Tamim Iqbal will be looking to get a big total © AFP
Tamim Iqbal will be looking to get a big total © AFP

 

Jan 27, 2014

 

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka face-off in a two-match Test series starting on January 27, 2014 at Mirpur. This is Sri Lanka’s 2014 tour of Bangladesh where they will play two Tests, two Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals.

 

Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bowl first at the Shere Bangla National Stadium.

 

Mushfiqur Rahim will lead Bangladesh. Batsman Shamsur Rehman will make his Test debut for Bangladesh.

 

Angelo Mathews captains Sri Lanka. All-rounder Dilruwan Perera will play in place of Ajantha Mendis and partner Rangana Herath in the spin department. Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal will be the frontline bowlers for Sri Lanka.

 

Teams:

 

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Marshall Ayub, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sohag Gazi, Nasir Hossain, Robiul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain.

 

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Angelo Mathews (c), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Shaminda Eranga, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal.

 

Catch Live Scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka here