Sri Lanka A and Bangladesh A are all set for their first clash in the three-match unofficial one-day series at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa in Hambantota on Wednesday, October 8, 2019.
The unofficial Test series between these two sides ended in a draw. It saw some intriguing performances from each side. For Sri Lanka, Pathum Nissanka, Kamindu Mendis and Asitha Fernando shone with their performances and will be looking to carry their confidence in white-ball cricket too. Meanwhile, for Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan Miraz produced an incredible performance. Also, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun and Jahurul Islam produced a stellar performance.
2nd unofficial Test, Bangladesh A tour of Sri Lanka at Hambantota - Match Drawn— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) October 7, 2019
SL A 268 & 357/2 (Pathum Nissanka 192, Sangeeth Cooray 89, Kamindu Mendis 67*)
BAN A 330 (Showrad 117, Isam 77 : Mohammad Shiraz 5/63, Prabath Jayasuriya 3/114, Asitha Fernando 2/48)#SLA #SLvBAN pic.twitter.com/4N2jjZxqRA
In Bangladesh squad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Jahurul Islam, Ebadot Hossain are doubtful for the upcoming match.
Bangladesh A squad: Mominul Haque (c), Shadman Islam, Jahurul Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Nurul Hasan, Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain, Sunzamul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Salauddin Sakil, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Najmul Hossain, Saif Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz
BN-A Playing 11: Mominul Haque, Shadman Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Abu Jayed,
On the other hand, for Sri Lanka, Priyamal Perera and Amila Aponsu are doubtful to play against Bangladesh in the upcoming clash.
Sri Lanka A squad: Ashan Priyanjan (c), Pathum Nissanka, Sandun Weerakkody, Lahiru Udara, Kamindu Mendis, Priyamal Perera, Ashen Bandara, Ramesh Mendis, Amila Aponsu, Jeffrey Vandersay, Vishwa Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Ishan Jayaratne, Shiran Fernando, Shammu Ashan and Asela Gunaratne
SL-A Playing 11: Ashan Priyanjan, Kamindu Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Vishwa Fernando, Shammu Ashan, Asela Gunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Asitha Fernando, Pathum Nissanka
WK: Jahurul Islam
Batsmen: Mominul Haque, Shadman Islam, Mohammad Mithun
All-rounders: Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ashan Priyanjan, Kamindu Mendis
Bowlers: Abu Jayed, Jeffrey Vandersay, Vishwa Fernando
Captain choices – Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan Miraz