This Monday, November 6, at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium, Bangladesh (BAN) will take on Sri Lanka (SL) in the 38th match of the ODI World Cup 2023. Only one victory in seven games, Bangladesh was knocked out of the World Cup. However, Sri Lanka has won two of its last seven games still has a chance to advance.
Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report:
The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi has a pitch that is usually favourable to hitters. Because the surface is dry and the boundaries are short, hitters may easily hit them. As the match goes on, the ground will turn dry, and the spinners will receive help at that point. Based on historical data, the team that wins the toss will probably bat first in order to protect their total.
Match Preview :
Bangladesh lost to Pakistan by seven wickets in their most recent match. Bangladesh was bowled out for 204 runs in 45.1 overs after they had batted first. Only four of its players scoring in double figures. The most impressive performance was that of Fakhar Zaman, who won Player of the Match after making a brilliant half-century to celebrate his comeback. In 32.3 overs, Pakistan was able to successfully chase down the goal.
In the most recent matchup with India, Sri Lanka was up against tough competition. Rohit Sharma was removed early in India’s inning. But Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill formed a strong alliance and added 189 runs for the second wicket.
BANGLADESH: Litton Das, Tanzid Tamim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushifiqur Rahim (wk), Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam.
SRI LANKA: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjeya De Silva/Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka.