Sri Lanka and Afghanistan are set to square off in the final encounter of the SL vs AFG ODI series. SL vs AFG 3rd ODI is scheduled to be played on Wednesday, February 14. This time, both teams will arrive at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium once again for the encounter.

Sri Lanka is led by Kusal Mendis in the SL vs AFG ODI series. Hashmatullah Shahidi is the skipper of Afghanistan. Sri Lanka won the 1st ODI by 42 runs and the 2nd ODI by 155 runs. Hence, the third ODI is a dead-rubber encounter for them.

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However, Afghanistan will eye a victory to end the series on a winning note. Notably, Afghanistan crushed Sri Lanka in the ODI World Cup 2023 last year. They have a powerful set of members who can give a tough challenge to Sri Lankans. However, they need to pull up their socks in both batting and bowling.

Sri Lanka, being a much more mature and older team, owns a strong record in head-to-head encounters in T20Is against Afghanistan. Both teams have played 14 T20Is so far. Sri Lanka has won 9 games while Afghanistan has won 4 matches. There was one game that ended with no result.

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Sri Lanka also owns a superb record against Afghanistan at home. Both Asian nations have faced each other on 8 occasions in T20Is. Sri Lanka has won 5 matches while Afghanistan has won 2 games. Sri Lanka also has the edge over Afghanistan at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, winning 3 encounters and losing only 1 out of 5.

In the last five SL vs AFG T20I encounters, Sri Lanka has won 4 games while Afghanistan has won 1 match. Below we glance at detailed Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan head-to-head records across all three formats.

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SL vs AFG Head to Head Records – ODI, T20I & Tests

Format Test ODI T20I
Matches played 1 14 5
Sri Lanka Won 1 9 3
Afghanistan Won 0 4 2
Sri Lanka Win% 100 64.28 60.0
Afghanistan Win% 0 28.57 40.0

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SL vs AFG Head-to-Head Records – Tests

Matches Played 1
Sri Lanka Won 1
Afghanistan Won 0
Tied 0
Drawn 0
Sri Lanka Win % 100
Afghanistan Win % 0
Draw % 0
First Played On February 2024
Last played On February 2024

 

SL vs AFG Head-to-Head Records – ODIs

Matches Played 14
Sri Lanka Won 9
Afghanistan Won 4
Tied 0
No Result 1
Sri Lanka Win % 64.28
Afghanistan Win % 28.57
First Played On March 2014
Last played On February 2024

SL vs AFG Head-to-Head Records – T20Is

Matches Played 5
Sri Lanka Won 3
Afghanistan Won 2
Tied 0
No Result 0
Sri Lanka Win % 60.0
Afghanistan Win % 40.0
First Played On March 2016
Last played On October 2023

 

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