Match Day

2034dThe Report by Mohammad Isam in Pallekele

Bangladesh level series with tight win

Bangladesh scampered to a series-levelling win against Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI, in Pallekele, winning by three wickets in a rain-hit encounter

2033dMohammad Isam

Razzak draws strength from career setbacks

Abdur Razzak, the Bangladesh left-arm spinner, thought he would miss the chance to complete 200 ODI wickets in the three-match series against Sri Lanka

2034dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Umpire target practice

Plays of the Day from the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele

2034dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka's muddle in the middle

The team committed strategic blunders during batting and in bowling despite the richness of their all-round resources

2034dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Mathews puts the blame on bowlers

Angelo Mathews refused to put Sri Lanka's first-ever loss to Bangladesh on home soil down to conditions, and blamed his side's bowling instead

2035dAndrew Fidel Fernando

Fearless Kusal impresses captain

Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, has lauded the aggression and confidence of new batsman Kusal Perera, who helped Sri Lanka achieve two rapid starts in the first two ODIs

Bangladesh 2nd innings Partnerships

1st77Mohammad AshrafulAnamul Haque
2nd20Jahurul IslamAnamul Haque
3rd22Jahurul IslamMushfiqur Rahim
4th7Mushfiqur RahimNasir Hossain
5th18MahmudullahNasir Hossain
6th22Nasir HossainMominul Haque
7th0Ziaur RahmanNasir Hossain
8th18Nasir HossainSohag Gazi