Best performances - Batsmen
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They began to dream, they began to hope, they even forced Sri Lanka to plummet to their lowest ever total against an Associate nation in T20Is. With another 15 runs, UAE could have had their first ever win against a Test nation
Despite producing a four-wicket haul to beat UAE, Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga said that he might consider announcing his retirement from T20 international cricket
UAE's hopes of a fourth successive win in the Asia Cup were snuffed out by Lasith Malinga, who struck twice in the first over and took 4 for 26 in the match to lead his side to a 14-run win
No. of bowlers (out of 11) who took more matches to complete 50 T20I wickets, than Kulasekara who got there in his 45th match today. N McCullum took 53 matches.
Runs added by Sri Lanka in the last 11 overs, losing 8 wickets. At the end of 9th over, they were 68 for 0.
Sri Lanka's total in the first innings - lowest against an associate side. Their previous lowest was 144 for 9 against Ireland at Lord's in 2009 WT20.