In a highly anticipated clash in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, India and Sri Lanka squared off in a pivotal encounter marked as Match No. 38.
The Arun Jaitley Stadium set the stage for this thrilling contest on the 6th of November 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly awaited this showdown, as both teams vied for supremacy on the grand stage of the World Cup.
The match promised to be a captivating battle of skill and strategy, and fans were poised for an exciting display of cricketing excellence.
BAN vs SL Head-to-Head ODI Records
In the history of cricket clashes between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, the two teams have met a total of 53 times.
Sri Lanka has established a dominant track record in this rivalry, winning 42 of those encounters, while Bangladesh emerged victorious in 9 matches.
There were 2 matches that ended with no result, and there hasn’t been a tie between these teams thus far.
In their most recent encounter, Sri Lanka secured a 21-run victory. In the last five head-to-head matches, Sri Lanka has maintained their upper hand, winning three of them, while Bangladesh managed to claim victory in two, showcasing the competitive spirit of this cricketing rivalry.
Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report
The Arun Jaitley Stadium pitch presents a fascinating dynamic for cricket matches.
With dry conditions and short boundaries, it provides an enticing prospect for batsmen looking to easily find the boundary ropes.
As the game unfolds, the parched nature of the pitch can also be a boon for spin bowlers, injecting an additional layer of strategy into the gameplay.
In the context of One Day Internationals (ODIs) at this venue, the statistics reveal a balanced rivalry between teams batting first and second.
Of the 29 matches played here, 15 have been won by teams batting first, while the opposing teams chasing have clinched victory in 14 matches.
Notably, there have been no tied matches on this ground.
The average score for the team batting first stands at 251, indicating that this ground can often produce competitive totals.
The highest team score recorded here is an impressive 428/5 by South Africa, while the lowest stands at 90/10, which was achieved by the Netherlands.
When it comes to scoring patterns, the Arun Jaitley Stadium has witnessed its share of remarkable innings.
There have been 7 instances where teams have struggled to cross the 200-run mark. In contrast, 8 matches have seen scores between 200 and 249, 10 matches have featured scores between 250 and 299, and 4 games have seen teams posting totals exceeding 300, underlining the pitch’s capacity to offer diverse challenges and opportunities to teams and players alike.
BAN vs SL Probable Playing XI
Ban Probable Playing XI
Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Shaheen Afridi, Usama Mir, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Haris Rauf
Bench: Imam-ul-Haq, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz
SL Probable Playing XI
Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka
Bench: Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Dunith Wellalage, Kusal Perera