Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Live Streaming on GTV, TSports and Fancode App

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Match Preview and Live Streaming

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Overview:

The first Twenty20 match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet, on March 4, 2024, at 5:30 PM IST.

Bangladesh wins the toss and decide to bowl first.

The three-match T20 series is crucial preparation for both teams ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup later this year.

Najmul Hossain Shanto leads Bangladesh, while Charith Asalanka captains Sri Lanka in the first two games due to Wanindu Hasaranga’s two-match ban.

Ban v SL Broadcast and Live streaming details

You can watch this match by going to the venue, Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Indian Fans can also watch the match live on the Fancode app.

  • India: Fan Code
  • Bangladesh: T Sports, GTV; T Sports app, Rabbithole
  • Sri Lanka: Dialog
  • Middle East and North Africa: eLife, Starzplay, cricbuzz
  • USA & CanadaSling TV – Willow TV (sign up here)
  • South East Asia: cricbuzz
  • Malaysia: astro
  • Rest of the World: T Sports app, Rab


Sri Lanka has the edge in T20 clashes, leading 9-4. Their last encounter in the 2022 T20 Asia Cup ended in a close two-run victory for Sri Lanka. On Bangladeshi soil, Sri Lanka has a record of four wins and one defeat.


Bangladesh: Najmul Hossain Shanto (C), Liton Das, Anamul Haque, Mohammad Naim, Towhid Hridoy, Soumya Sarkar, Mahedi Hasan, Mahmudullah, Taijul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan, Aliss Al Islam.

Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Charith Asalanka (VC), Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara, Matheesha Pathirana, Akila Dananjaya, Binura Fernando, Kamindu Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Niroshan Dickwella.

Key Performers – Sri Lanka:

Kusal Mendis: Leading run-scorer since 2021 with 314 runs at a strike rate of 146.04.

Charith Asalanka: Follows with 254 runs.

Angelo Mathews: All-rounder with 164 runs at 54.66 and five wickets in six T20Is in 2024.

Wanindu Hasaranga: Most wickets since 2019, totaling 101 in T20Is.

Key Performers – Bangladesh:

Liton Das: Accumulated 323 T20I runs since 2023 with an average of 40.37 and a strike rate of 137.44.

Taskin Ahmed: Picked up 16 wickets in eight T20Is in the same period.

Mustafizur Rahman: Boasts 52 T20I wickets in Bangladesh with an economy rate 6.54.

Towhid Hridoy: Second-highest run-getter in the recently-concluded Bangladesh Premier League 2024 with 462 runs.

Milestones to Watch:

Bangladesh Players:

Soumya Sarkar (47) is three sixes away from reaching 50 T20I sixes.

Anamul Haque (1,885) is set to complete 2,000 runs in international cricket.

Mustafizur Rahman (298) is on the brink of 300 international wickets and 300 wickets in T20 cricket.

Sri Lanka Players:

Kusal Mendis (1,373) could surpass Kumar Sangakkara (1,382) to become the fifth-highest scorer for Sri Lanka in T20Is.

Charith Asalanka (915) is close to achieving 1,000 T20I runs.

Angelo Mathews (43) needs seven wickets to complete 50 T20I wickets.

Maheesh Theekshana (42) requires eight wickets for the same milestone.

Venue Details:

In games at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, teams batting first usually score around 149 runs, and the chasing teams aim for about 142 runs.

The highest total score was 210-4 (by SL against BAN), while the lowest was 129-10 (by WI against BAN). Teams bowling first have won nine times, while teams batting first have won only once. So, the pitch might favor the bowling side, making it a bit tougher for the team batting second.

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