SL vs AFG: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will take on each other in the first match on Saturday, August 27. Moreover, that game will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Sri Lanka are coming into this game after drawing against Pakistan in a test series in July. Pakistan and Sri Lanka drew the two match test series in Sri Lanka.
The men in green won the first test match by four wickets but Sri Lanka made a comeback in the second test match thus winning by 246 runs. Afghanistan are coming into this game after losing against Ireland in the fifth T20I on Wednesday.
Afghanistan went on to lose the five match T20I series against Ireland by 3-2 in the end. Ireland won the series defining fifth T20I by seven wickets through DLS method.
Rashid Khan won the man of the match award in the fourth T20I against Ireland. He scored 31 runs from 10 balls with a strike rate of 310.00. Rashid Khan also picked up two wickets.
SL vs AFG: When and Where Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan?
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan match will take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Saturday, August 27.
SL vs AFG: What is the venue of the Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan game?
The venue of the game is the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Players to watch out
Dhananjaya de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Dhananjaya de Silva went on to win the man of the match award in the second test match against Pakistan. He scored 109 runs from 171 balls in the second inning.
Najibullah Zadran (Afghanistan)
Najibullah Zadran has been playing brilliantly for Afghanistan in recent matches. He went on to score 50 runs from 24 balls with a strike rate of 208.33 against Ireland in the fourth T20I.
What is the weather update at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates?
The maximum temperature in Dubai on Saturday will be 41°C while the minimum temperature will be 29°C. Sunny conditions are expected throughout the day.
SL vs AFG: Live Full Squad
Sri Lanka – Dasun Shanaka (capt), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Dinesh Chandimal.
Afghanistan – Mohammad Nabi (C), Najibullah Zadran (VC), Afsar Zazai (WK), Azmatullah Omarzai, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Mujib ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen ul Haq, Noor Ahmad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Rashid Khan and Samiullah Shinwari.