Opener Kusal Perera hit his maiden century as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets to sweep the one-day series 3-0 on Saturday.
Sri Lanka scored 246/4 in reply to Bangladesh’s 240-8 with captain Angelo Mathews smashing a six to complete the third ODI victory at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Perera made 106 and added 138 runs with Dinesh Chandimal, who scored 64.
Sri Lanka won the toss and made Bangladesh bat. Mominul Haque hit a run-a-ball 60. Seamer Dhammika Prasad claimed three wickets in his first match of the series as new-look Sri Lanka restricted Bangladesh in the third and final one-day international.
New-ball partner Suranga Lakmal finished with two for 24 in 10 overs after Sri Lanka, enjoying an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, won the toss and elected to field at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium.
Mominul Haque top-scored with a run-a-ball 60, while valuable contributions from Nasir Hossain (38), Naeem Islam (32) and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (30) gave the hosts their highest score in the series.
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Sri Lanka took the field without either of their three veterans, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan, for the first time in a one-dayer since 2000.
Jayawardene and Dilshan were nursing injuries, while Sangakkara was rested ahead of the five-nation Asia Cup which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday. The hosts missed premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who was handed a three-match ban for a lewd on-camera gesture during the second one-dayer on Thursday. Sri Lanka won both the preceding Test and Twenty20 series.
Brief scores: Sri Lanka 246/4 in 47.3 overs (K Perera 106, D Chandimal 64, Mahmudullah 2/38) bt Bangladesh 240/8 in 50 overs (M Haque 60, N Hossain 38; D Prasad 3/49, S Lakmal 2/24)