A winning farewell for Lasith Malinga as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 91 runs

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga
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Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat against Bangladesh in the 1st ODI at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Match Summary

Sri Lanka 314 – 8 (Kusal Perera 111, Kusal Mendis 43, Angelo Mathews 48; Shafiul Islam 3-62, Mustafizur Rahman 2-75)

Bangladesh 223 (Mushfiqur Rahim 67, Sabbir Rahman 60; Lasith Malinga 3-38, Nuwan Pradeep 3-51)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 91 runs

Scorecard

Umpires: Nitin Menon, Raja Wimalasiri, Marais Erasmus, Lyndon Hannibal, Brian Broad

Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka scored an impressive Sri Lanka 314 – 8 – mainly thanks to the batting of Kusal Perera 111, Kusal Mendis 43 and Angelo Mathews 48. Shafiul Islam 3-62 and Mustafizur Rahman 2-75 were the main wicket takers for Bangladesh.

In reply, Bangladesh were bowled out for 223 with Mushfiqur Rahim 67 and Sabbir Rahman 60 the main run getters and Lasith Malinga 3-38 and Nuwan Pradeep 3-51 the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers – on home soil, it was a fitting farewell to to ODI scene for one of the great Sri Lankan bowlers of all time - Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(wk), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal(c), Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam

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