Sri Lanka tackle Bangladesh in match 5 of Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai on September 1, Thursday. That is the second group recreation for each groups from group A. The Lankans misplaced their first group recreation in opposition to Afghanistan within the marketing campaign opener. Bangladesh had been additionally crushed by the Afghans who grew to become the primary staff to qualify for the Tremendous 4 profitable two again to again video games. India, Pakistan and Hong Kong make up group B.
A complete of 13 matches will happen in the course of the event. India are the defending champions of the event, which gained the title again in 2018 by defeating Bangladesh within the remaining. India have additionally gained essentially the most 7 Asia Cup titles thus far. Sri Lanka comes subsequent with 5 titles whereas Pakistan has gained 2 titles.
Through the group stage, every staff will play one match in opposition to the groups of their group. The highest 2 groups from each teams will qualify for the tremendous 4 spherical. Through the tremendous 4 spherical, every staff will play one match in opposition to one another. The highest two groups will qualify for the ultimate which will probably be performed on September 11. Bangladesh have made the ultimate of the Asia Cup within the final two editions however misplaced out to India each instances.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh- Match Preview, Asia Cup 2022, Match 5
Sri Lanka had been rocked within the first recreation with Afghanistan beating them by 8 wickets. The batters may solely rating 105 which the opposition batsmen chased down inside 11 overs. The batters allow them to down of their first recreation and it’s they who have to bail them out on this one. The match will probably be performed in Dubai which is an even bigger floor. The batsmen have to put up a rating round 160 to 170 to deliver their bowlers into the sport. This can be a must-win recreation for the aspect. A loss in opposition to Bangladesh would finish their Asia Cup marketing campaign.
Sri Lanka Squad
Dasun Shanaka (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwanidu Fernando, Nuwan Thusara, Dinesh Chandimal
The aspect will probably be led by Shakib Al Hasan. He’s himself underneath the scanner for not taking part in constant cricket for the aspect. The aspect has misplaced in opposition to Afghanistan and Zimbabwe this yr with Shakib not main the aspect in these two bilateral collection.
He’s now nominated because the skipper of the aspect for the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup. Shakib is trying ahead to main the aspect on this event and constructing as much as the T20 World Cup.
“I’ve no objectives. My solely goal is that we are able to do effectively within the (T20) World Cup and these are the preparations for it. If somebody thinks that I can change issues inside one or two days or that another person will come to vary it, then we live in a idiot’s kingdom.”
“If you’ll be able to suppose virtually, our true improvement will probably be seen when the staff actually does effectively within the World Cup in three months’ time” stated Shakib on his captaincy.
Shakib Al Hasan (c), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Mohammad Naim
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