The Match 5 between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Thursday, 1 September 2022. Keep reading to find out Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Match 5 Match Prediction.
Sri Lanka had a forgettable start to their campaign in the tournament. They went down against Afghanistan in the opening encounter in which the opposition absolutely crushed them. Courtesy of that heavy defeat, their net run rate plunged to -5.176. Had Bangladesh beaten Afghanistan, Sri Lanka would have needed to beat Bangladesh by a huge margin to qualify for the Super Four round.
However, Afghanistan got the better of Bangladesh too and became the first team to qualify for the next round from this group. The next game between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh becomes a knockout now. Both teams would be looking to improve on the below par performance they put in their respective first game against Afghanistan.
It was a no show from any department from Sri Lanka in their last game. Despite that heavy defeat, they had put in their best possible XI. So, there is a good chance they would stick to the same XI.
The batting faltered in the last game that led to a defeat. Bangladesh might want to strengthen themselves in that area. So we could see a change in the line-up.
Here is our SL vs BAN Match 5 Prediction
Case 1: If Sri Lanka bats first
First Innings score prediction: Sri Lanka will score 140-150
Result prediction: Bangladesh will win the match by 3 wickets
Case 2: If Bangladesh bats first
First Innings score prediction: Bangladesh will score 135-145
Result prediction: Sri Lanka will win the match by 4 wickets
SL vs BAN Predicted XIs
Sri Lanka Predicted XI:
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Asalanka, Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka
Bangladesh Predicted XI:
Naim, Anamul Haque, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
SL vs BAN head to head in T20I
SL vs BAN Total Matches: 12
Sri Lanka Won: 8
Bangladesh Won: 4
|Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai|
|Stats – T20I|
|Matches won batting first||34|
|Matches won bowling first||41|
|Average 1st Inns scores||141|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||124|
|Highest total recorded||211/3 – Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 2013|
|Lowest total recorded||55 – West Indies vs. England, 2021|
|Average 1st innings score:||142|
|Highest score chased||183/5 (19.4 Ov) by AFG vs UAE|
|Lowest score defended||134/7 (20 Ov) by OMAN vs HK|
Pitch Report For SL vs BAN Match 5
So far, Dubai has witnessed mediocre scores as the batters haven’t found it easy to score freely. There has been some live grass on the surface that assists the pacers. Even the spinners have found help. We could see a similar pitch that favours the bowlers more than the batters.
Weather Forecast For SL vs BAN Match 5
On Thursday, Dubai would witness a maximum temperature of 39°C. The humidity would be around 40%.
Toss Prediction For SL vs BAN Match 5
At this venue, teams batting second have found more success recently. So, win the toss and bowl first would be an ideal choice.
SL vs BAN Today Match Prediction:
This could be a low-scoring contest and the team batting second would be in a better situation to emerge victorious.
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