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Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in the first Test match from March 22-26 at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. The two sides will be playing their 12th bilateral Test series between them and the home side are yet to clinch a single series among them. 

Bangladesh will be captained by Najmul Hossain Shanto, who recently led the team to an ODI series victory against the island nation by a 2-1 margin. Bangladesh are unbeaten in the last three Test series at home having beaten Ireland and Afghanistan, followed by a series draw with New Zealand. 

Sri Lanka, who are currently sitting at the bottom of the WTC 2023-25 points table, enjoys considerably a good record against Bangladesh in the longest format. With only single defeat in the 24 Test matches that they have played, the visitors will come in to this Test match with all the odds being placed with them. 

In this article, we will look at all the details about the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. 

When and where will the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka take place? 

The first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will take place from March 22 till March 26 at 9:00 A.M. (IST) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. 

What are the squads of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka?

Bangladesh: Najmul Hossain Shanto (C), Zakir Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shadman Islam, Litton Kumer Das, Mominul Haque Showrab, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Mushfik Hasan, Nahid Rana.

Sri Lanka: Dhananjaya De Silva (c), Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Nishan Madushka, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kamindu Mendis, Lahiru Udara, Prabath Jayasuriya, Ramesh Mendis, Nishan Peiris, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Gunasekara 

Where to watch the broadcast of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in India?

The broadcast of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will not be available in India. 

Where to watch the live streaming of the 1st Test series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in India? 

The live streaming of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be available on FanCode in India. 

Where to catch the live scores of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in India? 

The live scores and updates of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be available on the SportsTiger app and website in India.