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SL vs AFG 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction & Fan2Play Likely 11 Pitch Report | SL vs AFG 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction | Pallekele pitch report

After an interesting T20 World Cup and Irrelevant ODI SeriesReturn of ODI Super League. host Sri Lanka They need the points if they want to qualify directly for next year’s World Cup. their opponents, AfghanistanTen out of 12 have been won, and with a good performance in the island nation can go very high up the table.

This is the first bilateral ODI series between the teams. This promises to be an interesting one as Dasun Shanaka’s men will aim to build on their impressive series win against Australia earlier this year, while Afghanistan have the bowling attack to cause the hosts problems on these pitches .

SL vs AFG 1st ODI Probable Playing XI

Sri Lanka finally got its name after a long wait shaft,

They can open with Dinesh Chandimal as Dhanushka Gunathilaka is unavailable. Bhanuka Rajapaksa’s availability is unclear, with some reports suggesting that he has withdrawn from the series. Also, Chamka Karunaratne has been banned for one year for a disciplinary breach.

Sri Lanka: 1. Pathum Nissanka, 2. Dinesh Chandimal, 3. Kusal Mendis (wk), 4. Dhananjaya de Silva, 5. Charit Aslanka, 6. Dasun Shanaka (c), 7. Wanindu Hasaranga, 8. Dunith Vellage, 9. Mahesh Teekshana, 10. Kasun Rajitha/Pramod Madushan, 11. Lahiru Kumara

Hashmatullah Shahidi will lead Afghanistan. Rahmat Shah is the vice-captain.

Afghanistan: 1. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), 2. Ibrahim Zadran, 3. Rahmat Shah, 4. Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), 5. Najibullah Zadran, 6. Mohammad Nabi, 7. Azmatullah Umarzai / Gulbadin Naib, 8. Rashid Khan, 9 Mujeeb Ur Rehman, 10. Fazalhaq Farooqui, 11. Fareed Ahmed

Key Players/Key Stats to Watch

Sri Lanka:

  • kusal mendis Earlier in 2022 against Australia scored 86* and 36 at this ground.
  • Pathum Nisanka Pallekele has scored three half-centuries in five ODIs. In five matches, he has scored 216 runs at an average of 43.20 and a strike rate of 87.80.
  • Dhananjay D’Silva Chamka will be expected to fill in with the ball in the absence of Karunaratne. The all-rounder has taken five wickets and scored 240 runs in eight ODIs at Pallekele.
  • Dhananjaya recently scored 66* against Afghanistan in the T20 World Cup and took 1/9.
  • Vanindu Hasaranga Recently took the most wickets in the T20 World Cup. This includes 3/13. The legspinner would be keen to improve on his record at Pallekele: 8 innings, 5 wickets, avg. 37.40, SR 45.6.
  • Dunith Village Earlier in 2022 impressed against Australia. The youngster took nine wickets in the five-match series, including four wickets in two matches at this ground.


  • Rehmat Shah Afghanistan’s leading run-scorer in ODIs this year. The right-handed batsman has scored 484 runs at an average of 53.77 and a strike rate of 68.36. This includes four half-centuries in nine innings.
  • captain Hashmatullah Shahidi He is the second highest run scorer of Afghanistan this year. He has scored three half-centuries in nine innings, scoring 317 runs at an average of 39.62 and a strike rate of 71.07.
  • Rehmanullah Gurbaz The key will be at the top of the order. He is the only Afghan to score two ODI centuries this year. Ibrahim Zadran Another century.
  • rashid khan Has taken four wickets in two ODIs against Sri Lanka at an average of 10.75 and an impressive economy of 2.83.
  • Also, Rashid has taken 18 wickets in nine ODIs this year at an average of 19.22 and an economy of 4.07.
  • Fazal Haq Farooqui Recently signed up with BBL and will be keen to showcase his skills in the powerplay and death overs. The left-hander has taken 13 wickets in seven ODIs this year (avg 21.23), eight in the first ten overs (avg 16.2, SR 24.8).

Other Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head: Match 4, Sri Lanka 3, Afghanistan 1.
  • Captain Dasun Shanaka has scored 332 runs in nine ODIs at Pallekele. He averages 41.50 with a strike rate of 111.03.
  • Mohammad Nabi took 4/30 in Afghanistan’s last ODI against Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup.
  • Fareed Ahmed in ODIs in 2022: 6 innings, 10 wickets, avg. 20.00, Icon. 4.08.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman in ODIs in 2022: 9 innings, 9 wickets, Avg. 34.22, meaning. 4.01.

Pallekele pitch report and weather

The Pallekele surface had slowed down significantly in the Sri Lanka-Australia series earlier this year. The Lions posted 300/7 in the first ODI, with Glenn Maxwell’s 80* (51) helping Australia beat Australia by two wickets. In the next game, Sri Lanka defended 216, with Dhananjaya de Silva taking 2/16.

There is a possibility of rain, but hopefully not enough to disrupt play too much. Hot and humid conditions are forecast, with tops of around 30 degrees.

SL vs AFG 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction Today 25 November 2022

Note: The teams given below are not based on the last playing XI. We may not be able to update them on time. Use your instincts as well as the data and observations in this article to build your teams.

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SL vs AFG 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction

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Base Team:

  • Wicketkeeper: Kusal Mendis
  • Batsmen: Pathum Nissanka, Ibrahim Zadran
  • All-rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

SL vs AFG 1st ODI 2022 Match Prediction: Who will win?

Team batting first to win? Perhaps. It promises to be a close contest.

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