Player of the Match
Player of the Match

First win


Wins for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka before this, in four meetings. This is Sri Lanka's second defeat in 10 T20Is in Bangladesh



No. of higher individual scores for Bangladesh in T20Is, than Sabbir Rahman's 80. Top 3: Tamim Iqbal 88*, Shakib 84, Nazimuddin 81.

Holding one end


Runs scored by Sabbir Rahman in the first 6 overs - second-most by a Bangladesh batsmen when batting first in T20Is. Aftab Ahmed had made 36 v SA, WT20 2007.

A boost?


Runs scored by Bangladesh in the 4th over. In the first 3 overs they had scored only 6 runs.

Top Opener


No. of wickets by Mathews in SL's first over in T20Is, including that of Mhd Mithun - already the most by any bowler. Kulasekara is second with 8 such wkts.

Quite a long time


Last time Mathews captained SL in T20Is. Since Feb 2013, SL played 26 games - 17 under Chandimal and 9 under Malinga. This is Mathews' 5th match as captain.