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SL vs BAN, T20 World Cup 2024: Date, Time, Venue, Head To Head Stats, Pitch, Weather Report, Playing XI and Squads. The T20 World Cup 2024 has its 15th match between Sri Lanka (SL) and Bangladesh (BAN). It will be taking place at the Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas, Texas, United States on Saturday, June 8th with a kickoff time set for 6:00 AM IST.

They suffered a big loss in their first match and if they lose this next one too then they might be out sooner than expected. In New York, Sri Lanka made a disappointing start to their tournament with South Africa beating them for 77. Even though the total was quite small Sri Lankan bowlers fought well enough which was appreciable but unfortunately failed to bring victory for their team but it was not sufficient to earn them a win, said CBS Sports.

While opening their T20 World Cup campaign, the Bangladesh team led by Najmul Shanto is hoping for a positive start whereas their counterpart will go into the game trying to recover from a loss sustained during one warm-up match against India. Despite their heavy defeat in the hands of India during their one warm-up game, Bangladesh will be aiming to reverse fortunes but should perform better than they did last time out where they managed just a single victory out of the latest five T20 International meetings with Sri Lanka.

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SL vs BAN Head To Head Stats In T20I

Total matches played: 16 matches

Sri Lanka won: 11 matches

Bangladesh won 5 matches

No Result: 0

Tied: 0 

Most runs: 432 runs (Kusal Mendis)

Most wickets: 14 wickets (Mustafizur Rahman)

SL vs BAN Predicted Playing XI

Sri Lanka playing XI:  Maheesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dushmantha Chameera, Kamindu Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Matheesha Pathirana, Kusal Mendis (wk).

Bangladesh playing XI: Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanzid Hasan, Jaker Ali (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Rishad Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Tanzim Hasan, Mahedi Hasan, Mahmudullah.

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Grand Prairie Stadium Pitch Report 

At Grand Prairie Stadium, three matches have unfolded with distinctly different outcomes. In the first match, plenty of runs (195) were easily chased down in a high-scoring affair. Second and third match scores stood at 107 and 160 respectively going to super overs with difficulty achieving. Given the past two games’ trend, it looks like fast bowlers will enjoy themselves on this pitch while batsmen might find things tough. However, teams consistently find it most advantageous to win the coin toss and choose to field first.

Weather Report

On June 8, the weather forecast for Dallas indicates no rain between 6 AM and 12 AM IST, which matches the start time of the match at 6 AM IST. During this period, humidity is predicted to range from forty-seven per cent to seventy-seven per cent. Nevertheless, the game will kick off at 7:30 PM EST, which may bring about dew, especially during the second innings. Hence, bowlers could have trouble holding onto the ball thereby potentially affecting the game outcome.

SL vs BAN Squads

Sri Lanka squads: Maheesh Theekshana, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Matheesha Pathirana, Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka, Nuwan Thushara, Dunith Wellalage, Kusal Mendis

Bangladesh squads: Tawhid Hridoy, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Rishad Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Mustafizur Rahman, Mahmud Ullah Riyad, Jaker Ali Anik, Shoriful Islam, Tanvir Islam.