Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in the first match of Asia Cup 2018. Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh live streaming online will be available in India and Sri Lanka on Star Sports Network, while Gazi TV will live telecast the match on TV in Bangladesh. The match will start at 4 pm Indian Standard Time (IST). Bangladesh will look to defeat by Sri Lanka in the first match to start campign with positive performance.
Sri Lanka has won the first game by 6 wickets and leading the series with 1-0. Lanka reached the target of 156 runs with 7 balls to spare. Kusal Perera played match winning innings and scored 77 off 53-ball included 9 fours and a six.
Bangladesh will look to put good performance against host and improve their away form. But it is not going to be so easy as Sri Lanka has a strong record at home. The Lanka’s form at home is pretty good, they won last five Tests on home soil and recently defeated Australia 3-0 in the last series in August 2016. Sri Lanka will hope to continue their dominance at home when they take on Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Live Streaming 2018
TEN 1 HD and TEN 3 will live telecast all the matches of the tour on television in India and Sri Lanka while fans have options to watch Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2018 live streaming online on Sony LIV for free. Channel 9 and BTV will have live coverage in Bangladesh and PTV Sports in Pakistan. The live cricket streaming of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka will be available on Willow TV Online.
The return of the left-arm paceman Mustafizur Rahman will boost the team confidence. He played his last Test in his debut series against South Africa in 2015. The Sri Lanka team will be captained by Rangana Herath in the absence of their captain and all-rounder Angelo Mathews while Bangladesh will be led by Mushfiqur Rahim.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have played 7 bilateral Test series (15 Test Matches) so far and Lanka has defeated Bangla tigers every time except two drawn Test matches. Bangladesh will look to improve their stats against the host. The team is heavily depending on their bowlers like Shakib Al Hasan, Mehedi Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman.
The second Test will begin on March 15 followed by three One-Day Internationals and after that, teams will play two Twenty20 Internationals to complete the tour.
Ban vs SL Squads
Bangladesh (From): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Mohammad Saifuddin, Imrul Kayes, Sanjamul Islam, Nurul Hasan.
Sri Lanka (From): Dilshan Munaweera, Upul Tharanga(c), Kusal Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Lakshan Sandakan, Danushka Gunathilaka, Isuru Udana, Dasun Shanaka, Vikum Sanjaya, Shehan Jayasuriya.
Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka 2017 Schedule
First Test: March 7-11, at the Galle International Stadium
Second Test: March 15-19, at the Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo
First ODI: March 25, D/N at Dambulla
Second ODI: March 28, D/N at Dambulla
Third ODI: April 1, at Sinhalese Sports Club grounds, Colombo
First T20: April 4, at Premadasa Stadium Colombo
Second T20: April 6, at Premadasa Stadium Colombo