Bangladesh reached the elimination trophy T20 final. Now it will be from India on Sunday. In the match played at Colombo’s Premdasa Stadium on Friday, Bangladesh’s side dominated from the start. Sri Lanka lost 5 wickets in 8.1 overs after losing the toss and batting first. Then it was only 41 runs. However Captain Thesara Perera and Kushal Perera played an important role in the team’s score of 159 for 7 wickets. Thesara (58 runs, 37 balls) and efficient (61 runs, 40 balls) added 97 runs for the sixth wicket. In reply, Bangladesh took the match to Mahmudullah (43 off 18 balls) with 160 runs for 8 wickets in 19.5 overs. Mahmudullah conquered his team with a six off the fifth ball of 20 overs. They were selected Player of the Match. For Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal (50) and Mushfiqur Rahim (28 runs) also gave good support to the team.
May 12, 2019