Ahead of the second game of Asia Cup 2023, let us take a look at the BAN vs SL ODIs head to head record and other stats
BAN vs SL ODIs head to head: Asia Cup 2023 co-hosts Sri Lanka are all set to take on Bangladesh in the second game of the tournament. An injury-riddled Sri Lanka will hope to kickstart their campaign with a win over rivals Bangladesh.
The two sides have been in many fierce encounters in the past, with emotions running high whenever the two Asian nations meet. Ahead of their Asia Cup 2023 clash, let us take a look at the head to head record of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
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BAN vs SL ODIs head to head record
Sri Lanka have won 40 ODIs against Bangladesh out of the 51 games played between the two sides. Bangladesh have managed to win only on 9 occasions. Currently, Sri Lanka enjoy a win percentage of 78.43% over Bangladesh.
BAN vs SL Tests head to head record
The two sides have played 24 Tests against each other so far. While Bangladesh has managed to win just one game, Sri Lanka have emerged victorious 18 times, maintaining a strong lead over their arch-rivals.
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BAN vs SL T20I head to head record
Sri Lanka have won 9 games out of the 13 T20Is played against Bangladesh, while the latter have won 4 games.
Asia Cup 2023: BAN vs SL preview
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be eager to shake off modest ODI form and spate of injuries to key players as they seek to start their Asia Cup campaign on a winning note when they face each other here on Thursday.
Sri Lanka, who won the Asia Cup in 2022 in its T20 avatar, could not even announce their squad for this edition till Tuesday, courtesy niggles and COVID-19 infection to a couple of players.
Bangladesh, generally a strong force at home, lost ODI series against England and Afghanistan this year. The victory over Ireland would not be sufficient to ease their concerns coming into the Asia Cup. They, however, have individual performers in both batting and bowling.
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Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Pathum Nissanaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Kusal Mendis (vc), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushan Hemantha, Binura Fernando, Pramod Madushan.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Naim Sheikh, Shamim Hossain, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Anamul Haque Bijoy.