Today’s SL vs AFG Match Prediction: Third ODI, Who will win today’s ODI match? 2024

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Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will lock horns in the third and final ODI clash of their ongoing series. SL vs AFG 3rd ODI will be played on Wednesday, February 14. The venue of SL vs AFG 3rd ODI is the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka.

Led by Kusal Mendis in the SL vs AFG ODI series, the home team Sri Lanka has already won the series after stealing wins in the first two matches. They won the first ODI by 42 runs and the second ODI by 155 runs. Hashmatullah Shahidi leads Afghanistan in the series.

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In the first ODI of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, opener Pathum Nissanka (210*) took the score to a mammoth total of 381-3 in the first innings with his flawless double century. Subsequently, Afghanistan could only reach 339-6, with centuries from Azmatullah Omarzai (149*) and Mohammad Nabi (136).

In the second ODI, Sri Lanka amassed 308-6 in the first innings after half-centuries from Kusal Mendis (61), Sadeera Samarawickrama (52), Charith Asalanka (97*) and Janith Liyanage (50). Later, with a four-wicket haul from Wanindu Hasaranga, they defeated Afghanistan for 153 and won the match easily by 155 runs.

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Head-to-head records between SL and AFG in ODIs

Statistics Matches SL won AFG won No result Overall 14 9 4 1 In Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 5 3 1 1 In the last 5 matches 5 4 1 0 In Sri Lanka 8 5 2 1

Recent venue records (Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Sri Lanka)

Statistics: ODI

Total matches: 41

Matches won batting first – 17

Matches won bowling first- 22

1st Inns average scores: 253

Average 2nd Inns Scores: 203

Highest total on record: 381/3 (50 Ov) between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan

Lowest total on record: 70/10 (24.4 Ov) for Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka

Highest score chased: 314/6 (49.4 Ov) by Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan

Lowest Score Defended: 206/9 (36 Ov) by West Indies vs Sri Lanka

Today’s SL vs AFG Match Prediction: 2nd ODI, Who will win today’s ODI match? 2024

SL vs AFG Prediction for Launch

The team that wins the toss could choose to bat first. Sri Lanka batted first in the first two ODI games and won comfortably. Therefore, they will also look to bat first in the next game. Afghanistan will opt to bat first after losing the last two games while chasing.

Also Read: “After returning from World Cup…” – Charith Asalanka wants batting-friendly pitches in Sri Lanka

Predicted results for SL vs AFG

Team 1st innings 2nd innings Sri Lanka 300-350 250-300 Afghanistan 250-300 200-250

Player Form – Sri Lanka – Batting

Players Matches Runs Average Pathum Nissanka 2 228 228.0 Charith Asalanka 2 104 _ Sadeera Samarawickrama 2 97 48.50 Avishka Fernando 2 93 46.50 Kusal Mendis 2 77 38.50 Janith Liyanage 2 50 50.0

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Player Form-Sri Lanka- Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Average Pramod Madushan 2 5 22.40 Wanindu Hasaranga 2 4 21.0 Avishka Fernando 1 2 11.50 Dushmantha Chameera 1 2 27.50 Dasun Madushanka 2 2 46.50 Matheesha Theekshana 2 0 _

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Player Form- Afghanistan- Batting

Players Matches Careers Average Azmatullah Omarzai 2 152 152.0 Mohammad Nabi 2 137 68.50 Rahmat Shah 2 70 35.0 Ibrahim Zadran 2 58 29.0 Gulbadin Naib 2 16 8.0 Hashmatullah Shahidi 2 16 8.0

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Player Form-Afghanistan-Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Average Azmatullah Omarzai 2 3 37.0 Fareed Ahmad 1 2 39.50 Qais Ahmad 1 1 55.0 Mohammad Nabi 2 1 82.0 Noor Ahmad 2 1 116.0 Fazalhaq Farooqi 2 1 132.0

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