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".

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

Kumar Sangakkara scored 39 off 38 balls before he was pinned lbw by Trent Boult

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

Sri Lanka in search of convincing performance

Bangladesh are a point above Sri Lanka and although the World Cup is still at a very early stage, it is hard to imagine both sides envisioning themselves in their respective positions after their first two matches

Jeevan Mendis takes a sharp catch in the deep to dismiss Brendon McCullum

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka

Jeevan Mendis ruled out of World Cup

Jeevan Mendis will play no further role in the World Cup, said captain Angelo Mathews, after the allrounder had sustained a mild-to-moderate inner hamstring muscle injury at training on Tuesday

Samiullah Shenwari goes low for a sweep

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin

Shenwari disappointed with batting slump

Sri Lanka were 51 for 4 and were teetering in chase of 233, but Afghanistan's inability to capitalise in their final few overs with the bat came back and prevented them from creating history

Thisara Perera creams one through the off side

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin

Mahela, Thisara douse Afghanistan hopes

Afghanistan glimpsed the greatest victory of their short international history before Sri Lanka dragged themselves over the line in Dunedin by four wickets with 10 balls to spare - and the finish was tenser than that suggests