BAN vs SL, 1st ODI: Match Prediction, Dream11 Team, Fantasy Tips & Pitch Report | Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2024

The highly awaited clash between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is set to unfold in the first ODI of the three-match series on Wednesday, March 13. The battleground for this high-voltage encounter will be the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

Kusal Mendis has been entrusted with the captaincy duties for Sri Lanka, while Najmul Hossain Shanto will lead the Bangladesh side. The leadership dynamics of both teams are poised to play a crucial role in shaping the outcome of the series opener. Sri Lanka will enter the ODI series with a boost of confidence, having secured victory in the preceding three-match T20I series by a 2-1 margin.

Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2024, 1st ODI:

  • Date and Time: March 13; 08:30 am GMT/ 02:00 pm IST/ 02:30 pm local
  • Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium Pitch Report:

The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium is known for its bowler-friendly pitch, posing a significant challenge for batters. The slow surface makes scoring runs quickly difficult, presenting a tough task for batters. However, spinners receive significant assistance from the pitch as the game progresses, particularly in the later stages.

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction Picks:

  • Wicketkeepers: Liton Das, Kusal Mendis
  • Batters: Mahmudullah, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka
  • All-rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  • Bowlers: Shoriful Islam, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka

BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction Captain and Vice Captain:

  • Choice 1: Mehidy Hasan Miraz (c), Wanindu Hasaranga (vc)
  • Choice 2: Pathum Nissanka (c), Shoriful Islam (vc)

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BAN vs SL Dream11 Prediction Backups:

Mushfiqur Rahim, Towhid Hridoy, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama

BAN vs SL Dream11 Team for today’s match (March 13, 08:30 am GMT):

BAN vs SL, 1st ODI, Dream11 Team (Image Source: Screenshot Dream11)


Bangladesh: (for 1st & 2nd ODIs): Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Tanzid Hasan, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hassan, Taijul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis (c) Charith Asalanka (vc) Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Janith Liyanage, Kamindu Mendis, Sahan Arachchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Akila Dananjaya, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara

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