Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Cricket Score T20 World Cup 2021 Match Highlights: Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa Guide SL To 5-Wicket Win Over Bangladesh

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Cricket Score T20 World Cup 2021 Match Highlights: Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa Guide SL To 5-Wicket Win Over Bangladesh

SL vs BAN: Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored fifty vs Bangladesh.© Twitter

With terrific batting from Charith Asalanka (80*) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (53), Sri Lanka have defeated Bangladesh by 5 wickets in their first Super 12s fixture of T20 World Cup 2021 in Sharjah. Asalanka and Rajapaksa added 76 runs for the fifth wicket after Sri Lanka were reduced 79/4 in the 10th over of the match. Earlier, Asalanka stitched for a 69-run partnership with opener Pathum Nissanka (24) but later  Shakib Al Hasan struck twice in an over to put pressure back on Sri Lanka. Earlier Bangladesh put up 171 runs while batting first with the fifties from opener Mohammad Naim (62) and Mushfiqur Rahim (57) who also shared a 73-run partnership for the third wicket. For Sri Lanka Chamika Karunaratne, Binuara Fernando and Lahiru Fernando got one wicket each. (SCORECARD)

T20 World Cup 2021, Highlights Between Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Straight From Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

  • 19:05 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Win By 5 Wickets!

    Nasum Ahmed to Asalanka, FOUR, to third man. 

    Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets.

  • 19:02 (IST)


    Nasum to Rajapaksa, OUT!!! BOWLED!!

    Sri Lanka 165/5, need 7 runs 10 balls to win

  • 18:59 (IST)

    50 Up For Rajapaksa!

    Fifty up for Bhanuka Rajapaksa, He played brilliantly today!! A well deserve fifty!

  • 18:47 (IST)


    Saifuddin to Rajapaksa, SIX over mid-wicket!!! Two in two for him.

    Live Scorecard: Sri Lanka 138/4

  • 18:36 (IST)


    Mahmudullah to Aslanka, stepped out and SIX!!! What an amazing shot that was!!

  • 18:31 (IST)

    Fifty Up For Asalanka!

    Fifty up for Charith Asalanka with a single!!

  • 18:30 (IST)

    Dropped And FOUR!

    Ohh dropped and the ball gone for a boundary. Rajapaksa gets another life.

  • 18:28 (IST)


    Afif Hossain to Rajapaksa, SIX!! over extra covers. Excellent shot from the left hander.

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 96/4

  • 18:14 (IST)


    Saifuddin to Hasaranga, OUT!! Fourth wicket falls for Sri Lanka

    Hasaranga c Naim b Saifuddin 6(5) (4s-1)

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 79/4 in 9.4 overs.

  • 18:09 (IST)


    BOWLED!! Two wickets in an over for Shakib Al Hasan.

    Avishka Fernando b Shakib 0(3)

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 71/3 in 8.4 overs

  • 18:05 (IST)


    WICKET!! BOWLED!! Shakib Al Hasan removed Nissanka!!! With this wicket he also became the leading wicket-taker in T20 World Cup.

    Nissanka b Shakib 24(21) (4s-1 6s-1)

    Live Score: 71/2 in 8.1 overs

  • 17:58 (IST)


    Mustafizur to Asalanka, edge and FOUR, to third man. Runs are coming very easily for Sri Lanka.

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 64/1

  • 17:56 (IST)


    Mustafizur to Aslanka, FOUR, cover drive!!

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 58/1

  • 17:53 (IST)


    SIX!!! Brilliant shot from Nissanka. He stepped out against Mehadi Hasan and played nicely for a maximum.

  • 17:38 (IST)


    Nasum to Aslanka, SIX!! This time over backward square-leg.

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 22/1

  • 17:37 (IST)


    SIX!! Nasum bowled a googly to Asalanka and got hit for a maximum over mid-wicket.

  • 17:35 (IST)


    Mahedi Hasan to Asalanka, FOUR, to mid-wicket. Poor fielding from Shakib Al Hasan.

  • 17:31 (IST)


    WICKET!!!! BOWLED!! Nasum Ahmed strikes in his first over.

    Kusal Perera b Nasum Ahmed 1(3)

    Live Score: Sri Lanka 2/1 in 0.4 overs

  • 17:19 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Need 172 Runs To Win!

    Boundary on the last ball from Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 171/4 in 20 overs

    Sri Lanka need 172 runs to win.

  • 17:12 (IST)


    Kumara to Mahmudulah, FOUR, straight down the ground!!

    Live Score: Bangladesh 159/4 in 19 overs

  • 17:08 (IST)


    OUT!! Run OUT!! Afif has to go this time. Fourth wicket falls for Bangladesh.

    Afif Hossain run out (Kumara) 7(6) (4s-1)

    Live Score: Bangladesh 150/4 in 18.3 overs

  • 17:06 (IST)

    Fifty Up For Mushfiqur!

    Fifty up for Mushfiqur Rahim with a single!! A good knock from an experienced play at the biggest stage.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 150/3

  • 17:02 (IST)


    Chameera to Mushfiqur, FOUR, to point. He moved to 48 with that shot.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 146/3

  • 16:56 (IST)


    Binura to Naim, OUT!!!! Caught and bowled!!

    Finally a wicket for Sri Lanka. Naim falls after a good knock.

    Naim c and b Binura Fernando 62(52) (4s-6)

    Bangladesh 129/3 in 16.1 overs

  • 16:46 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Mushfiqur, FOUR!! Two in two for Mushfiqur Rahim!! Nicely played to backward square-leg.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 115/2

  • 16:43 (IST)


    Kumara to Naim, FOUR, straight over the bowlers’ head. 50 up for Naim!


    Live Score: Bangladesh 103/2

  • 16:36 (IST)


    Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur, SIX, over square leg. Mushfiqur is on fire!

    Live Score: Bangladesh 93/2

  • 16:29 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Mushfiqur, SIX!! over mid wicket!!

  • 16:09 (IST)


    Asalanka to Shakib, FOUR on the last ball as well!! 14 runs from the over. Bangladesh are off to a very good start. 

  • 16:08 (IST)

    50 Up For Bangladesh!

    Another boundary!! This time from Naim to deep backward point. 50 also comes up for Bangladesh!

    Live Score: Bangladesh 50/1

  • 16:06 (IST)


    Asalanka to Shakib, FOUR, to deep extra cover. Excellent shot from man in form.

  • 16:04 (IST)

    First WICKET!

    OUT!! Lahiru Kumara has given the first breakthrough to Sri Lanka. Liton Das has to depart early again as he gave away an easy catch to Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka.

    Liton Das c Shanaka b Kumara 16(16) (4s-2)

    Live Score: Bangladesh 40/1 in 5.5 overs

  • 15:57 (IST)


    Chameera to Liton Das, FOUR, to backward point. Das shuffled to the off side and placed the ball very well for boundary.

  • 15:52 (IST)


    Cracking shot from Naim for another boundary to long on.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 29/0

  • 15:48 (IST)


    Chameera to Naim, FOUR on No Ball!! Yorker but Naim has played brilliantly to the leg side.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 20/0

  • 15:40 (IST)


    Binura to Litton Das, FOUR to fine leg. The ball just touched the bat and the wicketkeeper got no chance to stop.

  • 15:36 (IST)

    2 Runs From First Over!

    Just two runs from the first over. Good start from Sri Lanka.

    Live Score: Bangladesh 2/0 after 1st over.

  • 15:13 (IST)

    Taskin Ahmed Misses Out From Bangladesh Playing XI!

    Bangladesh Playing XI:Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah(c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan(w), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

  • 15:12 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Playing XI: Mystery Spinner Maheesh Theekshana Out With Injury!

    Sri Lanka Playing XI: Kusal Perera(w), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando, Lahiru Kumara

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