Expert Fantasy Teams
We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Mushfiqur Rahim has been Bangladesh’s top run-getter this year, having amassed 446 runs at 56. He is also their highest run-scorer against Sri Lanka (1,020 at 34).
Dimuth Karunaratne generated the fifty- or hundred-run bonus in six of the last 10 matches, overall collecting 481 runs and generating an average of 59 points per match.
No Bangladesh batter has hit more fours (45), fifties (three), or hundred (one) than Najmul Hossain Shanto this year.
Since 2022, only Babar Azam (15) has scored more fifty-plus scores than Pathum Nissanka (12). During this period, Nissanka has scored 1,178 runs at 54.
In 13 Asia Trophy matches, Shakib Al Hasan collected 402 runs at 34, picked 19 wickets, and pouched seven catches to average 54 points per match.
Shakib dismissed Nissanka in two of three international meetings.
Hasan Mahmud and Taskin Ahmed have combined to scalp 24 wickets in 7 matches this year, generating at least 100 points per match.
In his last three matches in Pallekele, Kasun Rajitha picked seven wickets.
Maheesh Theekshana has already picked 23 wickets in just 10 matches this year, including four-wicket hauls in each of the last three matches.
Bangladesh: Anamul Haque, Mohammad Naim, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Hasan Mahmud, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha