Advertisement

Sri Lanka will be up against Bangladesh in the 8th match of the Asia Cup 2023, at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, on September 9, 2023, at 3:00 PM IST.

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

Match: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Super Four - Match 2
Date: September 9, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM IST
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

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

After winning both their previous encounters, Sri Lanka will be looking to keep their winning streak alive in the first match of the Super 4s in Asia Cup 2023. Bangladesh, on the other hand, will be looking to bounce back after losing their first Super 4 clash against Pakistan.

Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 Points Table

The points table of Asia Cup 2023 Super 4.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
PAK 1 1 0 2 +1.051
IND 0 0 0 0 -
SL 0 0 0 0 -
BAN 1 0 1 0 -1.051

In their previous encounter in this tournament, Matheesha Pathirana was the Man of the Match and Matheesha Pathirana scored the highest fantasy points for Sri Lanka with 118 match fantasy points while Shakib Al Hasan topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Bangladesh with 88 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Sri Lanka against Afghanistan, Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 2 runs. The top fantasy player for Sri Lanka was Kasun Rajitha who scored 122 fantasy points.

In their last match in this tournament against Pakistan, Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets. The top fantasy player for Bangladesh was Mushfiqur Rahim who scored 77 fantasy points.

SL vs BAN, R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 224 runs. The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, is a balanced 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 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Temperature is expected to be around 26.31 °C and humidity is expected to be around 85%. 4.45 m/s winds are expected. Cloudy weather is expected during the match, this may help pacers with movement. There is moderate rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

Spinners have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 62% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many spin bowlers as possible in your team. 

SL vs BAN, Head-to-Head

In the 52 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.

SL vs BAN 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
Mushfiqur Rahim 5 153 30.6 0 0 25, 13, 69, 1, 45 -
Najmul Hossain Shanto 5 217 43.4 0 0 104, 89, 11, 1, 12 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Sadeera Samarawickrama 5 94 18.8 0 0 3, 54, 19, 17, 1 -
  1. Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur Rahim is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 fantasy team. He is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 153 runs at an average of 30.6 per match.

  2. Najmul Hossain Shanto

    Najmul Hossain Shanto is a batter and has an average of 67 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Najmul Hossain Shanto is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recent 5 matches, he has scored 104, 89, 11, 1 and 12 runs at an average of 43.4 per match.

  3. Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama

    Sadeera Samarawickrama is a batter and has an average of 36 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a good-to-have player for your fantasy team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, Sadeera Samarawickrama has scored 3, 54, 19, 17 and 1 runs at an average of 18.8 per match.

SL vs BAN 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
Maheesh Theekshana 5 41 8.2 15 3 28, 0, 13, 0, 0 1, 2, 4, 4, 4
Taskin Ahmed 5 7 1.4 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 7, 0 4, 1, 2, 1, 3
Matheesha Pathirana 5 4 0.8 8 1.6 0, 0, 4, 0, 0 1, 4, 0, 1, 2
  1. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a bowler and has an average of 94 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 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 15 wickets at an average of 3.

  2. Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin Ahmed is a bowler and has an average of 76 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Taskin Ahmed is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 4, 1, 2, 1 and 3 wickets at an average of 2.2.

  3. Matheesha Pathirana

    Matheesha Pathirana is a bowler and has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 6 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 team. This player is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recent 5 matches, Matheesha Pathirana has taken 1, 4, 0, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.6. He has done very well against this opposition, taking 4 wickets in the recent matches.

SL vs BAN 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
Shakib Al Hasan 5 116 23.2 6 1.2 32, 5, 39, 25, 15 0, 2, 1, 2, 1
Mehidy Hasan 5 147 29.4 4 0.8 112, 5, 0, 25, 5 1, 0, 1, 2, 0
Dhananjaya de Silva 5 113 22.6 3 0.6 14, 2, 4, 0, 93 2, 1, 0, 0, 0
  1. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 71 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a top-order batter who bats lefthanded. In the recent 5 matches, Shakib Al Hasan has scored 116 runs at an average of 23.2 per match.

  2. Mehidy Hasan Miraz

    Mehidy Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and is a good-to-have player for your fantasy team. He is a right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 112, 5, 0, 25 and 5 runs averaging 29.4 per match.

  3. Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

    Dhananjaya de Silva is an all-rounder and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7 and is a good-to-have player for your fantasy team. Dhananjaya de Silva is a right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, he has scored 113 runs averaging 22.6 per match.

SL vs BAN Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

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 5 147 29.4 4 0.8 112, 5, 0, 25, 5 1, 0, 1, 2, 0
Najmul Hossain Shanto 5 217 43.4 0 0 104, 89, 11, 1, 12 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Kasun Rajitha 5 1 0.2 7 1.4 0, 0, 1, 0, 0 4, 0, 1, 1, 1
Kusal Mendis 5 199 39.8 0 0 92, 5, 43, 34, 25 -
Taskin Ahmed 5 7 1.4 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 7, 0 4, 1, 2, 1, 3
Dunith Wellalage 5 89 17.8 7 1.4 33, 0, 14, 21, 21 2, 1, 1, 2, 1

The top-point-getters for Sri Lanka are Kasun Rajitha with 122 match fantasy points, Kusal Mendis with 122 match fantasy points and Dunith Wellalage with 92 match fantasy points.

The top-point-getters for Bangladesh are Mehidy Hasan with 170 match fantasy points, Najmul Hossain Shanto with 129 match fantasy points and Taskin Ahmed with 116 match fantasy points.

SL vs BAN 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
Maheesh Theekshana 5 41 8.2 15 3 28, 0, 13, 0, 0 1, 2, 4, 4, 4
Mushfiqur Rahim 5 153 30.6 0 0 25, 13, 69, 1, 45 -
Taskin Ahmed 5 7 1.4 11 2.2 0, 0, 0, 7, 0 4, 1, 2, 1, 3
Shakib Al Hasan 5 116 23.2 6 1.2 32, 5, 39, 25, 15 0, 2, 1, 2, 1
Matheesha Pathirana 5 4 0.8 8 1.6 0, 0, 4, 0, 0 1, 4, 0, 1, 2
  1. Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana

    Maheesh Theekshana is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 fantasy team. This player has an average of 94 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.8. Maheesh Theekshana bowls off-break and in the recently played 5 matches, he has taken 1, 2, 4, 4 and 4 wickets at an average of 3.

  2. Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur Rahim is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 50 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 fantasy team. This player is a right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, Mushfiqur Rahim has scored 153 runs at an average of 30.6 per match.

  3. Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin Ahmed is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 76 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. This player is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches, Taskin Ahmed has taken 11 wickets at an average of 2.2.

  4. Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib Al Hasan is an all-rounder and has an average of 71 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 32, 5, 39, 25 and 15 runs at an average of 23.2 per match.

  5. Matheesha Pathirana

    Matheesha Pathirana is a safe bet for your fantasy team. Matheesha Pathirana has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 6 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recent 5 matches, this player has taken 1, 4, 0, 1 and 2 wickets at an average of 1.6. Matheesha Pathirana has been very successful against this team, taking 4 wickets in the recent matches.

SL vs BAN Squad Information

Bangladesh (BAN) Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Anamul Haque, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Litton Das, 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.

SL vs BAN Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Mushfiqur Rahim

Batters: Dimuth Karunaratne, Najmul Hossain Shanto and Sadeera Samarawickrama

All-Rounders: Dunith Wellalage, Mehidy Hasan and Shakib Al Hasan

Bowlers: Kasun Rajitha, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana and Taskin Ahmed

Captain: Maheesh Theekshana

Vice-Captain: Mushfiqur Rahim

Photo credit: Alamy

Advertisement