Pakistan vs Afghanistan 1st ODI match is part of Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka For three ODI Series Against Afghanistan Cricket Team. The 1st ODI match will start on 22 August 2023, at 2:00: PM UTC.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are all set to play against each other in a 3-match ODI series this week, as they begin their preparations for the upcoming Asia Cup. The first match will be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota on Tuesday.

Afghanistan’s performance is a bit of a mixed bag in recent times. They did win series’ against teams like Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, they found it difficult to overcome quality opposition like Sri Lanka. Afghanistan has a reputation for being giant killers and will put up a good fight.

Pakistan has had a good run in white-ball cricket in the last couple of years. The team has won 4 of the 5 ODI series it has played since the start of 2022, including against teams like Australia, West Indies, and New Zealand. They are ranked the 2nd best team in ODIs according to the latest ICC ranking.

MATCH SCHEDULE (Pakistan vs Afghanistan) :

TournamentMatch DetailDay / DateTimeVenue
Pak vs Afg ODI 2023Pakistan vs AfghanistanTue/ Aug 22, 202302:00 PMMahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota

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Pitch Report:

The pitch at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota is good to bat on and has seen an average first-inning score of around 250 runs.

The ball does grip the surface and the spinners will enjoy bowling on this ground. The skies are expected to remain clear with a warm and humid climate. 

Weather Report:

36°C10%57%21 km/h

Location: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota

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Pakistan vs Afghanistan – ODI

matchesPakistan win Afghanistan winNR

Pakistan VS Afghanistan Playing XIs:


1) R.Gurbaz 2) Ibrahim Khan Zadran 3) R Shah 4) H Shahid 5) M Nabi 6) Najibullah Khan Zadran 7) Rashid Ullah Khan 8)M Rehaman Khan 9) F Ullah Khan Farooqi 10) Fareed Ahmed Khan 11)Azmatullah Khan Omerzai

Pakistan :

1) Imam Ul Haq 2) Fakhar Zaman 3) Babar Azam 4) Muhammad Rizwan 5) Iftikhar Ahmad 6) Salman Ali Agha 7) Shadab Khan 8) Muhammad Nawaz 9) Shaheen Shah 10) Naseem Shah 11) Haris Ruaf


DisclaimerAccording to my understanding, analysis, and instincts were used to make the prediction. Take into account all of this information when you create your prediction, then decide for yourself.

DateTeam ATeam BOur Predictour win rate
22 AugPakistan AfghanistanPakistan 80%

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