Bangladesh lost two openers for 41 runs in six overs to play the target of 280 runs given by Sri Lanka. With the help of two fours, Tanjid Hasan Tamim was dismissed for 17 runs. Another opener Liton Kumar Das was dismissed for 41 runs. He scored 22 runs with two fours and two sixes.
Bangladesh 54 runs at the end of 9 overs at the time of writing this report. Shakib Al Hasan was batting for 6 and Nazmul Hossain Shanta for 13 runs.
Earlier, Sri Lanka scored 279 runs after losing the toss and batting with Charith Asalanka’s century.
The Lankans lost their first wicket by just 5 runs. After that, the Lankans lost wickets against regularity. They lost 4 wickets for 135 runs. After that, Angelo Mathews went back after being a victim of time out. Charith Asalanka took the lead of the team after 5 wickets for 135 runs. He scored a century against Bangladesh today. Based on his century, the Lankans were all out for 279 runs. Tanjim Hasan Shakib took 3 wickets in his debut World Cup match for Bangladesh.