Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan T20I match updates from Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The tournament was originally supposed to be held in Sri Lanka but shifted to the UAE due to political turmoil and the economic crisis in the cricket-crazed island nation. Dasun Shanaka and Co. however, will now begin the campaign against Afghanistan, which will also be the start of the Asian Cup group stage. The very intense clash is expected to set a high tone for the multinational tournament this year.
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However, Sri Lanka took a huge blow with the ouster of Dushmantha Chameera from the tournament after an injury. The Sri Lanka Cricket board has named Nuwan Thushara as Chameera’s replacement for the multinational tournament that will be a big boost for Lanka for the 2022 T20 World Cup.
Apart from skipper Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan and Hazratullah Zazai have a big responsibility to get the job done in the tournament opener.
On what date will the 2022 Asia Cup match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan be played?
The Asia Cup 2022 match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will take place on Saturday, August 27.
Where will the Asia Cup 2022 match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan be played?
The Asia Cup 2022 match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be played at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.
What time does the 2022 Asia Cup match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan start?
The Asia Cup 2022 match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will start at 7:30 PM IST.
Which TV channels are broadcasting the Sri Lanka and Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match?
The Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match will be broadcast on Star Sports Network in India.
How do I watch the live stream of the Sri Lanka and Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match?
The Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Asia Cup 2022 match can be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app and website.
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan possible starting eleven:
Sri Lanka Predicted Lineup: Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajaspaksa (wk), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay
Afghan predicted lineup: Mohammad Nabi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, Noor Ahmad, Karim Janat
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