Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, SL vs Ban 2nd ODI Highlights: Sri Lanka chased down 239 for victory in the second ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Bangladesh put up 238/8 in 50 overs, courtesy Mushfiqur Rahim’s unbeaten 98 and a 84-run stand shared between him and Mehidy Hasan. In reply, Sri Lanka got off to the most perfect start possible, with 21-year-old Avishka Fernando taking the visiting side’s bowlers to the cleaners. After his 82, the rest of the Lankan batsmen chipped in with responsible knocks to take the home side to victory with 5.2 overs to spare.
With this win, Sri Lanka have clinched the three-match series, their first ODI series win at home in 44 months. Sri Lanka earlier beat Bangladesh by 91 runs on Friday. Kusal Perera’s century led the way for Sri Lanka to put 314 on the board in the first ODI while Lasith Malinga claimed three wickets later, helping the hosts bowl Bangladesh out for 223 in the 42nd over.