February 27, 2024

INDIA: Sri Lanka was eradicated from the ICC Males’s World Cup 2023 as Bangladesh defeated them by 3 wickets with 53 balls remaining whereas chasing 280 runs.

Bangladesh, led by Shakib Al Hasan, bowled first at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium. After dropping the toss, Sri Lanka captain Kusal Mendis acknowledged he wouldn’t thoughts beginning at bat and that his crew would purpose to attain greater than 300.

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Shakib Al Hasan (82) and Najmul Hossain Shanto (90) of Bangladesh maintained a gradual run fee with their partnership of 169 runs, regardless of the early losses of Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das.

Bangladesh completed the sport in 41.1 overs with three wickets remaining, though Shanto and Hasan have been each out later, and the wickets continued to fall. Bangladesh not solely prevailed within the sport but in addition prevented Sri Lanka from making it to the World Cup Semi-Finals.

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Dilshan Madushanka claimed three wickets for Sri Lanka, whereas Maheesh Theekshana and Angelo Mathews every claimed two. Following this victory, Sri Lanka dropped to eighth place with 4 factors and an NRR of (-)1.160, whereas Bangladesh moved to seventh place with 4 factors and an NRR of (-)1.142.

After Charith Asalanka hit a century to push his crew’s rating to 279 runs, Sri Lanka was all out. Tanzim Hasan Sakib took three wickets to assist Bangladesh mount a comeback within the final over. Angelo Mathews got here to the bat after Shakib Al Hasan had eliminated Sadeera Samarawickrama, and Sri Lanka misplaced two extra wickets in speedy succession.

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It took a very long time for Angelo Mathews to get his helmet fastened, however within the meantime, Shakib Al Hasan requested a ‘day trip’, and the umpires granted it. Bangladesh dominated as a result of Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, and Kusal Mendis have been sitting again within the dugout as their bowling struck out the highest order of Sri Lanka. Sadeera Samarawickrama and Charith Asalanka have been the 2 new batsmen on the pitch.

Bangladesh gained their preliminary match in opposition to Afghanistan, however they’ve misplaced six of their seven matches on this yr’s ICC Cricket World Cup, which is a horrible begin for them. Bangladesh misplaced badly to Pakistan of their most up-to-date sport because the bowlers did not comprise the run move and the batsmen have been eliminated for 204 runs, permitting the goal to be reached in simply 32.3 overs.

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