Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Head to Head Record: The SportsRush present before you the Head to Head record for AFG vs SL.
The seventh match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at Cardiff tomorrow. With both the teams losing their first match, tomorrow will be an opportunity for one of them to get off the mark in the tournament.
Having played their last match at Cardiff, Sri Lanka would be more aware about the prevailing conditions. The island nation would be looking to bank on the advantage in a bid to avoid their second consecutive victory in 2019 World Cup.
— PBS (@PBSharmaji) June 3, 2019
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Head to Head Record in ODIs
Total number of matches played: 3
Matches won by Afghanistan: 1
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 2
Matches played in Afghanistan: 0 (AFG 0, SL 0)
Matches played in Sri Lanka: 0 (AFG 0, SL 0)
Matches played at neutral venues: 3 (AFG 1, SL 2)
Matches played in ICC World Cup: 1 (AFG 0, SL 1)
Most runs for Afghanistan: 82 (Asghar Afghan)
Most runs for Sri Lanka: 114 (Mahela Jayawardena)
Most wickets for Afghanistan: 3 (Hamid Hassan)
Most wickets for Sri Lanka: 9 (Thisara Perera)
Most catches for Afghanistan: 2 (Nawroz Magal)
Most catches for Sri Lanka: 4 (Thisara Perera)
The last time Afghanistan and Sri Lanka played an ODI against each other was during the Asia Cup last year. In what was the third league match of the tournament, Afghanistan had defeated Sri Lanka by 91 runs at Abu Dhabi.
After the then Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan won the toss and chose to bat, Afghanistan scored 249/10 in 50 overs on the back of Rahman Shah scoring 72 (90) with the help of five fours. With bowling figures of 9-0-55-5, Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera was the pick of their bowlers.
A combined bowling effort from the Afghani bowlers saw Sri Lanka bundling out for 158 in 41.2 overs. The spin trio of Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi along with current captain Gulbadin Naib picked up a couple of wickets each.