Pitch and weather: With Colombo having hosted four games in six days, expect the pitch to be on the slower side. There’s a slight chance of rain throughout the duration of the match.
India vs Bangladesh Highlights 2023, Friday 15-9, 12th Match Asia Cup, Super Four (D/N), R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Rohit says that is something they have not done in the tournament, and that they want to bat under lights. He feels today is an opportunity to see “what we can do with the bat”. India make five changes: Tilak in, with Suryakumar, Shami and Prasidh playing too.
Shakib says he was confused as to what to do first had he won the toss. Tanzib Shakib making his debut.
India chose to bowl.
India team: Rohit, Shubman, Suryakumar, Tilak, Rahul, Ishan (wk), Jadeja, Axar, Shardul, Shami, Krishna.
Bangladesh team: Litton, Tanzid, Anamul, Shakib, Hridoy, Shamim, Miraz, Mahedi, Nasum, Tanzim, Mustafizur.
Head to Head In ODI’s: 39
India Won: 31
Bangladesh Won: 7
India ODI Rankings: 2nd
Bangladesh ODI Rankings: 8th
(last five completed ODI’s, most recent first)
Match Timings: 9:30 AM GMT | 3:00 PM Local
Umpires – Asif Yaqoob, Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire – Paul Wilson
Match Referee – David Boon
Reserve Umpire – Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Match number – ODI no. 4646