Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 97 runs in third ODI

By: AFP      Published: 08:49 PM, 28 May, 2021
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 97 runs in third ODI
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka's players pose for a group photo after the third and final one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and Sri Lank.

Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera took five wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 97 runs to clinch a consolation victory in the third one-day international on Friday.

Skipper Kusal Perera hit 120 to guide Sri Lanka to 286-6, a total they defended by bowling out Bangladesh for 189 in 42.3 overs in Dhaka. The hosts won the series 2-1.

Mahmudullah Riyad top-scored with 53 runs while Mosaddek Hossain made 51. Sri Lanka's Chameera returned career-best ODI figures of 5-16 from his nine overs.

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka 3rd ODI scoreboard

Scoreboard of the third and final one-day international between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday:

Sri Lanka

Danushka Gunathilaka b Taskin               39

Kusal Perera c Mahmudullah b Shoriful      120

Pathum Nissanka c Rahim b Taskin             0

Kusal Mendis c Tamim b Taskin               22

Dhananjaya de Silva not out                 55

Niroshan Dickwella run out (Shoriful)        7   

Wanindu Hasaranga c Mehidy b Taskin         18

Ramesh Mendis not out                        8

Extras (lb 9, w7, nb1)                      17

Total (6 wickets; 50 overs)                286

Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Gunathilaka), 2-82 (Nissanka), 3-151 (Mendis), 4-216 (Perera), 5-231 (Dickwella), 6-266 (Hasaranga)

Did not bat: Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera

Bowling: Shoriful 8-0-56-1 (w1, nb1), Mehidy 10-0-48-0 (w1), Mosaddek 3-0-32-0, Taskin 9-0-46-4 (w3), Mustafizur 10-0-47-0 (w2), Shakib 10-0-48-0