Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will clash off against each other on the opening day of Asia Cup 2018 on September 15 (Saturday), at the Abu Dhabi Stadium. Here we are with the details of the match date, time, when and where to watch, live score, and live streaming.
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Meanwhile, this is a six-team tournament with five Test-playing nation from the continent along with the qualifying team Hong Kong.
However, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan needs surgery on his left little finger. However, he will not likely partake in his first match against Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2018.
Meanwhile, Tamim Iqbal, the senior opener, has also a swollen right ring finger, Nazmul Hossain, the off-spinner, is suffering from an injury in his bowling hand.
Moreover, Danushka Gunathilaka has returned home even before the start of the tournament with a lower back problem.
However, he has been replaced by Shehan Jayasuriya, the off-spinning all-rounder for the Asia Cup 2018.
Furthermore, Dinesh Chandimal is also out with a finger injury and Niroshan Dickwella, the wicketkeeper-batsman, has replaced him.
Here is the vital information regarding when & where to watch, live score, coverage, live streaming of the opening match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Dubai:
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be playing the Asia Cup 2018 on September 15, 2018.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be playing the curtain raiser of the Asia Cup 2018 at Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka match will start at 17:00 hrs (5:00 PM) IST.
Asia Cup 2018 will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network.
The live streaming will be available on Hotstar for the 14th edition of the Asia Cup 2018.
The live scorecard of the much awaited-event will be accessed here.