Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka

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+
USA Willow TV
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


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.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to Mumbai
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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