Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka in T20 for first time

Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka in T20 for first time

Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka in T20 for first time

Written by Staff Writer

29 Feb, 2016 | 7:20 am

Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.

Sabbir Rahman hit a career-best 80 as Bangladesh secured its first ever Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka.

Sabbir Rahman struck a polished 80 off 54 balls as Bangladesh posted 147 for seven before restricting Sri Lanka to 124/8.

Bangladesh’s bowlers then did their job, holding Sri Lanka to 124-8 with fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain claiming 3-34. Left arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan claimed 2-21.


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