Bangladesh won the warm up match played vs Sri Lanka Cricket’s Board President’s X1 by 05 wickets. Batting first, the Board XI posted a formidable score of 282 runs for the loss of 08 wickets in their alloted 50 overs.
Dasun Shanka top scored with an unbeaten 86 runs (63 balls), while Shehan Jayasuriya supported Shanaka with a half century (56 runs) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 32 runs.In bowling for Bangladesh Soumya Sarkar captured 2 wickets for 29 and Rubel Hossain captured 2 wickets for 31 runs.
In the reply innings, Bangladesh managed to reach the target in the 49th over ( 48.1) by just losing 05 wickets. Mohammad Mithun top scored with 91 runs, Mushifiqur Rahim contributed 50 runs and Tamim Iqbal made 37 runs thus helping the chase.
In bowling Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Kumara captured 2 wickets by conceding 26 runs.The game was played at the P. Sara Oval, Colombo during today. Sri Lanka will play the 01st ODI of the 03 match series vs Bangladesh on the 26th July, 2019 at the RPICS, Colombo.