Lanka edge out Bangla

Nuwan Kulasekara and Thisara Perera’s tight bowling in the death overs helped Sri Lanka edge out Bangladesh by two runs in a thriller in the first T20 International at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury, here on Wednesday. 

SRI LANKA
Perera c Haque b Sunny64
Dilshan b Mortaza0
Chandimal c Reza b Shakib18
S’kkara c Hossain b Shakib11
Prasanna c Hossain b Sunny
Mathews (run out)11
Perera (not out)19
K’sekara c Rahman b Mortaza31
Senanayake (not out)0
Extras (LB-7, W-3)10 
Total (for 7 wkts, 20 overs)168
Fall of wickets: 1-7, 2-61, 3-77, 4-87, 5-116, 6-120, 7-164.
Bowling: Mortaza 4-0-43-2, Gazi 3-0-29-0, Hossain 4-0-27-0, Shakib 4-0-27-2, Sunny 3-0-17-2, Reza 2-0-18-0.
BANGLADESH
Tamim c Mathews b Perera30
Rahman c & b Mendis22
Anamul c & b Perera58
Shakib b Kulasekara26
Hossain c Perera b Malinga16
Mithun c Mathews b K’sekara0
Reza (run out)
Gazi (not out)0
Extras (B-1, LB-4, W-1, NB-1)7
Total (for 7 wkts, 20 overs)166
Fall of wickets: 1-52, 2-64, 3-107, 4-132, 5-134, 6-158, 7-166.
Bowling: Malinga 4-0-34-1, Kulasekara 4-0-29-2, Senanayake 3-0-21-0, Mendis 4-0-29-1, Perera 4-0-42-2, Prasanna 1-0-6-0.

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