Twitter reactions: Sadeera Samarawickrama, bowlers shine as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in Super 4s and pull off 13th consecutive ODI win – Asia Cup 2023
The second match of Super 4s in Asia Cup 2023 witnessed an enthralling battle between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at R. Premadasa Stadium on Saturday (September 9). The match proved to be a rollercoaster ride, with Sri Lanka ultimately emerging victorious by a decent margin of 21 runs.
Sri Lanka innings
Sri Lanka’s innings was characterized by a blend of steady partnerships and explosive strokeplay. Pathum Nissanka led the charge with a composed 40 runs, setting the foundation for his team. Kusal Mendis contributed a crucial half-century, amassing 50 runs off 73 balls. However, it was Sadeera Samarawickrama who stole the spotlight with a scintillating 93 runs off 72 deliveries and powered Sri Lanka to a fighting total of 257/9.
The Bangladesh bowlers did their part to restrict the Islander’s batting lineup, with noteworthy performances from Taskin Ahmed and