BAN vs SL Dream11 Match Prediction | Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 3rd ODI, Team News, Playing11
Updated on: Jul 31, 2019 11:09 am IST
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 3rd ODI| Team Prediction |, Team News, Playing11 |Match Preview
A memorable series whitewash win for Sri Lanka will get their campaign going in great fashion for future matches. The Lions look in incredibly good form owing an attack to some of their new crop of bowlers which really hurt the Tigers, ending a long-awaited dream of winning a maiden series in Sri Lanka. The dearth of their star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and regular skipper Mashrafe Mortaza was felt throughout the series which will play its 3rd and last ODI on 31st of July. The post-Malinga era for Sri Lanka will also feature a farewell for another one of its fast bowlers, namely Nuwan Kulasekara, who announced his retirement from international cricket. Although the series has already been won by the Lankans with two back to back wins, Bangladesh will look to steady the situation which corresponds in the direction of the generic enmity between Bangladesh’s rise and Sri Lanka’s fall in cricket in the recent times. Lankans have won their previous game by 7 wickets with some spectacular batting chase from the likes of Fernando and Mathews. A win here for Bangladesh would surely pep up their mood but only as a consolation.
31/07 – 02:30 PM IST
3rd ODI (D/N), Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2019
R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
Speckled thunderstorms are the forecast for Wednesday. Apart from the previous game, the last three matches at this ground have produced first innings scores of around, or over, 300, so the team bagging the toss may still want to bat first.
The pitch is slower in nature which has forced sides to field an extra spinner. Nevertheless, it is still an appropriate wicket to bat on for the likes of Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews providing a master class on how to bat on such wickets in the previous game.
Head to head( last five matches)-
Sri Lanka: 3
Sri Lanka Squad:
Dimuth Karunaratne, Amila Aponso, Akila Dananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Niroshan Dickwella, Nuwan Pradeep, Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Madushanka, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Isuru Udana
Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Farhad Reza, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed
Avishka Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(w), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara
Tamim Iqbal(c), Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Farhad Reza
Sri Lanka –
- Kusal Perera: With an amazing average of 48.12 amassing 3845 in 8 matches, perera looks in good knick.
- Angelo Mathews: Another one of Sri Lanka’s run-getters has an average of 57.33 with 344 runs in the same amount of games.
- Nuwan Pradeep: The fast-medium pacer has fared at 10 wickets in 5 matches with an economy of 5.43
- Mushfiqur Rahim: Just like his counter wicket-keeper rival Rahim has an outstanding average of 64.85 with 454 runs in 9 games only
- Tamim Iqbal: Hasn’t really fired in this series but is always a threat.
- Mustafizur Rahman: The Left-arm medium-pacer has taken an amazing 21 wickets in 9 matches at an economy of 6.76
Captain Options– Dimuth Karunaratne, Tamim Iqbal, Kusal Perera
BAN vs SL Dream11
It would be great to see the Tigers get this one, But the Lankans look in good shape to take it away from their opponents.