Sri Lanka 0/0 in 0.0 Overs | SL vs BAN Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: Bangladesh opts to bowl against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup Live Score: Bangladesh skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto won the toss and decided to bowl against Sri Lanka in Dallas.

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh renew their rivalry in a bid to improve their chances to reach the T20 World Cup Super Eights.

Group D or the ‘Group of Death’ features three full members — South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh — the Netherlands, who are capable of pulling of upset wins and Nepal. And wins and margin of victories could play a vital role towards the end of the group stage.

Sri Lanka will have to bounce back from their crushing defeat to South Africa in their opener. Their batters will be expected to show better shot selection and greater match awareness.

The bowlers did well while defending 77 against South Africa and the Islanders would fancy their chances against an out of form Bangladesh side.

Bangladesh have struggled in the shortest format this year. The have had series losses against Sri Lanka and USA. They were handed a comprehensive defeat by India in their warm up game as well.

Playing XIs:

Sri Lanka XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (w), Kamindu Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana

Bangladesh XI: Tanzid Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Litton Das (w), Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanzim Hasan Sakib


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