SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI & Pitch Report: 3rd T20I

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI & Pitch Report: 3rd T20I

SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Head-to-head, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

On 21 February 2023, Lanka vs Afghanistan will play in the 3rd T20I match at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Details

MatchSL vs AFG, 3rd T20I Match
SeriesAfghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 2024
Date19 Feb 2024
Time07:00 PM
VenueRangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
SL vs AFG Live Streaming appsFancode and Sony Liv apps
Live ScoreSL vs AFG 2nd T20I Live Score
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match details

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Match Preview:

The 3rd T20I match being played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka team, Sri Lanka is ahead by 2-0 by defeating the Afghanistan team in two matches, while the Afghanistan team has not yet won any match.

Sri Lanka:

The Sri Lankan team is looking quite strong in the series being played against Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka has clean sweep Afghanistan in both Test and One Day Internationals, and they are also ahead in the T20I matches by 2-0.

With the bat, their openers performed well in the last game, And P Nissanka scored fast 25 runs in just 11 balls with a strike rate of 227. While Wanindu Hasaranga and Samarawickrama also looked brilliant in the middle overs and both played a solid knock in the last game. Where Samarawickrama scored 51 runs in 42 balls while Hasaranga scored 22 runs in just 9 balls.

And The Sri Lankan team is also looking very strong with their bowling as well, and in the last match, almost all bowlers performed well, taking one or two wickets by each bowler. And Angelo Mathews was the most economical, taking 2 wickets by giving runs at just 4.5 economy rate in his two overs spell.


The Afghan team is looking its first win in this series. And they also had to face defeat in the last T20I game.

With the ball, their bowlers are not performed well in the powerplay. Only Nabi and Azmatullah Omarzai are able to picked up wickets in last game. Where Nabi took 2 wickets, While Omarzai also took 2 wickets respectively.

On the other hand, With the bat, the Afghan team looks strong on paper, But their batsmen haven’t performed well in this series. In almost all matches, the team’s openers haven’t had a good start, except for Ibrahim who scored 67 runs off 55 balls in the 1st T20I match.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Pitch Report 2024

Average Total 1st Innings score: 160

Average Total 2nd Innings score: 152

The Rangiri Dambulla Stadium will host the 3rd game of the series. The last two games were played in the same venue. And on this pitch, batsmen are expected to get help in the early overs on this pitch. Due to the bounce on the pitch, batsmen can play shots here with ease in the beginning. However, as the ball gets older, playing shots becomes difficult for batsmen.

Later on, spin bowlers are expected to get help from this pitch. In such a scenario, the team winning the toss can decide to bat first here.

SL vs AFG Weather Report

There are no chance of rain in this match and a full game of cricket can be expected. The temperature is expected to remain around 29 degrees Celsius.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Live Streaming

The live streaming of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 3rd T20I Match will be available on Fancode App and Sony Liv.

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SL vs AFG Head-to-Head

Matches Played: 7

SL Won: 5

AFG Won: 2

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

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Both the teams are likely to play with the same playing 11.

SL vs AFG Probable Playing 11

Sri Lanka:

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Binura Fernando, Matheesha Pathirana.


Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-Ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

Top picks for SL vs AFG Dream11 Prediction

Wanindu Hasaranga:

(2 M, 89 R, 67 A + 4 O, 3 W)

Hansranga is the main player and captain of the team who goes to contribute to the team with both bat and ball, and in the last match, he scored crucial 22 runs with a strike rate of 222 along with taking two wickets with the ball and is a good pick for C & VC in AFG vs SL Dream11 Prediction.

Pathum Nissanka:

(2 M, 31 R, 6 A)

Pathum Nissanka opens the batting for his team, and he scored a crucial 67 runs for the team in just 52 balls in the first T20I match.

Matheesha Pathirana:

(2 M, 4 O, 5 W)

Matheesha Pathirana is the main bowler of his team and is known for bowling in both powerplay and death, and in the last T20I match, he took two wickets in his three overs spell.

Kusal Mendis:

(1 M, 29 R, 23 A)

He will open the innings with Nissanka and is a very experienced player for his team. He scored only 23 runs in the last game but is still a good pick for Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan dream 11 team prediction.


Azmatullah Omarzai:

(2 M, 2 R, 2 A + 4 O, 4 W)

He is a key all rounder for the afghan team and will contribute with both bat and ball. Omarzai bowled well and took 2 wickets in the last game by giving runs at an economy rate of 10. and is another brilliant pick for C & VC in Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan dream 11 team prediction.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz:

(2 M, 26 R, 13 A)

Gurbaj is known for batting in the opening position and for doing wicketkeeping for his team, and he only scored 14 runs in the last T20 match.

Naveen Ul Haq:

(2 M, 3 O, 3 W)

He is their main fast bowler and will bowl in the both powerplay and death. Naveen bowled well and picked up one wickets in the last game.

Fazalhaq Farooqi:

(2 M, 4 O, 3 W)

They are known for their powerplay and death bowling, and are famous for their pace. He had taken one wicket in the last game.

Ibrahim Zadran:

(2 M, 77 R, 67 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will open the innings. Zadran batted well in the first T20I game and scored 67* runs.

SL vs AFG Dream11 Team Prediction

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I Dream11 Team:

Wicket-keepers: K Mendis, R Gurbaz
Batters: P Nissanka
All-rounders: A Mathews, M Nabi, W Hasaranga (C), A Omarzai (Vc)
Bowlers: Naveen-ul-Haq, F Farooqi, M Theekshana, M Pathirana

SL vs AFG Dream11 Team 3rd T20I
SL vs AFG Dream11 Team 3rd T20I

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • I Zadran is also a good pick.
  • P Nissanka and Kusal Mendis are also good for C and Vc picks.

Captain and Vice-Captain choices

  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Azmatullah Omarazai
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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