Kusal Mendis continued his rich vein of form with another half-century as Sri Lanka went on to complete a 75-run victory against Bangladesh in the second Twenty20 International in Sylhet to seal a 2-0 series victory.
Sri Lanka came up with a dominating batting display as they chased down 194 runs against Bangladesh in the 17th over with six wickets in hand in the first Twenty20 International in Dhaka and take a 1-0 unassailable lead in the series.
As a big setback to Bangladesh cricket, the International Cricket Council has rated the pitch at Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur that recently hosted the second Test against Sri Lanka as 'below average'.
Akila Dananjaya and Rangana Herath shared nine wickets between them as Sri Lanka dismissed Bangladesh for 123 in the final innings to complete a 215-run victory in the second Test in Dhaka to take the series 1-0.
Akila Dananjaya picked three wickets on day two to wrap up Bangladesh for 110 following which a determined unbeaten half-century from Roshen Silva stretched Sri Lanka's lead to 312 runs with two wickets in hand in the second Test in Dhaka.
After Abdur Razzak and Taijul Islam picked four wickets apiece dismissed Sri Lanka for 222 runs, the visitors bounced back to restrict Bangladesh to 56 for four at stumps on day one of the second and deciding Test in Dhaka.