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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Match Preview & Dream 11 Teams | World CUP 2019

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Match Preview – In the 16th match of this CWC 2019, two Asian teams will lock horns with each other. Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have won one match each in this tournament so far.

The last game of Sri Lanka has washed away in rain against Pakistan and, now they’ll look forward to winning this game against the Bangla Tigers to get back on winning track.

However, Bangladesh is in no mood give away this win easily to the opponents.

Now, it’ll be very interesting to see, how both the teams will face-off each other today at the Bristol City Ground to register their second win of the tournament.

Here are the match preview, Dream 11 fantasy league teams, pitch report, weather conditions, our power picks, and all the details of today’s match.

Match Details:

The 16th match of the ICC World Cup 2019 of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka will be hosted by the City Ground, Bristol.

This encounter between both the teams will start at 10:30 PM local time today (03:00 pm IST).

In India, the official broadcasting channel for live telecasting of World Cup 2019 matches is Star Sports.

You can also watch the online Live Streaming of today’s game of BAN vs SL on Hotstar.

Pitch Report/Condition:

The pitch of Bristol City Ground has always been favourable to the batsmen. However, the overcast condition here today will make harder for the batsmen to score easy runs.

The last game played here was washed away and both Pakistan and Sri Lanka had to settle with one point each.

Average 1st Innings total at City Ground, Bristol (last 3 ODI games): 298

Records of the chasing teams at this venue: Won – 2, Lost – 1

Weather Conditions/Report:

Similar to the last game that was played here, today’s game is also expected to get interrupted by the rain. The temperature today at Bristol City Ground will hover around 10-15 degrees. We also expect DLS to come in play in today’s match.

Possible Playing 11:

Here are possible playing 11 of Bangladesh (BAN) and Sri Lanka (SL) for tonight’s match.


Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun/Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Mustafizur Rahman

BAN’s Bench Strength – Mohammad Mithun/Sabbir Rahman, Liton Das, Rubel Hossain, Abu Jayed

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Kusal Perera (WK), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga

SL’s Bench Strength – Milinda Siriwardana, Nuwan Pradeep, Avishka Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay

Team News:

Due to a finger injury, Sri Lankan pacer, Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of today’s match against Bangladesh.

Fantasy Cricket League Tips

Win Small and Grand leagues of fantasy cricket leagues like Dream11 by following our tips and match predictions. Here are our suggested options for Captain and Vice-captain choices for today’s match of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka.

Captain Choices: Shakib Al Hasan, Kusal Mendis, Tamim Iqbal

Vice Captain Choices: Kusal Perera, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar

Crickclassics’ Dream 11 Teams

At Crickclassics, our cricket experts carry out an in-depth analysis of each and every game of the ICC World Cup to make the best and winning teams for the fantasy cricket leagues such as; Dream11, Hala Play, My Team 11, Mobile Premier League, 11 Wickets, etc.

Here are our teams for small and grand leagues of Dream 11 for today’s match of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka.

Small League/Head To Head Team

Wicket Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim, Kusal Perera (VC)

Batsman – Tamim Iqbal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Soumya Sarkar, Dimuth Karunaratne

All-Rounders – Shakib Al Hasan (C), Thisara Perera

Bowlers – Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Isuru Udana

Small League Team BAN vs SL

Grand/Mega League Team

Wicket Keeper – Kusal Perera, Mushfiqur Rahim, Kusal Mendis (C)

Batsman – Soumya Sarkar (VC), Mahmudullah, Dimuth Karunaratne

All-Rounders – Shakib Al Hasan, Dhananjaya de Silva

Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza, Lasith Malinga

Grand League Team BAN vs SL

Power Pick Player

Our power pick for today’s match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is Lasith Malinga.

In his last 13 matches against Bangladesh in ODIs, Malinga has taken 25 wickets at an average of 18.25, making him a must-have player in grand leagues.

Our Advice:

Kusal Mendis has been a successful batsman for Sri Lanka for a long time. Thus, he could be a wise pick for captain choice in grand leagues.

Our Match Prediction:

Bangladesh has surprise packages and quality players in their team. Thus, we predict them to win this match against Sri Lanka in today’s game.

Our fantasy cricket league teams for yesterday’s game between India vs Australia performed very well, and we hope you win small & grand leagues of fantasy cricket games with our today’s teams, match predictions, match previews, detailed analysis of the match, and fantasy cricket tips as well.

Stay updated with Crickclassics to get the same for every match of the ICC World Cup 2019.

*Disclaimer: These teams are based on the analysis, instinct, and understanding of the author. Make your own decision and consider the points mentioned while selecting your team.

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