Current Match Report – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka third ODI 2023/24

Innings Sri Lanka 235 (Liyanage 101*, Asalanka 37, Taskin 3-42, Mehidy 2-28) vs Bangladesh

Janith Liyanage’s maiden ODI century revived Sri Lanka’s stuttering innings and lifted them to 235 within the third ODI towards Bangladesh in Chattogram. His glowing unbeaten 101 got here after the guests have been decreased to 154 for 7 within the thirty fifth over. It was his 60-run stand with No. 9 Matheesha Pathirana that introduced Sri Lanka again into the sport and submit a aggressive rating.

Liyanage was spectacular along with his strokeplay even with wickets falling throughout him. He struck 11 fours and two sixes throughout his 102-ball knock, one over long-on and the opposite swivelled off Shoriful Islam over fine-leg.

Regardless of bowling effectively, Bangladesh spent a chaotic time in Chattogram. 5 fielders obtained injured with Mustafizur and substitute Jaker Ali stretchered out of the bottom. Mushfiqur Rahim was the primary to get damage when a Taskin supply struck his left hand. Anamul Haque left the sector for some time with a finger harm earlier than Mustafizur pulled up firstly of his final over – the forty eighth of the innings. Sarkar damage his knee shortly after attempting to cease a boundary earlier than Anamul and Jaker collided across the cover-point area within the final over whereas going for a catch.

Sri Lanka began the day poorly when their in-form opener Nissanka fell lbw to Taskin 9 balls into the innings. Nissanka missed an inswinger from Taskin and was struck barely larger on the knee roll, however didn’t go for a overview. Replays later confirmed that the ball would have missed leg stump had he taken the overview. Fernando adopted Nissanka into the change room within the fourth over when he edged Taskin behind.

Mustafizur, who changed the injured Tanzim Hasan Sakib on this recreation, eliminated Sadeera Samarawickrama along with his first ball within the recreation. It was the away seam motion that did Samarawickrama in as he edged behind to Mushfiqur. Sri Lanka then slipped to 74 for 4 within the 18th over when Rishad Hossain removed Kusal Mendis with an innocuous leg-break that Mendis might solely edge behind.

Charith Asalanka added 43 runs for the fifth wicket with Liyanage as they regarded to resurrect the Sri Lanka batting. Asalanka struck 5 fours in his 37 however fell to Mustafizur within the twenty fifth over. Bangladesh stored chipping away by means of Mehidy Hasan Miraz who snared Dunith Wellalage and Wanindu Hasaranga to have the guests seven down within the thirty fifth over.

Sri Lanka then resisted by means of the Liyanage-Theekshana stand. The pair importantly batted out 13 overs that stretched the guests’ innings. It broke within the forty eighth over when Theekshana obtained out to Sarkar, who had are available in to finish Mustafizur’s over.

Then got here the Pramod Madushan wicket when Anamul caught his slice at level, however not earlier than colliding with substitute Jaker. Lahiru Kumara was run out subsequent ball.

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