Bangladesh (BAN) will be facing Sri Lanka (SL) in Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi in the 38th match of the ODI World Cup 2023. Off the field, the match has made a lot of news, particularly regarding the training sessions the teams cancelled due to severe air pollution in the city. The two teams will be in a must-win situation as far as their chances to qualify for the Champions Trophy 2025 are concerned.
Sri Lanka lost its last match against India by a big margin. Bowling first, Sri Lanka conceded 357 runs with the ball. The batting unit could score only 55 runs, as Sri Lanka lost the match by a huge margin of 302 runs. On the other hand, Bangladesh has lost its last 6 matches in the tournament. Both the teams will be looking forward to winning the match for their self-pride and future in sight.
BAN vs SL, Details of the Match
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, ODI World Cup 2023, Match 38
Venue Details – Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi
Date and Time – November 6, 2023, Monday, 2:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)
Broadcast Details – Star Sports Network (TV Streaming) and Disney+ Hotstar (Digital Streaming)
BAN vs SL, Pitch Report and Playing Conditions
The match is set to be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Till 2019, Delhi's wicket used to be dry, which was slow and assisted the spinners. But in recent times, the nature of the wicket has changed totally. Lately, Delhi's wicket has been good for batting. In the ongoing ODI World Cup, there have been high-scoring matches at the venue.
South Africa posted 428 against Sri Lanka in the first match of the tournament at the venue, which is the highest total for a team in the history of the World Cup. Australia scored 399 runs against the Netherlands. Glenn Maxwell and Aiden Markram scored the fastest and second-fastest World Cup hundred respectively at the venue. One can expect a belter of a surface for the match.
BAN vs SL, Head-to-Head clashes in ODI World Cup
Total Matches played – 4
Matches Sri Lanka Won – 3
Matches Bangladesh Won – 0
Matches with No Result – 1
Matches ended as a Tie – 0
BAN vs SL, Predicted Playing XI of both teams
Bangladesh: Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Mahmuduallh, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Taskin Ahmed
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (C & WK), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka
BAN vs SL: Dream11 Fantasy Playing XI
Head-to-Head: Mushfiqur Rahim, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Mahmuduallah, Pathum Nissanka (VC), Shakib Al Hasan (C), Mehidy Hasan, Angelo Mathews, Dilshan Madushanka, Shoriful Islam, Maheesh Theekshana, Mustafizur Rahman
Grand League: Kusal Mendis (C), Litton Das, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Tanzid Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Shoriful Islam