Makeshift opener Kusal Mendis was declared Player of the Match as Bangladesh lost to Sri Lanka by 6 wickets to concede a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera gave Bangladesh’s bowlers a torrid time to build on Kusal Mendis’ half-century as Sri Lanka achieved their biggest Twenty20 international run chase.
Earlier, the Tigers scored 193 for 5, bettering their previous best of 190-5 against Ireland in 2012. Soumya Sarkar hit his first T20I half-century while Mushfiqur Rahim was unbeaten on 66. Skipper Mahmud Ullah made 43.
Sri Lanka 194 for 4 (Kusal Mendis 53, Shanaka 42*, Islam 2-25) beat Bangladesh 193 for 5 (Mushfiqur 66, Sarkar 51, Jeevan Mendis 2-21) by six wickets.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2018 BAN V SRL 1st T20
Series Tagged in ClipDex2018 BAN v SRL T20 series
Players Tagged in ClipDexSoumya Sarkar Udana, Isuru T Madushanka, D Shehan M K Rubel Hossain Dickwella, D P D Niroshan Shanaka, M Dasun Mendis, Jeevan Zakir Hasan Mendis, B Kusal G Mahmudallah, Mohammad Perera, Thissara NLC Mushfiqur Rahim Dananjaya, M K P Akila Gunathilaka, M Danushka
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