BAN vs SL: Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for two-match Test series in May

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BAN vs SL: Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for two-match Test series in May

BAN vs SL: Sri Lanka National Team will tour Bangladesh during the month of May 2022 to take part in a 02 match test series.

The two Test matches will form part of each team’s ICC World Test Championship campaign, with Bangladesh currently eighth and Sri Lanka mid-table after two wins from four matches.

The Sri Lankan touring party will arrive in Bangladesh on May 8 and play a two-day practice match in Chattogram three days after landing.

The first Test is scheduled to be held in Chattogram between May 15 and May 19.

BAN vs SL: Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for two-match Test series in May
Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for two-match Test series in May

And the players will move to Dhaka for the second Test, with the first day scheduled for May 23.

Bangladesh will hope to take confidence from an away series in South Africa, with the Tigers currently playing the first Test against the Proteas in Durban.

The Schedule

DATE MATCH VENUE
08TH May 2022 Sri Lanka Team Arrives in Bangladesh
11th and 12th May 2022 02 Day Practice Match M.A.Aziz Stadium, Chattogram
15th to 19th May 2022 01st Test Match ZACS, Chattogram
23rd to 27th May 2022 02nd Test Match SBNCS, Dhaka

Sri Lanka have yet to win away from home in the latest WTC cycle, losing both Tests against India earlier this month.

But Dimuth Karunaratne’s side do have two wins to their name in the WTC thanks to a 2-0 series win at home against West Indies, declaring in both matches before bowling the visitors out for 187 and 164-run victories.