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Cricket team records: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Test-ODI-T20)

by on November 4, 2011
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

Cricket team records: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Test Matches Records)

Sri Lankan cricket team was awarded with status of test playing team in 1982 while Bangladesh made its test debut in year 2000. Both team had their first encounter in 2002 when Bangladesh lost both of the two test matches and also the three one day matches against Sri Lanka.

  •  Since long time, Sri Lankan Cricket team is known by their nick name “The Lions”.
  • The nick name chosen for the Bangladesh cricket team is “The tigers”.
  • Bandula Warnapurawas the captain of Sri Lankan team at the time of their debut match in 1981.
  • Bangladeshi cricket team was being led under the captaincy of Naimur Rehman.
  • The first test match was played between both teams at Colombo stadium in Sri Lanka.
  • The umpires during the match were legends of their era including MM Aslam fromPakistanand RE Koertzen from South Africa.
  • Mohammad Ashraful and Muttiah Muralitharan were the key players from both teams who amazed the crowd with their astonishing performances.
  • Overall total numbers of test matches played between both teams are twelve to date.
  • The winning ratio between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh has remained totally tilted towards Sri Lanka with Bangladesh losing all of its matches against The Lions.
  • Highest team score of Bangladesh was 413 all out in 2008 while highest score of Sri Lanka against Bangladesh was 577/6d in year 2007.
  • Best bowling figures from Bangladesh were to bowl out Sri Lankan cricket team at score of 293 whileSri Lankasent the entire Bangladesh cricket team to pavilion at the score of 89 in year 2007.
  • Last test match was played between these teams was in Bangladesh in year 2008.

Cricket team records: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (ODI- One Day International Matches Records)

Sri Lankan cricket team played its first one day match in the world cup of 1975 while Bangladesh first made an appearance into the one day international during the Asia cup of 1986 against Pakistan in the month of March. Sri lanka and Bangladesh Cricket teams had their first encounter in one day international matches during the Asia cup of 1986 which Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets in Kandy.

  • Anura Tennekon has the honor of being the first captain of Sri Lanka one day international cricket team.
  • Gazi Ashraf from Bangladesh led the team for the first time in one day international matches.
  • The first one day international between both these teams were played on April, 1986 at Asgiriya Stadium,Kandy.
  • Mahboob Shah and David Shehphard were the two umpires during the first encounter.
  • Ashraful from Bangladesh and Muttiah Muralitharan fromSri Lankahas been consistently out performers whenever their teams came across each other.
  • Till date, a total of 24 one days international have been played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
  • Sri Lankan cricket team was the winner in 22 matches out of 24 while Bangladesh could secure victory in only 2 one day international matches.
  • Sri Lankatop batsman Sanath Jayasuria has scored 8th fastest century against Bangladesh cricket team in 2008 at National Stadium in Karachi.
  • Bangladesh lowest total against Sri Lanka is 76 all team out in 31 overs and match was played at Colombo stadium in 2002.
  • Last match was played in 2008 Tri series final which Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets at National Cricket Stadium in Karachi.

Cricket team records: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (T20- Twenty-Twenty Matches Records)

Bangladesh played its first T20 cricket match on 28 November 2006 while Sri Lanka appeared in T20 for the first time in 2006 during the month of Jun. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh faced each other for the first time in 2007 during T 20 world cup when Sri Lanka won the match by 64 runs new wanderers’ stadium in Johannesburg.

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