Best performances - Batsmen
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Being involved in a run out can frazzle the mind of the batsman who survives, but the maturity of Bangladesh's No. 3 came to the fore as he responded with a stirring counterattack
After they ran into early trouble, Sabbir Rahman scored more than half of Bangladesh's runs. Their bowlers followed it up by squeezing Sri Lanka in the 148-run chase, eventually picking up their second win in the Asia Cup by 23 runs
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.
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.
Runs scored by Bangladesh in the 4th over. In the first 3 overs they had scored only 6 runs.
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.
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.