Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh, 2022 – 1st Test Match- Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka- 15 May-19 May, 2022
The 1st Test Match of the Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh, 2022 will take place from the 15th May - 19th May 2022 between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, Bangladesh.
Current Test Cricket Form Sri Lanka:
Sri Lanka played a Test Series against India earlier this year where they were beaten in both the Test Matches comprehensively.
Dimuth Karunaratne was the highest run scorer of the Test Series against India with 166 runs to his name in 4 innings at an average of 41.50.
The second highest run scorer for Sri Lanka in the Test Series against India was Angelo Matthews with 94 runs to his kitty in 4 innings at an average of 23.50.
The highest wicket taker for Sri Lanka in the Test Series against India was Lasith Embuldeniya with 8 scalps to his name at an average of 46.12.
The second highest wicket taker for Sri Lanka in the Test Series against India was Praveen Jayawickrama with 7 wickets to his name at an average of 22.71.
Current Test Cricket Form Bangladesh:
Bangladesh last played 2 Test Matches against South Africa in April 2022 where they lost both the games by big margins.
The highest run scorer for Bangladesh in the Test Series against South Africa was Mahmudul Hasan Joy with 141 runs to his name in 2 matches at an average of 35.25.
The second highest run scorer for Bangladesh in the Test Series against South Africa was Najmul Hossain Shanto with 104 runs to his name in 2 matches at an average of 26.00.
The highest wicket taker for Bangladesh in the Test Series against South Africa was Mehidy Hasan Miraz with 9 wickets to his name in 2 matches at an average of 33.11.
The joint highest wicket taker for Bangladesh in the Test Series against South Africa was Taijul Islam with 9 wickets to his name in 1 Test match played at an impressive average of 22.44.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Mominul Haque Showrab (Captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Litton Kumer Das, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Taijul Islam, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (out of the first test, second test availability subject to recovery), Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Quazi Nurul Hasan Sohan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Shohidul Islam, Shoriful Islam (subject to fitness)
Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Kamil Mishara, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya De Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Suminda Lakshan, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Bangladesh
Who will win?- Bangladesh
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka), Najmul Hossain Shanto (Bangladesh)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Praveen Jayawickrama (Sri Lanka), Taijul Islam (Bangladesh)
Most Fours – Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka), Najmul Hossain Shanto (Bangladesh)
Player of the Match- Najmul Hossain Shanto (Bangladesh)
Team Scores Batting first – Bangladesh 350+, Sri Lanka 280+
Match Handicap: Bangladesh
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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