After the failure of the openers, Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan made a pair of more than 150 runs. Bangladesh is on the way to victory with their impeccable pair. Two batsmen are moving towards century after completing fifty.
As of writing this report, the Tigers have collected 206 runs in 30 overs with the loss of 2 wickets. Nazmul Hossain Shanto scored 86 runs off 93 balls and Shakib Al Hasan scored 81 runs off 60 balls.
Bangladesh quickly lost two wickets in the target of 280 runs given by Sri Lanka. Another failed opener. Tanjid Hasan Tamim and Liton Das are back.
Tanjid Hasan Tamim and Liton Das gave the impression of a stormy start at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. He picked up 17 runs in the first two overs. Team Tigers lost their wicket on the first ball of the third over. Tanjid Hasan caught Pathum Nishanka off Dilshan Madushanka’s ball. He returned with 9 runs in 5 balls.
Liton Das was Madushanka’s second victim for the team’s 41 runs off the second ball of the seventh over. Trapped leg before and returned with two fours and a six for 23 off 22 balls.
Then Shakib Al Hasan and Nazmul Hossain Shanto took the lead. In the 21st over, Shanto completed his fifty with a four off Angelo Mathews. Tiger’s top order touched fifty off 58 balls with eight fours.
Shakib completes his 56th career fifty by hitting Dushmanth Chamira’s delivery in the last ball of the 25th over. Shakib touched his fifty off 47 balls with seven fours and one six.
Earlier, Charith Asalanka’s 108 in 49.3 overs allowed Sri Lanka to reach 279 all out.