BAN vs SL Fantasy Prediction: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI – 25 May (Dhaka). Shakib al Hasan, Dhananjaya de Silva, Mushfiqur Rahim, and Danushka Gunathilaka will be the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. Bangladesh would want to seal the series with this win.
Bangladesh won the first ODI, and they would want to seal the series. Tamim and Rahim batted beautifully in the last game, whereas Shakib is also a big asset. Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan are the lead bowlers of the side, whereas Saifuddin will assist them.
The Sri Lankan team will play for survival in this game. Kusal Perera and Danushka Gunathilaka are their leading batsmen, whereas the form of Mendis will also play a part. Wanindu Hasaranga and Dhananjaya de Silva will take care of the all-rounder’s duties.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last 5 ODI games played here is 209 runs. This pitch should assist the spinners in this game.
Last 6 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 4
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Afif Hpossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed.
Sri Lanka – Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ashen Bandara, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Dushmantha Chameera.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 25 May, Tuesday – 12:30 PM IST
Venue: Shere Bangla Stadium, Dhaka
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib al Hasan, and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, and Kusal Mendis.
Death Over Specialists
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Isuru Udana
BAN vs SL Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mushfiqur Rahim and Kusal Perera will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Rahim has scored 6428 ODI runs at an average of 36.52, whereas Perera has scored 2855 ODI runs at 30.70. Both of them are experienced campaigners, Rahim scored a brilliant half-century in the last game.
BAN vs SL Fantasy Batsmen
Tamim Iqbal will be our batsman from Bangladesh. Iqbal has scored 7504 ODI runs at an average of 36.97, whereas he has scored more than 2000 runs on this ground. He scored a brilliant half-century in the last game.
Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis will be our batsmen from Sri Lanka. Gunathilaka has scored 1457 ODI runs at an average of 36.42, whereas he has scalped eight wickets in bowling. Mendis has scored 2191 ODI runs at an average of 30.43, and he is a top-order batsman. Both of them are technically skilled players.
[You may take Mahmudullah instead of Kusal Mendis]
BAN vs SL Fantasy All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga and Dhananjaya de Silva will be our all-rounders from Sri Lanka. Hasaranga has scalped 19 ODI wickets, whereas he has scored 394 runs at an average of 30.31. Silva has scalped 25 ODI wickets, whereas he has scored 904 runs with the bat. Both of them performed brilliantly in the last game.
Shakib al Hasan will be our all-rounder from Bangladesh. Shakib has scored 6451 ODI runs, whereas he has 267 wickets under his belt. He scored 113 runs and scalped six wickets in the last ODI series against West Indies.
BAN vs SL Fantasy Bowlers
From Bangladesh, the duo of Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan Miraz will make it into our team. Rahman has scalped 121 ODI wickets in 65 games, whereas Hasan has 51 ODI scalps in 47 games. Both of them are wicket-takers, whereas Miraz can also contribute with the bat.
Dushmantha Chameera will be our bowler from Sri Lanka. Chameera has scalped 22 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.31, whereas he bowled well on the last West Indies tour.
Match Prediction: Bangladesh are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shakib al Hasan and Danushka Gunathilaka
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Tamim Iqbal and Dhananjaya de Silva
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players