Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test preview, Probable 11, Pitch report, all you need to know

The weekend is all set to have the 1st Test preview where Sri Lanka is going to take a tour of Bangladesh for two-match test series. The teams are going to clash off on Sunday at Zahur Ahmed Stadium from 15th May 2023 to 19th May 2023 at 9:30 am IST. Check Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test preview.

Currently, Sri Lanka has been under the new fresh coach Chris Silverwood also the players have been changed the new young squads are there. Whereas Bangladesh is hoping for the best performance in the batting unit in both match series.

Also, Read; Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Preview, Probable 11, pitch report, and everything that you need to know.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test preview

Talking about the teams Sri Lanka has included a number of young players, and both the teams have desperate to get back on winning ways. Bangladesh is coming off 2-0 against Proteas in April month and the same goes with Sri Lanka who defeated India in March.

The teams have faced other in 22 test matches so far. Out of these 22 games played Sri Lanka has won 17 games whereas Bangladesh has come out victorious in only one game.

Match Details

Match 1st Test Preview
Team Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Date 15th – 19th May 2023
Time 9:30 am IST
Venue Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
Live Streaming Fan Code

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Probable playing 11:

  1. Mahmudul Hasan Joy
  2. Tamim Iqbal
  3. Mominul Haque (c)
  4. Najmul Hossain Shanto
  5. Litton Das (wk)
  6. Mushfiqur Rahim
  7. Mosaddek Hossain/Nayeem Hasan
  8. Shakib Al Hasan
  9. Shoriful Islam
  10. Taijul Islam
  11. Ebadot Hossain

Sri Lanka Probable playing 11:

  1. Oshada Fernando
  2. Dimuth Karunaratne (c)
  3. Angelo Mathews
  4. Kusal Mendis
  5. Ramesh Mendis/Dinesh Chandimal
  6. Dhananjaya de Silva
  7. Lasith Embuldeniya
  8. Niroshan Dickwella (wk)
  9. Praveen Jayawickrama
  10. Asitha Fernando/Kasun Rajitha
  11. Vishwa Fernando

Pitch report

The pitch of the stadium is supportive, in the last five matches that have been played at the venue, the teams who have been batting first have scored more than 300 runs.

Weather Report:

  1. Temperature: 30 Degree C
  2. Humidity: 86%
  3. Wind Speed: 16 km/ hr.

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