Sri Lanka, who got 61 runs from the second wicket pair, suddenly fell into danger with two Shakib balls.
Despite losing wickets in the first over, Sri Lanka overcame the pressure. Pathum Nisanka and captain Kushal Mendis led the way. But after 60, they suddenly lost their direction. After Shakib Al Hasan, Tanzim Hasan Shakib, who made his World Cup debut today, hit the Lankans innings.
Sri Lanka is suddenly in danger due to two Shakib balls. Mendis, who scored 19 runs, got out for the second wicket with Nisanka for 61 runs. He caught Shakib’s ball in the hands of Shariful. Nisanka stopped after 6 runs. Tanjim Shakib’s outside off-stump ball, he batted to the inside edge, his stumps were broken.
Nisanka scored 41 runs off 36 balls with 8 fours before returning. At the end of 14 overs, Sri Lanka collected 76 runs for 3 wickets. Sadira Samarawickrama 6 Charith Asalanka batting for 3 runs.
Mushfiqur’s great catch got Bangladesh a wicket early on
Shariful Islam struck in the first over. The left-handed pacer returned Sri Lankan opener Kushal Perera. However, Mushfiqur Rahim’s achievement is more on this wicket. He returned Kushal with a wonderful catch.
Kushal drives the ball well outside the stumps by Shariful. But as the bat-ball is not like that, the ball goes behind. Nazmul Hossain standing at slip was going towards Shant. But Mushfiq gloved the catch by leaping like a flying bird.
Pathum Nisanka and captain Kushal Mendis are leading Sri Lanka under pressure at the beginning. Lankans collected 18 runs for 1 wicket in 3 overs. Nisanka 13 and Mendis batting for zero runs.