Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2023 World Cup Match Preview
In this article, we discuss about Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2023 World Cup Match Preview, its timings, venue, Bangladesh team composition, Sri Lankan team composition, Key Players to watch out for, pitch and circumstances, predictions and much more.
Timings of the match
The match number 38 of 2023 World Cup will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and it is scheduled to take place on November 6, 2023, from 2:00 PM IST.
Venue for the match
The venue for this match is Arun Jaitley Stadium, in Delhi, it is named after an Indian politician from Delhi. It was earlier known by the name of Feroz Shah Kotla, Stadium. Established in 1883, it has a rich history & legacy. The stadium has hosted many memorable matches in domestic & international cricket history. It has seating capacity of 45000+ people, it is home ground of IPL team DC.
This team has performed very badly so far in this tournament, they have just won 1 of their match till now & lost all other matches. They will be very disappointed with their performance as the playing conditions are similar to what they get in their country.
- Batsmen: Najmul Hossain Shanto (vice-captain), Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Towhid Hridoy
- Bowlers: Hasan Mahmud, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan Sakib
- All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Mahedi Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz
Team Sri Lanka
It was a team that was capable of winning the 2023 Cricket World Cup, but because of injury issues & poor performance they are on verge of getting knocked out of the tournament. They have many talented players in their squad, like Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Matthews, and Kusal Mendis. Their bowling attack is also very good, with Chameera, Madhushanka, and Theekshana in the ranks.
- Batsmen: Kusal Mendis (Captain), Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama
- Bowlers: Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana
- All-rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Chamika Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews.
Key Players to watch out for
Here are some of the key players to watch out for in the match between Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match:
In Bangladesh Team
- Mahmudullah: He has been their best batter & top scorer for his team, he has also been good in fielding & can also bowl some handy overs in middle-phase of the innings.
- Shakib Al Hasan: He is their captain & also a top allrounder in world cricket but his performances have been below par, he & his team would want him to perform well with both bat & bowl in this match.
- Shoriful Islam: He is the highest wicket-taker for his team in this tournament so far. He needs support of other bowlers as well so that his team can dominate opposition batters.
In Sri Lankan Team
- Kusal Mendis: He is the captain & wicketkeeper batsman for his team. He is in great form, and he will look to provide great captaincy & batting performance for his team.
- Pathum Nissanka: He is a talented opener batter for his team. He is in good form, and he will look to provide good starts for his team.
- Dilshan Madhushanka: He is their highest wicket-taker for his side in the tournament. He provides early-breakthroughs through his swing-bowling & also known for breaking partnerships in middle overs.
Pitch and circumstances
The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, in Delhi will be spin friendly & favour batters too. The weather in Delhi is cold & smog/fog is also there, with dew coming in the ground at later part of 2nd innings.
Sri Lanka will be favourites to win this match but Bangladesh is known for upsetting stronger teams. None the less it is going to be a great contest.
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