SL vs AFG Pitch Report: Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will clash today (30 October) in the World Cup 2023. This match will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. A lot of runs have been scored on this ground in the ODI matches held so far. Even in today’s match, the mood of the pitch seems to be in support of the batsmen.
So far 8 ODI matches have been played on this ground. Of these, a score of 300+ has been made eight times. A lot of sixes are also hit on this ground. Batsmen like Ben Stokes have hit 16 sixes in 4 matches here. Fasters have been seen getting more help in bowling here. All the top-5 bowlers who took the most wickets on this ground are fast bowlers.
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What will be the mood of the pitch today?
This is a high scoring ground. Even today the batsmen can make a splash here. The fast bowlers may have been ahead in taking wickets here but today the pitch is expected to help the spinners also. Then, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka also have good spinners. Till now the toss has not played any special role because in the last 8 matches on this ground, the teams batting first and second have won 4 matches each. However, the average is expected to fall this evening, so the team winning the toss may prefer to bowl first.
What is the situation in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka?
Both the teams have played 5-5 matches in this World Cup and are in the race for the semi-finals after winning 2-2 matches. After losing the first three matches of this tournament, Sri Lanka has defeated Netherlands and England in the last two matches, while Afghanistan has done a big feat by defeating England and Pakistan in this World Cup. Overall, both the teams seem to be in competition.
Afghanistan Probable Playing 11
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (captain), Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil, Rashid Khan, Fazal Haq Farooqui, Naveen Ul Haq, Noor Ahmed, Mujibur Rahman.
Sri Lanka Probable Playing 11
Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (captain), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Kumara, Mahesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Velalage, Dilshan Madhushanka.
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Dream 11 Prediction (AFG vs SL Dream 11 Prediction)
- Wicketkeeper- Kusal Mendis.
- Batsmen – Pathum Nisanka, Rahmat Shah, Kusal Perera, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran.
- Allrounder – Angelo Mathews, Mohammed Nabi,
- Bowlers- Rashid Khan, Lahiru Kumara, Mujibur Rahman.
- Captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz,
- Vice-Captain: Angelo Mathews.
- Captain: Kusal Mendis,
- Vice-Captain: Rashid Khan.