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18th match, Melbourne

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Wisden's review of the 18th match, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Nishan Easwarapadcham

Sri Lanka fans throng the MCG

SL v Bangladesh, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

The Sri Lankan party at the MCG

The Dilshan-Sangakkara show, Rangana Herath's athleticism, the papare bands and the obstacle-course race during the mid-innings lit up the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka game at the MCG

Mashrafe Mortaza bowled an impressive first spell

SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Mashrafe steers clear from excuses for fielding flop

After their 92-run loss to Sri Lanka, Mashrafe Mortaza found it hard to explain Bangladesh's fielding disaster at the MCG. Having tried a couple of times, he concluded: "Whatever I say will now sound like an excuse".

Taskin Ahmed reacts after dropping a catch off his bowling

SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Bangladesh rue another day of ifs

As has been the case throughout their history, Bangladesh show promise, fail to build on it, and are ultimately left wondering what could have been

ESPNcricinfo staff

Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrates his 21st ODI hundred

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

Tillakaratne Dilshan powers Sri Lanka past Bangladesh

Tillakaratne Dilshan combined forces with Kumar Sangakkara to help Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup 2015 Group A encounter at the MCG on Thursday.

Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrates his 21st ODI hundred

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

Dilshan, Sangakkara tons set up big win

Sri Lanka have finally made themselves heard, twelve days into the World Cup. Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara did most of the talking through their bats, hammering centuries that set up a 92-run win over Bangladesh at the MCG