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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2018 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2018


Watch the highlights of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2018 - Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka in 15th February 2018.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2018 Highlights
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Kusal Mendis' fastest fifty, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera's assault helped to Sri Lanka's record six-wicket victory over Bangladesh and take a 1-0 lead in a high-scoring game of the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka's chased 194 was their highest successful run-chase in T20 international cricket history, previous highest chase was 174 against Australia at Geelong in 2017.
  • Bangladesh's 193 was their highest score in T20 internationals, previous highest was 190 against Ireland at Belfast in 2012.
  • Sri Lanka's 194 was their ninth highest score in T20 international and it is their second highest total against Bangladesh in T20Is.
  • Kusal Mendis hammered a 25-ball fifth fastest fifty for Sri Lankan in T20 international and the fastest fifty by an Sri Lankan batsman against Bangladesh in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 30-ball half-century held by Kusal Perera at Pallekele in 2013.
  • Kusal Mendis became the third Sri Lankan batsman to score a fifty against Bangladesh in T20 internationals after Kusal Perera and Chamara Kapugedera.
  • 53 : Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka set up the second highest first-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh in T20 internationals.
  • 65* : Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perara set up the second highest fifth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh in T20 international and Sri Lanka's third highest fifth-wicket stand in T20Is.
  • 51 : Soumya Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka in T20 international and Bangladesh's tenth highest second-wicket stand in T20Is
  • 73 : Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah set up the second highest fourth-wicket partnership for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka in T20 international and Bangladesh's third highest fourth-wicket stand in T20Is.

Bangladesh scored 193-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Mushfiqur Rahim blasted a unbeaten 66 off 44-balls including 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 150.

Soumya Sarkar hammered a 51 off 32-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes with strike-rate of 159.37 and Mahmudullah cracked a unbeaten 43 off 31-balls included 2-sixes & 2-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Jeevan Mendis took two-wickets, Dasun Gunathilaka, Thisara Perera and Isuru Udana bothw took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka chased 194-4 in 16.4 overs with top scorer by Kusal Mendis 53, Dasun Shanaka blasted a unbeaten 42 off 24-balls including 3-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 175.

Thisara Perera hammered a unbeaten 39 off 18-balls including 4-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 216.66 and Dasun Gunathilaka blasted a 30 off 15-balls included 6-fours with strike-rate of 200.

Bangladesh best bowler by Nazmul Islam took two-wickets, debutant Afif Hossain takes 1-wicket on his debut T20I match and Rubel Hossain took 1-wicket.

Kusal Mendis named Player of the match for his match-winning rapid 53-runs knocked off facing 27-balls including 8-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 196.29.

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