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Sri Lanka will face Afghanistan in Quarterfinal 3 of the ongoing Asian Games Men’s T20I 2023. This highly anticipated game will take place at the Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field in Hangzhou on Tuesday, October 4th, at 6:30 am IST/9:00 local time. It's worth noting that 14 cricket-playing nations participated in the tournament, with 9 teams separated into three groups: Group A, Group B, and Group C, and they played against each other in the league stage. However, the quarter-final stage features 5 major Asian cricket-playing nations, including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
For more information about the quarter-final 3 of the Asian games Men’s T20I between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, including details on where to watch, date, time, pitch conditions, probable XI, match predictions, and squad composition, refer to the following details below.
Asian Games Men's T20I 2023: SL vs AFG
Venue: Pingfeng Campus Cricket Field in Hangzhou
Where To Watch: Sony Sports Network & Sony Liv app
Date and time: October 4th, at 6:30 am IST/9:00 local time
At Pingfeng Campus, the cricket pitch offers equal opportunities for both fast and spin bowlers, emphasising the need for a diverse bowling lineup to achieve favourable results. Based on these features, the team captain who wins the toss is expected to opt for fielding first.
Sahan Arachchige (c), Ravindu Fernando, Ranitha Liyanarachchi, Nuwanidu Fernando, Sachitha Jayathilake, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Nimesh Vimukthi, Lahiru Samarakoon, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Lahiru Udara (wk), Lasith Croospulle, Shevon Daniel, Ashen Bandara, Nuwan Thushara, Isitha Wijesundera,
Gulbadin Naib (c), Sediqullah Atal, Wafiullah Tarakhil, Shahidullah Kamal, Zubaid Akbari, Karim Janat, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Sayed Shirzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Nijat Masood, Mohammad Shahzad, Afsar Zazai
Probable Playing XI:
Lasith Croospulle, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth Lahiru Udara (wk), Sahan Arachchige ©, Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Ashen Bandara, Dushan Hemantha, Lahiru Samarakoon, Ravindu Fernando, Ranitha Liyanarachchi
Gulbadin Naib (c), Sediqullah Atal, Wafiullah Tarakhil, Shahidullah Kamal, Karim Janat, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Sayed Shirzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf
Who Will Win The Match Between SL and AFG?
Prediction: Afghanistan to win the match
SportsBuzz believes that Afghanistan’s team is more likely to win the match because they have a well balanced squad. Additionally, they won the previous match against Sri Lanka in ACC Men's Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 by a margin of 11 runs.