Sri Lanka will play against Afghanistan today, at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, to wrap up the first phase of the Asia Cup 2023. The Super Fours hopes of three teams will depend on this match.
In Group B, Sri Lanka won their first game against Bangladesh by 5 wickets with 11 overs to spare. Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 89 runs. It’s a must-win game for Afghanistan now, and they need to win by a big margin to better the NRR of Bangladesh or Sri Lanka.
It’s all happening and here we have the Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup live stream, date, start time, preview, team news, probable XI, key stats, and how to watch on TV.
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka: Date, Start Time, Venue
- Asia Cup 2023 | Match 6
- Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka | Group B
- Date: Tuesday, 5 September 2023
- Start Time: 9:30 am GMT
- Venue: Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan
Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, will host the match, which has a capacity of 27,000. The match starts at 2:30 pm local time.
Team News and Probable XI
Here is the team news for Afghanistan and Sri Lanka for today’s match.
Afghanistan Team News and Probable XI
Fazalhaq Farooqi played a terrible game against Bangladesh in their last match. However, there is doubt that he will be dropped.
Probable Afghanistan XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Sri Lanka Team News and Probable XI
Sri Lanka are without a few key bowlers. Despite this, they bowled out Bangladesh for 164. Sri Lanka would not tinker with their winning combination.
Probable Sri Lanka XI
Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana.
Head-to-head in ODI
Afghanistan and Sri Lanka played 10 matches in ODI against each other, with Sri Lanka winning 6 and Afghanistan 3.
Sri Lanka: 6 Wins
Afghanistan: 3 Wins
No Result: 1
How to Watch Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup Match?
Today’s Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka match will be available live on Ariana TV in Afghanistan.
In Bangladesh, the match will be available on T Sports and GTV, and PTV Sports in Pakistan. Star Sports will broadcast the match live in India, with live streaming free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.
Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament in different countries.
|Location||TV and Live Stream|
|India||Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Ten Sports|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd|
|UK and Ireland||TNT Sports, Discovery+|
|Australia||Foxtel, Kayo Sports|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app|
|South Africa||SuperSport, DStv app|
|MENA||CricLife Max, STARZ Play|
Watch the Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Live Stream for Free Online
You can easily watch the Asia Cup 2023 match between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka live stream for free on the Disney+ Hotstar app.
Just download the app from your app store and enjoy every ball life for free in India.
However, if you are from anywhere else in the world, a VPN will help you to connect to an Indian server, and let you watch the live stream for free.
Follow the steps below to watch the Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka live stream for free.
- Download and Install a reliable VPN
- Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to Mumbai
- Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
- Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free