Afghanistan A beat the host team Sri Lanka Development XI in the first one day match. Sri Lanka Development XI won the toss and elected to bat first. Despite from having a good start they scored 240 runs losing all wickets. Hamza Hotak was the leading bowler getting six wickets of the opposite side.
Hashmat Shahidi took two wickets while one wicket was taken by Fareed Malik.
Afghanistan did not have a good start losing its first in the opening of the innings over but came back nicely with some good partnerships in the middle order. Afghanistan chased the target in the final over after losing 7 wickets. Hashmat Shahidi was the leading scorer with 87, while Noor Ali Zadran also scored an important 53-run knocks. Rahmat Shah and Afsar Zazai provided good support to Shahidi and Zadran. Player of the match award was awarded to both Shahidi and Hotak Jointly