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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Bangladesh win series opener by 33 runs

Mahmudullah 54 for Bangladesh today
Mahmudullah 54 for Bangladesh today
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Bangladesh won the ODI series opener against Sri Lanka by 33 runs, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur today.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh

Bangladesh 257/6 (50 ov)

Sri Lanka 224/10 (48.1 ov)

Result - Bangladesh won by 33 runs

Scorecard

 

Match Highlights

Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat, scoring a total of 257/6 off their 50 overs. Mushfiqur Rahim 84, Tamim Iqbal 52 and Mahmudullah 54 the wizards with the bat for the Tigers and Dhananjaya de Silva 3-45 the top wicket taker for Sri Lanka.

Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Liton Das - 1.3 ov), 2-43 (Shakib Al Hasan - 12.1 ov), 3-99 (Tamim Iqbal - 22.5 ov), 4-99 (Mohammad Mithun - 22.6 ov), 5-208 (Mushfiqur Rahim - 43.1 ov), 6-230 (Mahmudullah - 47.1 ov)

In reply, the new look Sri Lanka batting line up seemed confident in chasing this modest ODI total set by Bangladesh.

However, Sri Lanka were bundled out for 224, giving the Tigers a winning start to the three match series - Mehidy Hasan 4-30 was the star with the ball.

Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Danushka Gunathilaka - 4.6 ov), 2-41 (Pathum Nissanka - 7.4 ov), 3-82 (Kusal Mendis - 18.1 ov), 4-94 (Kusal Perera - 21.3 ov), 5-97 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 23.1 ov), 6-102 (Ashen Bandara - 27.3 ov), 7-149 (Dasun Shanaka - 34.1 ov), 8-211 (Wanindu Hasaranga - 43.6 ov), 9-211 (Isuru Udana - 44.1 ov), 10-224 (Dushmantha Chameera - 48.1 ov)

Player XIs

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal(c), Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Sri Lanka - Kusal Perera(c)(wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Dushmantha Chameera

 

Match Details

Start Time: 08:00

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur

Officials: Masudur Mukul, Sharfuddoula Saikat, Gazi Sohel, Tanvir Ahmed, Neeyamur Rahul



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