Right now, the cricket fans are high in the cricket fever with the World Cup 2019’s interesting matches. In the list, today the match is scheduled for the teams Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the Country Ground, Bristol at 3.00 PM IST.
When looking at the table of points Sri Lanka is at the 6th place with 3 points and won in 1 match lost in 1 and 1 do not have a result. On the other hand, Bangladesh is at the 8th position with 1 won and 2 losses out of 3 matches.
As Nuwan Pradeep has a dislocation in his figures during last Sunday, he will miss the match till he gets recovered. On the absence of another fast blower in the team, it is expected that the spin bowler and allrounder Jeevan Mendis will replace the absence of the players. As Kusal Perera showed great performance as an opener against the match against New Zealand, again now he is expected to do the same for the victory of the team.
The Playing 11: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Lahiru, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Jeevan Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga
It is expected that the team Bangladesh would replace Mohammad Mithun with Loiton Das in the players of the middle order. In addition, it is also expected that Seamer Rube will be replaced in the place of Mehidy Hasan. Hossain has the average just 13 with the ball in the match against Sri Lanka and Saifuddin conceded 78 runs with 9 overs in the match with England. He has some picked 6 wickets in the three matches to date. There are also chances for Shakib to leave but still, the indication says that he will play.
The Playing 11: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sankar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
Head to Head matches in ODI
Total Number of matches: 45
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 36
Matches won by Bangladesh: 7
Tie/ No result/ Canceled/ Abandoned: 2
Head to Head matches in World Cup
Total Number of matches: 3
Matches won by Sri Lanka: 3
Matches won by Bangladesh: 0
Tie/ No result/ Canceled/ Abandoned: 0
What to expect?
The weather is expected to be cool during the time of the match and there are 84% of possibilities for the rain to interfere during the time of match. So the winning captain would choose to bat on winning the toss.
The pitch will also not offer too much of pace and seam movement as the pitch is known for a low bounce. Skiddy bowlers are expected to trouble the batsmen to a good batting wicket.
Since both the teams are standing low in the table of points now it is the high time to have victory and to move high in the table to have succeeded. On the whole, the match is going to be so entertaining for the cricket lovers and fans of the teams.