Match Preview: The two sides have met 13 times in ODIs with Sri Lanka leading the head-to-head record 8-4. Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan 2-1 in the home ODI series last year

Series Importance: The visitors, Afghanistan, must win the second match to keep the series alive 

Historic Achievement: Opening batter Pathum Nissanka scored Sri Lanka’s first double century in a one-day international

Match Result: Sri Lanka held off Afghanistan by 42 runs in a high-scoring match on Friday 

Match Venue: The match was held at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 

Match Highlights: Afghanistan won the toss and chose to field. During their previous ODI series in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan claimed victory in the opening game but lost the next two matches 

Score Update: Sri Lanka scored 381/3 after 50 overs. Pathum Nissanka scored 210 runs and Charith Asalanka scored 7 runs 

Next Match: The next match is crucial for Afghanistan as they seek redemption against Sri Lanka