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SL vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction: Asia Cup 2023 Super Four, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G
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Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in the second match of the Super Fours. The last time these two teams met in the league stage it was Sri Lanka who emerged victorious by five wickets. Bangladesh lost the first match of the Super Fours against Pakistan and will be keen to bounce back. This promises to be a thrilling match.

When: 9 September, 3:00 PM IST

Where: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports

R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Pitch Report

The surface here usually helps the spinners a lot and will be tough for batting. But with consistent rains in the last week it will be interesting to see how the pitch plays out. Both teams will prefer chasing considering the weather forecast which shows plenty of showers could interupt the game.

Sri LankaPlaying 11

  1. Pathum Nissanka
  2. Dimuth Karunaratne
  3. Kusal Mendis
  4. Charith Asalanka
  5. Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk)
  6. Dasun Shanaka
  7. Dhananjaya De Silva
  8. Maheesh Theekshana
  9. Dunith Wellalage
  10. Kasun Rajitha
  11. Matheesha Pathirana
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.
  • They are expected to be unchanged for this match.

Charith Asalanka Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Runs vs Bangladesh Batting Average
36 1155 62, 36, 2, 63, 38 106 42

Maheesh Theekshana Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance BBM Bowling Average
23 38 2/19, 4/31, 4/34, 4/ 25, 3/31 4/25 21

BangladeshPlaying 11

  1. Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  2. Mohammad Naim
  3. Litton Das
  4. Shakib Al Hasan (c)
  5. Mushfiqur Rahim (wk)
  6. Towhid Hridoy
  7. Afif Hossain
  8. Shamim Hossain
  9. Taskin Ahmed
  10. Hasan Mahmud
  11. Shoriful Islam
  • Nazmul Hossain Shanto is ruled out due to injury.

Shakib Al Hasan Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Batting Average Wickets Bowling Average
236 7216 37.38 307 28.8

Taskin Ahmed Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Wickets vs Pakistan Bowling Average
61 86 4/44, 6/19, 2/52, 1/37, 2/48 3 wickets in 3 matches 29.51

SL vs BAN Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Mushfiqur Rahim

Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Litton Das, Charith Asalanka

All-rounder: Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz

Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Taskin Ahmed

Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Shakib Al Hasan, Kusal Mendis

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Maheesh Theekshana, Taskin Ahmed

SL vs BAN Fantasy Tips

  • Maheesh Theekshana picked up 2 wickets in the opening match against Bangladesh and will be a key bowler considering there are a couple of left handers in the opposition.
  • Mehidy Hassan Miraz opened the batting and scord 112 runs while also picking up one wicket against Afghanistan. He can be tried as captain in Grand Leagues
  • Taskin Ahmed has impressive in the previous match picking up five wickets in the last two matches and will be a key pick for this match.
  • Shamim Hossain is batting lower down the order and has struggled in the last game, leave him out for this match.
  • Dasun Shanaka struggled a lot in this format recently and is batting lower down the order. Hence avoid him for this match.
  • Charith Asalanka scored 62 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup. He has done well against Afghanistan in the last series.
  • Shakib Al Hasan has scored 67 runs and picked up two wickets in this tournament so far match. He can give value with both bat and ball.
  • Kasun Rajitha picked up three wickets in the previous match and can be a good option to have in the team.
  • Afif Hossain does not have a good record in ODIs and is batting as low as number 8. You can leave him out for small leagues.
  • With rain predictions this could be a shorterned game. Make your teams based on that and try to cover more all-rounders.

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh today match?

Sri Lanka are expected to win this match

Sri Lanka has won Asia Cup six times while Bangladesh are yet to win it a single time.

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have faced each other in 52 matches in ODI. Out of these 52 games , Pakistan have won 41 whereas Bangladesh have come out victorious on 9 occasions .

The last time these two sides met Sri Lanka won by five wickets

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.