SL vs BAN Dream11: A dull draw in the first Test means the second Test becomes even more important. Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have everything to play for as the winner of this Test will also win the Test series. Batters from both teams enjoyed batting in the first game and did well to boost their averages. Meanwhile, the bowlers will expect that the pitch in the second Test will have something for them.
Fixture: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh; Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Test series 2021
When: 29 April, 10:00 AM IST
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
WATCH SL vs BAN Live Match Score: You can watch the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh live game on Star Sports Network.
SL vs BAN Playing 11
Sri Lanka Playing 11 (likely)
Sri Lanka Team News:
Lahiru Kumara is injured. So he is unavailable.
Playing Combination: D Karunaratne and L Thirimanne will be the openers. O Fernando, D Chandimal and A Mathews will handle the middle order. S Lakmal will be the key pace bowler while W Hasaranga will handle spin duties.
SL Playing 11:
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dhananjaya de Silva scored a brilliant hundred in the last game. He scored 166 runs from 291 balls with 22 fours. He is a quality batsman and can stretch his good form in this game too. He has made 2210 runs in 35 Tests and averages 38.77. He has scored 7 hundreds and 8 fifties.
V Fernando was impressive in the first Test. He picked 4 wickets in the first innings on a life-less pitch. He has 40 wickets in 13 Tests at an average of 34.60. He has a strike-rate of 58.50 and has taken 1 five-wicket haul and 3 four-wicket hauls.
Bangladesh Playing 11 (likely)
Bangladesh Team News:
Playing Combination: T Iqbal and S Islam will be the openers. M Haque, M Rahim, and L Das will bat in the middle order with T Ahmed and A Jayed as strike bowlers.
BAN Playing 11:
Najmul Hossain Shanto
M Rahim scored a fine fifty in the last Test. He scored 68 not out from 156 balls with 6 fours. He has made 4605 runs in 73 Tests with 7 hundreds and 23 fifties. He averages 37.13.
T Iqbal was in terrific touch in the first Test. He scored fifties in both innings. He made 90 runs off 101 balls with 15 fours in the first innings and then scored 74 not out from 98 balls with 10 fours and 3 sixes. Expect him to score more runs in this game. He averages 39.26 in 63 Tests and has made 4672 runs at a strike-rate of 57.57.
In SL vs BAN Dream11 today match prediction, Sri Lanka will have an edge in this match as they are playing in home conditions. So expect SL to win this game.
Wicket-keepers: N Dickwella, L Das
Batsmen:: L Thirimanne, D Karunratne, T Iqbal, M Rahim, M Haque
All-rounders: A Mathews
Bowlers: S Lakmal, A Fernando, A Jayed
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