Sri Lanka who defeated associate nation Oman in their two warm-up matches will face their real test when they meet Bangladesh in another warm-up game at Abu Dhabi today in a lead up to the T20 World Cup qualifiers which begins on 17 October.
Dinesh Chandimal displays the AstroPay T20 World Cup jersey
Facing the Bangladeshis will certainly give an indication of Sri Lanka’s true capabilities in the upcoming World Cup.
Former captain Dinesh Chandimal in a virtual press conference yesterday to announce the official team sponsor for the T20 World Cup, AstroPay said: “We all know how good Bangladesh is. They have played some outstanding cricket in the last couple of series. They are a really good side in world cricket at the moment, especially in the shorter format. As a team we want to take the challenge, the boys are in good shape and we want to get a good start to the tournament from tomorrow (Tuesday).”