Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka to face Afghanistan in Dubai today (27)

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka to face Afghanistan in Dubai today (27)

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka to face Afghanistan in Dubai today (27)

Written by Amani Nilar

27 Aug, 2022 | 1:17 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st);Team Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will face off in the first match of the Asia Cup 2022 slated to be played on August 27 (Saturday) at the Dubai International Stadium, 7:30 PM local time.

Team Sri Lanka is coming into the competition after being involved in a local T20 tournament organized by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

On the other hand, Afghanistan are coming into the tournament after losing a T20I series against Ireland. 

Sri Lanka Captain Dasun Shanaka said that he was confident of the team ahead of today's match against Afghanistan. 

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan are in Group B, while India, Pakistan and Hong Kong are included in Group A.

Probable Playing XIs

Sri Lanka:

Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kusal Mendis (wicketkeeper), Dasun Shanaka (captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka.

Afghanistan:

Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (captain), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad.

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