Match Info :
The match is scheduled to start on 7:30 pm Bangladesh time. After winning the toss in the first match against Sri Lanka on Tuesday, Mashrafe announced his retirement from T20Is. Though Tigers lost the match by 6 wickets, Mashrafe’s retirement issue was the most talked of topic throughout the day.
However, Bangladesh will play today’s match only for Mashrafe and make the momentum memorable. Ahead of the match, in the post match press conference young all-rounder from Bangladesh side Mosaddek Hossain said
“There is no alternative to winning now. But I can personally say we will play the second match for Mashrafe bhai, to gift him a winning send-off”.
Bangladesh XI (Possible)-
Tamim Iqbal/Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket keeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Captain), Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin.
Sri Lanka XI (Possible)-
Danushka Gunathilaka, Dilshan Munaweera, Upul Tharanga (Captain), Chamara Kapugedera, Asela Gunaratne, Kusal Perera (Wicket keeper), Seekkuge Prasanna, Thisara Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga.