Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Match Prediction 2024


BAN vs SL 3rd ODI Match Prediction & Betting Tips

Bangladesh will take on Sri Lanka in the final ODI. The match will be played at Zahur Ahmed Stadium, Chattogram and will start at 9:30 AM IST on March 18.

Two games, two easy chases and it’s already confirmed that toss will play a huge role in the match. The dew has been significant in Chattogram and teams chasing have found no trouble in hunting down targets. 

In the first ODI, Bangladesh cruised to a win by six wickets while chasing 256 while Sri Lanka also comfortably chased 287 in the second ODI. With the series tied at 1-1, the third ODI becomes the series finale. Team batting first needs a score of 350+ here to have any say in the game.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Match Live Streaming

TV channels: This game will not be televised in India and fans will have to turn to live streaming to watch the match.

Live Streaming: You can live-stream the match on Fancode App and Website

BAN vs SL Match Toss Prediction

Captain winning the toss should chase. The previous two games have seen heavy dew here which makes toss very important.

BAN vs SL Pitch Report

The pitch will be flat and there is very little help on offer for the bowlers. Add to that the few factor thus it is a win win situation for the batters.

Chattogram Weather Report

It will be a clear day with temperature ranging between 35 and 23 degrees. The humidity will be around 38 per cent.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI 2024

Bangladesh Team News & Playing 11

BAN Team News

Bangladesh have taken hard action against veteran batsman Litton Das who is yet to score a run in the ODI series. Das has been dropped from the playing XI for the final game.

BAN Key Players

  • Najmul Hossain Shanto- Najmul Hossain Shanto has been the best batter for Bangladesh so far in two games. He scored a match winning hundred in the first game and also scored a crisp 40 in the second game. He has been a thorn in the flesh for Sri Lanka and will be eyeing another good outing in the final.
  • Towhid Hridoy- Towhid Hridoy got his mojo back in the second ODI as he scored a brilliant unbeaten 96 runs. Hridoy would look to continue from where he left and play a match winning innings in the final.
  • Shoriful Islam- Shoriful Islam has been the standout bowler for Bangladesh in the series. He has consistently rocked Sri Lanka with early wickets and will be looking for the same in the big finale.

BAN Team Form

Bangladesh have done well with the bat, with most players getting runs, however, defending a score will test their bowling in wet conditions.

Bangladesh Predicted Playing 11

Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Anamul Haque (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan, Shoriful Islam

Sri Lanka Team News & Playing 11

SL Team News

Sri Lanka are likely to field the same playing XI in the final game after picking up a comprehensive win in the second ODI. Theekshana should warm the bench given his recent form.

SL Key Players

  • Kusal Mendis- Mendis has been in great form on this tour. He has already it three fifties in five matches across formats and will be looking to finish on a high note and lead Sri Lanka to a series win.
  • Pathum Nissanka- Pathum Nissanka made his presence felt almost immediately as he notched up a brilliant century in the second ODI and led the team to a win. He has been in great form of late and scored a double hundred in the Afghanistan series.
  • Wanindu Hasaranga – Wanindu Hasaranga returned to form with a stunning show with the ball in the second ODI where he picked four wickets for 45 runs.

SL Team Form

Sri Lanka have been on a roll in ODIs. In the last seven ODIs, they have only lost one game.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11

Kusal Mendis (C&WK), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Janith Liyanage, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka, Lahiru Kumara

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Head to Head

The teams have been competitive in recent games, however, overall record still is hugely in favour of Sri Lanka.

BAN vs SL Head to Head Stats in ODIs

  Matches Played BAN Won SL Won Draw NR
Overall 56 11 43 0 2
Last 5 5 2 3 0 0

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Betting Odds

Sri Lanka are favourites to win. They picked up a comprehensive win over Bangladesh in the second ODI. Defending will not be easy but if any team can defend a score on this ground, then it will be Sri Lanka.

Who will win Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Match?

We suggest backing Sri Lanka to win. The team was brilliant in the second ODI. Their batters have got runs while the bowling has been superior to Bangladesh. If Sri Lanka are chasing, their chances of a win will get doubled.

🏆 Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Prediction

Sri Lanka will start the match as favourites. Toss has played a crucial role in the outcome of the first two games, with teams chasing getting heavy advantage because of dew. Once again, toss will be the deciding factor but if there is any team who can defend a score on this venue, it is Sri Lanka. On paper, they are a better team than Bangladesh thus we are backing them to win.

Sri Lanka to beat Bangladesh in the 3rd ODI

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