Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh 2022 Schedule: Fixtures, Venues, Dates, Teams Ranking, Squads All You Need To Know
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed in March 2022 that Sri Lanka is scheduled to tour Bangladesh in May 2022 to play two test matches which will form part of the 2021-2023 ICC World Test Championship (WTC). For the first time since 2015, Bangladesh will play a home Test series in May against the Island Nation.
The Islanders have scheduled their arrival in Bangladesh on May 8, 2022, two days prior to a practice game at the M.A. Azizi Stadium in Chattogram to undergo the obligatory quarantine. The stadium last hosted an international match in 2005 and is now mainly utilized for warm-up tour games in Chattogram.
Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh 2022 Schedule: Fixtures, Venues, Dates
As confirmed by the SLC-Sri Lanka Cricket, the first test match will be played from May 15-19, 2022 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. The second test match, for which the players will have to move to Dhaka is booked at the Shere Bangla National Stadium and will be played between May 23-27 2022.
|Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh 2022 Schedule / Fixtures and Match Time Table|
|Date and IST Time||Match Details|
|Sun, May 15 – Thu, May 19 11:00 AM GMT | 12:00 PM LOCAL||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test match|
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
|Mon, May 23 – Fri, May 27 11:00 AM GMT | 12:00 PM LOCAL||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test match|
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is currently placed fifth on the WTC points table, having won two of four Tests they’ve played in this cycle. They beat West Indies 2-0 at home before they lost 2-0 to India at Bengaluru. The country has the wood over Bangladesh, having won all four previous Test series against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka, being a familiar challenger to Bangladesh, has lost only one match against the 22 test matches.
Bangladesh: Bangladesh is second from the bottom in the nine-team table with one win and three losses from four Tests. The country hopes to take confidence from an away series in South Africa, with the Bangla Tigers playing the first Test against the Proteas held at Durban. After the home Test series against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh is set up to travel to the Caribbean in early June for a full tour.
Squads for Sri Lanka Tour 2022
No squads have been announced for this series as yet, stay tuned to the website for regular updates!!