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Asia Cup 2016, Match 5: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 22:35
Zee Media Bureau

Bangladesh displayed a professional performance to beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs.

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22:35 PM

Over 20 || Score 124/8 (Kapugedera 12; Chameera 1)

Bangladesh won by 23 runs.

Al-Amin Hossain picked two wickets in the final over of the match as Bangladesh shock defending Asian champions Sri Lanka in front of a packed home crowd.

WICKET: Dasun Shanaka c Mushfiqur Rahim b Al-Amin Hossain 14 (14b)

WICKET: Nuwan Kulasekara c Soumya Sarkar b Al-Amin Hossain 0 (1b)

22:20 PM

Over 19 || Score 116/6 (Shanaka 14; Kapugedera 5); Target 148

Ever impressive Mustafizur Rahman finished his spell. He conceded five runs in the fourth over.

Sri Lanka need 32 runs from the last over.

22:17 PM

Over 18 || Score 111/6 (Shanaka 12; Kapugedera 2); Target 148

Sri Lanka have lost their last hope. Skipper Angelo Mathews felled victim to a brilliant catch by Shakib Al Hasan at cover, off the bowling of Al-Amin Hossain.

WICKET: Angelo Mathews c Shakib Al Hasan b Al-Amin Hossain 12 (20b)

Dasun Shanaka did hit a six of the third delivery, but it's too little too late for them.

22:10 PM

Over 17 || Score 102/5 (Mathews 12; Shanaka 5); Target 148

Boundaries have dried up and Sri Lanka are in deep trouble. They now need more than 15 runs an over to beat the so called 'minnnows'.

22:04 PM

Over 15 || Score 92/5 (Mathews 7; Shanaka 0); Target 148

Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza came into the party. He removed Milinda Siriwardana. Easy catch for Sabbir Rahman at deep mid-wicket.

WICKET: Milinda Siriwardana c Sabbir Rahman b Mashrafe Mortaza 3 (4b)

Dasun Shanaka is the new batsman. Lanka need 56 runs from 30 balls.

21:57 PM

Over 14 || Score 88/4 (Mathews 5; Siriwardana 1); Target 148

Mustafizur Rahman trapped Thisara Perera in the second delivery of his second over. Besides, he conceded only three runs.

WICKET: Thisara Perera lbw b Mustafizur Rahman 4 (6b)

Milinda Siriwardana is the new man.

21:47 PM

Over 12 || Score 79/3 (Mathews 1; Perera 1); Target 148

A good spell for hosts Bangldesh with back-to-back wicket taking overs. Mahmudullah's over was supplemented rather well by Shakib Al Hasan, outfoxing dangerous Shehan Jayasuriya.

Nurul Hasan completed a brilliant stumping.

WICKET: Shehan Jayasuriya st Nurul Hasan b Shakib Al Hasan 26 (21b)

Sri Lanka need 69 runs from 48 balls. Thisara Perera is the new man.

21:43 PM

Over 11 || Score 76/2 (Jayasuria 26; Mathews 0); Target 148

Mahmudullah got the better of Dinesh Chandimal. The Sri Lankan opener tried a six over the deep, but found a waiting Taskin Ahmed.

WICKET: Dinesh Chandimal c Taskin Ahmed b Mahmudullah 37 (37b)

Skipper Angelo Mathews is the new man.

21:37 PM

Over 10 || Score 66/1 (Chandimal 34; Jayasuria 19); Target 148

A quite little period of consolidation from either side. Sri Lanka have added 14 runs in the last three overs, without losing a wicket, to keep themselves a good sight of the target.

82 runs required from 60 balls.

But, Bangladeshis will also be happy with the ever increasing asking rate. But they need wickets.

21:19 PM

Over 7 || Score 52/1 (Chandimal 25; Jayasuria 14); Target 148

Busy over. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza finally brought himself into the attack, and soon found himself in a spot of bother with Dinesh Chandimal welcoming him with a four, through the backward point area.

It was followed by four singles.

Sri Lanka need 96 runs from 13 overs.

Welcome to our live coverage of the Match 5 of 2016 Asia Cup Twenty20, between hosts Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, being played at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.

First Published: Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 22:36
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