Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at MCG

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs

Cricket world cup 2015, 18th match, Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Chasing a target of 333 runs Bangladesh bowled out for 240 runs in 47 overs. Bangladesh lost their opener Tamim Iqbal in the 2nd ball of the innings to Latish Malinga. After that Soumya Sarkar(25 runs) and Analmul Haque(29 runs) added another 40 runs to the board and lost their wickets in quick successions. Sakib ul Hasan(46) and Mahmadullah(36) fought for a while but failed to turn them in to big scores. Sabbir Rahman was the top scorer for Bangladesh with 53 runs. In the Sri Lankan bowling Latish Malinga took three wickets, Tilakaratne Dilshan and Suranga Lakmal took 2 wickets each. Earlier in Sri Lankan batting Tilakaratne Dilshan (161 runs) and Kumara Sangakkara (105 runs) scored 210 runs partnership for the 2 wicket, Lahari Thiramanne scored 53 runs. Rubel Hossain got 1 wicket of Thiramanne in Bangladesh bowling. Tilakaratne Dilshan was awarded with man of the match. Earlier Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first.

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