Dhaka, Sept 1 (UNB) — Bangladesh lost the toss and were sent to bat first in their make-or-break clash against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Asia Cup Thursday.
The Tigers made three changes to their playing XI.
Anamul Haque Bijoy, Mohammad Naim and Mohammad Saifuddin were rested to pave way for Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Ebadot Hossain.
Bangladesh lost their first match against Afghanistan by seven wickets where Bijoy and Naim failed to impress.
Sabbir is making a comeback to T20s after three years.
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The winners of today's match will qualify for the Super 4. Afghanistan already booked a place in the next phase, beating both Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in their first two matches.
Bangladesh (Playing XI)
Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, and Ebadot Hossain
Sri Lanka (Playing XI)
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (w), Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, and Asitha Fernando