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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2022 - Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 3-match one-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium, Pallekelle in 30th November 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI 2022 Highlights
Charith Asalanka plays a shot on the off-side © SLC

Half-centuries from Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka and Dunith Wellalage's quick-fire 31* helped to Sri Lanka hard-fought four-wicket victory over Afghanistan, despite a Ibrahim Zadran's record-breaking 162 and drawn the three-match series with 1-1 in a high-scoring thriller of the third ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka chased 314 was their third highest successful run-chase in One-day international and It is their highest chase against Afghanistan in ODIs, previously they chased 233 at Dunedin in the 2015 World Cup.
  • Afghanistan's 313 was their third highest score in One-day international and It is their highest total against Sri Lanka in ODIs, previous highest was 294 at same venue in this series' opening ODI.
  • Afghanistan's 313 was the fourth highest total at Pallekelle in ODIs.
  • Ibrahim Zadran's 162 was the highest score by an Afghanistan batsman in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous record of unbeaten 131 held by Mohammad Shahzad against Zimbabwe at Sharjah in 2015.
  • Ibrahim Zadran's 162 was the highest-score by an Afghanistan batsman against Sri Lanka in ODIs, surpassing the his own record of 106 at same venue in this series' first ODI.
  • Ibrahim Zadran's 162 was the second highest-score by a batsman in Sri Lankan soil in ODIs after Kumar Sangakkara's 169 against South Africa at Colombo (RPS) in 2013.
  • 154 : Ibrahim Zadran and Najibullah Zadran set up the record fourth-wicket partnership for Afghanistan in One-day international, previously held by the unbeaten 144-run stand between Nawroz Mangal and Samiullah Shinwari against Scotland at Sharjah in 2013 and the Afghanistan's ninth highest fourth-wicket stand in ODIs.
  • 3 : Ibrahim Zadran equalled a joint third most hundreds before turning at the age of 21 in ODIs, jointly with Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG) and Tamim Iqbal (BAN).

Afghanistan scored 313-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Ibrahim Zadran hammered a 162 off 138-balls - which was his 3rd ODI hundred & his second century against Sri Lanka in ODIs - including 15-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 117.39.

Najibullah Zadran struck 77 off 76-balls including 8-fours & a six, Rahmat Shah scored 22 off 30-balls included 4-fours, Rashid Khan 13 and Mohammad Nabi 12.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Kasun Rajitha picked up 3-wickets for 60-runs in 10-overs, Wanindu Hasaranga took 2-wickets and one for Dhananjaya de Silva - Asitha Fernando.

Sri Lanka chased 314-6 in 49.4 overs with top scorer by Charith Asalanka cracked a unbeaten 83 off 72-balls.

Kusal Mendis struck 67 off 61-balls including 8-fours & a six, Dasun Shanaka scored 43 off 44-balls included 5-fours.

Pathum Nissanka scored 35 off 55-balls including three boundaries, Dinesh Chandimal cracked a 33 off 32-balls included 2-fours & a six and Dunith Wellalage hammered a unbeaten 31 off 21-balls including 4-fours & a six with strike rate of 147.61.

Afghanistan best bowler by Rashid Khan claimed a 4-wickets for 37-runs in 10-overs and Mohammad Nabi took 2-wickets.

Charith Asalanka named Player of the match for his match-winning superb unbeaten 83-runs knocked off facing 72-balls including 5-fours and 4-sixes with strike rate of 115.27.