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Asia Cup 2022 SL vs AFG Preview: Equal in strength but legacy favours Lanka

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan preview: The Asia Cup will begin with the battle between five times champions Sri Lanka, who are in a re-building phase, and Afghanistan, who are raring to go big

Sri Lankan team will take on Afghanistan in the opener of the Asia Cup 2022. Photo: @ACCMedia1
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Sri Lankan team will take on Afghanistan in the opener of the Asia Cup 2022. Photo: @ACCMedia1

BS Web Team New Delhi
Asia Cup 2022 is finally here, and it will begin with the first match between five times champions Sri Lanka and the emerging Asian unit Afghanistan. This will be Afghanistan's first appearance in a T20 version of the Asia Cup. Overall, it would be their third. From a historical perspective, the battle seems lopsided towards Sri Lanka, but in its current form, Afghanistan is capable of beating any team on their day. Hence, it is a battle of equals on strength, and Sri Lanka has

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First Published: Aug 26 2022 | 9:44 PM IST

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