ICC World Cup 2023 Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 38th Match Highlights: BAN won by 3 wickets

BAN won the toss and chose to bowl first. SL managed to score 279 runs in 49.3 overs. In a remarkable display of skill, Bangladesh successfully chased down the target in just 41.1 overs, securing a resounding victory by three wickets over Sri Lanka.

By Crickified Mohit
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ODI World Cup 2023 Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 38th Match at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

The ODI World Cup 2023 is in full swing, and the 38th match of the tournament will see Bangladesh (BAN) take on Sri Lanka (SL) at the iconic Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Both teams are in desperate need of a win to keep their hopes alive in the tournament. In this article, we will analyze the match details, pitch conditions, head-to-head record, probable playing XIs, and highlight the probable best performers from each team.



  Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 38th Match 
  publive-image  BAN won by 3 wkts 
publive-imageSL   279 (49.3)
publive-imageBAN   282/7 (41.1)
  Venue   Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
  Date & Time   Mon, Nov 06, 02:00 PM IST
  Toss   BAN opt to bowl
  Player of the Match   Shakib Al Hasan


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BAN vs SL Match Highlights

Sri Lanka Inning:


BAN, the team that won the toss, made the decision to bowl first. In the powerplay, they managed to score 52 runs but unfortunately lost 1 wicket. Kusal Perera, after facing 5 deliveries, was caught out with a score of 4 runs.

Following the powerplay, Kusal Mendis also got caught out with a total of 19 runs off 30 balls, including a four and a six. After a few deliveries, Pathum Nissanka also made his way back to the pavilion. Nissanka managed to score an impressive total of 41 runs off just 36 balls, showcasing his skill and talent with 8 boundaries.

Samarawickrama made a valuable contribution to the team's score, scoring 41 runs off 42 balls. He displayed his skill by hitting four boundaries during his innings. Today's match witnessed an interesting incident, as for the first time in history, a player was timed out during an international game. SL Angelo Mathews, who joined after the dismissal of Samarawickrama, found himself in this situation when he had to fix his helmet but was given timed out upon appeal from BAN captain Shakib Al Hasan. The umpire declared him timed out as he failed to be ready for the ball within 2 minutes from the last dismissal and took longer than allowed. Unfortunately, Angelo had to leave the field without facing any ball.


Asalanka delivered a remarkable performance with a splendid knock of 108 runs off just 105 balls. His innings featured an impressive tally of 6 boundaries and 5 maximums. Unfortunately, Asalanka's inning came to an end when he was caught out by Litton Das off Shakib's delivery. Following his dismissal, de Silva contributed 34 runs while Theekshana added another 22 runs to the team's total. Ultimately, Sri Lanka's innings concluded at 279 runs as they were all out in the 49.3 overs.

Bangladesh Inning:

In pursuit of the target of 280 runs, BAN commenced their inning. During the powerplay, the team managed to score 57 runs while losing 2 wickets. Tanzid contributed 9 runs off 5 balls, including 2 fours. Litton Das unfortunately got out lbw after scoring 23 runs off 22 balls with 2 fours and 2 sixes.


Shanto displayed his exceptional batting skills by scoring an impressive 90 runs off just 101 balls. However, his innings came to an end when he was bowled out by Mathews. During his inning, Shanto hit an impressive total of 12 fours. Similarly, Shakib played a remarkable innings, scoring 82 runs off just 65 balls but unfortunately became a victim of Mathews' delivery. Shakib's innings included 12 fours and 2 sixes. Mahmudullah contributed 22 runs, while Rahim and Hridoy added 10 and 15 runs respectively to the team's score. BAN successfully chased down the target in only 41.1 overs, securing a victory by taking 3 wickets.


Top Performers of the Match

  Batting Prowess
  Batter   Team   R   B   4s   6s   SR
  Asalanka   SL   108   105   6   5   102.86
  Shanto   BAN   90   101   12   0     89.11
  Shakib   BAN   82    65   12   2   126.15


  Bowling Prowess
  Bolwer   Team   O   M   R   W   NB   WD   ECO
  Mathews   SL   7.1   1  35   2    0    1    4.90


Match Details

The much-anticipated clash between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is set to take place at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi for Match 38 of the ODI World Cup 2023. This highly anticipated match is scheduled for Monday, November 06, and will kick off at 2:00 PM IST.

Arun Jaitley Stadium Pitch Report

The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is known for favoring the batsmen. The dry conditions and short boundaries make it easier for batsmen to score boundaries. As the match progresses, the pitch is expected to dry out further, providing assistance to the spinners. Based on previous records, the team winning the toss is likely to bat first and set a defendable total.


Stadium Cap Wicket Nature Avg ODI Score (runs) Win Prob
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi 41,000 Slow Batting-Friendly 230 Batting First

BAN vs SL Head-to-Head Record

In their previous encounters, Sri Lanka has dominated Bangladesh, winning 42 out of the 53 matches played between the two teams. Bangladesh has managed to win only nine matches, with two ending in no result. The first match between these teams took place on April 2, 1986, and the most recent encounter was on September 3, 2003.

Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter: Sadeera Samarawickrama (Sri Lanka)

Sadeera Samarawickrama is expected to play a crucial role in Sri Lanka's upcoming match against Bangladesh. He has been the leading run-scorer for his team in the tournament, accumulating 331 runs in seven games. With an average of 66.20 and a strike rate of 103.11, Samarawickrama has been a reliable batsman for Sri Lanka.

Probable Best Bowler: Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka)

Dilshan Madushanka has been impressive with the ball in the ODI World Cup 2023. Despite Sri Lanka's recent defeat against India, Madushanka claimed a fifer, showcasing his talent and potential. With 18 wickets in the tournament at an excellent economy rate of 6.41, Madushanka is expected to trouble the Bangladesh batsmen.

BAN vs SL Playing XIs

BAN Playing XI: Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Towhid Hridoy, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam

Bench: Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed , Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud

Support Staff: Chandika Hathurusingha, Nic Pothas, Rangana Herath, Allan Donald, Shane McDermott

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka

Bench: Dimuth Karunaratne, Dushan Hemantha, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Dunith Wellalage

Support Staff: Chris Silverwood, Naveed Nawaz, Piyal Wijetunge, Dharshana Gamage, Anton Roux, Mahela Jayawardene


Today's Match Prediction

In this crucial encounter, the team batting first is likely to have the advantage. Both teams will be eager to secure a victory to boost their chances of progressing in the tournament. However, based on the current form and overall team strength, the team batting first is predicted to come out on top.



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As the ODI World Cup 2023 continues, the clash between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka promises to be an exciting battle. With both teams desperate for a win, fans can expect a thrilling contest at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Keep an eye on Sadeera Samarawickrama and Dilshan Madushanka, who are likely to play key roles in their respective teams' success. Don't miss the action as these two nations fight to keep their World Cup dreams alive.

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