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Nidahas trophy: Tigers beat Sri Lanka in record chase

Mushy’s 72* pulls off Tigers record chase

11 March 2018,Sunday, 00:00

Bangladesh denied host Sri Lanka by five wickets with two balls remaining in the 3rd T20I of the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy -- recording the world’s 3rd and the Tigers highest successful run chase -- in the their 4th higest at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Saturday, reports UNB.

The Tigers chased down a target of 215 runs for five wickets in 19.4 overs where man of the match Mushfiqur Rahim displayed a dashing innings of unbeaten 72* off 35 balls firing five boundaries and four boundaries.

Bangladesh 215-5 in 20 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 72 not out, Tamil Iqbal 47, Liton Das 43; Nuwan Pradeep 2-37), def. Sri Lanka 214-6 in 20 overs (Kusal Perera 74, Kusal Mendis 57, Upul Tharanga 32 not out; Mustafizur Rahman 3-48, Mahmudullah Riyad 2-15) by 5 wickets.

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