Sri Lanka will be looking to finalise their T20 combination before the World T20 next month © AFP
Sri Lanka will be looking to finalise their T20 combination before the World T20 next month © AFP

 

Feb 12, 2014

 

After winning the two-match Test series 1-0 against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka will now take on the hosts in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at Chittagong on Wednesday.

 

Both the teams will be treating this two-match series as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.

 

Bangladesh have two debutants in their XI, left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and wicketkeeper-batsman Mithun Ali.

 

Teams:

 

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shamsur Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Mithun Ali (wk), Farhad Reza, Sohag Gazi, Arafat Sunny, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rubel Hossain

 

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Dinesh Chandimal (c), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachitra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Seekkuga Prasanna, Lasith Malinga

 

Catch ball-by-ball live scorecard of the 1st T20 International between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka here