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Sri Lanka Seal Series Against Bangladesh With Easy Win: 2nd ODI

  • 29 Jul 2019 00:32:41

Avishka Fernando hit a speedy flame 50 years as Sri Lanka facilitated to a seven-wicket prevail upon Bangladesh in the second one-day global to seal the three-coordinate arrangement in Colombo on Sunday. Opener Fernando made 82 off 75 balls, helping Sri Lanka achieve 242-3 in 44.4 overs after Bangladesh were limited to 238-8, in spite of wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim making an unbeaten 98 runs. Fernando and captain Dimuth Karunaratne set the pace for Sri Lanka's run pursue with 71-run remain before Bangladesh had their first accomplishment through off-spinner Mehidy Hasan.

Mehidy bowled Karunaratne for 15 yet Fernando and Kusal Perera proceeded with the hosts' attack to put Sri Lanka, who won Friday's opening game by 91 runs, solidly in charge.

Mustafizur Rahman expelled Fernando and Perera, who made 30 off 34 balls, with hardly a pause in between to restore Bangladesh's expectations yet Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews denied them further achievement.

Mathews struck periodic leg-spinner Sabbir Rahman for a four to finish SriLanka's success. He was unbeaten on 52 runs confronting 57 balls.

He was all around upheld by Mendis, 41 not out, in a whole 96-run fourth wicket stand.

"I am frustrated to not get to the three-figure mark and ideally I can change over my begins greater thumps later on," said man-of-the-coordinate Fernando.

"The track was somewhat moderate and furthermore spun a bit. I am happy that I had the option to make a commitment," he included.

Mustafizur completed with 2-50 for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh had Mushfiqur to thank for furnishing them something to battle with after their top-request disintegrated for the second time in the arrangement.

Mushfiqur pummeled six fours and a six of every a 110-ball innings to rescue Bangladesh who lost their initial six wickets for 117 runs.

Pradeep, individual pace bowler Isuru Udana and leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya asserted two wickets each for Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh were in a tough situation not long after captain Tamim Iqbal won the hurl and chose for bat at the R. Premadasa Stadium.

Pradeep caught opener Soumya Sarkar leg-before for 11 preceding Tamim hauled a Udana conveyance onto his stump subsequent to making 19.

Dananjaya evacuated Mohammad Mithun for 12 and bowled Mahmudullah Riyad for six preceding Sabbir Rahman's run out for 11 aggravated Bangladesh's troubles.

Mushfiqur started his battle back with Mehidy after Udana had Mosaddek Hossain gotten by Kusal Perera for 13.

Mushfiqur went off the strike in the fifth chunk of the last over to pass up his eighth ODI hundred by only two runs.

The third and last match of the arrangement will be held at a similar setting on Wednesday.