Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights: Due to rains, the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been abandoned. The two shared points for the match. Both the teams were desperate to fight with each other but the incessant rains hit the match.
Bangladesh is locking horns with Sri Lanka today at the Bristol County Ground on the 16th game of the World Cup 2019. Bangladesh lost its last game against England and the team will take its game further against Sri Lanka who too lost its game against England earlier. Sri Lanka’s previous game against Pakistan has been washed out due to rain.
It is worth to mention that Bangladesh’s game in the ongoing World Cup 2019 has many reasons to keep the team positive as it has fantastic players like Shakib Al Hasan who scored a ton in the last match against England. Other players like Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar also have been run scorer in the World Cup 2019.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, is desperate for the win as the team have lost its last game against New Zealand. Match against Afghanistan abandoned due to rain.
Bangladesh squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Abu Jayed, Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal.
Sri Lanka squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c),Dhananjaya de Silva, Nuwan Pradeep, Avishka Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Thirimanne, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay.
Match called off
Match has been called off due to rains. After waiting for hours, the organisers finally called off the game. Not a single was bowled and even toss was not held.
Rain starts again
Rain has been started again. The inspection has been delayed as the rains may further delay the game. The inspection was scheduled to be held at 4:45 pm. Even the toss has been delayed.
The rain has stopped now. The groundsmen have started working to clear the pitch. The inspection will take place in just a few minutes and the umpires will take the final call over the game.
Inspection to take place at 4:45 pm
The inspection will take place at 4:45 pm. The rains have affected the game. If rains could not stop then like yesterday's game, each team will get points for the match.
The inspection has been postponed too as the continuous rains affected the game. Meanwhile, players are waiting for the rain to stop. They are waiting for the developments.
Rain delays toss
Rain has started in the Bristol County Ground and the toss is yet to be held. The ground staff is on work. Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka could be another washout game as the bad weather has severely affected the games in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.