After Test and One-Day International (ODI) series, Sri Lanka is all set to face Bangladesh in the 1st match of two-match T20 International (T20I) series on Tuesday, April 4 at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Bangladesh have played well on this tour and not lost a single series so far. You can watch Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 1st T20 live streaming on SONY LIV in India while BTV will have the live telecast of the match in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka in the first match of ODI series by 90 runs while the second match at Dambulla was washed out. The third ODI match won by Sri Lanka by 70 runs to level the series.
Both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have made some changes to their T20I squad. Sri Lanka have not included man of the series Kusal Mendis in the T20I squad. The team will also miss a service of Sachith Pathirana. Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews due to injury. Upul Tharanga will continue to lead the team in the absence of Mathews.
However, the former captain Lasith Malinga retains his place in the squad and the fast bowler could be key to Sri Lanka’s success in T20 series. Malinga returned to international cricket against Australia in February and performed well.
Bangladesh have included 20-year-old batsman Mohammad Saifuddin who was playing in ACC Emerging Teams Cup for Bangladesh Under-23. However, Rubel Hossain and Shuvagata Hom have sent back to home.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 1st T20 Live Streaming
The live telecast of the first T20I match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh can be watched on Ten 1 HD and Ten 3 in India while they also have options to watch Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 1st T20 live streaming on SONYLIV. Bangladesh cricket fans can watch the live telecast of the match on BTV. PTV Sports will broadcast the 1st T20 match in Pakistan and OSN Sports in Middle-East countries.
Sri Lanka: Shehan Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan, Thisara Perera, Chamara Kapugedera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunaratne, Milinda Siriwardana, Vikum Sanjaya, Dasun Shanaka, Nuwan Kulasekara, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dilshan Munaweera, Upul Tharanga(c),
Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman, Shuvagata Hom, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Taijul Islam, Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy