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Bangladesh have opted to bowl first

18 Feb 2018, 16:40 | updated: 18 Feb 2018, 17:05

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Khulna: Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to field first against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

The final T20 match is scheduled to start at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium at 5:00pm local time.

Bangladesh XI: 1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Mohammad Mithun, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Mohammad Saifuddin, 7 Mahedi Hasan, 8 Ariful Haque, 9 Nazmul Islam, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Abu Jayed.

Sri Lanka XI: 1 Upul Tharanga, 2 Danushka Gunathilaka, 3 Kusal Mendis, 4 Dinesh Chandimal (capt/wk), 5 Jeevan Mendis, 6 Thisara Perera, 7 Dasun Shanaka, 8 Amila Aponso, 9 Akila Dananjaya, 10 Shehan Madushanka, 11 Isuru Udana.

Pitch and conditions

The picturesque Sylhet ground has batting-friendly pitches, as was evident during the BPL. In four evening games last year, the ground averaged 174 for sides batting first in the domestic T20 tournament. The weather in Sylhet will be significantly cooler after sunset.

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