3rd Match in the Nidahas Twenty20 Tri-Series – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka – Preview

Most Likely XI–
1. Danushka Gunathilaka (Left-Hand Batsman)
2. Kusal Mendis (Right-Hand Batsman)
3. Kusal Perera (Left-Hand Batsman)
4. Dhananjaya De Silva (All-Rounder)(Right-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Off Spin)
5. Dasun Shanaka (All-Rounder)(Right-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Medium-Fast)
6. Thisara Perera (All-Rounder)(Left-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Medium-Fast)
7. Dinesh Chandimal (Right-Hand Batsman)(Captain)(WK)
8. Jeewan Mendis (All-Rounder)(Left-Hand Batsman)(Right-Arm Leg Spin)
9. Akila Dananjaya (Right-Arm Off/Leg Spin)
10.Suranga Lakmal (Right-Arm Medium-Fast)(Vice-Captain)
11.Dushmantha Chameera (Right-Arm Fast)

Bench-

12. Isuru Udana (Left-Arm Medium)
13. Amila Aponso (Slow left-arm orthodox)
14. Upul Tharanga (Left-Hand Batsman)
15. Nuwan Pradeep (Right-Arm Fast-Medium)

With a Spin Friendly wicket and the Middle Order needing Strengthing Dhananjaya De Silva is a good option to have. Replacing Upl Tharanga since he is the only player that hasn`t made an impact yet in the XI.

Pitch and conditions

The pitches will get slower and more spin-friendly as the tournament goes on. There is a chance of showers in Colombo but the weather is expected to clear by 5pm.

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