Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODIs to start at 1pm
The starting time for three ODIs between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been reset at 1:00 pm (Bangladesh Standard Time).
The previously set schedule had 2:30 pm starts before Bangladesh Cricket Board rescheduled the games to 1:00 pm starts on May 23, 25 and 28.
The series takes place during an unusual time when the summer heat takes temperatures upto 40-degree Celsius, adding Nor’wester storms.
Kusal Perera-led Sri Lanka have already landed in Bangladesh. They will begin their training on Wednesday (May 19). They will engage in a practice match at BKSP Ground-3 on May 21.
Bangladesh will have an intra-squad game the day before, on May 20.
The hosts have begun training ahead of a World Cup Super League series. Skipper Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah Riyad, Taijul Islam and Mohammad Mithun attended a session at Mirpur on Sunday.
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2021 ODI fixtures:
May 23: 1st ODI, SBNCS, Mirpur
May 25: 2nd ODI, SBNCS, Mirpur
May 28: 3rd ODI, SBNCS, Mirpur
Bangladesh preliminary ODI squad: Tamim Iqbal Khan (captain), Naim Sheikh, Imrul Kayes, Liton Kumar Das, Soumya Sarkar, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohmmad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Shohidul Islam.
Sri Lanka squad: Kusal Janith Perera (captain), Kusal Mendis (vice-captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Niroshan Dickwella, Dushmantha Chameera, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando.