Islamabad(TNS) : World Cup: Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets


In the 38th match of World Cup 2023, Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets. The Bangladesh team, which has lost 6 out of 8 matches in the World Cup, has cut its return ticket and put a brake on its further journey in the Sri Lankan event. In the match played in New Delhi, Bangladesh achieved the target of 280 runs at the loss of 7 wickets in the 42nd over. For Bangladesh, Najamul Hasan Shanto scored 90 runs and captain Shakib Al Hasan scored 82 runs. The brilliant partnership of Najamul Hasan Shantu and Shakibul Hasan strengthened the Bangladesh team’s grip on the match. When Shakib Al Hasan returned to the pavilion after playing an innings of 82 runs, the total score of the team was 210 runs and the team needed only 70 more runs to win. From Bangladesh, Liton Das scored 23, Tanzeed Hasan 1, Mehmoodullah 22, Mushfiq-ur-Rahim 10 and Mehdi Hasan Miraz returned to the pavilion after scoring 3 runs. For Sri Lanka, Madhu Shanka took 3 wickets, Angelo Mathews and Mahesh Thakshana 2 wickets each. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was named the man of the match for his outstanding all-round performance in today’s match. He also got 2 wickets by giving 57 runs with a turn of 82 runs. Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and decided to field first and bowled out the entire Sri Lankan team in 49.3 overs. Charith Asalanka scored a century from Sri Lanka, he returned to the pavilion scoring 108 runs off 105 balls, he hit 5 sixes and 6 fours in his innings. Among the other players, Sudira Samara Wickrama and Patham Nissankane were the prominent batsmen with 41 and 41 runs respectively. On the Bangladesh side, Sanghan Hasan took 3 wickets while Shariful Islam and Shakibul Hasan took 2 and 2 wickets respectively. Sri Lanka’s fourth wicket against Bangladesh. The fifth wicket fell on 135 runs when Sudira Samara Karama 41 and Angelo Mathews was timed out by the umpire without a ball being played. According to the law, the new batter has to face the ball within 2 minutes, Angelo Matthews had a broken helmet strap, the twelfth player was late in bringing a new helmet, which led to the umpire giving him out. . The Sri Lankan team moved to the eighth position on the points table, while the Bangladeshi team moved to the seventh position after this win. It should be noted that both the teams have come out of the semi-final race in the World Cup, while the battle for qualifying for the Champions Trophy 2025 was going on.