Bangladesh And Sri Lanka: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will square off in the opening match of the Asia Cup 2023. The second match of the Asia Cup 2023, BAN vs SL, will take place on August 31 (Thursday).

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka will host the match. Dasun Shanaka will lead Sri Lanka at the Asia Cup 2023. Bangladesh’s captain is Shakib Al Hasan.

The two opponents each have their own set of strengths and weaknesses, and it will be intriguing to see how they adjust to each other’s playstyles and plans. Bangladesh is noted for its formidable batting lineup, whilst Sri Lanka is famed for its potent bowling attack. The game promises to be a close one with a lot of back and forth, and the outcome is uncertain.

According to experts, both teams have a lot to prove, and the game will be a fair appraisal for both. Fans should anticipate a lot of drama, suspense, and potentially some intense scenes. The question that everyone is asking is, “Who will win?” Spectators should brace themselves for an exciting and action-packed cricket match.


TournamentMatch DetailDay / DateTimeVenue
Asia cup 2023BAN vs SL Thu/ Aug 31, 202315:00 IST / 9:30 GMTThe Village – Dublin, Ireland
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium – Pallekele, Sri Lanka

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Location: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium – Pallekele, Sri Lanka

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The pitch at Pallekele is balanced and provides the batsmen as well as the bowlers plenty of opportunities to showcase their talent. The average first-inning total on this ground is around 250, but the team batting first will look to score at least 280 runs here. The surface is on the drier side and the spinners will get some turn.


BAN vs SL Head-to-Head Records

StatsMatchesBAN WonSL WonNR
At Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele1100
In the last 5 matches5230
In Asia Cup132110

Probable XIs:


Mohammad Naim, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk),. Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain

Sri Lanka:

 Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dasun Shanaka (c), Charith Asalanka,. Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha


DisclaimerAccording to my understanding, analysis, and instincts were used to make the prediction. Take into account all of this information when you create your prediction, then decide for yourself.

DateTeam ATeam BOur PredictOur Win Rate %
31-08-2023Bangladesh Sri Lanka Sri Lanka80%

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