BAN vs SL 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for Match 1 of Test Series

BAN vs SL 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for Match 1 of Test Series

Sri Lanka are expected to win this match.

Dimuth Karunaratne
Dimuth Karunaratne. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Preview:

Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in the opening match of the Test series starting Sunday. These two matches are a part of the World Test Championship and both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh need to win in order to climb up the points table. Bangladesh are very strong at home and will be boosted by the return of veteran Shakib Al Hasan. Sri Lanka comes to this series on the back of a series loss to India. These conditions will also be familiar to them and they will start as favorites in this match.

Match Details:

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Match 1 

Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram

Date & Time: 15th-19th May at 9:30 AM

Live Streaming: Fancode

BAN vs SL, Match 1 Pitch Report:

The last test match at this venue witnessed seamers getting considerable amount of help. But this time around it looks to be a typical subcontinent wicket with Day 1 and 2 being the best for batting before the spinners come into the game in the last 3 days.

Injury News:

(will be added if there is an update)


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BAN vs SL, Match 1 Probable Playing XIs:

Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque (C), Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das (WK), Shakib Al Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama, Kasun Rajitha


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Top Picks for BAN vs SL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Taijul Islam is one of the main bowlers in the Bangladesh Test team and has a very good record at home. He has picked up 153 wickets in 36 matches at an average of 32.

Dimuth Karunaratne has been one of the best openers going around in world cricket when it comes to this format. He has scored 5620 runs in 76 Test matches at an average of 39.1.

Lasith Embuldeniya will spearhead the spin attack and has a good record picking up 70 wickets in 15 Test matches at an average of 34.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BAN vs SL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Liton Das, Kusal Mendis, Mushfiqur Rahim, Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama, Taijul Islam

 

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BAN vs SL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Kusal Mendis, Mushfiqur Rahim, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Angelo Mathews, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Tamim Iqbal (vc), Shakib Al Hasan, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama, Taijul Islam

 

 


Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: Shakib Al Hasan, Dimuth Karunaratne

Vice-Captain Options: Dhananjaya de Silva, Tamim Iqbal

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.