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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Live Cricket Score, 1st Match Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh opt to bat against SL

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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Live Cricket Score, 1st Match Asia Cup 2018: Angelo Mathews in action

Live Cricket Score, Asia Cup 2018, 1st Match, Group B:

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Live Cricket Score, 1st Match Asia Cup 2018: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the first match in the Group B of the Asia Cup 2018 between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. In the Asia Cup opening match, Bangladesh will face Sri Lanka. Both teams are struggling with the injuries of their key players. Bangladesh have three injured players –Tamim Iqbal, Nazmul Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan –while Danushka Gunathilaka and Dinesh Chandimal were out from Sri Lanka squad but return of veteran pacer Lasith Malinga included some spark in the Sri Lankan squad. The third team which is grouped with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is Afghanistan. Last time they played Asia Cup is in 2014 where they crashed out in the group stages however, they registered their first Asia Cup victory, defeating Bangladesh. Who will win the opening clash – The Asian Tigers or The Islanders? Catch all the latest cricket scores from Asia Cup 2018 here. (LIVE SCORECARD) (LIVE STREAMING)

BANGLADESH VS SRI LANKA, ASIA CUP MATCH 1, LIVE UPDATES FROM DUBAI:

16.30 IST: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against Sri Lanka in Dubai.

16.20 IST: Cricket fans in Sri Lanka are set to watch the opening clash.

Brief preview: In the Asia Cup opening match, Bangladesh will face Sri Lanka. Both teams are struggling with the injuries of their key players. Bangladesh have three injured players –Tamim Iqbal, Nazmul Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan –while Danushka Gunathilaka and Dinesh Chandimal were out from Sri Lanka squad but return of veteran pacer Lasith Malinga included some spark in the Sri Lankan squad.

Teams:

Sri Lanka (From): Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews(c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Malinga, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dilruwan Perera, Amila Aponso, Dushmantha Chameera

Bangladesh (From): Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Ariful Haque, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque

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