The 32nd match of the World Cup is between the two Asian sides. Both sides have quality spinners in their team. Sri Lanka suffered a humiliating defeat against the Blackcaps in the last match. Afghanistan shared points with Ireland as their match got washed out due to rain. Both teams will be desperate to get a win under their belt.
Sri Lanka will lock horns against impressive Afghanistan in the 32nd match on 1st November. The match will take place at the Gabba, Brisbane, and will start at 9:30 AM.
Match: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan
Venue: Gabba, Brisbane
Date and Time: November 1, 9:30 AM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Hotstar
The pitch at Brisbane is helpful for the fast bowlers. They get a lot of swings and bounce on this wicket. The batters can trust the bounce on the wicket and score freely once they are set.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha
Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Sri Lanka looks favorites as they have an all-round strong squad. They have better seamers and batsmen to tackle these conditions.
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