Towhid Hridoy, Rishad Hossain star as Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets


Bangladesh moved to 3rd place within the Group D factors desk after their win over Sri Lanka.

The Sri Lanka and Bangladesh rivalry as soon as once more lived as much as the expectations of the spectators as the Tigers left the Lions dazes with a nail-biting two-wicket win on the Grand Prairie Stadium within the ongoing T20 World Cup on Friday (native time).

It was a conflict the place anticipation was brimming earlier than each supply. Momentum modified throughout the blink of a watch and followers have been sitting nonetheless on the fringe of their seats praying for his or her group to win. After limiting Sri Lanka to a paltry rating of 124/9, Nuwan Thushara and Dhananjaya de Silva made early inroads and delivered two fast blows to Bangladesh.

Soumya Sarkar fell within the first over for a two-ball duck whereas Tanzid Hasan (3) was again within the dugout within the subsequent over. Litton Das got here in and batted sensibly whereas Towhid Hridoy took up the mantle of scoring at a brisk tempo. Their 63-run stand lifted Bangladesh from 28/3 to 91/4 and handed them management over the sport. But Sri Lanka confirmed grit and bounced again with skipper Wanindu Hasaranga main the assault.

Hasaranga eliminated each set batters to lift hope of an unprecedented victory for the Lions. In the eleventh over, Hridoy struck three consecutive towering sixes to take away the scoreboard stress off Bangladesh’s shoulders.

But Hasaranga had the final snigger, he eliminated Hridoy (40) by deceiving him with variation and trapped him in entrance of the stumps.Litton fell equally after he didn’t learn by way of Hasaranga’s trickery. In the subsequent couple of overs, Bangladesh’s again was up in opposition to the wall. Matheesha Pathirana picked up skilled Shakib Al Hasan’s wicket. Nuwan Thushara claimed back-to-back wickets within the 18th over, elevating Sri Lanka from the ashes.

With 11 wanted off the ultimate two overs, Dasun Shanaka was handed the duty of bowling the penultimate over. Mahmudullah saved his composure and cleared the ropes on the primary ball to make the equation of their favour. He scored the successful runs on the ultimate ball to seal a two-wicket win for his aspect.

Earlier within the innings, after Bangladesh put Sri Lanka to bat, the duo of Mustafizur Rahman and Rishad Hossain took aside the batting unit. The duo derailed Sri Lanka’s batting order to limit them to 124/9. They claimed a three-wicket haul every which allowed Bangladesh to train management within the first half of the sport. Pathum Nissanka was the only real batter who confirmed a battle for Sri Lanka together with his knock of 47(28).

Brief Score: Sri Lanka 124/8 (Pathum Nissanka 47; Mustafizur 3-17, Rishad Hossain 3-22) vs Bangladesh 125/8 (Towhid Hridoy 40, Litton Das 36; Nuwan Thushara 4-18).

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is revealed from PTI/ANI)

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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