SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction, Player Stats, Head to Head, Pitch Report, Captain & Vice-captain, Live Streaming Details and More

In this article, we are going to discuss all about the SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team and the probable chances of which team will win. We’ll also discuss the weather conditions along with a pitch report for this stadium and look at the  best captain and vice-captain choices for the Dream11 Fantasy Team.

Sri Lanka after taking a 2-0 lead in the three-match T20I series now ready to take on Afghanistan in the last and final T20I on Wednesday, 21th February at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla. Sri Lanka after beating Afghanistan by four runs in the first T20 also beat in the second T20I by a big margin of 72 runs on Monday, February 19. 

Angelo Mathews was the POTM for his exceptional all-rounder performances. Mathews bashed 42* off 22 with the bat in the death overs and then returned with figures of 2 for 9 in two overs that forced Afghanistan to go down by 72 runs. Now, Sri Lanka will have their eyes on whitewashing the series 3-0. Then, Let’s see what happens in this match. Will Afghanistan bounce back and end the series 2-1 or will there be a dominance of Sri Lanka?

Brief Summary of 2nd T20I :-

Sri Lanka 187 for 6 (Samarawickrama 51, Mathews 42*, Nabi 2-25) beat Afghanistan 115 (Hasaranga 2-19, Mathews 2-9) by 72 runs.

SL vs AFG Match Details

  • Match: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 3rd T20I, Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 2024
  • Venue:  Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 
  • Date & Time: Monday, 21st February & 07:00 PM Local Time and 07:00 PM IST
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv 
  • Injured Players: Dushmantha Chameera, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman

Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium Pitch Report

If we talk about the pitch report at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, then the pitch here seems to provide equal support to the batsmen and spinner bowlers, but the spinner bowlers are seen troubling the batsmen, that is why there is a lot of effort in batting here. It is seen that the average score here in T20I has been between 130 to 145 runs.

Dambulla  Weather Report 

There is no threat of rain on the matchday. So, we can expect an uninterrupted match, but there may be dew in the later stages.

SL vs AFG: Head-to-Head Records In ODI

Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have faced each other in 7 matches in T20. Out of these 7 games, Sri Lanka have won 5 whereas Afghanistan have come out victorious on 2 occasions.

  • Matches Played: 7
  • Sri Lanka Won: 5
  • Afghanistan Won: 2
  • No Result: 0

Last Five Matches Results :-

  • Sri Lanka won by 72 runs (19-Feb-2024)
  • Sri Lanka won by 4 runs (17-Feb-2016)
  • Afghanistan won by 8 runs (04-Oct-2023)
  • Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets with 9 balls remaining (01-Nov-2022)
  • Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets with 5 balls remaining (03-Sep-2022)

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I Dream11 Player Stats 

  • Batters To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Kusal Mendis, SL
    • 9 Matches  218 Runs  27.22 Avg  149.31 SR
  2. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, AFG
    • 7 Matches  254 Runs  31.75 Avg  153.01 SR
  • Bowlers To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Wanindu Hasaranga, SL
    • 9 Matches  13 Wkts  6.94 Econ  16.15 SR
  2. Qais Ahmad, AFG
    • 7 Matches  11 Wkts  6.58 Econ  13.09 SR

SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team for Today’s Match

  • Wicket-keepers: Kusal Mendis, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
  • Batters: Ibrahim Zadran, Pathum Nissanka
  • All-rounders:  Mohammad Nabi, Wanindu Hasaranga, Azmatullah Omarzai, Gulbadin Naib, Angelo Mathews 
  • Bowler: Noor Ahmed, Maheesh Theekshana
SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team for Today's Match

SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Best Choice

  • Captain: Mohammad Nabi or Kushal Mendis 
  • Vice Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga or Pathun Nissanka 

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Probable Playing 11 For 3rd T20I 

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, A Fernando, K Mendis ©, S Samarawickrama, A Mathews, C Asalanka, D Shanaka, W Hasaranga, M Theekshana, B Fernando, D Madushanka, M Pathirana 

Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran ©, Nazibullah Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Karim Jannat, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Qais Ahmad, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq

SL vs AFG 3rd T20I Match Prediction: Who Will Win?

After analyzing the recent performances and head-to-head records, the chances of victory are going in favor of Sri Lanka. In the last five matches, Sri Lanka has won four matches while one match went in favor of Afghanistan. But, Sri Lanka also has a formidable lineup of batters and all-rounders which will play a crucial role in this match. It might not be a comfortable win but Sri Lanka will be favorites. So, Sri Lanka can win this match.

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