SL vs BAN Live Score: Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in T20 World Cup 2021 on Sunday.© AFP
Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has won the toss and elected to bowl vs Bangladesh in his team’s first Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup 2021 in Sharjah on Sunday. The two sides have earned their spot in the Super 12 after ending in the top-two of their respective Round 1 groups. In the three Round 1 matches, Sri Lanka were unbeaten and at the top of Group A points table, however, Bangladesh have won two of their three matches and were at the second position in Group 2 points tally. Bangladesh star-all rounder Shakib Al Hasan had put up his all-round performance in the last two games vs Oman and PNG. He won the player the match awards in both matches with his contributions with bat and ball. Before coming into this tournament Bangladesh won their last three T20I series vs New Zealand, Australia, and Zimbabwe while Sri Lanka also won their last T20I series vs India back home. (LIVE SCORECARD)
T20 World Cup 2021, Live Cricket Score Between Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Straight From Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Chameera to Naim, FOUR on No Ball!! Yorker but Naim has played brilliantly to the leg side.
Binura to Litton Das, FOUR to fine leg. The ball just touched the bat and the wicketkeeper got no chance to stop.
2 Runs From First Over!
Just two runs from the first over. Good start from Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh 2/0 after 1st over.
Taskin Ahmed Misses Out From Bangladesh Playing XI!
Bangladesh Playing XI:Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah(c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan(w), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
Sri Lanka Playing XI: Mystery Spinner Maheesh Theekshana Out With Injury!
Sri Lanka Playing XI: Kusal Perera(w), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Lahiru Kumara
Sri Lanka Win Toss, Opt To Bowl vs Bangladesh!
Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has won the toss and elected to bowl vs Bangladesh.
Four Asian Teams Will Be In Action Today!
It’s a big day in South Asia as four Sub Continent teams will start their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign today. Sri Lanka who put up a splendid performance in the Round 1 stage are all set to take on Bangladesh in the first Super 12 match that will be played first at Sharjah Cricket Stadium while the evening match will be an absolute cracker where arch-rivals India and Pakistan will clash in Dubai.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live blog of the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup match. The Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lankan team are coming in Super 12 after winning all of their three Round 1 matches while Bangladesh won two of their three Round 1 matches. The two teams will look to win their first Super 12 match as they are placed in heavyweight Group A consisting of West Indies, Australia, South Africa and England.
The match will start at 3:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 3:00 PM IST. Stay tuned for all the updates.
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