reviews
Sri Lanka had won a mouth-watering game against Bangladesh. They were not in the game till the 15th over of the second inning. The bowling unit of SL totally failed to give the best performance in the previous match where they leaked 183 runs in 20 overs. C Karunaratne proved the most successful bowler in the previous with two wickets to his name in four overs against 32 runs. W Hasaranga was the other bowler who picked two wickets in four overs while he was charged for 41 runs. Asitha Fernando, M Theekshana, and Dilshan Madushanka picked one wicket each.
Sri Lanka won the previous match due to an outstanding performance by their batting order. They chased their second-highest score in their T20 cricket history. They chased the target of 184 runs with four balls remaining. Kusal Mendis was the highest run-scorer from their side who scored 60 runs on 37 balls with the help of four boundaries and three huge sixes. The skipper, Dasun Shanaka also performed well with the bat and scored 45 runs. He smashed two boundaries and three huge sixes during his inning. Chamika Karunaratne scored 16 runs.
Afghanistan is playing this match at Sharjah where the bowling unit of this team was just superb against Bangladesh in the group match. We think that the pitch will be the same and once again the spin bowlers of Afghanistan will be shining in this match. Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Mujeeb ur Rahman are world-class bowlers of Afghanistan and these three bowlers had played a lot of matches here at this venue. These all bowlers also performed well in the previous match against Bangladesh and leaked just 127 runs in 20 overs. Mujeeb was the most successful bowler with three wickets to his name in four overs against just 16 runs.
Rashid Khan was the other bowler who destroyed the batting order of Bangladesh. He also picked three wickets in four overs while he was charged for 22 runs. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Azmatullah, and the skipper, Mohammad Nabi were the bowlers who could not manage to pick any wicket. The batting order of Afghanistan also performed well and chased the target of 128 runs in 18.3 overs. Najibullah Zadran was just superb with the bat and scored 43 runs on just 17 balls with the help of one boundary and six huge sixes. Ibrahim Zadran remained not out after scoring 41 runs and he smashed four boundaries during his inning. Hazratullah Zazai scored 23 runs.
SL vs AFG Head-to-Head 1st Matches History & Records
Sri Lanka had played three matches against Afghanistan where they had not won any match while Afghanistan had won all three matches.
Possible Playing XI of Both Teams
Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka.
Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi (c), Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi.
Favorite Team in Today 1st Match Prediction
Afghanistan is a very strong and experienced team in T20 cricket and we have no doubt that they are overall a strong team as compared to Sri Lanka at least on papers. According to our match prediction, Afghanistan is the favorite team who will win this 1st Match. There are many factors that make Afghanistan a favorite team to win this 1st Match. Some of the key reasons are mentioned as under:
- Afghanistan had won all matches played against Sri Lanka
- Afghanistan had beaten SL in this tournament earlier
- The batting order of Afghanistan is very strong and experienced
- The bowling unit of Sri Lanka is weak than Afghanistan
Winning Chances of Today 1st Match for the Both Teams
Afghanistan is a combination of experienced and young players of the t20 format. The batting order of this team is also strong and some well-known hitters of the t20 format are part of the squad of this team, so the winning chances of today’s match for Afghanistan have been increased. The equation of who will win today’s cricket match prediction and who will win the cricket 1st Match today is mentioned as under.
Afghanistan has a 60% chance to win this 1st Match
Sri Lanka has a 40% chance to win this 1st Match
Toss Prediction in Today 1st Match Prediction
The toss is going to play an important role in the decision of all 1st Matches of Asia Cup T20. Having a good total on the board is always a big advantage in these kinds of big 1st Matches. According to our toss prediction, the team who will win the toss may choose to bat first.
Pitch Report and Conditions
The Super Four 1st Match of Asia Cup T20 2022 is going to be held at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. This pitch is offering a flat batting surface with a huge amount of pace and bounce. The track is slower than the others we have seen and helps the spinners quite a bit. We are hoping that the surface is bound to get slower and be a bit more difficult for batting in this 1st Match. A score of 170 to 180 is going to be tough to chase.
Weather Report for Today 1st Match
The weather forecast in Sharjah will be hot and will also test the players physically. It is predicting some clouds around on match day but the weather forecast does not predict rain. We should be able to have a full uninterrupted 1st Match.
Who Will Win Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Super Four 1st Match Asia Cup 2022
Who Will Win Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Super Four 1st Match Asia Cup 2022 Toss-SL
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Dream 11 Predictions for Today’s 1st Match
Dream11 Prediction for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Super Four 1st Match. After checking the latest player’s availability, the Dream 11 Team for this 1st Match of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, is mentioned under.
Dream 11 Team Today
Mujeeb ur Rahman (c)
Full 1st Match Info
Date: Saturday, 3rd September 2022
Time: 02:00 PM GMT / 06:00 PM LOCAL / 07:30 PM IST
Venue Details, Facts, and History
Stadium: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Ends: Pavilion End, Sharjah Club End
Time Zone: UTC +04:00
Home to: United Arab Emirates
Venue Scoring Pattern in T20s
Total 1st Matches: 26
1st Matches won batting first: 16
1st Matches won bowling first: 10
Average 1st Inns scores: 149
Average 2nd Inns scores: 125
Highest total recorded: 215/6 (20 Ov) by AFG vs ZIM
Lowest total recorded: 44/10 (10 Ov) by NED vs SL
Highest score chased: 172/5 (18.5 Ov) by SL vs BAN
Lowest score defended: 142/7 (20 Ov) by WI vs BAN
Sri Lanka Squad
Kusal Mendis (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrama, Nuwanidu Fernando, Pramod Madushan, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwan Thushara.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mohammad Nabi (c), Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Samiullah Shinwari, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Usman Ghani, Noor Ahmad.
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