SL vs BAN: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium – ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Match 15. Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in the 15th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on Sunday at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Both the teams have reached the super 12 stages after showcasing exemplary performances in the Super 12 stage.
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh both find themselves in Group 1, alongside other big teams. Sri Lanka are coming into this game on the back of three consecutive wins in the first round. They played their last game against the Netherlands at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Maheesh Theekshana bowled the third over of the innings and picked two wickets for just 3 runs to leave the Netherlands reeling at 20 for 3 in 3 overs.
Wanindu Hasaranga then accounted for the wickets of Ackermann and Bas de Leede to create further damage. Lahiru Kumara took little time in sending back the tailenders as the Netherlands got all out for just 44 runs.
Sri Lanka, in reply, chased down the score in 7.1 overs. They would be happy to see Kusal Perera getting back to form. After enduring low scores in the first two games, he played an unbeaten 33-run knock off 24 balls to guide his team home. That knock would have given him a lot of confidence and it should keep Sri Lanka in good stead.
Facing them are Bangladesh, who are coming into the game on the back of two consecutive wins. As expected, Shakib Al Hasan has been the stand-out player for the side. He scored 47 runs off 37 balls in the last game against Papua New Guinea.
His contribution with the bat helped the team notch 181 runs in the first innings. Later, he picked 4 wickets for 9 runs in 4 overs to bundle out PNG for just 97 runs.
Skipper Mahmudullah also made a substantial contribution with the bat as he scored a half-century off just 28 deliveries, including 3 fours and as many sixes.
Taskin Ahmed made forgettable returns in the first two games but came back with a brilliant performance against PNG. He took 2 wickets f0r 12 runs in 3.3 overs.
SL vs BAN: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report of Sharjah Cricket Stadium – ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Match 15
The slow and sluggish track at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium has proved to be a nightmare for the batsmen. The bowlers have enjoyed bowling here.
The batsmen of both teams would look to make a great start in the powerplay. The pitch is likely to slow down as the game progresses which makes it harder for the batsmen.
Anything between 140 and 160 is a par score here. Both the teams would look to bat first upon winning the toss.
|Average 1st Inns scores||141|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||125|
The temperature here will be hot and humid. The conditions here should suggest that there is no possibility of rain. One could expect a good game of cricket. The average temperature will hover around 42-degree Celsius.