Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka: ICC World Cup Match 16 Preview
Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka: ICC World Cup Match 16 Preview

Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have managed to get only one win on the board in the World Cup thus far, and will look to improve their standings when they face each other on Tuesday. The Bangladesh unit have fared well in this edition and have impressed with their fighting spirit, despite losing two games. The Lankans have been poor in the batting department and the loss of Nuwan Pradeep to injury will weaken their bowling even more. They lack quality in their side, and their experienced players have been inconsistent, which adds to the woes of the unit. Bangladesh, on the other hand, have a more settled bowling and batting attack, which is why they are the firm favourites for this match. 

However, rain has been hampering games in this World Cup, and could affect tomorrow's match as well. There are 90% chances of a downpour, and with Sri Lanka already being at the other end of an abandoned game, they will hope that the rain stays away.  

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Wicket-keeper: Mushfiqur Rahim (10 credits) 

Rahim has been among the runs in this Cricket World Cup and is a good player to include in the your fantasy team. He scored 78 and 44 against two higher ranked sides—South Africa and England—and will be eager to cash in against an inconsistent bowling attack as well.   

Batsman: Dimuth Karunaratne (9.5 credits) 

The Sri Lankan team will want a solid batter who can stay put at the crease and help

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