Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets in 2nd ODI and take series
Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat against Sri Lanka in their must win 2nd ODI, at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, today.
Bangladesh 238-8 (Mushfiqur Rahim 98*, Mehedi Hasan 43; Akila Dananjaya 2-39, Isuru Udana 2-58, Nuwan Pradeep 2-53)
Sri Lanka 242-3 (Avishka Fernando 82, Kusal Mendis 41*, Angelo Mathews 52; Mustafizur Rahman 2-50)
Result – Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
And that's a wrap, Sri Lanka do it in style and win the series 2-0 with 1-match to go!— Sri Lanka Cricket ???? (@OfficialSLC) July 28, 2019
Sri Lanka 242/3 (44.4 ov, Avishka Fernando 82, Angelo Mathews 52*, Kusal Mendis 41*, Kusal Perera 30) v BAN 238/8 #SLvBAN pic.twitter.com/8NPB2GcYoD
Opting to bat first, Bangladesh only managed to score 238-8. Mushfiqur Rahim 98* and Mehedi Hasan 43 top scored and the stars with the ball for Sri Lanka were Akila Dananjaya 2-39, Isuru Udana 2-58 and Nuwan Pradeep 2-53.
In reply, Sri Lanka took just 44.4 overs to score the required runs with 7 wickets to spare. Avishka Fernando 82, Kusal Mendis 41*and Angelo Mathews 52* the main run getters and Mustafizur Rahman 2-50, the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh.
Avishka Fernando is the Man of the match for his 75-ball 82 runs.
Sri Lanka win the series by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series – th 3rd ODI is July 31st.
Sri Lanka - Avishka Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(wk), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara
Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal(c), Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Shafiul Islam, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Match Officials - Lyndon Hannibal, Marais Erasmus, Nitin Menon, Raja Wimalasiri, Brian Broad
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