Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2022 Test Series-Statistical Overview

Sri Lanka is set to tour Bangladesh to play two-match Test series, slated to begin from 11th May at Zahur Ahmad Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

Veteran opener Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the side for the upcoming two-match series against Bangladesh. Suminda Lakshan, Kamindu Mendis Dilshan Madushanka and Kamil Mishara are four uncapped players named in the Test squad for the two-match series. Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha and Angelo Matthews make their return to the national side for the tour of Bangladesh.

On the other hand, Bangladesh have announced their squad for the opening game of the Test series. Mominul Haque will lead the side for this home series, while Tamim Iqbal makes a return to the national side after fully recovering from injury.

Uncapped players like Rejaur Rahman Raja and Shohidul Islam have earned their maiden call-ups for the tour of Bangladesh. All-rounder Mosaddek Hossain have been included in Bangladesh’s squad for the opening game of the Test series.

Here are the key numbers and statistics related to Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2022 Test series which are as follows:

1 victory for Bangladesh out of the 22 Test matches played against Sri Lanka. The Bangla Tigers have yet to win a Test over Sri Lanka in home conditions.

152 runs needed by Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal to complete 5,000 runs in Test cricket. Currently, Tamim has accumulated 4,848 runs in 65 Test matches at an average of 39.41 with nine centuries and thirty-one centuries to his name.

68 runs needed by Bangladesh middle-order batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim, to complete 5,000 runs in Test cricket. The wicket-keeper batsman has scored 4,932 runs in 80 Test matches at an average of 36.26 with seven centuries and twenty-six half-centuries to his name.

183 runs needed by Bangladesh’s Najmul Hossain Shanto to complete 1,000 runs in Test cricket. In 15 Test matches played, Shanto has accumulated 817 runs at an average of 29.17 with two centuries to his name.

116 runs needed by Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque to complete 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in Test cricket. In nine matches played, Mominul Haque has scored 884 runs at an average of 58.93, which includes four centuries and three half-centuries to his name.

166 runs needed by Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne to complete 1,000 runs against Bangladesh in Test cricket. In 10 matches played, Karunaratne has accumulated 834 runs at an average of 49.05 with three centuries and two half-centuries to his name.

216 runs needed by Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal to complete 1,000 runs against Sri Lanka in Test cricket. In eleven matches played, Iqbal has scored 784 runs at an average of 37.33, which includes seven half-centuries to his name.

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