Sri Lanka take on Bangladesh in match 5 of Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai on September 1, Thursday. Sri Lanka lost their campaign opener against Afghanistan while Bangladesh was also beaten by Afghanistan when both teams played against each other.
Afghanistan in the process also became the first team to make it to the Super 4. Afghanistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are placed in Group B. India, Pakistan and Hong Kong make up group A.
Bangladesh are heading into this series after losing an ODI and a T20I series against Zimbabwe. They previously won an ODI series against Afghanistan and drew the T20I series back in February-March earlier this year.
A total of 13 matches will take place during the tournament. India are the defending champions of the tournament, which won the title back in 2018 by defeating Bangladesh in the final. India has also won the most 7 Asia Cup titles so far. Sri Lanka comes next with 5 titles while Pakistan has won 2 titles.
During the group stage, each team will play one match against the teams in their group. The top 2 teams from both groups will qualify for the super four round. During the super 4 round, each team will play one match against the other. The top two teams will qualify for the final which will be played on September 11. Meanwhile, in this article, we take a look at Bangladesh’s predicted playing XI for their game against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Bangladesh’s Predicted Playing XI Against Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022, Match 5
Haque is a stylish opener at the top of the order. He has played 40-odd T20Is for Bangladesh. He is capable of giving his team quick starts which is exactly why he is in the squad.
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