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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka pull one back over Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera
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Sri Lanka pulled one back on Bangladesh today, winning the 3rd ODI by 97 runs, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur. Bangladesh winning the series 2-1.

 

Match Summary

Bangladesh 189/10 (42.3 ov)

Sri Lanka 286/6 (50 ov)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 97 runs

Scorecard

 

 

Match Day Highlights

Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat and proved that they could sustain an innings for the full 50 overs, thereby giving themselves a chance to come out on top.

Kusal Perera 120 and Dhananjaya de Silva 59 top scored, with Taskin Ahmed 4-46 the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh.

Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Danushka Gunathilaka - 11.2 ov), 2-82 (Pathum Nissanka - 11.6 ov), 3-151 (Kusal Mendis - 25.2 ov), 4-216 (Kusal Perera - 39.2 ov), 5-231 (Niroshan Dickwella - 42.3 ov), 6-266 (Wanindu Hasaranga - 48.2 ov)

 

In reply, only Mushfiqur Rahim 28, Mosaddek Hossain 51 and Mahmudullah 53 put up any resistance for Bangladesh, who were all out for 189.

Dushmantha Chameera 5-16 off 9 overs, was devastating with the ball for Sri Lanka.

But it was too little too late for Sri Lanka , who had already lost the series.

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Naim Sheikh - 1.1 ov), 2-9 (Shakib Al Hasan - 3.2 ov), 3-28 (Tamim Iqbal - 9.3 ov), 4-84 (Mushfiqur Rahim - 23.2 ov), 5-125 (Mosaddek Hossain - 31.4 ov), 6-158 (Afif Hossain - 37.2 ov), 7-162 (Mehidy Hasan - 38.4 ov), 8-162 (Taskin Ahmed - 38.6 ov), 9-181 (Shoriful Islam - 41.6 ov), 10-189 (Mahmudullah - 42.3 ov)

 

 

 

Playing XIs

 

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Naim

Sri Lanka - Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera(c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 08:00

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat

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

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


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