Sri Lanka and Afghanistan lost their first match of ICC cricket world cup 2019. Sri Lanka lost against New Zealand while Afghanistan lost against Australia. So both the teams can try to win this match. You can watch this match live on Star Sports and Hotstar. Here we will discuss the possible playing XI of Sri Lanka versus Afghanistan match.
Head to head
Afghanistan and Sri Lanka have faced each other once in the world cup. Sri Lanka won that match.
After a big defeat in the first match, Sri Lanka can try to bounce back. In the last match, only captain Dimuth Karunaratne has played well and scored a half-century. Now, other batter can need to play well. Sri Lanka could not pick any wickets in the last match and New Zealand won the game by ten wickets.
Possible Playing XI of Sri Lanka
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Matthews, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga
Afghanistan lost against Australia in their first match of world cup 2019. In the last match, Afghanistan player played some good cameos. But they could not convert it into the big innings. The strong point of the Afghanistan team has their spin bowling. In the leadership of Rashid Khan, their bowling can look the strongest spin bowling attack of world cup 2019.
Possible Playing XI of Afghanistan
Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib (c), Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan
Suggested Fantasy cricket XI of Sri Lanka versus Afghanistan match:-
Wicket-keeper: Mohammad Shahzad, Kusal Perera
Batsman: Rahmat Shah, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne
All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Thisara Perera
Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Isuru Udana, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Captain: Dimuth Karunaratne
Vice-Captain: Rashid Khan
Disclaimer: The team based on the best Analysis of our cricket experts. However, cricketstorm and the experts don’t guaranty the fantasy cricket XI to be perfectly correct. The reader must use their mind.