Hey everyone! Here comes the 5th contest of the big tournament, T20 Asia Cup 2016, between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This match had some interesting moments and let’s see which team got a win here because both the sides are the tough ones. Scroll down.
In this 5th match of the tournament, Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Their decision turned almost devastating because Sri Lankan bowlers managed to pick 2 early wickets of Bangladesh and that’s where the pressure built up for them. Well, after that, Sabbir Rahman came to the crease and he handled the situation. Sabbir along with Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah, played a wonderful knock to make a defendable target on such a difficult pitch. But though, it’s a home-ground of Bangladeshi team. Sabbir’s knock of 80 runs helped Bangladesh to give Sri Lanka the target of 148, which is absolutely defendable, but achievable too. Let’s see in the 2nd innings!
In the 2nd innings, Sri Lanka took an absolutely wonderful start and seemed like they’re gonna make it. But things got changed suddenly when the openers were taken out and then, no batsman stayed for any longer. Bangladeshi bowlers worked up with their spells to take a win in this match. It all turned better for Bangladesh because the target they gave wasn’t easier for Sri Lanka to chase. The credit goes to Sabbir Rahman for his big contribution in setting up the target for Sri Lanka to chase. WOW player he is! 😀 Bangladesh won the match by 23 runs and in the end, Sabbir Rahman was declared as Man Of The Match. Interesting!
Watch this match’s video highlights below:
What do you think about Bangladesh’s win today? How was Sabbir Rahman’s challenging knock against Sri Lanka? Share your thoughts!
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