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Tri-nation series: Bangladesh opt to bat first against Sri Lanka

Sun Online Desk     19th January, 2018 11:56:52 printer

Tri-nation series: Bangladesh opt to bat first against Sri Lanka

 

 

Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the third ODI of the tri-nation series.

 

Tigers are buoyed by their win against Zimbabwe on the opening game of the tri-nation however Zimbabwe came back strongly with a brilliant win against Sri Lanka in their second game.

 

Lankan skipper Angelo Matthews is ruled out through an hamstring injury and in his absence Dinesh Chandimal will lead the side. Bangladesh have picked Mohammad Saifuddin to replace Sunzamul Islam in a bid to further strengthen the pace attack.

 

Teams:

 

Bangladesh XI: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Rubel Hossain, Sunzamul Islam, Rubel Hossain

 

Sri Lanka XI: Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (wk & capt), Nuwan Pradeep, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanindu Hasaranga, Niroshan Dickwella.

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