ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka | Match Preview

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The 16th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Tuesday, 11th June.

Bangladesh had a perfect start to their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, with 21-run Victory over South Africa, which also saw them post their highest one-day international score of 330-6. However, Bangladesh was not able to carry forward the winning momentum and was handed a 2 wicket loss by New Zealand followed by a massive 106-run defeat to hosts England.

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will be optimistic about their chances after recovering from a crushing 10-wicket defeat in their opening match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against New Zealand.

Venue

The 16th match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will begin at 03:00 pm IST at the County Ground, Bristol.

Squads

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(Wicket Keeper), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(Captain), Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Mosaddek Hossain

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne  (Captain), Suranga Lakmal, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Mendis (Wicket-keeper), Kusal Perera (Wicket Keeper), Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva.

Key Players of the Match

Bangladesh: The all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan is comfortably leading the tournament run charts, with two ’50s and a century in 3 games so far. Shakib has also snared 3 wickets, making him Bangladesh’s undisputed MVP.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 party is yet to start,  having returned a duck and 2 in his 2 outings so far. Mendis is Sri Lanka’s most temperamentally sound batsman. He has proven his big-match credentials in the past, and Sri Lanka needs runs from him soon, to move up in the ladder of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 into a more comfortable position.

Head-to-Head Stats

Overall: These 2 sides have taken on each other in 43 completed ODIs and Sri Lanka hold a 36-7 advantage over Bangladesh.

In ICC Cricket World Cup: The ‘Islanders’ lead 3-0 from 3 meetings against Bangladesh in ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

Last 10 Matches Of Sri Lanka-   T, L, L, NR, W, L, L, L, W, NR

Last 10 Matches Of Bangladesh-  W, NR, W, W, W, NR, L, W, L, L

Live Telecast

The live TV broadcast of ICC World Cup 2019 match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be available on Star Sports 1HD, Star Sports, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, and Star Sports 1 Bangla.

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