Bangladesh are playing with five bowlers and six batsmen while India remained unchanged from the last match, which they lost to Sri Lanka by five wickets. On the bowling front, Bangladesh will pin their hopes on the experienced duo of Mustafizur Rahman and Rubel Hossain while Mehedi Hasan will have to take up the responsibility of being the ace spinner. However, cricket fans will be missing the Indian skipper Virat Kohli, the ex-captain cool MS Dhoni along with the star players Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav as they have been rested for this series.
Dhawan along with Raina steadied India's ship with a 68-run stand. Raina dealt in singles more than fours and sixes. While Dhawan was aggressive against the Sri Lankan pacers who were throwing bouncers, Pandey was resolute, trying to find singles and twos and odd boundaries.Two of Dhawan's sixes came off top-edges over the keeper on the bouncers delivered by Pradeep.
Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and inserted India to bat first.
Liton Das was the highest scorer for Bangladesh with 34 after being dropped twice in the same over from seamer Vijay Shankar early in his innings.
Chasing 175, Sri Lanka got off to a bad start, losing opener Kusal Mendis (11) in the second over of the innings.
Manish Pandey (27*) and Dinesh Karthik (2*) eventually completed the chase with eight balls to spare.
"There have been reports of curfew and an emergency being called in Sri Lanka". Bangladesh lost four wickets in final five overs and managed just 32 runs during the period.
"A lot of credit must go to Sri Lanka, to their whole batting group".
Tamim's misery was ended by a well-disguised short-ball from Shardul Thakur (1/25 in 4 overs), which climbed on him sharply. "I am enjoying scoring runs at the moment", he added. "Hopefully we'll get it". If we didn't lose a wicket we would have been more aggressive.