Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in Bangladesh Tri-Series, 2018
In the 3rd match of the Bangladesh Tri Series, Bangladesh take on out-of-sorts Sri Lanka at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Bangladesh bundled Zimbabwe cheaply in the first one-dayer to comfortably win by 8 wickets. The second game of the series saw Sri Lanka tasting defeat for 14th time in the last 15 ODIs.
Date: January 19,2018
Time: 06:00 AM GMT / 12:00 PM Local
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
ODIs played: 100
Average 1st innings total: 229
Average 2nd innings total: 201
Highest total: 370/4
Lowest total: 58/10
Bangladesh Team News:
There is no update of injuries or changes in the playing XI from the Bangladeshi camp. They are most likely to go with the XI players who faced Zimbabwe in the series opener.
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunzamul Islam, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Abul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunzamul Islam
The experience of Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal is key for the Bangla team.
Sri Lanka Team News:
Sri Lanka have suffered loss in the last fixture. Niroshan Dickwella may come in for Kusal Mendis.
Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Angelo Mathews (c), Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanidu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Nuwan Pradeep, Shehan Madushanka, Lakshan Sandakan
Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Angelo Mathews (c), Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanidu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera
- The three batting pillars of Sri Lanka – Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal and captain Angelo Mathews – must stand firm to give them a chance.
- Asela Gunaratne is the X-factor.
Please note: This SL vs BAN match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI from the squads of the two teams listed above.
India Fantasy Prediction:
Form and conditions are in favour of the hosts, but that only tilts the odds 60:40 in their favour. Sure, Sri Lankan lions can turn up. We advise our readers to pick a balanced XI from the two sides.
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Fantasy Team:
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