Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2nd T20 Highlights – Feb 18, 2018, BD v SL highlights today – Second twenty/20 from Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (Bangladesh) Sunday 18th February 2018. Today’s match will be the last match of Sri Lanka tour in Bangladesh. Sri Lanka won the first t20 match and now they are ready to get another victory. Sri Lanka had not played any match at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium before today’s match. The highest total of the venue in t20 format is 193/4 scored by the Netherlands against Ireland in 2014. It’s very unbelievable that the home team will also play their first international match today at International Cricket Stadium.
Bangladesh have opted to bowl, after winning the toss.
Sri Lanka team/playing XI
1 Upul Tharanga, 2 Danushka Gunathilaka, 3 Kusal Mendis, 4 Dinesh Chandimal (capt), 5 Jeevan Mendis, 6 Thisara Perera, 7 Dasun Shanaka, 8 Amila Aponso, 9 Akila Dananjaya, 10 Shehan Madushanka, 11 Isuru Udana.
Bangladesh team/playing XI
1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Mohammad Mithun, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Mohammad Saifuddin, 7 Mahedi Hasan, 8 Ariful Haque, 9 Nazmul Islam, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Abu Jayed.
Match Timings: 17.00 start, First Session 17.00-18.25, Interval 18.25-18.45, Second Session 18.45-20.10
The picturesque Sylhet ground has batting-friendly pitches, as was evident during the BPL. In four evening games last year, the ground averaged 174 for sides batting first in the domestic T20 tournament. The weather in Sylhet will be significantly cooler after sunset. Sri Lanka are likely to field the same XI, though perhaps it is possible that Asitha Fernando will come in for Shehan Madushanka. Tamim’s return to fitness is the good news for Bangladesh. Zakir Hasan is likely to make way for him in the opening slot. Sabbir Rahman’s continued poor form could see him make room for Mohammad Mithun, while Abu Jayed and Mahedi Hasan could also get chances by replacing Mohammad Saifuddin and Rubel Hossain.
Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh 2nd T20I (N) Highlights
Umpires – Masudur Rahman, Sharfuddoula
TV Umpires – Anisur Rahman
Match Referee – David Boon
Reserve Umpire – Gazi Sohel
Match number – T20I no. 651