SL vs BAN: After a fantastic performance in their opening games, Sri Lanka will play against Bangladesh at Sharjah Cricket Stadium for their Super 12 encounter.
Sri Lanka played their previous game against the Netherlands, and it was quite a memorable win for them. The Netherlands were bundled out for a mere 44 runs courtesy of Lahiru Kumara’s 3/7 and Wanindu Hasaranga‘s 3/9. In reply, Kushal Perera’s unbeaten 33 helped Sri Lanka win the match by 8 wickets.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh are walking into this encounter with an 84 run win over Papua New Guinea. Batting first, Bangladesh posted a gigantic total of 181/7 with the help of Mahmudullah’s 28-ball 50 and Shakib Al Hasan’s 46. While defending, Shakib picked up a magnificent 4/9 in his four overs to help Bangladesh bowl out PNG at 96.
Both the teams have won their previous encounter, but Sri Lanka holds the advantage of winning the upcoming game.
Match: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
Date & Time: 24th October 2021, 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Scoring runs won’t be easy on this pitch. The batters have had a tough time on this surface to get value for their shots. Pacers are expected to get an edge on this surface and will gather a lot of success.
It’s expected to be sunny with mild humidity. The temperatures will marginally decrease from 32 to 31 degrees as the match progresses. There are no signs of precipitation whatsoever.
SL vs BAN Predicted Playing XI
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Dusmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
Naim Shaikh, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
SL vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicketkeeper: Kusal Perera
Batters: Mahmudullah, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Naim Sheikh
Allrounders: Shakib al Hasan(C), Wanindu Hasaranga (VC)
Bowlers: Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana