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Tigers register stunning win against Sri Lanka


Bangladesh have produced a stunning win over defending champions Sri Lanka to keep their hopes alive in the 2016 Asia Cup Twenty20 match. After registering a competitive 147/7, hosts’ bowlers restricted Lanka to 124/8, thus giving them a 23-run win. Catch all the updates from Mirpur.Bangladesh produced one of their best performances of the Asia Cup as they registered a stunning 23-run win over Sri Lanka in Asia Cup Twenty20. After Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected bat first, Sabbir Rahman led the charge for hosts with a counter-attacking 80 off 54 balls. He was well supported by Shakib Al Hasan as the duo added 82 runs for fourth wicket. Sri Lanka in reply got off to a poor start and succumbed under pressure. Dinesh Chandimal was the top-scorer for Sri Lanka with 37, while Al-Amin Hossain was the pick of the Bangladesh bowlers with 3/34.
Bangladesh have pulled off a stunning 23-run win over Sri Lanka. After putting on are 147/7, the hosts restricted the defending champions to 123/8. The win also ensures that the hosts stay alive in the Asia Cup.


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