SL v BAN highlights: Bangladesh collapse gives Sri Lanka victory in Asia Cup thriller
Watch: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 21 runs in a Super Four match at the 2023 Asia Cup. Watch SL v BAN highlights.
Asked to bat at R Premadasa Stadium, Sri Lanka posted 257-9. Pathum Nissanka made 40 and Kusal Mendis 50, but the biggest contribution came from No.4 Sadeera Samarawickrama.
In a display of breathtaking strokeplay, where he hit eight fours and two sixes, Samarawickrama made 93 in 72 balls out of the 140 his team scored while he was at the crease. For Bangladesh, Taskin Ahmed claimed 3-62, Shoriful Islam 2-48, and Hasan Mahmud 3-57.
“When I saw the pitch, we talked about how this wasn’t a 320 pitch. it’s a 250 surface … If we had gone too h