Each groups have had a number of accidents to cope with within the build-up to the Asia Cup. Whereas Sri Lanka are lacking Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka, and Lahiru Kumara, Bangladesh are with out Litton and Ebadot Hossain.
The circumstances in Pallekele have seen heavy cloud cowl, and there was a climate warning issued for the Kandy district, which may imply a rain interruption in some unspecified time in the future within the day. The pitch itself is predicted to take some flip.
Bangladesh: 1 Mohammed Naim, 2 Tanzid Tamim, 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 4 Towhid Hridoy, 5 Shakib Al Hasan (capt), 6 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 7 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 8 Mahedi Hasan, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Shoriful Islam, 11 Mustafizur Rahman
Sri Lanka: 1 Pathum Nissanka, 2 Dimuth Karunaratne, 3 Kusal Mendis (wk), 4 Sadeera Samarawickrama, 5 Charith Asalanka, 6 Dhananjaya de Silva, 7 Dasun Shanaka (capt), 8 Dunith Wellalage, 9 Maheesh Theekshana, 10 Kasun Rajitha, 11 Matheesha Pathirana