Asia Cup 2023: 3 Vice-Captain Choices For SL vs BAN

    SL vs BAN Asia Cup Super 4

    As the Asia Cup 2023 heads towards its business round, all the matches become must-win and do-or-die matches for all the teams. Sri Lanka’s match against Bangladesh promises to be an absolute crackerjack of a game.

    After their loss at the hands of Pakistan in the previous Super 4 game, Bangladesh have to pull up their socks and win all their remaining matches. The task is cut out for Shakib Al Hasan and co. as they will have to showcase their mettle in this match versus Sri Lanka.

    Sri Lanka on the other hand, would be high on confidence after their 5-wicket victory against Bangladesh, the last time these two sides had met in the Asia Cup 2023. Since they are playing at home, they would be leveraging the home conditions to their full advantage.

    In this article, we take a look at the top 3 vice-captain choices in this SL vs BAN game in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023:

    1. Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

    Mushfiqur Rahim

    Veteran wicket-keeper batter of Bangladesh, Mushfiqur Rahim will be playing a pivotal role in the Bangladesh team in this game. In the previous game against Pakistan, Rahim was Bangladesh’s top-scorer, with 64 runs under his belt.

    If he can get going, then he will be able to guide Bangladesh to a good and challenging total in this SL vs BAN game. He definitely can be a great vice-captain choice for your fantasy team in this Asia Cup 2023 game.

    2. Shoriful Islam (Bangladesh)

    Shoriful Islam

    Left-arm pacer Shoriful Islam of Bangladesh is one of the most exciting prospects in the Bangladesh cricket team. He can generate a lot of seam movement and can swing the ball in both the directions.

    In the previous game, Islam bagged 1 wicket and had a good economy rate of 3.00 in 8 overs. He was troubling the Pakistani batters with his swing and he will be a player to watch out for in this match.

    With 5 wickets in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023, Shoriful Islam is the second-highest wicket-take of Bangladesh.

    3. Matheesha Pathirana (Sri Lanka)

    Matheesha Pathirana

    A product of MS Dhoni’s famed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) side in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Matheesha Pathirana has already notched up 5 wickets in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023. He is Sri Lanka’s leading wicket-taker in this tournament and has the ability to scythe through the line-ups of the opposition teams.

    He can be a good vice-captain choice for your fantasy team in this SL vs BAN game at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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