Bangladesh are a point above Sri Lanka and although the World Cup is still at a very early stage, it is hard to imagine both sides envisioning themselves in their respective positions after their first two matches.
Sri Lanka continued their progression towards the next round of the World Cup with a 92-run win over Bangladesh in Melbourne on Thursday, thanks to big centuries from two veteran batsmen.
In the science fiction television series, Star Trek, set in the 24th century, baseball is an obscure sport that nobody plays or watches any more. On current trends, this will be the fate of cricket by the middle of this century.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza feels past performances will count for nothing when his team take on Sri Lanka in a World Cup Pool A match in Melbourne on Thursday.
Bangladesh have been granted permission to replace fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain, who has been sent home after breaking the hotel curfew at the World Cup last week.