Bangladesh’s chance to break out of losses
Sri Lanka began off with a stammer against Zimbabwe in the tri-country arrangement before finding their own to win the last. They consistently brought that shape into the more drawn out configuration of the amusement as well, winning the two-coordinate arrangement 1-0. In any case, their current shape in T20Is has been shocking. Sri Lanka have lost eight matches on the run now, an extend that incorporates 3-0 whitewashes on account of India and Pakistan. While Mathews keeps on being ceaselessly nursing his hamstring damage, Sri Lanka will likewise be without Kusal Perera. Notwithstanding, Kusal Mendis’ quality in the outfit will just reinforce them further, after his astounding structure in the Test arrangement that saw him score up a vocation best 196 at Chittagong.
The last time Bangladesh were engaged with a full arrangement against Sri Lanka was in Sri Lanka a year ago, where they shared the distinctions over every one of the three configurations. The Test arrangement is gone this time however this T20I arrangement gives Bangladesh an opportunity to end things on a high. For that, they should get the best out of the new players which they have in bounty. There are upwards of four uncapped players in the squad: Abu Jahed Rahi, Ariful Haque, Zakir Hasan and Afif Hossain. While Shakib Al Hasan will miss the opener with finger damage, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim are questionable starters as well. In any case, if the hosts can play to their quality in conditions that are relied upon to be moderate and low, Mustafizur Rahman’s cutters will become an integral factor.
Sri Lanka: With Kusal Perera out to a side strain, in-frame Kusal Mendis has supplanted him in the side. Akila Dananjaya was in great shape in the Test arrangement – eight scalps in the two Tests – and Sri Lanka will be promise for something comparable from him once more, but in an alternate organization. In the event that conditions keep on being moderate, they may be enticed to handle another spinner in their positions. This could mean an open door for Jeevan Mendis, the leg-turning all-rounder who last played a T20I against South Africa in 2013.