Bangladesh Beat defending champions srilanka by 23 run in 5th Match of Asia cup 2016


Disciplined Bangladesh Team shock the Defending Champions Sri lanka by winning the 5th Asia cup 2016 Match by 23 runs which was played on 28th February. For this win Bangladesh have made a history to win the first ever Twenty20 international Match against srilanka.

After batting first by Bangladesh team after winning the toss, Sabbir Rahman’s 80 run of just 54 ball help home team to reach a competitive score of 147 run in 20 overs time. Shakib Al Hasan also give a good support to him and in the End 23 runs in 12 balls of quickfire inning of Mahmudullah help host to good score on the board.

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Sabbir Rahman is awarded Man of the Match for his fantastic 80 off 54 against Sri Lanka
Sabbir Rahman is awarded Man of the Match for his fantastic 80 off 54 against Sri Lanka

In reply Sri lanka, Started brilliantly as dinesh Chandimal score 37 run in 37 balls and Shehan Jayasuriya scored 26 run in 21 balls help sri lanka to good score in the initial overs but then after its all over the Bangladesh pace attack and spin bowlers show. Mustafizur Rahman once again Bowls Brilliantly in the death over with good variaion delivery and not giving the room to sri lanka batsman. In their spell of 4 overs they scored 19 runs and pick 1 wickets.

Spinners Shakib Al Hasan (2/21 in 4 overs) and Mahmudullah Riyadh (1/14 in 2 overs) are also the pick of the bowler for the bangladeshi as they not given the easy run to Sri lanka side.

Sri lanka have loss of four wickets by just scoring 16 runs in the period of 11th to 15th over and this is the turning points for the Bangla tigers to win this match and make a history to win against sri lanka side.


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We seen that sundays pitch are not difficult score but sri lanka are failed score run against Bangladesh pace attack. Al Amin Hossain Picks 3 wickets while Shakib Al Hasan takes 2 wickets by giving just 21 runs on their bowling quota to confirm the Win for Bangladesh side for 23 runs against srilanka. For this victory Bangladesh get two important points and reach the second position in the 2016 Asia cup points table and also keep their hopes live to enter the final of Micromax Asia cup which is played on 6th March 2016.