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MIRPUR (Staff Report) – Bangladesh will Sunday (today) face off Sri Lanka in the fifth match of main round of 2016 Asia Cup at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

The match will start at 19:00 (Local Time) and 18:30 (Pakistan Standard Time).

The first game of the mega event was played between India and Bangladesh when the first won by 45 runs. Sri Lanka beat United Arab Emirates by 14 runs in the second game. Third and fourth games were won by Bangladesh and India respectively.

As many as ten matches will be played between five participant teams; Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates; in the main round. Two top teams will play final match on March 6 at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.

Earlier United Arab Emirates qualified for the main round by remaining number one among Afghanistan, Nepal and Hong Kong in the first round.

This is the first time when Asia Cup is being played in T20 format. All of the matches will be day/night and played at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Squad:

Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Abu Hider, Nurul Hasan

Sri Lanka Squad:

Lasith Malinga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Rangana Herath, Shehan Jayasuriya, Chamara Kapugedera, , Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Dasun Shanaka, Milinda Siriwardana, Jeffrey Vandersay

Live Score Card Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka:

Points Table:

Position Team Pld W L T NR Pts
1  Bangladesh 2  0  1  0  0  2
2  India  2  1  0  0  0  4
3  Pakistan  1  0  0  0  0  0
4  Sri Lanka  1  1 0 0 0  2
5  United Arab Emirates  2  0  1  0  0  0

Full Schedule of Asia Cup 2016:

Bangladesh vs India (India won by 45 runs)
Match 1
Date-24/02/2016
Time –  18:30(PST)
          Bangladesh Vs   India Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Sri Lanka vs UAE (Sri Lanka won by 14 runs)
Match 2
Date- 25/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Sri Lanka Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs UAE (Bangladesh won by 51 runs)
Match 3
Date- 26/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs Pakistan (India won by 5 wickets)
Match 4
Date-27/02/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs Pakistan Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Match 5
Date- 28/02/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Pakistan vs UAE
Match 6
Date-29/02/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Pakistan Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs Sri Lanka
Match 7
Date-01/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Bangladesh vs Pakistan
Match 8
Date-02/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Bangladesh Vs Pakistan Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
India vs UAE 
Match 9
Date-03/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
India Vs United Arab Emirates Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Match 10
Date-04/03/2016
Time –18:30(PST)
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Asia Cup 2016 Final Match
Match 11
Date- 06/03/2016
Time – 18:30(PST)
TBD Vs TBD Venue
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium