Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

Bangladesh will take on co-hosts Sri Lanka today in a must-win game in the Super Fours of the Asia Cup 2023. The match will take place at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombia. 

The venue will host the remainder of the matches including the final on 17 September.

Bangladesh lost their first match of the Super Fours against Pakistan, in Lahore. Despite a brave bowling effort, Pakistan chased down Bangladesh’s 193 to win by 7 wickets.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka will play their first Super Fours match today. They survived a major scare against Afghanistan to reach the Super Fours. Afghanistan fell just short to chase down the target of 292 in 37.1 overs.

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh met earlier in this tournament. Sri Lanka bowled out Bangladesh for 164 runs and struggled to chase the target, winning by 5 wickets.

Here we have the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Asia Cup live stream, date, start time, preview, team news, probable XI, key stats, and how to watch on TV.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Date, Start Time, Venue

  • Asia Cup Super Fours | Match 2
  • Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
  • Date: Saturday, 9 September 2023
  • Start Time: 9:30 am GMT
  • Venue: R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka

R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka, will host the match, which has a capacity of 35,000. The match starts at 3:00 pm local time, which is 3:30 pm Bangladesh time.

Team News and Probable XI

Here is the team news for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for today’s match.

Sri Lanka Team News and Probable XI

There are no reported injury issues for Sri Lanka. They are likely to continue with the same XI that won two matches.

Probable Sri Lanka XI

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis(w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka(c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana.

Bangladesh Team News and Probable XI

Najmul Hossain Shanto, Bangladesh’s top performer with the bat in this tournament, is ruled out due to a hamstring injury. Litton Das comes in.

Mustafizur Rahman who missed out the last two games due to a knee niggle, is available for this match.

Probable Bangladesh XI

Mohammad Naim, Mehidy Hasan, Litton Das, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud.

Where to Watch Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Asia Cup?

The Asia Cup Super Four match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh today (9 September) will be available live on GTV and T Sports in Bangladesh, with live streaming on Rabbithole, T Sports App, and Toffee.

In Sri Lanka, fans can watch the game live on Star Sports.

PTV Sports will broadcast the match live in Pakistan and Star Sports in India.

Here are the official broadcasters of this year’s Asia Cup cricket tournament.

Location  Broadcaster
India Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar
Pakistan PTV Sports, Ten Sports 
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), Toffee, Rabitholebd
UK and Ireland TNT Sports 
USA Willow TV 
Australia  Foxtel, Kayo Sports 
New Zealand  Sky Sports NZ, Sky Go app
South Africa  SuperSport, DStv app
MENA CricLife Max, STARZ Play
Afghanistan  Ariana TV


How to Watch the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Live Stream?

There are several options to watch the live stream of this match.

In Bangladesh, fans can catch the live stream on Rabbithole, T Sports app, and Toffee. Disney+ Hotstar app will provide the live stream of this match for free in India.

You can watch the match live on the Disney+ Hotstar app for free from anywhere worldwide, just by using a VPN.

Here’s how to watch it live.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN
  2. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in India. For example, connect to Mumbai
  3. Now download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from your app store
  4. Open the Disney+ Hotstar app. There you can easily select and start streaming the match live for free
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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