BAN vs SL: Five records that could tumble in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODI series – The much-awaited Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODI series will take place in Dhaka from May 23. Under the captaincy of Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh will want to get back on winning ways in the fifty over format while Sri Lanka will be led by newly-appointed captain Kusal Perera. They will be playing their first limited-overs series after mid-March. They had whitewashed West Indies 3-0 in their last ODI tour. Both sides have top-notch cricketers in their ranks and in this series the players will aim for few records.
In this article, we at Insidesport will take you through all five records that could tumble in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ODI series.
Most Runs in BAN vs SL series
Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal is ranked 6th in the list of highest runs scored by a batsman in the BAN vs SL series. Tamim has scored 666 runs at an average of 30.27. The south-paw also scored two centuries and four fifties against Bangladesh in 24 matches. He will aim to jump higher in the rank in the three-match ODI series.
BAN vs SL: Shakib Al Hasan set to go past these 3 big players in ODI runs
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is second in the list of highest run-getter for Bangladesh in ODIs, is set to go past big players in the list of the highest run-scorer in the history of ODI cricket. Shakib has scored 6436 runs in ODIs with an average above 30. He has a chance of going past Australia’s legendary batsman Allan Border and Zimbabwe’s BRM Taylor. If the talisman has a really nice series he can even go past Ijaz Ahmed of Pakistan.
BAN vs SL: Mushfiqur Rahim set to become first Bangladesh player to complete 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in ODIs
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are playing ODI cricket against each other for the past two decades yet no Bangladesh batsman has managed to score 1,000 runs against Lanka. However, on the other hand, KC Sangakkara, ST Jayasuriya, WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan have scored 1000 runs against Bangladesh. In this series, Bangladesh’s wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has a chance of becoming the first batsman from his country to score 1000 runs against Sri Lanka. He needs to score 217 runs in the series to achieve the milestone.
BAN vs SL: Soumya Sarkar set to complete 2000 runs in ODIs
Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar need 232 runs to complete 2,000 runs in ODI cricket. South-paw has played 61 ODIs in which he smashed 1768 runs at a strike rate of 97.36 and an average of 32.15. He has two centuries and 11 fifties to his credit in 50 overs cricket.
BAN vs SL: Mehidy Hasan set to complete 50 wickets each
Bangladesh all-rounder Mehidy Hasan is just three wickets short of reaching 50 wickets in ODI cricket. The off-spinner has picked 47 wickets in 47 games. He has a decent economy of 4.5 and an average of 37.6.