Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 - when and where to watch, venue, most likely playing XIs, full squad details, Pitch Report, Weather and more

Last international assignment of Bangladesh cricket team came in the month of July when they faced Afghanistan in a multi-format series. Since then, they haven’t played any games. That said, their players have participated in various franchise leagues across the world.

Sri Lanka, meanwhile, have been hit by injuries. Quite a few of their players will be missing the tournament, with the notable absentee being Wanindu Hasaranga. The leg-spinning all-rounder picked up an injury in the recently concluded Lanka Premier League.

Check all the details given below regarding the match:-
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Details

Match: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Match 2, Group B, Asia Cup 2023

Dasun Shanaka is going to lead Sri Lanka Cricket Team

Shakib Al Hasan will lead Bangladesh Cricket Team

When: August 31st, 2023, Thursday

Match is going to start at 3:00 p.m. IST

Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele

Head to head of these two teams: Both teams have played 51 matches against each other in Asia Cup. Out of which Bangladesh have won 9 matches and Sri Lanka have won 40 matches whereas 2 matches ended without any results.

Likely playing XI


Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mohammad Naim, Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam

Bench : Liton Das, Tanzid Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Shamim Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan Sakib

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana/Pramod Madushan Binura Fernando

Bench : MADI Hemantha, Dunith Wellalage, K Perera, PM Liyanagamage

Pitch report

The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium is on the slower side. Run scoring won’t be easy for the batters, who will have to spend some time in the middle before they can start playing their strokes freely.

Best players from both of the teams

Best Batsman: Pathum Nissanka

Best Bowler: Maheesh Theekshana

Weather forecast for today in Pallekele

Maximum temperature: 30°C
Minimum temperature: 22°C
Wind speed: 3km/h

Chances of rain: 0%
Capacity of s2m: 35,000
Prediction to win: Team Sri Lanka is most likely to win the match

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Aug 31, 2023 5:29 AM