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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Match, 2024 Today Match Prediction

March 30 - April 3 2024 - 09:30 IST Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium BAN vs SL
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Match Prediction:

Get ready for an epic showdown as Bangladesh clashes with Sri Lanka in Chattogram at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium for the second Test of their thrilling series. The action kicks off at 10:00 local time on Saturday, March 30th, 2024.

Winning Chances:


Toss Prediction:

The toss-winning captain ought to bat initially. As the pitch may be sluggish and pursuing can become difficult, it would be prudent to concentrate on scoring runs.

Weather Report:

The expected conditions are typical for Chattogram from day one to day five of this Test. No rain is forecast, although the temperature will remain over 31 degrees from beginning to end, with a mix of cloudy and sunny spells. Equally, it will be a sweltering workout in the middle, with humidity levels expected to exceed 80% throughout the competition.

Pitch Report:

Anticipate a low-bouncing track that’s set to spin right from Day 1 and intensify as the Test progresses. Pace bowlers will face a tougher challenge in picking up wickets here compared to Sylhet.

Head to Head:

Despite Bangladesh’s historical struggles against Sri Lanka, the team has made significant strides in recent years and has emerged victorious in numerous matches against formidable opponents.

Bangladesh Preview:

In Sylhet, Nahid Rana made his debut for the hosts, showcasing his right-arm medium-fast bowling skills. Despite picking up five wickets, he also conceded over 200 runs. As the Second Test approaches, Rana will be eager to retain his spot in the team.

Bangladesh is eager to learn from their mistakes, particularly with their batting performance, as they prepare for the upcoming game. With the pitch expected to favor spin, the team management is looking for a stronger batting display than what was seen in the series opener, where only one half-century was produced.

Shoriful Islam aims to carry his excellent white-ball form into the Test arena, while spinning all-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz joins the squad after a notable four-wicket haul in Sylhet’s second innings.

Bangladesh Squad Preview:

Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Mominul Haque, Taijul Islam, Shahadat Hossain, Litton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Shoriful Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Nahid Rana

Sri Lanka Preview:

As Sri Lanka gears up for the upcoming game, the rallying cry from both fans and team management will be “More of the same,” following their commanding victory in Sylhet. However, the visitors will face a setback as Kasun Rajitha is sidelined with a back injury sustained during the opening Test. Asitha Fernando is expected to fill in for Rajitha, maintaining an otherwise unchanged XI.

Key figures for Sri Lanka include middle-order stalwarts skipper Dhananjaya de Silva and Kamindu Mendis, both of whom delivered centuries in the first and third innings of the previous game. Opener Dimuth Karunaratne, with a proven track record in Test cricket, is poised to lead the charge with the bat once again after being the only other Sri Lankan to notch a half-century in the series opener.

Sri Lanka Squad Predicted:

Nishan Madushka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhanajaya de Silva (c), Kamindu Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Prediction:

The gap between the teams was glaring in the first Test, and we anticipate Bangladesh to come back stronger in the upcoming game. Nevertheless, Sri Lanka boasts both experience and talent, leading us to support them for another victory in this Test match.

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Sri Lanka will Win in 2nd Test Match


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