The 2018 Asia Cup also known as Unimoni Asia Cup is expected to kick off on 15 September in the United Arab Emirates with 6 National teams contending for the trophy. The teams include Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan who are all members of ACC (Asian Cricket Council) and Hong Kong that was awarded ODI (One-Day International) status by the International Cricket Council. The 6 teams will be divided into 2 groups of 3 members each, where each group will produce 2 top teams each, after facing one another only once. The 2 top teams will then progress to the Super Four stage where they will play against each other for a place in the finals. Do not forget to catch all this action of Asia cup 2018 live on YuppTV.
All the excitement that has built up over the past few days will be justified by a thrilling start of the Asia Cup 2018 where Bangladesh will face off Sri Lanka. Ban vs Sl 2018 live streaming will be available on YuppTV. This upcoming game is filled with tension and uncertainty as both teams are struggling with injuries.
– Shakib Al Hasan who is an all-rounder is tending to an injury on his little finger on the left hand.
– Tamim Iqbal who is an opener has a sore and swollen ring finger on the right hand.
– Nazmul Hossain Shanto who is an off-spinner has a right index finger dislocation on the right hand.
For Sri Lanka:
– Danushka Gunathilaka has a complication on his lower back and has soon returned home. Shehan Jayasuriya has taken his place on the squad.
– Dinesh Chandimal has a finger injury and has since been replaced by Niroshan Dickwella.
Bangladesh come into this game higher-ranked than Sri Lanka on the ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings with 92 points and in position 7 while the latter has 80 points and in position 8. Both teams have had either side of victory and defeat against each other as:
– Bangladesh won the last match against Sri Lanka in the Nidahas Trophy.
– Sri Lanka won the previous matches in January 2018, two times in a row to clinch the triangular series in Dhaka.
Apart from the injuries, either of the teams looks good on paper with players, coaches, and managers of both teams confident they will pull through this challenge and perform well.
Bangladesh against Sri Lanka game is just 1 out of the total of 12 games that will be played in the 2018 Asia Cup. Watch and support your favourite team in the Asia Cup 2018 from any corner in the world. If you are a Non-resident Indian or Indian living in the Diaspora, it gets even better because Asia cup 2018 live streaming is available solely and exclusively on YuppTV for all of you residing in New Zealand, Australia, and Europe at large except for the United Kingdom.