Bangladesh scripted a sensational victory in the 3rd ODI of the Nidahas Trophy to keep the tri-nation series alive. So after a couple of matches each, all the teams have won one and have lost one. It was a brilliant in ings by Mushfiqur Rahim in the end which eventually helped Bangladesh chase the mammoth total of 215 down in 19.4 overs.
Earlier in the day, it was some brilliant batting by the Sri Lankan batsmen which helped them post a gigantic score of 214 runs. Incidentally, it was Sri Lanka’s highest total in T20I’s. For the 2nd time in succession, Kusal Perera was the top scorer with 74 of 48 deliveries. Kusal Mendis also scored a useful 57.
While chasing it was Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal got Bangladesh off to a sensational start. Bangladesh were 70/0 in the first 5 overs. Liton was dismissed on 42 of 19 deliveries while Tamim made 48 of 29 deliveries. However, it was all left to Mushfiqur Rahim to finish the job off and he did that with style. He celebrated the victory in an overwhelming video which caught the eyes of the spectator.
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