BAN vs SL: Kusal Perera's century, Dushmantha Chameera's claws save Sri Lanka shame, series to Bangladesh

BAN vs SL: Kusal Perera’s century & five wickets Chameera

BAN vs SL: Bangladesh has managed to clinch the three-match ODI series 2-1 even after losing the third match.

BAN vs SL

BAN vs SL: Sri Lanka on Friday the third ODI match at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium hosted by Bangladesh in Mirpur with the help of five wickets of fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera after the best century of captain Kusal Parera. Defeated Bangladesh by 97 runs. With this, Sri Lanka has opened their account in the ICC ODI Super League, although Bangladesh had already named the series before this match. Bangladesh won the first match by 33 runs and in the second match under Duckworth-Louis rule by 103 runs. She managed to win the three-match series 2–1. Sri Lanka, batting first, scored 286 runs, losing six wickets in 50 overs. Bangladesh was all out for 189 runs in 42.3 overs.

The Sri Lankan captain won the toss and decided to bat first and showed the way ahead. Perera, along with his opening partner Danushka Gunathilaka, added 82 runs for the first wicket. Gunathilaka fell victim to Taskeen Ahmed on a personal score of 39 runs. Pathum, who came after him, Nisanka could not even open an account.

Mendis, D’Silva played partnerships

After losing two wickets at 82, the Sri Lankan captain played half-century partnerships with Kusal Mendis and Dhananjay de Silva. He first played partnerships of 69 with Mendis and then 65 runs with De Silva. Mendis scored 22 runs. He was dismissed for a total score of 152. De Silva remained unbeaten on 55 but Perera left him with a total score of 216. The captain faced 122 balls in his 120-run innings and hit a six in addition to 11 fours. De Silva, however, kept fighting after he left. On the other end, they did not find any support. Niroshan Dickwella could score seven runs. Vanindu Hasaranga contributed 18 runs. Ramesh Mendis returned unbeaten after scoring eight runs. De Silva played a half-century in 70 balls with the help of four fours.

Bangladesh’s condition was bad

BAN vs SL: Bangladesh did not get the kind of start it wanted. Chamira sent Mohammad Naeem to the pavilion in the second over itself. Shakib Al Hasan became his next victim. Naeem scored one and Shakib scored four. Captain Tamim Iqbal also became a victim of this bowler. Iqbal scored 17 runs. His wicket fell on a total score of 28. Mushfiqur Rahim (28) and Mossadek Hussain then tried to take over the team and played a 56-run partnership. Hussain added 41 runs with Mahamudullah after Rahim’s departure. But all these shifts could not win Bangladesh. Rahim scored 28 runs. Hussain played 51 off 72 balls and Mahamudullah played innings of 53 runs off 63 balls. Apart from Chamira, Hasaranga and Ramesh took two wickets each for Sri Lanka.

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