Sri Lanka is all set to tour Bangladesh in the month of May to play three ODI matches. Opener Tamim Iqbal will lead Bangladesh for the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh have announced their 23-man squad for the upcoming three-match ODI against Sri Lanka. Despite losing the previous series, Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the side for the ODI series. Earlier this year, Sri Lanka suffered clean sweep in the ODI series played against West Indies in the Caribbean.
The visitors will be looking to break their losing streak in the white-ball cricket.
Uncapped pacer Shohidul Islam and opener Imrul Kayes have been named in Bangladesh’s preliminary squad for the series against Sri Lanka.
Experienced players like Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mohammad Mithun have retained their place in the squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka will certainly announce their full-strength for the ODI series against Bangladesh. Recently, Thisara Perera have decided to call it a day from international cricket. With Thisara Perera retirement’s, the team management will be hoping that fringe players can make an impression for Sri Lanka with bat and ball in this three-match ODI series.
In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of opener Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka to make notable scores in this three-match ODI series.
Kamindu Mendis, Dasun Shanaka and Dhananjaya de Silva are prominent all-rounders for the side for the ODI series against Bangladesh.
Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal and Wanindu Hasaranga are prominent options in the bowling department.
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2021 Schedule
1st T20I – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Sunday, 23rd April, 2021, at 07:00 AM GMT
2nd ODI- Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Tuesday, 25th April, 2021, at 07:00 AM GMT
3rd ODI– Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Friday, 28th May, 2021, at 07:00 AM GMT