Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Sri Lanka will be up against Bangladesh for the fifth match of the Asia Cup 2022 at Dubai International Stadium. Both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh lost their first match against Afghanistan as Afghanistan secured their place in the Group-4 stage. Now both the teams should try hard to win the match to ensure their place in the next stage of the tournament.
Match: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, T20 5 of 13
Date: 1st August 2022
Time: 07:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Stadium.
Pitch Condition: The fifth match of the Asia Cup will be played at Dubai International Stadium. The pitch here provides assistance to batters and bowlers equally. With the previous match record, the pitch is suitable for fast bowlers. The average first innings score will be 140.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – The Squad
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sabbir Rahman, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, Jeffrey Vandersay, Chamika Karunaratne, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – Performance in the Past Matches
Bangladesh is set to lock horns against Sri Lanka in the fifth match of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022. Afghanistan has already won the matches against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and is on top of the table of Group B ensuring a place in the next level. Sri Lanka, the winners of the 1996 World Cup finals and the finalists of the 2011 and 2015 World Cup, has a rich cricketing history but as of now, it seems like they are not in full form. Under the leadership of Dasun Shanaka, the Sri Lankan team seems to be strong and now they will look to defeat Bangladesh in the next match. On the other hand, Bangladesh ended up playing in two Asia Cup finals in the year 2016 and 2018. In 2016, Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs. In the 2018 edition, Bangladesh imposes 128 runs off on them. The game is crucial for both teams as they want to win the game if they want to go to the next level.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh – Face to Face
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have faced each other in 14 matches in the Asia Cup tournaments. Out of these 14 games, Bangladesh has won 3 matches whereas Sri Lanka has won on 11 occasions. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have faced each other in 12 matches in the T20 format. Out of these 12 games, Sri Lanka has won 8 times whereas Bangladesh has come out victorious on 4 occasions.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means.
Wicket-Keepers: Kusal Mendis.
Batsmen: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Mahmadullah.
All-Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mosaddek Hossain.
Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman.
Captain: Shakib Al Hasan.
Vice-Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga.
Wicket-Keepers: Mustafizur Rahim, Kusal Mendis.
Batsmen: Mahmadullah, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Afif Hossain.
All-Rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Shakib Al Hasan.
Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Mohammad Saifuddin,Mustafizur Rahman.
Captain: Najibullah Zadran.
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