Bangladesh are set to welcome Sri Lanka for an exciting 3-match ODI series, starting from Sunday. It is going to be a very crucial series for both sides in terms of their position in the 2020–2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. While the hosts are currently 6th on the table with 30 points in 6 matches (3 wins, 3 losses), the visitors are reeling at 13th spot in the standings with -2 points in 3 matches (3 losses with two points deducted for slow over-rate). With so many stars on display and such high stakes, it is certainly going to be a very exciting series between two very competitive sides.
What are the fixtures of the series?
The fixtures of the series are as follows:
1st ODI - May 23 (Sunday)
2nd ODI - May 25 (Tuesday)
3rd ODI - May 28 (Friday)
Where is the ODI series scheduled to take place?
All three matches of the series will be hosted by Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka.
At what time are the matches scheduled to begin?
All three matches will be day-night encounters scheduled to start at IST 12:30 PM (Local Time 1:00 PM).
Where can I watch the live telecast of the series?
There won't be any TV broadcast of the series available in India. However, the matches can be streamed live on FanCode. There is a Rs. 15 pass available to watch the first match while one can buy the whole series pass for Rs. 29 on FanCode.
Where to check Live Score Updates of 1st ODI between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka?
SportsTiger is a one-stop destination to get live score updates for all the three matches of the Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka series. The fans can download the SportsTiger application, which is available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. There will be live ball-by-ball commentary available on the app while all the happenings around the matches will also be available at www.sportstiger.com.
What are the squads for both teams for this series?
Both sides have announced a young-looking squad for the 3-match ODI series. The hosts have dropped a few players in the form of Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Hasan Mahmud, Al Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain, and Nasim Ahmed. On the other hand, the visitors are coming to this series without their experienced players like Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal, Dimuth Karunratne as they plan to develop their squad for the 2023 World Cup.
Bangladesh's squad: Tamim Iqbal (C), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Liton Das, Mustafizur Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam.
Standbys: Mohammad Naim, Taijul Islam, Shohidul Islam, Aminul Islam Biplob.
Sri Lanka's squad: Kusal Perera (C), Kusal Mendis (VC), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Niroshan Dickwella, Dushmantha Chameera, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando.