Cricket

Bangladesh opt to bowl against Sri Lanka

2018-03-10 15:59
Tamim Iqbal (Gallo Images)

Colombo - Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sri Lanka in the third Twenty20 international of the Nidahas Trophy tri-nation tournament in Colombo on Saturday.

The Tigers, who lost their first match to India on Thursday, have gone in with an unchanged XI at the R. Premadasa Stadium.

Sri Lanka are also unchanged, skipper Dinesh Chandimal said, playing the same XI that beat India in the opening match of the tournament earlier this week.

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep

Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam

Umpires: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI), Raveendra Wimalasiri (SRI)

TV Umpire: Lyndon Hannibal (SRI)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

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