The first test match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will begin from 27th January 2014 and end on 31st January 2014 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. The match will begin at 09:30 local | 03:30 GMT sharp on all the days. As it is the first test match, therefore both the teams will be full of spirit and will want to put up a huge score. The stadium of Mirpur is considered perfect for batting; therefore we can see some great performances from the players of both the teams. But during the fourth and the fifth day, it will be very difficult to bat and the seamers will play a major role at that time.Therefore, it is necessary that the teams keep a balanced combination of fast bowlers and spinners so that they do not face any problem when the test match comes to an end. The team winning the toss will definitely want to bat and score lots of runs to create pressure. Hence the test match will surely be very exciting as each day will end with something new and thrilling that willseek the attention of the people. So get ready to watch the match live.
Start Date: 28/01/2014
Start Time: 9:30 (Local Time) | 03:30 GMT
Stadium: Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Test Rankings Predictor
Bangladesh: Rank 10, Matches 16, Points 285, Rating 18
Sri Lanka : Rank 06, Matches 26, Points 2295, Rating 88
Bangladesh Cricket Team
Bangladesh is one of the other international cricket team which has been recognized as the test team also. The Bangladesh team has made its debut in the test matches in the year 2000 against India ontheir home ground and eventually has taken 34 matches for their first ever victory. Bangladesh has got the status of both test teams and an ODI team. The team has played its first one day international in the Asia Cup in 1986 against Pakistan. Bangladesh holds the record for most number of consecutive losses in a row i.e. 21 losses in test matches and 23 matches in one day internationals.
Team Players of Bangladesh
Mushfiqur Rahim(captains), Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mahmudullah, Shamsur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Sohag Gazi, Naeem Islam, Abdur Razzak, Soumya Sarkar, Al-Amin Hossain
Sri Lanka Cricket Team
Sri Lanka is another international cricket team and is also a full member of International Cricket Council. The Sri Lankan team has made its debut in the international cricket on 17th of February 1982, although the Lankan team was not able to win their first international cricket match. The Sri Lankan team has to wait for 13 matches to record their first ever win in the international cricket. The Sri Lankan team has won the ODI world cup in 1996 held in India. It has also been the finalist in the 2011 world cup and two consecutive T-20 world cups.
Team Players of Sri Lanka
Angelo Mathews(captains), Kumar Sangakkara, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Dinesh Chandimal, Vishwa Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne, Nuwan Kulasekara, Kaushal Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Pradeep
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