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SL vs BAN, ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Match 15: 5 Players To Watch Out For

SL vs BAN, ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Match 15: 5 Players To Watch Out For
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In match 15 of the T20 World Cup, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will square off in Dallas on June 8 at 6 a.m. ISST. The game will take place at Grand Prairie Stadium, the site of the thrilling season-opening game between the United States and Canada.

Sri Lanka, led by Wanindu Hasaranga, found South Africa to be too strong. The squad was bowled out for just 77 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, leading to its dismissal. As numerous people have noted after that loss, the wicket was not properly prepped for the game.

Bangladesh, under the captaincy of Najmul Hossain Shanto, will play their inaugural group stage match. They will be playing Sri Lanka; therefore, it won’t be an easy game.

The alliance includes South Africa, Nepal, the Netherlands, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Another name for this group is the Group of Death.

SL vs BAN: Top 5 Players to Watch Out For:

Liton Das(BAN):

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Bangladesh’s powerful right-handed batsman, Liton Das, is essential, particularly in the first six overs when his attacking strokes can establish the tone. Das had a bad run lately, but in the 2022 World Cup, he scored 127 runs in 5 innings, for a high of 60. His job is to set opponents up for success by getting off to flying starts and applying pressure with his aggressive style. For Bangladesh to succeed in the tournament, Das needs to get back on track and put up memorable performances.

Najmul Hasan Shanto(BAN):

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Najmul Hasan Shanto wants to use his hitting intent to inspire Bangladesh. Shanto is still a vital player in the T20I series against the USA, even though he struggled there and did not translate his starts into significant scores. He scored the most runs for Bangladesh in the 2022 World Cup, collecting 180 from 5 innings, including a career-high 71. Shanto’s expertise and capacity to lead the innings will be essential for Bangladesh’s World Cup victory as he gets ready for the competition.

Shoriful Islam(BAN):

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A key component of Bangladesh’s plan to take early wickets and exert pressure with controlled lines and lengths is the left-arm fast bowler Shoriful Islam. He made an impression in the last game against the USA, scoring 2 for 29 in 4 overs. Shoriful has claimed 46 wickets in 41 games (40 innings), with a notable 3 for 21 record and an economy rate of 8.15 runs per over. His capacity to produce standout performances makes him a crucial member of Bangladesh’s tournament team.

Kusal Mendis(SL):

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The stylish right-handed batter Kusal Mendis had a brilliant 2022 tournament for Sri Lanka, scoring 223 runs in 8 innings, including two half-centuries, with a top score of 79. Mendis will be crucial for Sri Lanka, providing aggressive starts in the first six overs to prevent bowlers from settling and to maintain momentum. His ability to attack early and set the tone will be key to Sri Lanka’s success in the upcoming matches, making him a vital player to watch.

Matheesha Pathirana(SL):

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Sri Lanka’s pace assault will be spearheaded by Dilshan Madushanka and Matheesha Pathirana. Taking 13 wickets from 6 matches, including a career-best 4 for 28 against the Mumbai Indians, Pathirana had a noteworthy IPL 2024 campaign. During his six T20I appearances, he has taken 11 wickets at an economy of 9.56 runs per over, including 4 for 24. Despite his ungainly gait, Pathirana is a deadly weapon that can successfully pressure opposing batters and help Sri Lanka win the championship.

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