Off-spinner Mehdi Hasan claimed 4-30 as Bangladesh made a successful begin within the three-match ODI collection with a 33-run win over Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Mehdi’s bowling was essential in bowling out Sri Lanka for 224 in 48.1 overs after Bangladesh batting first and compiling 257-6.
Three senior batsmen helped Bangladesh cross 250 on a sluggish pitch. Mushfiqur Rahim scored 84, Mahmudullah 54 and captain Tamim Iqbal 52.
Bangladesh went into the sport, shedding 9 out of 10 matches in three codecs with one draw.
The hosts misplaced opener Litton Das, who dismissed quick bowler Dushmantha Chameera on the second slip within the second over of the sport.
Shakib Al Hasan struggled to make a comeback after lacking the final two worldwide collection of the staff. He was dismissed by off-spinner Danushka Gunathilaka for 15 runs.
Mushfiqur’s inclusion of Tamim boosted Bangladesh’s innings, however Sri Lanka bounced again with a double strike because of offspinner Dhananjaya de Silva.
Tamim was overtaken by Silva’s Yorker, who reviewed the choice in useless. The spinner additionally had Mohammad Mithun’s leg earlier than wicket after the batsman tried to play a paddle sweep. Mithun additionally didn’t reverse the decision.
Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah performed with warning and aggression to dominate the Sri Lankan bowlers.
Mushfiqur accomplished his fortieth half-century, hitting De Silva for an additional cowl boundary.
He appeared set to finish his century however was dismissed on a reverse sweep shot off left-arm spinner Bhavish Sandakan’s ball. The wicketkeeper-batsman hit 4 fours and a six in his innings.
Bangladesh relied on Mahmudullah for the bloodbath of sure deaths however was betrayed by De Silva’s flight. Instead, Afif Hussain and Mohammad Saifuddin performed some massive photographs on the finish.
De Silva took 3-45 whereas Chameera, Gunathilaka and Sandakan took one wicket every.
Mehdi began the bowling and gave Bangladesh an early lead, eradicating Gunathilaka with a return catch for 21 and later taking captain Kusal Perera’s prized wicket for 30 runs.
He dismissed D’Silva for his fiftieth wicket earlier than Shakib’s left-arm spin and quick bowler Mustafizur Rahman ripped the center order.
Vanindu Hasaranga protested with guests at 149–7, supported by Isuru Udana.
Hasranga’s massive hit saved the required run charge beneath management. As he reached his second half-century, Sri Lanka had been in management, pulling quick bowler Taskin Ahmed for six overs at mid-wicket.
But a weary shot from Mustafizur ended his good innings as tempo bowlers Saifuddin (2-49) and Mustafizur (3-34) cleared the tail. Hasranga hit 5 sixes and three fours in his innings of 74 from 60 balls.
Considering the qualification of the 2023 World Cup, this collection is essential for each groups.
The second ODI is on Tuesday.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS