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Match 2 of the Asia Cup, 2023  has Bangladesh taking on Sri Lanka. The match will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy on 31st August 2023 at 03:00 PM IST.

BAN vs SL (Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka), Match 2 - Match Information

Match: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Match 2
Date: 31st August 2023
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

BAN vs SL (Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka), Match 2 Preview

Sri Lanka are playing their first game of this season. In their last 5 games, Sri Lanka have won 5 games and lost 0. Bangladesh are also playing their first game of this season. In their last 5 games, Bangladesh have won 3 games and lost 2.

Asia Cup, 2023 Points Table

The points table of Asia Cup, 2023  Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost, and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
AFG 0 0 0 0 -
BAN 0 0 0 0 -
SL 0 0 0 0 -

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd ODI of the Sri Lanka in Bangladesh, 3 ODI Series, 2021  where Taskin Ahmed scored the highest fantasy points for Bangladesh with 116 match fantasy points while Dushmantha Chameera topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Sri Lanka with 163 match fantasy points.

BAN vs SL, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 251 runs. The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Temperature will hover around 24.34 °C and humidity is expected to be around 84%. Winds at a speed of 2.13 m/s are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement. Light rain is forecasted which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The venue is suited for both pacers and spinners alike.

BAN vs SL, Head to Head

In the 51 matches played between these 2 teams, Bangladesh do not have a good record against Sri Lanka. Based on our analysis and trends, We predict the trend to continue. Bangladesh all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for Sri Lanka.

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Pathum Nissanka 5 303 60.6 0 0 23, 104, 101, 0, 75 -
Mushfiqur Rahim 5 204 40.8 0 0 69, 1, 45, 36, 53 -
Mohammad Naim 5 154 30.8 0 0 38, 18, 47, 51, 0 -
  1. Pathum Nissanka Silva

    Pathum Nissanka can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 69 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches Pathum Nissanka has scored 303 runs at an average of 60.6 per match.

  2. Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur Rahim is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 204 runs at an average of 40.8 per match.

  3. Mohammad Naim Sheikh

    Mohammad Naim is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. Mohammad Naim has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 4 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He is a top order opening left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 154 runs averaging 30.8 per match.

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Taskin Ahmed 5 39 7.8 11 2.2 0, 7, 0, 11, 21 2, 1, 3, 2, 3
Maheesh Theekshana 5 57 11.4 18 3.6 13, 0, 0, 28, 16 4, 4, 4, 3, 3
Nasum Ahmed 5 39 7.8 10 2 17, 2, 6, 14, 0 2, 2, 1, 2, 3
  1. Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin Ahmed is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Taskin Ahmed has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. He bowls right-arm fast and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2.

  2. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a bowler and has an average of 85 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Maheesh Theekshana bowls off break and in the recent 5 matches he has taken 4, 4, 4, 3, 3 wickets at an average of 3.6.

  3. Nasum Ahmed

    Nasum Ahmed is a bowler and has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the last 5 matches Nasum Ahmed has taken 2, 2, 1, 2, 3 wickets at an average of 2.

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mehidy Hasan 5 86 17.2 4 0.8 0, 25, 5, 37, 19 1, 2, 0, 1, 0
Shakib Al Hasan 5 135 27 5 1 39, 25, 15, 26, 30 1, 2, 1, 0, 1
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 162 32.4 0 0 4, 0, 93, 23, 42 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Mehidy Hasan Miraz

    Mehidy Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. He is an off break bowler and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Shakib Al Hasan has an average of 71 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a top order left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 135 runs averaging 27 per match.

  3. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Dhananjaya de Silva has an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.4. He is a batter, and bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 4, 0, 93, 23, 42 runs at an average of 32.4 per match.

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mehidy Hasan 5 86 17.2 4 0.8 0, 25, 5, 37, 19 1, 2, 0, 1, 0
Shakib Al Hasan 5 135 27 5 1 39, 25, 15, 26, 30 1, 2, 1, 0, 1
Taskin Ahmed 5 39 7.8 11 2.2 0, 7, 0, 11, 21 2, 1, 3, 2, 3
Maheesh Theekshana 5 57 11.4 18 3.6 13, 0, 0, 28, 16 4, 4, 4, 3, 3
Pathum Nissanka 5 303 60.6 0 0 23, 104, 101, 0, 75 -
  1. Mehidy Hasan Miraz

    Mehidy Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 53 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Mehidy Hasan is an off break bowler and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 1, 2, 0, 1, 0 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is a good to have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 71 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. Shakib Al Hasan is a top order batter, who bats left-handed. In the last 5 matches he has scored 39, 25, 15, 26, 30 runs at an average of 27 per match.

  3. Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin Ahmed is a bowler and has an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 5 matches Taskin Ahmed has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2.

  4. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a bowler and has an average of 85 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is an off break bowler and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 18 wickets at an average of 3.6.

  5. Pathum Nissanka Silva

    Pathum Nissanka is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Pathum Nissanka has an average of 69 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. He is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 23, 104, 101, 0, 75 runs at an average of 60.6 per match.

BAN vs SL Squad Information

Bangladesh (BAN) Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Anamul Haque, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Afif Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Towhid Hridoy, Tanzid Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Mohammad Naim and Tanzim Hasan Sakib

Sri Lanka (SL) Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Mendis, Binura Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dushan Hemantha, Charith Asalanka, Pramod Madushan, Pathum Nissanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage and Matheesha Pathirana

BAN vs SL Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Mushfiqur Rahim

Batters: Dimuth Karunaratne, Mohammad Naim and Pathum Nissanka

All-Rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Mahedi Hasan, Mehidy Hasan and Shakib Al Hasan

Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Nasum Ahmed and Taskin Ahmed

Captain: Mehidy Hasan

Vice-Captain: Shakib Al Hasan

Photo credit: Alamy

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