The newest conflict between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh turned out to be an unforgettable one for each nations, albeit for fallacious causes. In a digital semifinal of the Nidhahas Trophy, Bangladesh defeated hosts Sri Lanka in a last-over thriller, however not earlier than the ending moments noticed loads of drama together with Shakib Al Hasan threatening to stroll out with the staff.The stay telecast of the match will begin at 5:00PM on September 15 (Saturday). The match might be seen stay on the Star Sports activities community and stay streaming might be accessible on www.hotstar.com. You can even comply with our stay weblog for ball-by-ball updates and evaluation on cricketnext.com.
Sense prevailed and Bangladesh finally crossed the road, however even after doing so, there was additional drama as celebrations of their dressing room resulted in shattered glasses.
The occasions of that evening is not going to be forgotten by Sri Lankan followers, who can be desperate to see the staff settle scores as the 2 groups kick off the Asia Cup 2018 on Saturday (September 15) in Dubai.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews insisted the staff desires to maneuver on, however he’ll know that one of the best ways to take action is with a win. It will not be straightforward given their kind.
Sri Lanka have misplaced 29 of 39 matches because the begin of 2017. Their most up-to-date collection noticed them dropping at residence to South Africa. The scoreline within the collection was 2-3, however each of Sri Lanka’s victories got here after South Africa had received the collection.
To make issues worse, Sri Lanka have loads of harm issues too. Dinesh Chandimal and Danuskha Gunathilaka are already out, and Akila Dananjaya may miss the primary two video games for the start of his first little one.
However they are going to be boosted with loads of expertise within the type of Lasith Malinga. The veteran pacer hasn’t performed a global recreation in additional than a yr, but when he can discover kind, it may remedy loads of issues for Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh too are grappling with harm issues, starting with Shakib’s finger. The all-rounder has a nagging finger niggle to cope with, and Bangladesh might be hoping he performs even when so with a little bit of ache.
Bangladesh have comparatively been higher in ODIs than their opponents in current instances, though Sri Lanka did get the higher of them earlier within the yr in a tri-series.
Bangladesh defeated Windies within the Caribbean 2-1 of their most up-to-date collection, and can consider they’ve momentum. All their senior gamers carried out in that tour, and they are going to be hoping extra of the identical.
The wicket on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium is usually laborious and good for batting. Gamers should deal with the warmth although, as temperatures are anticipated to be within the excessive 30s by the sport.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are maybe within the hardest group of the event, with Afghanistan being the third facet. With the Rashid Khans and Mohammad Nabis ready for a battle, a slip right here may value the dropping staff pricey.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews(capt), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Dilruwan Perera, Amila Aponso, Kasun Rajitha, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza(capt), Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque
First Revealed: September 15, 2018, 1:05 PM IST