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SL vs BAN Head to Head Records: Sri Lanka’s (SL) H2H Record Against Bangladesh (BAN)- ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Sri Lanka will play against Bangladesh in the 15th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on Sunday at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are coming into the game on the back of impressive performances in the qualifying round.

Sri Lanka topped their Group in the first round. They played three matches and won all three of them. A sensational bowling effort from the team helped them bundle out the Netherlands for just 44 runs in their last game.

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Their top wicket-taker in the tournament, Maheesh Theekshana bowled only one over and picked 2 wickets, giving away only 3 runs. Lahiru Kumara and Wanindu Hasaranga picked three wickets each.

Sri Lanka chased down the score in just 7.1 overs. Kusal Perera returned to form with an unbeaten 33 off 24 balls, while Avishka Fernando only had to play four deliveries for his 2 runs to see his side home in the end. Perera’s return to form is a big boost for them ahead of a big match against Bangladesh.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. Credits: Bangladesh Cricket Board.

Bangladesh, on the other hand, finished second in Group B in the qualifiers, with 2 wins in 3 matches. They began their campaign with a defeat, which was followed by two consecutive wins.

Bangladesh won their last game against Papua New Guinea by 84 runs. Bangladesh batted first and posted a mammoth 181-run total. Shakib Ali Hasan, once again, made a significant contribution with 47 runs off 37 balls, while Mahmudullah notched a half-century in just 28 deliveries.

Shakib Al-Hasan was brilliant with the ball as well as he ran through Papua New Guinea’s batting unit. He picked 4 wickets for just 9 runs in his 4 overs. Taskin Ahmed and M Saifuddin chipped in two wickets each as Bangladesh bundled out Papua New Guinea for a paltry 97.

SL vs BAN Head to Head Records: Sri Lanka’s (SL) H2H Record Against Bangladesh (BAN)- ICC T20 World Cup 2021

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Teams Head to Head Records: T20 Internationals 

Stats Matches SL Won  BAN Won N/R
Overall 11 7 4
At Sharjah Cricket Stadium
In the last 5 matches 1 2 3

Successful Head-to-Head Records in 1st Batting vs 2nd Batting:

Innings SL won BAN won
First Batting 4 2
Second Batting 3 2

Teams’ and Players’ Records in Head-to-Head Battles:

(Top players’ stats)

Stats SL vs BAN BAN vs SL
Highest Individual Score Kusal Perera: 77 Sabbir Rahman: 80
Best Batting Average Chamara Kapugedara: 62.00 Kusal Perera: 52.14
Most runs Kusal Perera: 365 Mahmudullah: 261
Best economy  rate Sanath Jayasuriya: 2.18 Chaminda Vaas: 3.50
Most wickets Lasith Malinga: 11 Mustafizur Rahman: 11
Best Bowling figures Mustafizur Rahman: 4/21 Lasith Malinga: 3/20