Emboldened by their home success in Test cricket, Bangladesh are unfazed by the injury-forced absence of influential captain and Shakib Al Hasan for the series against Sri Lanka. Bangladesh have drawn their last four home series, proving a tough match against India, South Africa, Australia, and England, and beating the latter two for the first time on home pitches. Bangladesh even beat Sri Lanka in their 100th Test in Colombo, where Shakib played a significant role, as he usually does in their milestone wins. Bangladesh will be led by stand-in skipper Mahmudullah. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat.
Tamim Iqbal hit a fifty. Get live cricket score and live updates of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, day 1 in Chittagong.

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