Sri Lanka: 279 (Asalanka 108, Nisanka 41, Tanjim 3/80)
Bangladesh: 282/7 (Shant 90, Shakib 82, Madushanka 3/69)
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets
News Daily Digital Desk: Bangladesh (Bangladesh Cricket) won though late. Bengal Tigers lost to Sri Lanka by 3 wickets on Monday. Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign was already over. So is Sri Lanka. The match of the day was a defense of honor for the island nation and Bangladesh. Bangladesh won that match.
Bangladesh won the toss and sent Sri Lanka to bat first. Charit Asalanka’s (108) century helped the island nation score 279 runs.
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A seemingly harmless match begins with intense practice. Courtesy Timed Out. Sri Lanka’s senior cricketer Angelo Mathews had to go to the pavilion without playing a single ball. Mathews is the first ‘timed out’ in international cricket. Shakib and Shanta laid the foundation for the team’s victory even though Bangladesh opened the wicket in the beginning to chase Sri Lanka’s runs. Neither of them scored a century. Shakib and Shanta’s 169-run partnership brought the smell of victory to the Bangladesh camp. Calmed 90. On the other hand, Shakib was dismissed for 82 runs. After these two were out, Bangladesh had no problem winning despite losing the wickets of senior cricketers like Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammadullah.