Emerging Asia Cup, 9th Match: SL-ET vs AFGH-ET: Dream11 Fantasy Tips

ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, 2019: Match 9, Group A, Sri Lanka Emerging Team vs Afghanistan Emerging Team: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Amila Aponso claimed a total of five wickets in two matches in this tournament.

Darwish Rasooli
Darwish Rasooli. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 9th match in Group A of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 will be played between Sri Lanka Emerging Team and Afghanistan Emerging Team at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium Academy Ground in Cox’s Bazar.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (3:00 AM GMT) (8:30 AM IST).


Sri Lanka, the defending champions of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, is on the verge of elimination before the knockouts. They suffered defeats against Oman and Pakistan respectively. The 90-run loss against Pakistan affected the NRR of the Lankans. They will now face Afghanistan team on Monday where they will need to win by a big margin. On the other hand, Afghanistan needs a win from this game to qualify for the knockouts. A narrow defeat here and Pakistan’s win over Oman will also do the favour for the Afghans.

Weather Condition/Report:

The venue is unlikely to face any threat from the rain on Monday.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Academy ground in Cox’s Bazar has witness chasing teams dominate the results here. One of the reasons for that has been the conditions in the first half of the match. Teams tend to lose a lot of wickets in this period and end up with a low first inning total. Earlier, Oman successfully chased down 269 at this venue.

Average first innings score: 196 (Unaffected List A matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 6, Lost – 1

Injury and Availability:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Sri Lanka Emerging Team:

Pathum Nissanka, Nishan Madushka, Charith Asalanka (C), Kamindu Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Ashen Bandara, Ramesh Mendis, Jehan Daniel, Kalana Perera, Asitha Fernando, Amila Aponso

Bench – Sammu Ashan, Hasitha Boyagoda, Shiran Fernando, Sachindu Colombage.

Afghanistan Emerging Team:

Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad (WK), Baheer Shah, Darwish Rasooli, Samiullah Shinwari (C), Waheedullah Shafaq, Shahidullah Kamal, Azmatullah Omarzai, Tariq Stanikzai, Najat Masood, Abdul Wasi.

Bench – Shawkat Zaman, Yusuf Zazai, Nasir Omar, Wafadar Momand.

Top Picks:

Amila Aponso claimed a total of five wickets in two matches in this tournament. Munir Ahmad has amassed 1194 runs at an average of 62.84 in List A cricket with help of four centuries and six fifties. Pathum Nissanka recorded scores of 40 and 34 in the two matches during this tournament. Tariq Stanikzai took a 4-wicket haul playing his first game of the season against Oman.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Kamindu Mendis, Munir Ahmad, Tariq Stanikzai

Vice-Captain – Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Baheer Shah

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nishan Madushka, Munir Ahmad

BattersAbdul Malik (VC), Baheer Shah, Pathum Nissanka

All-Rounders – Charith Asalanka, Shahidullah Kamal, Tariq Stanikzai (VC)

Bowlers – Abdul Wasi, Asitha Fernando, Amila Aponso

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

KeeperMunir Ahmad (VC)

Batters – Baheer Shah, Darwish Rasooli, Pathum Nissanka

All-Rounders – Charith Asalanka, Kamindu Mendis (C), Shahidullah Kamal, Tariq Stanikzai

Bowlers – Azmatullah Omarzai, Kalana Perera, Amila Aponso


Expert Advice:

Considering the importance of the match for both the teams in the tournament’s perspective, neither of them are expected to make any major changes.

Probable Winners:

Afghanistan Emerging Team could edge past Sri Lanka Emerging Team.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.