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Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, 8th Warm-up Match Highlights: AFG won by 6 wickets

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Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka 8th Warm-up Match at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati

The ODI World Cup 2023 is just around the corner, and cricket fans all over the world are eagerly awaiting this exciting tournament. As the participating teams gear up for the main event, warm-up matches have been organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to help the teams acclimate to the Indian conditions and fine-tune their strategies. One of the warm-up games that cricket enthusiasts are eagerly looking forward to is the eighth warm-up game between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, which will be held at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.

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  Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka 8th Warm-up Match
  publive-image  AFG won by 6 wkts (DLS Method)
  publive-imageSL   294/10 (46.2)
publive-image AFG   261/4 (38.1)
  Venue   Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  Date & Time   Tue, Oct 03, 2:00 PM IST
  Toss   AFG opt to bowl



Barsapara Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

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The Barsapara Cricket Stadium, located in Guwahati, is all set to host the eighth warm-up game between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. This stadium has been a popular venue for cricket matches in India and has witnessed some memorable encounters in the past. The stadium offers a batter-friendly pitch with good bounce, which aids in well-timed shots. Bowlers can also make their mark on this pitch by effectively targeting specific areas. As the game progresses, spinners can come into play when the pitch starts offering assistance for spin.


Guwahati Weather Forecast

The weather in Guwahati on the day of the game is expected to be cloudy, with scattered thunderstorms and a 57% chance of precipitation. However, despite the possibility of interruptions, the match is likely to take place. The temperature is expected to hover around 31 degrees Celsius, with humidity levels at around 79%. The wind is expected to blow at a speed of 10 kmph. Teams will need to factor in these weather conditions while formulating their strategies.

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Probable Playing XI for the 8th Warm-up Game

Let's take a look at the probable playing XI for both Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in the 8th warm-up game:

Afghanistan: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman, Naveen-ul -Haq

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Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva,  Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka


Predictions and Expectations

The match between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka promises to be an exciting contest. Both teams will be looking to fine-tune their skills and strategies ahead of the ODI World Cup. Afghanistan will be eager to make their mark and showcase their talent on the global stage, while Sri Lanka will be aiming to bounce back from their setback in the initial practice game against Bangladesh. Fans can expect a thrilling encounter between these two teams.

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