The Bangladesh team scored 183 runs for 7 wickets in the 20 overs determined on the basis of team performance after losing the toss and batting in a life-and-death battle at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. As a result, the Lankans need to score 184 runs to go to Super Four.
At the beginning of the match, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka sent Bangladesh into bat after winning the toss. After the batting failure in the first match, the team management dropped Sabbir-Miraj in the opening XI. Mehdi Miraj reciprocated the trust even though Sabbir could not. Bangladesh got 55 runs in the power play with his great batting.
Meanwhile, Mehdi Hasan Miraj returned to court after being bowled out by Wanindu Hasaranga in the seventh over. He scored 38 runs off 26 balls with two fours and sixes. The wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was dismissed for 4 runs in the next wicket. Then Shakib Al Hasan got out after scoring 24 runs off 15 balls.
Afif Hossain and Mahmudullah Riyad continued to play brilliantly in the fifth wicket pair. At this time, the duo combined for 57 runs in just 37 balls. That’s why the runs of Bangladesh started to increase. Afif got out after scoring 39 runs off just 22 balls. In the next over, Mahmudullah Riyad was dismissed for 27 runs off 22 balls.
Then Sheikh Mehdi Hasan got out for 1 run. Then Mosaddek Hossain Saikat finished the innings with Taskin Ahmed. Mosaddek remained unbeaten on 24 runs off just 9 balls and Taskin on 11 runs off 6 balls.