Sri Lanka will take on Afghanistan in a must-win game for them in them 2018 Asia Cup.
Sri Lanka suffered a massive loss of 137 runs at the hands of Bangladesh in the opening game. Batting and fielding let them down in that game and now will be hoping for a better performance against Afghanistan. On the other hand, Afghanistan will look to get off the mark with a win in this tournament.
All the major stats and facts you need to know as Sri Lanka take on Afghanistan in the third match of Asia Cup 2018:
2 - Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have played 2 ODIs against each other and both the ODIs have been won by Sri Lanka.
14.05 - Kusal Mendis' ODI batting average since the start of July 2017. Since then he could manage only 267 runs in 21 ODIs without a single fifty-plus score.
28 - Number of wickets taken by Lasith Malinga in Asia Cup and needs 3 more wickets to go past Muralitharan's tally of 30 wickets (the most wickets by any bowler in the Asia Cup).
29 - Rashid Khan has bagged 29 wickets at an average of 12.07 in 11 ODIs he played in the UAE.
49 - Number of wins for Angelo Mathews as ODI captain and needs just one more victory to become the fourth Sri Lankan captain to win 50 or more ODIs.
100 - Upul Tharanga needs 100 more runs to complete 7000 ODI runs. He will become the 8th Sri Lankan player to achieve this milestone.
496 - Lasith Malinga has taken 496 wickets in international cricket so far and needs just 4 more wickets to become the 4th Sri Lankan bowler to take 500 international wickets.