Bangladesh’s regular T20 Captain Shakib Al Hasan returned to this match and choose to bowl first against Sri Lanka after winning the toss.
Abu Hider made way for Shakib in the only change for the Bangladesh side, while the hosts brought in Isuru Adana and Amila Aponso for Suranga Lakmal and Dushmantha Chameera.
The tri-nation Nidahas Trophy is being played among Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka to celebrate Sri Lanka's 70th year of independence.
Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam.
Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera(w), Upul Tharanga, Thisara Perera(c), Jeevan Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Amila Aponso, Nuwan Pradeep..