Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s BAN vs SL 1st T20 2024

In the heart of Bangladesh cricket fervor, the anticipation is palpable as the national team braces to face off against Sri Lanka in the first T20 International of the riveting three-match series. Set against the backdrop of the iconic Sylhet International Cricket Ground, the stage is set for a thrilling encounter on March 4th, with the action kicking off at 5:30 PM IST.

Team Previews

Bangladesh Preview

For Bangladesh, this series isn’t just about securing victory; it’s a crucial step in their meticulous preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Eager to continue their dominance on home soil, the Tigers are determined to seize another significant series win.

Reflecting on their recent performance against New Zealand, Bangladesh exhibited their prowess by clinching a victory in one match, albeit falling short in the other. However, with formidable players like Towhid Hridoy, Litton Das, and Shoriful Islam in their ranks, Bangladesh stands poised to unleash a compelling display of cricketing prowess.

Sri Lanka Preview

On the opposing side, Sri Lanka presents a formidable challenge, armed with a recent series win over Afghanistan. Buoyed by their recent success, the Lankan Lions are keen to maintain their winning momentum.

Despite the absence of Wanindu Hasaranga, the Sri Lankan squad boasts stellar talents like Kusal Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama, and Maheesh Theekshana. These players are primed to deliver standout performances and pose a formidable challenge to the Bangladeshi lineup.

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Probable Playing XI


Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Liton Das (wk), Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Towhid Hridoy, Soumya Sarkar, Mahedi Hasan, Mahmudullah, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam

Sri Lanka

Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Charith Asalanka (C), Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Binura Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka

Bangladesh T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 158
Won = 59
Loss = 95
No Result = 4
Tie = 0

Sri Lanka T20 Stats and History

Total Match Played = 186
Won = 85
Loss = 99
No Result = 2
Tie = 0

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka head-to-head stats

Total Match Played = 13
Bangladesh won = 4
Sri Lanka won = 9
No Result = 0

Pitch and Weather Conditions

The Sylhet International Cricket Ground promises an intriguing battle, with the pitch favoring spinners due to its slower pace and bounce. While pacers may find some assistance with the new ball, batsmen will need to tread cautiously, especially during the initial overs.

Under the bright and sunny skies of Sylhet, the weather forecast indicates a temperature range of 29 to 18 degrees Celsius, with a humidity level of 85 percent during the day.

Where to Watch

For fans eagerly anticipating this clash of cricketing titans, live streaming is the way to go. With the match not televised in India, enthusiasts can catch all the action live on the Fancode App and Website.

BAN vs SL – Who Will Win

Who Will Win Today BAN vs SL?

Match Prediction

As the excitement reaches fever pitch, predictions run rife among enthusiasts and pundits alike. Bangladesh emerges as the favorite, given their formidable form at home and a squad brimming with talent. However, Sri Lanka, despite their challenges, remains a formidable opponent capable of staging an upset.

Prediction: Bangladesh Will Win

In what promises to be a fiercely contested battle, Bangladesh is tipped to emerge victorious in the series opener. With a combination of experienced stalwarts and rising stars, the Tigers are poised to roar to victory, setting the stage for an exhilarating series ahead.