As the ODIs against Afghanistan begin, Sri Lanka needs all the Super League points they can get.
There may not be many people who are currently thrilled about a bilateral ODI series, but in this case, there is a World Cup spot up for grabs for these two sides. SRI LANKA VS AFGHANISTAN
SRI LANKA VS AFGHANISTAN 1ST ODI HIGHLIGHTS 25 2022
So, another ODI series has begun. Bilateral ODIs have evolved into the understated guest in the back of the party, while Tests continue to win the hearts of cricket purists and T20s rule the world. They still occasionally have their moments of being the cool youngsters they once were. But these are the series that seem least likely to arouse interest when you consider the world of cricket.
To this, add the reality that Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have, for sides in the same global neighbourhood, played shockingly little cricket against one another and, as a result, have not produced enticing tales. There are only happy faces and cloying adoration when Sri Lanka plays Pakistan. In the stands, there should be more security when Afghanistan plays Pakistan.
Afghanistan versus Sri Lanka? There isn’t much there. Yet.
So why should we give a damn?
The ODI Super League structure’s ability to give context to series like these is perhaps its finest accomplishment. In actuality, these three ODIs are crucial for both teams. According to the rules, in order to automatically qualify for the 2019 ODI World Cup, you must finish in the top eight teams after 24 ODIs (four away series, four home series, and three ODIs each). You will need to compete in a qualifying tournament if you don’t.