Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 45 runs in T20 match
April 6th, 2017 at 11:23 pm
Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 45 runs in T20 match

Dhaka – Bangladesh on Thursday beat Sri Lanka by 45 runs in the second Twenty20 to draw the series 1-1 in Colombo.

Captain Mashrafe Mortaza elected to bat first as Bangladesh seek a series-leveling win to end his T20 international career, and an impressive tour of Sri Lanka.

The visitors made two changes – one forced and one voluntary. The offspin of Mehedi Hasan has been preferred to the seam bowling of Taskin Ahmed, while back pain sees Tamim Iqbal cede his place to Imrul Kayes.

Sri Lanka have not changed their winning XI from Tuesday, three frontline quicks in Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara and Vikum Sanjaya, alongside three slow-bowling allrounders, according to espncricinfo website.

Sri Lanka: 1 Upul Tharanga (capt), 2 Kusal Perera (wk), 3 Dilshan Munaweera, 4 Chamara Kapugedara, 5 Asela Gunaratne, 6 Seekkuge Prasanna, 7 Milinda Siriwardana, 8 Thisara Perera, 9 Nuwan Kulasekara, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Vikum Sanjaya

Bangladesh: 1 Imrul Kayes 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Sabbir Rahman, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Shakib Al Hasan, 6 Mosaddek Hossain, 7 Mahmudullah, 8 Mehedi Hasan, 9 Mashrafe Mortaza (capt.), 10 Mohammad Saifuddin, 11 Mustafizur Rahman.

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