The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is set for an electrifying encounter as Bangladesh takes on Sri Lanka in the 38th match of the tournament at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi on November 6, 2023, starting at 2:00 PM IST.
- Match: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Match 38
- Date: November 6, 2023
- Time: 2:00 PM IST
- Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have both played 7 matches in the series and are placed 9th and 7th on the points table, respectively.
The last encounter between these teams during the Super Four in the Asia Cup 2023 saw exceptional performances from Hasan Mahmud for Bangladesh and Sadeera Samarawickrama for Sri Lanka.
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions:
The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi has a balanced pitch favoring both batsmen and bowlers. The average 1st innings score in the last 20 matches here stands at 267 runs. The weather is predicted to be around 32°C with 12% humidity and winds at 1.42 m/s.
Pace or Spin? Pacers have secured 67% of the wickets at this venue, implying a preference for pace bowlers.
BAN vs SL Squad Information
Bangladesh (BAN) Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Towhid Hridoy, Tanzid Hasan and Tanzim Hasan Sakib.
Sri Lanka (SL) Squad: Angelo Mathews, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Kusal Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dushan Hemantha, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage and Dilshan Madushanka.
Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks:
- Kusal Gimhan Mendis: With an average of 74 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, he’s a top-order right-handed batter.
- Angelo Davis Mathews: He has an average of 30 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and is a right-handed batter.
- Najmul Hossain Shanto: A high-risk, high-returns left-handed top-order batter.
Top Bowler Picks:
- Maheesh Theekshana: Known for his off-break bowling, he averages 35 match fantasy points in the last 10 games.
- Dilshan Madushanka: A left-arm fast-medium bowler with an average of 67 match fantasy points.
- Taskin Ahmed: A consistent right-arm fast bowler with an average of 48 match fantasy points.
Top All-Rounder Picks:
- Mehidy Hasan Miraz: An off-break bowler with an average of 78 match fantasy points.
- Shakib Al Hasan: A left-handed top-order batter with an average of 53 match fantasy points.
- Dunith Nethmika Wellalage: Slow left-arm orthodox bowler with an average of 51 match fantasy points.
Top Players of the Last Match:
- Bangladesh: Mehidy Hasan (115 match fantasy points), Mahmudullah (80 match fantasy points), and Litton Das (55 match fantasy points).
- Sri Lanka: Dilshan Madushanka (149 match fantasy points), Kusal Mendis (31 match fantasy points), and Maheesh Theekshana (26 match fantasy points).
Captain and Vice-Captain Picks:
- Kusal Gimhan Mendis: A consistent top-order batter and wicket-keeper.
- Maheesh Theekshana: A reliable off-break bowler.
- Dilshan Madushanka: A strong left-arm fast-medium bowler.
- Mehidy Hasan Miraz: A productive off-break bowler.
- Taskin Ahmed: A dependable right-arm fast bowler.
BAN vs SL Dream11 Team Today
- Wicket-Keepers: Kusal Mendis and Litton Das
- Batter: Najmul Hossain Shanto
- All-Rounders: Mehidy Hasan, Angelo Mathews and Shakib Al Hasan
- Bowlers: Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Taskin Ahmed, Dushmantha Chameera and Shoriful Islam
- Captain: Kusal Mendis
- Vice-Captain: Maheesh Theekshana
The encounter between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka promises to be an intriguing one, with a balanced pitch and challenging weather conditions. Players like Kusal Gimhan Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, and Mehidy Hasan Miraz can be potential game-changers based on recent form and performance.