Cricinfo reported on March 7, 2013, that three Bangladesh players Shakib Al Hasan, Shahriar Nafees and Naeem Islam are injured and will not play the 1st Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
The 1st Test will be played at Galle on March 8, 2013 at 10:00 Sri Lanka time. The live score can be seen here at 04:30 GMT onwards.
Bangladesh are in poor form currently losing all their last five Test. They have also lost all eight Tests they played in Sri Lanka, and have never taken a match into the fifth day.
Channel 9 and BTV will live telecast the match live in Bangladesh while MTV Sports will telecast in Sri Lanka.
Check the live streaming links here.
Star Cricket will live telecast the match live in India and Paksitan and Sports Max will broadcast the match live in the U.S and Canada.
Watch the highlights here after the game is over.
The probable players are as below:
Sri Lanka : 1 Tillakaratne Dilshan, 2 Dimuth Karunaratne, 3 Kumar Sangakkara, 4 Lahiru Thirimanne, 5 Kithuruwan Vithanage, 6 Angelo Mathews, 7 Dinesh Chandimal, 8 Nuwan Kulasekara 9 Rangana Herath, 10 Ajantha Mendis, 11 Chanaka Welegedara.
Bangladesh 1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Jahurul Islam, 3 Mohammad Ashraful, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim, 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Mominul Haque, 7 Nasir Hossain, 8 Sohag Gazi, 9 Shahadat Hossain, 10 Abul Hasan, 11 Rubel Hossain.