All of the matches in the series will be held at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium with the first set to take place on November 25 and the final match wrapping up six days later. 17-year-old uncapped leg spinner, Noor Ahmed, has been included in Afghanistan’s squad after building up his reputation on the T20 franchise circuit, and taking figures of 4-10 on his T20I debut. Hashmatullah Shahidi will lead the team in the series.
Sri Lanka’s squad is yet to be named following their return from the T20 World Cup in Australia. In their most recent ODI outing, the Asia Cup Champions beat Australia in a five-match ODI series 3-2 Charith Asalanka and Pathum Nissanka both registered centuries.
Sri Lanka v Afghanistan, full fixtures list: The complete schedule and match timings for the series can be found here.
Sri Lanka v Afghanistan ODI squad: Full team lists
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Dananjaya Lakshan, Kasun Rajitha, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madushan, Asitha Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Lahiru Kumara
Afghanistan: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmat Shah (vc), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Azmatullah Omarzai, Fareed Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Gulbadin Naib, Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Alikhil (wk), Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Noor Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Riaz Hassan, Shahidullah Kamal, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zia-ur-Rehman
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan ODIs: Where to watch live on TV channels and live streaming
India: The match will be broadcast live on the Sony Sports Network in India on the following channels: Sony Sports Ten 5 and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD
Afghanistan: TV channel broadcasters have yet to be confirmed for Afghanistan, but fans will be able to watch the game on ICC.tv.
Sri Lanka: Matches will be available to watch live Siyatha TV, Sri Lanka Cricket YouTube channel and SLBC.
England: It’s not yet confirmed if there will be live telecast of the series in the UK, but matches will be available on ICC.tv.
Viewers elsewhere will be able to watch the match through the ICC.tv live streaming service. Here’s the full list of regions where streaming is available.
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