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This is the fifth match of this tournament. Both the teams have lost their opening match against Afghanistan team in this tournament, due to which this match is going to be very important for both the teams to make it to the Super-4. Sri Lanka team had to face defeat by 8 wickets against Afghanistan team while Bangladesh team also suffered a crushing defeat by 7 wickets.
Mosaddek Hossains performance in the first match for Bangladesh team has been excellent, on the other hand Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Bhanuka Rajapaksa have performed well for Sri Lanka in the first match. hopefully. Both the teams will go into the field with the intention of winning this match and ensuring their place in the Super-4 by performing brilliantly in this match.
In the ongoing Asia Cup in the UAE, there will be a clash between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (BAN vs SL) today. Both the teams have lost one match each in this tournament. In such a situation, todays competition will be of do or die for them. The team which wins the match will be in Super-4 and for the one who will lose, it will prove to be the last match of Asia Cup.
Afghanistan is present along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Group B of Asia Cup 2022. The Afghan team has already decided the place in the Super-4 by defeating Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He had registered a one-sided victory against Sri Lanka, while he got a good fight against Bangladesh.
Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka teams are very weak at the moment. The recent record of both the teams has been very poor. While Bangladesh have lost 14 of their last 16 T20 matches, Sri Lanka have lost 10 out of their last 14 T20 matches. There have been 12 T20 International matches between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh so far. Of these, Sri Lanka has won 8, while Bangladesh has won 4. But if we look at the last 3 matches between these two teams, here Bangladesh has won 2 match, while Sri Lanka has won only one match.
1.Kusal Mendis(WK), 2.Pathum Nissanka, 3.Charith Asalanka, 4.Danushka Gunathilaka, 5.Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 6.Dasun Shanaka(C), 7.Wanindu Hasaranga, 8.Chamika Karunaratne, 9.Maheesh Theekshana, 10.Dilshan Madushanka, 11.Matheesha Pathirana
1.Naim Sheikh, 2.Anamul Haque(WK), 3.Shakib Al Hasan(C), 4.Mushfiqur Rahim(WK), 5.Afif Hossain, 6.Mahmudullah, 7.Mosaddek Hossain, 8.Mahedi Hasan, 9.Mustafizur Rahman, 10.Taskin Ahmed, 11.Mohammad Saifuddin
This pitch is batsmen-friendly. Initially, bowlers get a lot of help on this pitch, winning the toss and batting first will be the right decision on this pitch. Batting in the first innings seems a bit easier, due to the short boundary line, the average first innings score here is 153 runs, but in the last 3 matches, the score of 180 runs has been seen here.
Talking about the weather report played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh (SL vs BAN), the temperature of Dubai will be between 39 and 29 degree Celsius on Thursday. The sky will be very clear, there is no chance of rain.
|1||Sri Lanka - S4||3||3||0||0||0.701||6|
|2||Pakistan - S4||3||2||1||0||-0.279||4|
|3||India - S4||3||1||2||0||1.607||2|
|6||Afghanistan - S4||3||0||3||0||-2.006||0|
|Recent Forms: W = Won, L = Lost, T = Tie, D = Draw, NR = No Result|