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Sri Lanka (SL) and Afghanistan (AFG) will be taking on each other in the second match of the ODI series. The match will be taking place at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota on Sunday, 4th June, at 10:00 AM IST. Ahead of the match, here is all you need to know, from important player stats, the best player picks, the best captain or vice-captain choices and the best-predicted XIs for the fantasy contests of the match.
In the first match of the series, Sri Lanka batted first and posted 268 runs in 50 overs before being bundled out. Charith Aslanka played a vital knock for his team, scoring 91 runs off 95 deliveries and was competently aided by Dhananjaya de Silva, who scored 51 runs off 59 balls.
But in the chase, Afghanistan looked comfortable throughout. They chased down the target in just 46.5 overs. Ibrahim Zadran was the top scorer for Afghanistan as he scored 98 runs off 98 balls, and Rahmat Shah played a great supporting role (55 off 80). The biggest negative for Sri Lanka was the 22 wides that they bowled, easing the life of the Afghan batters.
While Afghanistan will look to seal the deal for the series with a win in this match, Sri Lanka will try to keep themselves in it. So, a cracking contest awaits us as the two teams take in each other in the 2nd ODI.
SL vs AFG, Team Form Guide
Sri Lanka: L-L-NR-L-L
SL vs AFG, Must Picks
- Series Stats: 91 Runs in 1 Match
- Recent form: 91 (95) vs AFG in ODI, 3(6) vs NZ in T20I, 24 (19) vs NZ in T20I
- vs AFG: 184 Runs in 3 innings
Dhananjaya de Silva
- Series Stats: 51 Runs in 1 Match
- Recent form: 51 (59) vs AFG in ODI, 12*(17) vs IRE in Test, 12 (16) vs IRE in Test
- vs AFG: 95 Runs in 5 innings
- Series Stats: 98 Runs in 1 Match
- Recent Form: 98 (98) vs SL in ODI, 3(6) vs PAK in T20I, 38 (40) vs PAK in T20I
- vs SL: 376 Runs in 4 Matches
- Series Stats:2 Wickets in 1 Match
- Recent Form: 2/58 vs SL in ODI, 1/25 vs PAK in T20I, 2/19 vs PAK in T20I
- vs SL: 6 Wickets in 4 Matches
SL vs AFG, Risky Picks
- Series Stats: 38 Runs in 1 Match
- Recent Form: 38 (59) vs AFG in ODI, 25 (25) vs NZ in T20I, 9 (9) vs NZ in T20I
- vs AFG: 161 Runs in 4 Matches
- Series Stats: 38 Runs in 1 Match
- Recent Form: 38 (47) vs SL in ODI, 67 (51) vs PKA in T20, 58 (46) vs BSK in T20
- vs SL: 113 Runs in 6 Matches
SL vs AFG, Top Captain or Vice-Captain choices
- Charith Asalanka looked in good touch in the last match. He was the highest run scorer for Sri Lanka and will be good choice as the captain or vice-captain.
- Ibrahim Zadran is a stable top-order batter. He scored runs in the last match and also has a good record against Sri Lanka. So, Zadran might be a very good choice as the captain or vice-captain of the match.
- Nissanka has not been in the best of forms recently. But he looked in good touch in the last match and might turn out to be a good choice as the captain or vice-captain for this match.
SL vs AFG, Team for Head-to-Head/ Small League Contests
SL vs AFG, 2nd ODI: Team for Head-to-head contests (Powered by Cricket Exchange)
Wicketkeeper: Kushal Mendis
Batters: Charith Asalanka, Dashun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Ibrahim Zadran, R Shah
All-rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi
Bowlers: Lahiru Kumara, Mujeeb ur Rahman
Captain: Charith Asalanka
Vice-captain: Ibrahim Zadran
SL: 6 Players; AFG: 5 Players
SL vs AFG, Team for Winner Takes All/ Grand League Contests
SL vs AFG, 2nd ODI: Team for Winner Takes All Contests (Powered by Cricket Exchange)
Wicketkeeper: Kushal Mendis, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Batters: Pathun Nissanka, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah
All-rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Mohammad Nabi
Bowlers: Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Mujeeb ur Rahman
Captain: Pathum Nissanka
Vice-captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz
SL: 5 Players; AFG: 6 Players
*Lahiru Kumara is injured and will not be available for selection. You can select Maheesh Theekshana if he plays or else you can opt for Mathisha Patheerana.